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  • Meatless Monday? Just Marinate on It

    22 October 2014, 2:00 pm by: Tori Wilson

    Changing our diets can help not only our waistlines, but the environment as well. Raising livestock for human consumption is incredibly resource intensive – whether it’s dairy cows for milk or chickens for chicken nuggets.  In fact, the livestock…
  • Call Waiting: Putting Cell Phone Radiation on Hold

    22 October 2014, 10:00 am by: Sarah Lozanova

    With more than 6 billion subscribers globally, cell phone usage has become extremely widespread. Despite how common they are, there is little evidence that has proven the technology safe. Cell phones change brain activity, according to a study published in the…
  • Go Paperless: 10 Apps That Purge The Parchment

    21 October 2014, 2:00 pm by: Leigh Garofalow

    We use our phones for all sorts of things – entertainment, information and connection with others.  These marvels of technological wonder also give many of us the ability to go paperless.  Ponder these stats… The U.S. consumes 69 million tons of paper…
  • Commence the Graduation Gown Recycling

    21 October 2014, 10:00 am by: Kimberly Button

    Did you keep your diplomas after graduating? Most likely. Did you keep your graduation gown? Probably not. More than five million graduates wear graduation gowns each year. What happens to those gowns after the ceremony? Usually, they go into a trash can –…
  • Carving Out a Different Kind of Halloween

    20 October 2014, 2:00 pm by: Madeleine Somerville

    Changing how we approach holiday celebrations is one of the simplest ways to model eco-friendly habits for our children. Showing them how to consume less, consume responsibly and consider the impact of our actions on the environment while still having fun…
  • Restaurants Adding More Green

    20 October 2014, 12:25 pm by: Alison Lueders

    Dining out is big business. Let’s talk about dining out. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just can’t face cooking another meal at home, dining out is a happy option for many people. Indeed, the restaurant industry pulls in almost half…
  • Used Book ‘em Danno – 15 Unique DIY Gift Projects

    17 October 2014, 2:00 pm by: Chrystal Johnson

    It’s only October, but the holidays will be here before you know it! The National Retail Federation is estimating that US holiday sales will hit $616.9 billion this year. While that’s great news for jobs, it’s not great news for our pocketbooks or the…
  • Baby Advice You Absolutely Won’t Throw Out

    17 October 2014, 10:00 am by: Madeleine Somerville

    Preparing to welcome a child into your life – whether it’s through birth, adoption, or surrogacy – can be nothing short of terrifying. But doing it with the added challenge of trying to limit your environmental impact? It can be easy-peasy. I promise.…
  • Knead to Know – Pizza Box Recycling

    16 October 2014, 2:00 pm by: Kimberly Button

    Can a pizza box be recycled? Wouldn’t you like an easy answer to that question? Well, it doesn’t exist. The unassuming cardboard box that holds that hot, steaming pizza pie shouldn’t be causing so much controversy in the recycling world, but it is.…
  • Medicine Cabinet Makeover – 7 Ingredients to Avoid

    16 October 2014, 10:00 am by: Lisa Beres

    Did you know that, according to an Environment Working Group survey, the average woman uses a staggering 12 cosmetic products containing 168 unique ingredients per day while the average guy uses 6 products with an average of 85 ingredients? Isn’t the…

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