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The Hidden Waste Behind Online Shopping

Over the past several years, online shopping has seen a rise not just in popularity but also in eco-credentials as well. Ultra eco-conscious shoppers and everyday consumers alike have embraced online …


How Much Money is Wasted on Unwanted Presents?

Once all of the wrapping paper has settled and the huge Christmas dinner finally eaten, have you ever taken inventory of your gift pile and been, well, disappointed? You're not alone. Staples condu…


Guide to Choosing an Eco Rug

If you’re worried about the rumors floating around concerning things like phthalates, BPA, and other VOCs, then you probably know that low air quality in homes is becoming a problem. So what’s a good …


Which Eco Upgrades are Worth the Investment?

Once upon a time, eco-friendly home upgrades were only found in the homes of hardcore environmentalists, who were willing to pay a high price to give Mother Earth a little TLC. These days, however,…


5 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Not all of us can afford to drive a hybrid car or install solar panels in our homes, but that doesn't mean you can't reduce your carbon footprint. Actually, there are a lot of ways to go green on the …


4 Eco-Friendly Ways to Clean Your Jewelry

Whether it’s the stunning cut of those diamond earrings, or the memory of how you felt when you received that engagement ring, one thing is clear: your jewelry means a lot to you, and you want to keep…


4 Ways to Recycle Electronics

With Moore’s law in full swing, it seems like every day brings the release of new technology. This is great for those of us who love to play with the latest gadgets, but it also means that e-waste is…


Eco-Friendly Car Options

To honor Earth Day, going green and living environmentally responsibly is on a lot of people’s mind. While there are a lot of small things you can do to reduce your carbon footprint, cars are still o…


What is e-Waste?

What happens when your television, laptop, fax machine or other common electronic products reach the end of their useful life? For many people, it simply means tossing these items in the trash and bu…


A Look at Pollution by the Numbers

When I was a kid, the newspapers were full of reports about acid rain. I remember learning about the hole in the ozone. I remember watching cartoons on Saturday mornings and Woodsy Owl imploring that …


about Adria Saracino

Adria Saracino is the Head of Outreach at Distilled, an Internet marketing agency, where she connects businesses and helps them establish meaningful partnerships. You can also find Adria talking and tweeting about fashion through her blog, The Emerald Closet.

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