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12 Surprising Uses for Milk & Milk Containers

From soothing stinging eyes to watering plants, read on for surprising ways to use milk, milk cartons and milk jugs. Have a use of your own? Let us know in the comments!   Around the Ho…

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How to Plant a Garden in Any Space

If you're new to growing food, how to plant a garden might seem a little bit bewildering. You may even think that you don't have enough room to grow your own food. This graphic shows you what to plant…

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22 Surprising Uses for Lemons

Lemons are one of the most versatile fruits out there. And no, we're not just talking about in cooking! Lemon juice is an acid, a natural disinfectant, and a nutritional powerhouse. Its scent is perfe…

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Is it Better to Buy Organic or Local? Now We Know.

Buying local may be the best thing you can do for your community ó and the planet. Iíve been singing the praises of buying locally and the locavore movement for quite sometime. But now, more than …

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15 Surprising Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

If you have hydrogen peroxide in your home, chances are it's in your first aid kit. And that's a shame, really. For one, applying peroxide to cuts and scrapes really isn't the best way to go about rep…

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7 In-Season Fruits and Veggies to Eat Now

We are right on the cusp of summer, which means we've got maybe another couple of weeks to track down some beautiful spring produce before it starts to wane. Here are 7 yummy spring fruits and veggies…

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Are Waste-Free Supermarkets the Next Big Thing?

You won't find shrink-wrapped produce or styrofoam containers at Berlin's Original Unverpackt grocery store. In fact, you won't find any disposable packaging at all -- the shop in Germany's trendy cap…

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10 Steps for Zero-Waste Grocery Shopping

Food provides sustenance, but unfortunately it also generates trash, especially if the majority of food comes from a grocery store. While packaging is helpful and often necessary for keeping food fres…

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5 Plants You Can Grow from Your Garbage!

Instead of throwing out the undesirable ends of freshly chopped organic veggies, why not put them to use! Americans throw away billions of dollars of food every year, so get the most for your money. M…

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10 Creative Food Substitutions

Sick of the same ol' same ol'? Want to eat healthier but don't want to give up your favorite meals? No need to radically alter your diet or spend tons of cash. Indeed, there are several small steps †y…

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