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Michael Green: A Superhero for the Earth

Live in love, let go of fear… To work in the paradigm of giant corporations is no easy task. But, to then work to raise the consciousness of those corporations and move them into mindful behavior t…

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10 Ways to Recycle Christmas Trees

In the late 1800s, when decorating a tree for the holidays became popular, evergreens were bedecked with such Earth-friendly decorations as strings of popcorn, gilded nuts and luminous candles. Today,…

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Rechargeable Batteries: Are They the Best Alternative?

Are rechargeable batteries really a good idea? To recharge or not to recharge...that is the question! When I first heard of rechargeable batteries, I was instantly sold on the idea. I mean, wit…

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10 Last-Minute Christmas Ornaments to Make

Deck your tree with some super fun handmade Christmas Ornaments instead of buying new this year. You can save some money and reduce your holiday waste! This post is part of Important Media’s “More …

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How to Extend the Life of Your Christmas Tree

Nothing kills the holiday mood faster than a dead, dried out tree -- not only an eyesore, but a fire hazard, too. But with a little care and forethought, you can keep your Christmas tree fresher longe…

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If You Make Only One (More) Green Change

Recycling, composting, saving water, buying less, reusing more ... you could well feel that you are already working hard to save the planet. It might be difficult for you to think of even more ways to…

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The Future is Now: Shipping Containers Transform Into Eco-Friendly Apartments

Are you into cool new trendy architecture? How about energy-saving, eco-friendly living spaces? Or would you just settle for a decent place to live? You can have all three if you’re a student at Catho…

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Holiday Waste: 6 Million Tons of Trash to Landfills

Did you know that household waste increases by 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day? Learn where we waste most and how to curb holiday waste this year. Between our regular household t…

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7 Tips To Save Money & Make Less Waste

It may seem impossible in our modern, cellophane-wrapped lives, but there are people out there who succeed in creating ZERO waste in their lives. That’s nada, nil, zilch. That means food, furniture, p…

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13 Things You May Not Be Allowed to Do in Your Backyard

A man's -- or woman's -- home is their castle, correct? Well … sometimes. Although you might think you have the right to do whatever you want in the privacy of your backyard, your local government m…

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I've had only the standard type of cat around (you could say 'street' type). I've had all the above …

Something to think about........I like this type of article. TY

Good ideas! I always did most of these but also gave my kids a book they wanted, a DVD they wanted a…