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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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5 Favorite Ethical Shops Online

Like most people this holiday season, you’ll be doing a lot of shopping. While door-buster specials may be good for some items, you’ll want to shop online, and at stores that provide ethical service a…

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3 Impressive Ways Animals Adapt to Winter Conditions

Of all the enticingly cute holiday stocking stuffers currently in store displays, the owl is one of my favorites. But the way marketers portray animals with winter hats and scarves make me cringe…slig…

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How to Create an Effective Care2 Petition: Tips to Get More Signatures

This is the fourth post in a series of five explaining the ins and outs of creating a petition: from what to write in your petition text to advanced promotion and activism techniques. This series is a…

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How to Turn ‘Giving Tuesday’ into Giving Every Day: Ideas for Year-Round Acts of Kindness

With the passing of two big bargain bonanzas (Black Friday and Cyber Monday) comes Giving Tuesday — a day dedicated to giving back and doing good in our communities. I’m a big believer of year-round a…

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8 Natural Ways to Help Prevent Cancer

If you’re worried about cancer you don’t need to stand idly by with fingers crossed that it won’t strike you. There are many natural proven ways to help prevent cancer. Here are 8: Eat Organic-- A …

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Starbucks Misleads Consumers about Genetically-Modified Foods

Starbucks has responded to petitions which combined have over 357,000 signatories telling Starbucks to stop supporting genetically-modified foods through its membership dues in the Grocery Manufacture…

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How to Create an Effective Care2 Petition: What to Do After You Write the Letter

This is the third post in a series of five explaining the ins and outs of creating a petition: from what to write in your petition text to advanced promotion and activism techniques. This series is a …

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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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There’s a Lot to Love About Little Free Libraries

Little Free Libraries, those idiosyncratic book repositories, are springing up all over. Although many people claim that they look like birdhouses, I find the small cabinets more reminiscent of the ol…

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Travel enough, & you don't have time to decorate anything. Not all bad.

We have done a lot of these. My usual is homemade cookies, candy, caramels, homemade herbal tea blen…

Interesting. Thanks for sharing your tips.