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Is It Better to Buy Local or Organic?

Many of us often wonder: is better to support local farmers at the farmerís market who are not certified organic, or is it better to buy certified organic products from the grocery store? If your loca…

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8 Most Common Beginner Bicycling Mistakes

Great! You've decided to start biking more (just in time for National Bike Month)! Maybe you're commuting to work. Maybe you like to stick to the trails. Regardless, biking's a great choice: it's bett…

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Holiday Alert: A Company Curbs Clothing Consumption

Whether you are on a retail diet or not this holiday season, youíve got to admire a company like Patagonia that has consistently been at the forefront the environmental movement. Very few companies ge…

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Want to Help the Earth? Buy Less Stuff

Sometimes it seems as if people in our society are in a contest to see who can fill their house with the most stuff. Because our culture trains us to be consumers, we are often unaware of the many, m…

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How to Buy and Store Essential Oils

Essential oils are extremely precious and should be treated with respect. They also vary in cost depending on the plant; jasmine and rose can be very costly. The lavender plant produces lots of oil, r…

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When to Spend Green, and When to Save

Don't you just love it when doing the right thing also happens to save you money? And when it comes to being green, this is so often the case. Unfortunately, it isn't always--and that's where a penny-…

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