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Greenest Paper Towels and Napkins

When Arthur Scott came up with the idea of the disposable paper towel back in 1932, not many people had the foresight to envision what a bane toss-away paper products would become. But here we are…

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Purge the Paper, Cut the Shirt: DIY Cloth Napkins

Before we sing the virtues of using cloth napkins again, letís get the facts straight. According to the EPA, the U.S. generates approximately 3,430,000 tons of tissue, napkins and paper towels of was…

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Have a Zero-Waste Party

Whether it's Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's or just because, you can always make your party a zero-waste fete. Corey Colwell-Lipson and Lynn Colwell, authors of Celebrate Green offer these guidelines…

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A Green Thanksgiving for Everyone

We are hosting Thanksgiving dinner at my house this year, and like many of you out there I have the monumental task of making a wide variety of people happy. I've got a newly vegan mom, a picky sister…

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