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7 Interesting & Unusual Uses for Eggs

Sure, eggs are great for eating. They are full of healthy fats and protein, are affordable, and delicious. They are filled with B vitamins, zinc, iron, riboflavin, lutein, among other important nutrie…

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Simple Green Home Improvements for Summer

Saving leftover food items is disgusting, who cares if my TV is plasma or LCD, †and just what the heck is a toilet dam? These home owner dilemmas may seem trivial, but they can save both yourself and …

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Easy Organic Compost (Infographic)

Composting does a garden good---and organic, DIY is even better! Whether you live in the city, in the suburbs, or in the country---even a cold climate---composting can be easy. No matter the siz…

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Can Human Bodies Become Compost?

Our burial practices are generally a taboo topic. We donít like to think about death, least of all how our burials will affect the environment. Unfortunately, burials arenít very sustainable, so letís…

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8 Natural Ways To Get Rid of House Flies

Shoo, fly! Don't bother me! When they manage to make their way into your home, house flies are unpleasant and annoying to have around, with their incessant movement and relentless buzzing. Much worse …

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4 Ways to Reduce and Recycle in the Bathroom

Recycling has come a long way since the very first†Earth Day†in April 1970. Collecting used paper, cans, and containers to be reprocessed into usable goods has become a healthy habit for thousands of …

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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. Thatís nada, nil, zilch.†That means food, furniture, p…

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How & Why You Should Start Winter Composting

If you love gardening, chances are good that you don't view winter as hibernation season. Instead, you want to keep busy with your hobby (obsession?), even when the weather is too chilly for flowers…

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Fertilizers From Your Trash (That Your Plants Will Love)

I don't spend top dollar to feed my plants a top-notch meal. Kitchen scraps, fireplace ashes and even my husband's pee (it's easier to collect than mine) can add nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium to …

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50 Ways to Never Waste Food Again

"Use it up, wear it out, make do, or do without" is a favorite adage in both frugal and green circles, and it is something I strive to live by. One of the best ways to "use it up" is to think differen…

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