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12 Disposable Items to Dispose of for Good

By Steve Graham, Hometalk It may seem hard to get through a day without generating trash or even recyclable waste. The easiest ways to buy products, clean surfaces and perform other tasks oft…

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Edible Cups Make Delicious Addition To Any Party

If you've been trying to live a greener more sustainable life, both at home and around town, the word "disposable" carries an undesirable connotation. Our society is plagued by a throw-away mentali…

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“Disposable” Coffee Cups? I Think Not!

Have you ever gone into a Starbucks or some other national coffee chain and sat down to have a cup of coffee? If you are like most people, you stood in line at the counter, ordered your non-fat milk …

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A Moveable Feast: DIY Eco-Friendly Cutlery Holder

No matter how you slice it, when grabbing a quick bite to eat, convenience is generally what’s flashing through your mind. For daily lunchtime quickies, forgo traditional disposable plastic tableware …

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Diaper Changes You Can Believe In

A few years back my wife and I severely wrestled with the issue of whether to go with cloth or disposable diapers for our then newborn child. The issue was complicated, and rife with conflicting data …

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12 Ways the Recession is Affecting Your Health

Sales of cosmetics, chocolate and (shudder) Spam are up, but Americans have reined in spending on nearly everything else from cars to clothes to restaurant meals. But as the stock and housing markets …

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365 Days of Trash

Last year I didn't throw anything away. I'm going to go out on a limb and say I am the only person writing for Care2 who has ever started a piece with that line. For those of you just tuning in, J…

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Changing Diapers

Arguments can be made for both sides of the cloth-versus-disposable diaper debate, but regardless of your preference, it's easier now than ever to fall in step with eco-diapering. Thanks to innovative…

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How Do You Step Out of the “Disposable” Coffee Cup Line? Just Say No

Now that we've looked at the problems of "disposable" coffee cups, and taken a perhaps too exhaustive look at the ways to make coffee at home, let's look at some simple solutions for when you are outs…

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There’s No Such Thing as Disposable: Cut Out Single-Use Items on a Daily Basis

I have something to admit. I kind of messed up. I had a great piece planned for today that would wrap up the whole water bottle situation, ending on a positive note and showing a solution that ma…

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