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Healing the Environment Through Spirituality

Laugh, Listen & Learn with the Green Divas - Listen to the latest podcast here! A profound show to say farewell to HomeGrownRadioNJ as we move on to our new studio digs - WMTR 1250AM in June. T…

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Omega Institute’s Greenest Living Building

What would happen if you decided to take on the challenge to create the greenest building in the U.S.? That is just what the non-profit, Omega Institute of Holistic Studies decided to do. They spent t…

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Top 10 Sustainable Building Products

We are passionate about building a sustainable future. While becoming more ecologically-minded at home has been easier with products such as compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFL’s), low-flow showerhe…

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Eco-Friendly Tips to Insulate Your Home

It is hot out there! We know that insulation helps us run that air conditioner a bit less, but what you might not know is that there are lots of different insulation options, and certain types ar…

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Sustainable Living Inspiration from an Eco Village

Folks who watch Morgan Spurlock's show 30 Days might know a bit about Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage from the episode about off grid living. That show is where I first learned about this intentional commu…

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Conserve Water With a DIY Rain Chain (with video)

I was sitting enjoying a warm downpour in my garden screened-in porch when my roof gutter gave way. It was like a dam had broken, and the water started to funnel down like an inverted geyser. I watche…

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Green Building: The Greening of Southie

Do you live in a city? If you do, you know that city dwellers face a particularly unique set of sustainability challenges. Cutting through the complexities of the effects of global climate changes on…

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Green Cities: How Does Your City Rank?

Portland, Oregon is the most sustainable city and has earned the top distinction since SustainLane began ranking the 50 greenest large U.S. cities in 2005. One of my best friends will be moving to …

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A Greener Home: 5 Steps

Last week, the New York Times ran an interview with the author, Eric Corey Freed of Green Building & Remodeling for Dummies, and asked him what 5 steps homeowners should take to achieve a greener home…

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Green Schoolhouse

Do you know the children's book A House is a House for Me by Mary Ann Hoberman? Well, if you don't, I'll catch you up. It's a sweet picture book that begins with, "A hill is a house for an ant, an ant…

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