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Waste Less This Gift-Giving Season

With the holiday season upon us (or so the circulars tell me) I thought I'd devote today's column to gift giving. Let's face it folks, for a lot of us, its not going to be the big present year that…

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Stop Junk Mail

Fliers, credit card applications, and coupon books aren’t only annoying, they use trees and add to the waste stream. But stopping them is next to impossible. You’d need to contact the Direct Marketing…

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Recycling, Composting and Toxics, Oh My!

I grew up in the '70s, with hippie parents who made regular trips to the local recycling center. I remember it as a treasured time spent with my dad, who always let my sister and I jump into the dumps…

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Walking the Talk with Sustainable Dave

When was the last time you threw something “away”? Did you think about it? What you were getting rid of? Where did it come from? Where is it going? Well, until this year, I was right there wi…

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Stop Junk Mail, Save a Tree

In a single year Americans receive 19 billion catalogs in the mail. That boils down to 3.6 million tons of paper at the cost of 53 million trees. Ouch. And that's not to mention all the rest of the ju…

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