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Thinking Outside the Candy Bag: A DIY Safe, Fun and Green Halloween

Last year I tackled the ecological lowdown of the very spooky and not-so-eco-friendly Halloween Party with green alternatives. This year, let’s dig deep into the plastic pumpkin loot baskets, printed…

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Sunlit Home: Manufactured or DIY Natural Light?

What's the greenest (and cheapest) way to light up a room? You guessed it, sunlight. My relationship with solar lighting goes back to the days of living in a passive solar house. Talk about listenin…

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Lighting Fixture Dilemma

Illumination brings harmony to a room. There is no shortage of manufactured lighting fixtures at home improvement stores and online. Lighting inspiration comes in different forms and from many place…

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Greening the Home Office: Dress Code Casual

Home is where the heart is--and the computer, the fax machine, the scanner, the conference phone, the answering machine, the file cabinets, the UPS and FedEx truck… It’s morning in my office. The…

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10 Recession-Proof Green Decorating Ideas

With all the doom and gloom we hear about the economy and consumer spending, many of us are hunkering down and saving our precious resources. Can we continue to create EcoNests? According to this…

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