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Clutter Clearing: Your Housemates May Hate Me

Instead of ownership, when you pay for something, think of it as the cost of renting that item until it no longer serves you. Then, you can release it back into the river of stuff that flows throughou…

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This Backpack Used To Be 40 Plastic Bottles

I firmly believe that our grandchildren will look back on the plastic bottle as one of our worst inventions. The United States buys more of these single use containers than any other nation in the …

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Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle: Tips for Runners

Every April the world turns its eyes to, well, itself. Earth Day has been celebrated every April 22 since 1969. Each year it has grown in popularity and now more than 175 countries are involved. Earth…

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More Than 5 Ways to Reuse or Recycle Yoga Mats

By Jill Lawson for DietsInReview.com It is estimated that more than 15 million people practice yoga. While 15 million seems like a relatively small number compared to the quantity of people who dri…

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10 Healthy Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

It may not be as popular as some other commercialized holidays are, but Earth Day is one that deserves our attention. Scheduled for this Sunday, April 22, Earth Day is a way for all of us to celebrate…

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Redefining Waste

For the most part, I'm a live-and-let-live kind of girl but there is something going on in my community that really turns my stomach, and I'm writing today with the hope that it will keep me from chai…

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The Simplicity of Composting

You don't have to have a large garden or an expensive composter to turn your scraps into nutritious fertilizer; it's easy and you can even do it in the smallest apartment. Here, Remodelista contributi…

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7 Ways to Curb your Addiction to Stuff

By Erica Sofrina, author of Small Changes, Dynamic Results! Feng Shui for the Western World. Last week I explored our Addiction to Stuff and why Americans became such huge consumers. In part 2 of m…

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Turn Shrinking Sweaters Into Felted Pillows

Washed and dried wool sweaters can easily be transformed into comfortable home decor such as felted pillows or blankets. Some years back, I wrote a series of DIY projects for Family Fun magazine. On…

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Paper: Self-Loathing Is Out, Clutter-Clearing Is In

My living room has thrown up paper. There is a volcano in the middle of a table and the entire surrounding area is finding some form of order. I can't get out until it's done, I guess. - Shannon, a co…

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