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How to Handle the Overload of Plastic in Your Kitchen

The use of plastics in the kitchen is ringing more and more warning bells among environment- and health-conscious folks these days. Items like plastic bags, dishes, food storage containers, and baby b…

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Saving Honey Bees, Thanksgiving Recipes & Reducing Holiday Waste

We had a great time with Zeke Freeman in the Green Diva Studio this week, and it wasn't just because he came bearing gifts of Bee Raw Honey and tea either . . . Save the Bees! Watch this short v…

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Would You Use a “Perfect Clothing Fit” Body Scanner?

By Lloyd Alter, TreeHugger Like the famous dog: on the internet, nobody knows you're short. But I am, and have a lot of trouble buying clothing; almost nobody stocks my size. This may not be a pr…

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Packing Trash-Free Lunches

By Sarene Marshall, The Nature Conservancy There’s a running joke that nothing gets thrown away in our family. Initially, these values emerged from necessity: my Depression-era great-grandparen…

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7 Tips for a Greener Holiday

By Margaret Southern, The Nature Conservancy The holidays always conjure up a variety of sensory images. For glass-half-full people, maybe you think about the warmth of a crackling fire, the sounds…

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15 Ways to Reuse Newspaper

The U.S. publishes over 24 billion newspapers every year, and that's not the only place that newsprint turns up. People use it to wrap packaging, to print junk mail fliers, and to create coupons. …

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Don’t Let Good Produce Go Bad

By Allison Ford, Divine Caroline Every Saturday morning, I go shopping at the San Francisco Ferry Building farmer's market, and I always go home with a dizzying array of colorful peppers, perfe…

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