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6 Kinds Of Stuff That Keeps You Stuck

When people come to my Sick of Being Stuck (SOBS) class, they are ready to make a big change. They aren't looking for the "just right" organizing system, or to buy a planner that will magically restor…

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Celebrate International Compost Awareness Week

While conceivable that this great, week-long holiday could be overshadowed by other events such as Motherís Day, International Compost Awareness Week is SO worth celebrating. This week focuses on buil…

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Household Chaos: Why Can’t I Keep It Together?

In a world filled with gadgets, programs, containers, organizers, and cleaning products designed to help us keep our space all perfect and shiny, many of us continue to be covered up in chaos. Years a…

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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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25 Ways to Reduce Food-Related Waste

Americans waste a lot of food. I mean a lot. In fact, we throw away around 40 percent of the food that we produce. That's pretty crazy, especially considering how many people go hungry every day here …

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Getting Local Wherever You Are 1: Paul Miller, Sustainable Community

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime -†Podcast here! You are going to hear us talking a lot this year about "gettin' local wherever you are." It's kind of o…

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12 Simple Ways to Reduce Food Waste

It happens to all of us. You're cleaning out the fridge and discover a container whose contents have started to turn into an alien life form. Or maybe you totally over ordered while dining out but can…

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10 Easy Ways To Reduce Holiday Waste

The amount of extra waste generated during the holidays is astonishing. Studies reveal waste is increased by 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Years. On the next page is a fabulous infographic t…

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10 Gorgeous Handmade Holiday Decorations

There are so many reasons why creating handmade decorations make the holidays sparkle. For me, the most important reason is to reduce holiday waste. Letís take a quick look at the holiday statistics (…

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