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Paper Towel Junkie Intervention

I hate to admit it, but I was once a paper towel junkie. I blame it on genetics. My mom's side of the family. A kitchen without paper towels? Impossible! And the paper towel holder? A must-have …

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7 Tips To Save Money & Make Less Waste

It may seem impossible in our modern, cellophane-wrapped lives, but there are people out there who succeed in creating ZERO waste in their lives. That’s nada, nil, zilch. That means food, furniture, p…

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11 Brilliant Kitchen Hacks to Reduce Waste

Americans waste hundreds of pounds of food per household each year. A whopping 30-40% of the US food supply ends up in landfills each year! Why are we wasting so much food? A lot of it has to do with …

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Would You Use Reusable Toilet Paper?

You think I’m totally gross, right? I know, I get it. “Wait, reusable WHAT?” is probably how your thought process went. When I first heard the term “family cloth,” it conjured up such a lovely im…

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12 Disposable Items to Dispose of for Good

By Steve Graham, Hometalk It may seem hard to get through a day without generating trash or even recyclable waste. The easiest ways to buy products, clean surfaces and perform other tasks oft…

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Farmers’ Market Essentials

Every year, as the summer starts to come to a close, those of us who do not live in warmer weather climates dread the impending end of the farmers' markets. Perusing the stands of local produce, vibra…

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An Unpackaged Life

In her London-based store Unpackaged, owner Catherine Conway offers a more responsible way to shop by reducing unnecessary and wasteful packaging and selling goods in bulk. Customers are encouraged to…

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P is for Plastic Bottles

Nearly 90% of plastic water bottles are not recycled, instead taking thousands of years to decompose. Buy a reusable container and fill it with tap water, a great choice for the environment, your wall…

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A Moveable Feast: DIY Eco-Friendly Cutlery Holder

No matter how you slice it, when grabbing a quick bite to eat, convenience is generally what’s flashing through your mind. For daily lunchtime quickies, forgo traditional disposable plastic tableware …

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365 Days of Trash

Last year I didn't throw anything away. I'm going to go out on a limb and say I am the only person writing for Care2 who has ever started a piece with that line. For those of you just tuning in, J…

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A very interesting article - I'll look into this!