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Natural cedar, a great material to help reduce your environmental footprint

Natural cedar, a great material to help reduce your environmental footprint

Everyone wants to go green, but because the movement has been around for many years, it’s hard for homeowners to get a firm grasp on what products will keep the…

Wholesome snacks for back to school

Wholesome snacks for back to school

The school year is here and with it, all of those hectic schedules. You may think the chaos of another school year means you’re too busy to provide your children…

Tips for reducing food and packaging waste in your kitchen

Tips for reducing food and packaging waste in your kitchen

Have you ever thought about how much food ends up being wasted? Expired yogurt cups, slimy salads, moldy leftovers – it all adds up. Experts estimate that more than 40…

Greener grilling: Good for you and for Mother Nature, too

Greener grilling: Good for you and for Mother Nature, too

You already know grilling is a healthful, flavorful and fun way to cook while enjoying the great outdoors. But did you know it can also be a “green” activity? By…

Create a more natural summer with safe, effective household cleaning tips

Create a more natural summer with safe, effective household cleaning tips

Sunscreen, bug spray, pool chlorine – some chemicals seem unavoidable when summer arrives but the season should be a celebration of Mother Nature. You can give your family a healthier…

Three bad-mouthed building materials you won’t believe are really eco-friendly

Three bad-mouthed building materials you won’t believe are really eco-friendly

More homeowners are keeping Mother Nature in mind when undertaking a renovation, addition or new construction. They’re seeking building practices and materials that are energy-efficient and environmentally friendly. If you’re…

Turn your ‘victory garden’ into a ‘vitamin garden’ with no-fail, high-nutrition veggies and herbs

Turn your ‘victory garden’ into a ‘vitamin garden’ with no-fail, high-nutrition veggies and herbs

It’s a well-known fact that few Americans actually get the recommended daily dose of vitamins. Many turn to over-the-counter supplements to fill in nutritional gaps. But wouldn’t it be better…

Green start-ups challenged to develop green business plans for chance to win $680,000

The fast-growing clean energy and technology market has the potential to make our economies more sustainable and future-proof. Today’s innovators have the ability to unlock a “green revolution” that builds…

Go green with eco-friendly outdoor living spaces

Go green with eco-friendly outdoor living spaces

Warmer weather means days spent in the backyard with barbecues, pool parties and neighborhood gatherings. This year, create a more satisfying and sustainable outdoor living space that you’ll feel extra…

Cellphones, batteries, computers: Simple ways to recycle electronics and reduce e-waste

Cellphones, batteries, computers: Simple ways to recycle electronics and reduce e-waste

Reduce, reuse, recycle – it’s a mantra we’ve known for decades. While Americans understand the benefits of recycling bottles, cans and paper, they aren’t as savvy when it comes to…

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