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5 simple tips to lighten our environmental footprint this holiday season

Holiday celebrating results in a lot of waste. Our nation generates an extra 1 million tons of waste between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, according to the EPA. But taking a…

Tackling insects, diseases and weeds can lead to a larger corn harvest

Tackling insects, diseases and weeds can lead to a larger corn harvest

Some bake with it. Some decorate with it. Some wander around for hours in it. We’re talking about corn: the edible, ornamental and downright a-maze-ing homegrown staple. Corn takes center…

What to flush [Infographic]

What to flush [Infographic]

With municipal wastewater systems experiencing backups and pipe clogs, people need the facts on What to Flush.  …

Tips to make your next DIY home improvement as green as possible

Tips to make your next DIY home improvement as green as possible

If you’re thinking about making your next DIY home improvement project “green,” but aren’t sure how to achieve a balance of eco-friendly and affordability, there’s good news. It’s now easier…

How smart home chefs are going green with kitchen design

How smart home chefs are going green with kitchen design

Home chefs everywhere are taking a new approach when designing their dream kitchens. Beyond upscale tools and high end appliances, they also want features that are eco-friendly and environmentally smart.…

Heat your home without wasting energy this season

Heat your home without wasting energy this season

If you’re interested in living a greener lifestyle, perhaps you’re already trying to reduce your energy usage as much as possible. Maybe you ride your bike to work, unplug your…

Empower your kids to be tree heroes this summer

Empower your kids to be tree heroes this summer

Climbing trees, laughing around a campfire, counting fireflies or just taking in the aroma of the morning dew — these are some of the childhood memories that last a lifetime.…

The 5 most important things you never knew about your shower

The 5 most important things you never knew about your shower

You use it to get clean, refresh, relax or get invigorated, but how much do you really know about your shower? Did you know that the average shower lasts eight…

4 easy upgrades to make your home more water-efficient

4 easy upgrades to make your home more water-efficient

Low rainfall and lack of snow melt, along with record high temperatures have contributed to the worst drought California has seen in decades. In fact, some studies suggest it’s the…

Use less water, save more money by focusing on 3 areas of your home

Use less water, save more money by focusing on 3 areas of your home

Severe drought and water restrictions in California may be making headlines and history, but the Golden State is far from the only region in the U.S. facing a drier summer.…