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5 Tips for a Green Easter Basket

If you celebrate Easter and have some last-minute shopping to do, here are some tips for keeping your Easter basket eco-friendly! Make sure you choose your Easter chocolate wisely! For many, chocolate eggs or bunnies are an essential part of … Continue reading

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4 Tips for a Green Saint Patrick’s Day

  Saint Patrick’s Day is all about the color green—so what better way to celebrate than by doing it in an “All Green” manner? Earth 911 had some great tips on how to keep the day as green as possible: … Continue reading

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6 Of Our Favorite Valentine’s Day Articles

Happy Valentine’s Day to those who celebrate it! In honor of Valentine’s Day, here are some links for you! 5 Tips for a Green Valentine’s Day Singing Cards Bad for Environment Three Hershey Plants Achieve “Zero-Waste-to-Landfill” Status 4 Ways to … Continue reading

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Singing Cards Bad for Environment

Is it just me, or are electronic greeting cards taking over the card aisle at the store? The singing or the lights are cute for half a second, but after that, they are just plain annoying. Not only are these … Continue reading

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Post-Holiday Recycling

Christmas may be over, but if you’re like me, the remnants of the holiday are still scattered around your house. What can you reuse and what can you recycle? Christmas trees: Make sure you recycle your Christmas tree instead of … Continue reading

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All Green Cubicle Decorating Contest

The contest winners: Gabi, Jenn, Lupe, and Amy.

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Recycled Menorahs

In my post about real versus artificial Christmas trees a couple of weeks ago, I asked whether people should pick the traditional option or go the green route in regards to holiday traditions. This doesn’t just apply to Christmas– it … Continue reading

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Should You Buy a Real or Artificial Tree?

As fun and exciting as Christmas is, you can’t deny the amount of consumption that happens around the holidays. Between gifts, trees, and decorations, it’s a disaster for the environment! With every holiday tradition comes a difficult choice—do you pick … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Foods Battle Extreme Weather (Infographic)

With floods, droughts, hurricanes, and more, our Thanksgiving food struggled to make it to our plates this year. This infographic shows where traditional Thanksgiving dishes come from and what kind of extreme weather it endured: What is your traditional Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Green Your Thanksgiving Dinner

How do you celebrate Thanksgiving? It probably involves some combination of family, travel, and food. What can you do to have an eco-friendly Thanksgiving dinner without sacrificing your favorite traditions? Plan ahead. Figure out how much food you need and, … Continue reading

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