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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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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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5 Tips for an Eco-Friendly Halloween

It’s almost Halloween and we all know what that means—costumes, candy, and pumpkins galore. So how can you have a fun, eco-friendly Halloween? Make your Halloween costume out of items you already own (or borrow from a friend). Even if … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Green Your Labor Day Barbecue

How are you celebrating Labor Day? If you’re from the US, there’s a good chance you’re having some kind of barbecue. Why not reduce your carbon footprint and make it as green as possible? Pick your food carefully. From an … Continue reading

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7 Ways to “Green” Your Morning Coffee

We all have an environmental compromise or two. I start almost every day with a cup of coffee—even though I know there are greener options out there. And I’m not alone; according to Treehugger, coffee is the world’s most traded … Continue reading

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How Does Your State Stack Up? (Infographic)

This infographic by the Mother Nature Network (MNN) shows us how each U.S. state shines or suffers in regards to the environment, nature, public health, or social justice. (Click on each infographic to view the bigger version.) Okay, I have … Continue reading

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Fair Trade, Organic, or Local?

Grocery shopping can be difficult. How do you make the best choice for yourself, your wallet, your ethics, and the environment? Here is a quick rundown on what three common labels mean: Fair Trade: Fair trade is an ongoing movement … Continue reading

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5 Tips for a Green Valentine’s Day

We all know that Valentine’s Day isn’t one of the greenest holidays around. There are all of those cards, candies, flowers… Are you trying to find a last-minute, eco-friendly Valentine’s Day gift to wow that special someone? If so, here … Continue reading

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