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Low-maintenance, low-water: Herb and flower spiral garden

In Eco Tips, Lawn & Garden, Uncategorized On July 28, 2014 0 Comments

It is a challenge for gardeners in hot climates to maintain a working food or flower garden without using a ton of water. With water shortages prevalent throughout… Read More »

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How to Green Your Easter Baskets

In Eco Tips, Featured On April 10, 2014 0 Comments

With Easter right around the corner, store shelves are lined with baskets covered in cellophane and packaged with disposable toys and candy galore. If you are looking for… Read More »

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6 Simple Ways to Get Kids to Recycle

In Recycling On February 9, 2014 0 Comments

With Earth Day quickly approaching it’s important to start to teach kids how to recycle, now. It normally takes about 21 days to form a new habit, which will… Read More »

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Is Your Shower Curtain Safe?

In Featured, Gadgets & Gear On February 3, 2014 0 Comments

If you’re showering behind a vinyl curtain, especially a new one, best not to inhale too deeply — the plastic contains phthalates and other toxic chemicals that readily… Read More »

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Eco-Friendly Furniture Buying Guide

In Home Decor On January 31, 2014 0 Comments

A great way to help save the environment is to buy eco-friendly furniture. If you are not crazy about purchasing recycled, refurbished or reused furniture, try and reuse… Read More »

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What You Should Know About Green Carpeting

In Articles, Featured, Furnishings On April 3, 2013 0 Comments

At first glance, eco-friendly carpet may seem too good to be true, saving the Earth and having an eco-friendly home, but it isn’t! Eco-friendly carpeting is a great… Read More »

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7 Steps to Creating a Butterfly Garden

In Featured, Lawn & Garden On April 2, 2013 0 Comments

A butterfly garden is a fun way to get you and your children excited about gardening. Not only is a great educational tool (learning about the life cycles)… Read More »

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6 Surprising Benefits of a Green Roof

In Green Building, Home Design On February 27, 2013 0 Comments

A green roof or a living roof is the roof of a building that is covered with vegetation (such as grass and flowers) which is planted over a… Read More »

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5 Natural Alternatives to at Home Air Fresheners

In Eco Tips, Featured On January 14, 2013 0 Comments

According to recent studies conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), most store-bought air fresheners contain formaldehyde, petrochemicals, p-dichlorobenzene and aerosol pollutants (these chemicals can cause asthma, watery… Read More »

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6 Eco-Friendly Resolutions To Put Into Practice

In Eco Tips, Featured On December 28, 2012 0 Comments

As the current year comes to a close, it’s the perfect time to assess how we have been running our lives and homes. Most of us can easily… Read More »