Closing the Gap

Reduce, reuse and recycle. For a long time I was only focusing on the ‘recycle’ part but this earth love triangle doesn’t work without the

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March is the hungry month

Barbara Kingsolver in her book, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life (P.S.), mentions that March is the hungry month. I had never thought

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Shopping Day

Today was a shopping day. Buying local means that you do not get all your food in one place. I have this dream of opening

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Eye Opening

This fall, I just happened to catch the show Ellen on tv and she just happened to have the author Jonathan Safran Foer of the

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Nothing New Under the Sun

Ecclesiastes 1:9 (New International Version) 9 What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under

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Renewable Energy

Find Renewable Energy in your area: http://apps3.eere.energy.gov/greenpower/buying/buying_power.shtml

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Be Charitable

Check out this website to make charitable contributions that will actually affect change:http://www.charitynavigator.org This is just a cool thing to do… http://365daysoftrash.blogspot.com

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Safe Plastics

There is always something, isn’t there? So now the big concern is BPA in plastics. Mostly this affects hard plastics like polypropalene (Nalgene bottles) and

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Wash Away!

It is here! I chose the 300 NEXXT Series Washing Machine from Bosch purchased at Lowes. In the end I saved $242 off the price

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Trash Day

Trash day was not quite as light as it has been the past few weeks. I guess all the cleanup from our trip paid it’s

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New Stuff

I found a website where you can go to look up recycling locations for all sorts of stuff earth911.org Finally I can figure out where

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Looking into Solar Powered Energy

http://www.peoplepoweredmachines.com/solar-panels/index.html Interesting link. Seems like these panels would be easy to install and the rebates from federal and state (total $4000 plus $3000 grant money)

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Petcare, Melaleuca & Phones

http://www.globaldognaturalpetproducts.com/natural_organic_dog_food We love our Melaleuca products but lately I have been feeling like maybe they are not as green as I would like them to

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Check this out for your next party…

Compostable cups, plates, bowls, etc. How cool! Mansfield Paper: http://www.mansfieldpaper.com/environmentallysafe.htmlStaples GreenWave: http://www.staples.com/office/supplies/StaplesProductDisplay?&storeId=10001&langId=-1&catalogId=10051&partNumber=712662&cm_mmc=GoogleBase-_-Shopping-_-Office_Supplies_%253E_Breakroom_Supplies_-_-712662-GC16S&ci_src=14110944&ci_sku=712662 Other links to check out:Pay As You Throw Garbage ProgramEPA – Pay As

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The Great Diaper Debate

So, my thoughts on the great diaper debate (cloth vs. disposable) are as follows. I do use disposable diapers on occasion. Probably 1-5 per week.

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Saving Gas

At the recommendation of my middlest sister I have reduced my driving speed to 60 or below as much as possible. It worked!! I normally

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Junk Mail

I’ve been making an effort to call the magazines and catalogs that I receive and be removed from their lists. In addition to saving a

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