Kiss Me, I’m Eco-Friendly! 5 Tips for a Truly Green St. Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2017 by  
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Genealogy tests be damned, March 17 is a day when we all proudly claim to have Irish ancestry — and for good reason. St. Patrick’s Day was originally intended to be a religious feast to celebrate Saint Patrick, but over the years, the focus…

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5 Traditions That Are Terrible for the Environment (And What You Can Do Instead)

March 15, 2017 by  
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Holidays, weddings and funerals — all events that are practically bursting with tradition. Traditions are important not only because they bridge the gap between the generations, but also because they produce a genuine sense of comfort and belonging…

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How to Have an Eco-Friendly Galentine’s Day

February 14, 2017 by  
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Ah, Galentine’s Day. A sacred holiday observed on Feb. 13 by single females and their friends everywhere. And although it may actually be Valentine’s Day, there’s no reason you can’t celebrate Galentine’s Day today or…

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8 Valentine’s Day Ideas That Give Back

February 6, 2017 by  
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Spending money on flowers that are grown with toxic pesticides or gifting your sweetie chocolates that contribute to child slave labor and obesity doesn’t exactly scream romantic bliss. Instead of predictable presents that take a serious toll on…

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5 Things to Finally STOP Doing in 2017

December 30, 2016 by  
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New Year’s resolutions often center around things we’d like to add our lives — we plan to exercise more, cook at home more, make more phone calls to grandparents or out-of-state friends. The only problem is that come February, we…

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5-Step Guide to Treecycling

December 29, 2016 by  
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With treecycling information for more than 85 percent of the U.S. population, Earth911 boasts the most comprehensive Treecycling Directory in the country. Considering the U.S. EPA estimates 20 percent of our municipal solid waste is already…

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Post-Christmas: The Eco Way to Dispose of Holiday Trappings

December 26, 2016 by  
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After Kris Kringle has come and gone, after the gifts have been opened, and after the turkey has been eaten (with plenty of leftovers to spare), I’ll wager that many of you find yourself thinking … now what? After the holiday ends, the…

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This Holiday Season, Your Outdated Laptop Could Change Lives

December 14, 2016 by  
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Keeping up with the latest in electronics is exhausting — not to mention expensive — and a lot of communities are left without resources to obtain what some might consider essential technology, such as computers. Meanwhile, consumers are rushing to…

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Your Guide to Surviving the Holidays with a Food Restriction

December 8, 2016 by  
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As merry of a time as the holiday season is, it’s also just as stressful. Besides presents and decorations and games, there’s food. (And food should always come first because, well, food.) If you’re reading this and are vegan,…

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Holiday Shopping: Is Online or In Person Better for the Earth?

December 6, 2016 by  
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It’s the season of giving, but all of that consumerism can mean taking something from the environment. Those who want to minimize their carbon footprints without turning into Scrooge may be wondering what style of shopping is best for the earth:…

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