5 Fun Ways to Recycle Your Jeans

February 6, 2017 by  
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Clothing is probably one of the easiest things to avoid putting in the trash, yet Americans throw away 13 million tons of textiles every year, which is about 85 percent of our clothes. There’s no need for this. Next time you’re staring…

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5 Ways to Create a Waste-Free Grocery Shopping Trip

January 17, 2017 by  
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If you’d like to reduce the amount of waste coming out of your home, the easiest way to accomplish this is to limit the amount you bring in. Sound easy? It is! It just takes a little planning in advance. Since food waste — packaging,…

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5 Tips To Cultivate Happy Gardening With Your Children

September 20, 2016 by  
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Getting children excited about gardening is one of the easiest ways to boost their connection to their food and to get kids to eat vegetables. And yet many children don’t know that grapes grow on vines and that carrots are the roots of a…

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5 Tips To Cultivate Happy Gardening With Your Children

September 20, 2016 by  
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Getting children excited about gardening is one of the easiest ways to boost their connection to their food and to get kids to eat vegetables. And yet many children don’t know that grapes grow on vines and that carrots are the roots of a…

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ask the big questions.

April 2, 2010 by  
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This might be the easiest tip we’ll ever give you, but it may just have one of the biggest impacts on your life and the environment.  Next time you go to buy something new, ask yourself, “Do I need it?”  You should also ask, “Why do I want it?”, “How was this made?” and “Is there a more environmentally friendly alternative?” If you really consider this question carefully for each purchase, you are sure to reduce your impact on the environment and expand your bank account.

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New Yorkers, Switch to Green Power With Just Three Mouse Clicks

December 1, 2009 by  
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image: NRDC We’ve been saying for a while that signing up for green power with your utility is one of the easiest steps to take to support renewable energy and reduce your carbon footprint. Well, for New Yorkers at least, it just got even easier.

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Confused by Nations’ Emission Reduction Pledges? Sandbag Copenhagen Target Converter Sorts It Out

December 1, 2009 by  
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US emissions with a 17% reduction from 2005 levels by 2020. Add three zeros onto the end of the numbers at left… When I first saw this next one I really wish I had created this first: The folks over at Sandbag have launched a really handy carbon emissions target converter that let’s you compare various nations’ commitments against one another.

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Young Eco-Designers Win Free Store and Free Fashion Tips

December 1, 2009 by  
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It’s a dream come true for young designers: a competition to get a free shop in a great part of London, along with top fashion and retail advice from super-star shoe designer Jimmy Choo . Organised by the London College of Fashion , the winners were a shoe designer, Joanne Stoker and an eco-clothing designer, Julia Smith. The store has an industrial and glamorous look with chain curtains and scaffolding poles in the window.

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let’s talk trash.

November 28, 2009 by  
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Did you know that the average American family of four throws out $600 worth of unspoiled food each year?

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