Sarah Barbo, on corporate strategy and planning at CMS Energy

November 5, 2018 by  
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The largest electric and gas utility in Michigan is planning for the future. With science-based targets set on reducing emissions (and saving money), the company is trying for the perfect mix of cogeneration sources to amid a changing energy landscape. 

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EcoLab’s sustainability VP, Emilio Tenuta, on circular water management

November 5, 2018 by  
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The circular economy’s focus on keeping materials and chemicals at play extends to one of the basic elements of human life: water. But localized water systems present certain challenges to maximize water’s “quantity, quality and value,” as EcoLab’s vice president of sustainability, Emilio Tenuta, said.

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Make Your Own Kokedama String Garden

August 22, 2017 by  
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Kokedama string gardens are a centuries-old art form where a plant’s roots are wrapped in moss and suspended. This gardening method is the perfect way to add a natural decor element to any space — not to mention, it’s a fun do-it-yourself…

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Talented dad builds amazing wheelchair costumes for kids in his non-profit Magic Wheelchair

October 9, 2016 by  
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Finding the perfect Halloween costume for your child can be a challenge, but more so for those who need to incorporate a wheelchair into the design. Crafty dad Ryan Weimer, however, was undaunted and transformed his son Keaton’s wheelchair into an amazing pirate ship. The costume was such a hit that Ryan was inspired to found Magic Wheelchair , a non-profit that makes incredible Halloween costumes for children in wheelchairs.

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Curious About A Compost Bin? We’ve Got Answers.

March 21, 2016 by  
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If you are like me, you are getting your Spring garden seeds started and spending more time outside. It’s the perfect time to start thinking about building and installing a compost bin in your yard. If you want to save money, building your own…

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Got The Kid’s Gift Giving Blues? Turn ‘Em Green Instead

September 3, 2015 by  
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With back to school season comes the inevitable onslaught of birthday invitations, and it can seem like you’re wandering the aisles of the toys stores almost every weekend searching for the perfect gift. Adults have been shown to be incredibly poor…

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3 reasons why good parenting means reduced screen time for your kids

August 30, 2015 by  
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We’ve all heard that common refrain that the iPad is the perfect babysitter of the modern age. While some parents say it in jest, others are perfectly serious—the average kid today spends 9 hours a day looking at a screen. Letting kids play with tech isn’t a problem in itself, but studies have linked kids’ excessive screen use with physical, social, developmental, and emotional problems. Keep reading to see the research and why good parenting may mean less screen time for your children. READ MORE>

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Eco-Friendly Painting Tips Everyone Can Benefit From

August 11, 2015 by  
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Sure, summer is the perfect time of year to get out of town and explore some of the world’s many wonders, but that’s not always an option for people. If you are more in the mindset of a ‘staycation’, then it may be time to tackle some of those home…

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Cacoon is a hanging tent that lets you get away from it all

August 1, 2015 by  
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The Cacoon hanging tent is the perfect place to escape from it all. Part hammock, part tent , it’s an indoor/outdoor cocoon that can travel wherever you go – even if you never leave your home. Built to resist wind, rain and sea, the Cacoon comes in two handy sizes and any color you can dream up. READ MORE >

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AirBnB for Animals Means No More Kennels While You’re Away on Holiday

April 28, 2014 by  
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Holidog is a new peer-to-peer network that uses the AirBnB model to help you find a petsitter for your four-legged friend while you’re away on holiday. The service provides an alternative to kennels, and it makes it easier to relax knowing your pet is in safe hands. Dog and cat owners can opt for someone to look after their animal in their own home, or entrust their furry friend to the sitter who will adopt them for as long as the holiday lasts. Read the rest of AirBnB for Animals Means No More Kennels While You’re Away on Holiday Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: AirBnB for animals helps pet owners find a petsitter , AirBnB for cats and dogs is the perfect alternative to a kennel , Holidog give pet owners a more humane way to care for their animals while on holiday , Holidog helps you find a petsitter for your next holiday

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