Recycling

I suffer almost every day over a purchase decision that will bring unwanted packaging into our home, and with it, the added responsibility of how to get rid of it. And I do mean suffer. Anyone who has made a commitment to reduce the waste they toss out each week understands. It is incredibly difficult […]

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I have been in my home for over six years and recently motivated myself to get rid of well over a dozen paint cans left by the former owner. Figuring out how to rid myself of both latex and oil paint, I understand why they slipped out of town and left it all to us. […]

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World Water Day – take action

by mo on March 22, 2010

In honor of World Water Day,  I offer a few ideas of what I am doing. Nothing earth shattering, but I feel I am trying to do my part. Avoid plastic. Beyond using reusable shopping bags at the grocery, stop and consider how much pre-packaged food comes in plastic. This is difficult to cut down […]

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While many Americans might not be buying electronics now given the economy, they are sure to get back into the stores soon enough.  As the stash of older and unused, televisions, VCRs, computers, faxes and cell phones grows in the average consumer’s basement, the drive to find an eco-friendly way to recycle is increasing. Read […]

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