Monthly Archives: April 2011

A special discount for blog readers…

SoyWorld, USA is offering a $2 discount on SoyComplete All Purpose Cleanser through April 30 at http://www.soymagic.com. Use coupon code SPRING11 at checkout. SoyComplete All Purpose Cleanser is 99% effective in fighting bacteria with many uses: All purpose surface cleaner for kitchen, … Continue reading

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Glass recycling often overlooked, but very important!

Earth Day might be over, but the commitment to living green remains. We’ve explored easy ways to go green, how to start a recycling program, and what all those numbers mean on plastic packages. While plastics garner the most attention, … Continue reading

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Starting a recycling program

Starting a home recycling program is a great way to extend Earth Day’s reach beyond April 22. Now is a great time to start a program, especially if you are spring cleaning. The first thing to do is decide what … Continue reading

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More going green quick tips…

Do less laundry. By wearing clothing such as jeans more than once, you’ll save water, energy, detergent, and money. In fact, you’ll extend the life of clothing by washing less. If you’re worried about smells in between washings, hang items … Continue reading

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Going green – more quick tips before Earth Day

Consider secondhand items. Someone else’s unwanted merchandise could be your new found treasure. Look for gently used versions of whatever you need via auction websites, rummage sales or thrift stores. You’ll save money too! Compost your own yard and kitchen … Continue reading

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Go green with the cleaning power of soy

Soy has gotten a lot of attention in recent years because of its use in food products, but it also makes a great natural alternative to traditional cleaning products. Most traditional cleaners are made using petrochemicals and volatile organic compounds, … Continue reading

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Understanding recycling symbols for plastic

Understanding symbols on product packaging and what can be recycled can be confusing. There are symbols for plastic, glass, metals, paper and more. The most common symbol found on product packaging is for plastic. It can take a very long … Continue reading

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