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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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Going Green Quick Tips #4 – In Celebration of Earth Day

Delay turning the lights on. Open your curtains and let the natural light in, whether at home or at work, to conserve energy and save money. Cut out unsolicited junk mail. Opt out of prescreened credit card offers or direct … Continue reading

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Going Green Quick Tips #2

Watch what you print. Save paper, ink, and money by printing what is only necessary. You’ll also save time and energy by not having to keep track of extra papers, which helps cut down clutter. Drive less. Plan your day … Continue reading

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Going Green Quick Tips #1

The next time you buy batteries, invest in rechargeables. There is a slight investment when buying the charger and batteries but you’ll get SEVERAL uses out of the same batteries. This saves you money, trips to the store, and waste. … Continue reading

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40 Years and Counting for Earth Day

40 years and counting…that’s how long Earth Day (April 22) has been celebrated worldwide to promote environmental protection and sustainability. A lot has happened since 1970, but the goal remains the same – to promote and encourage worldwide commitment to … Continue reading

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It’s Almost Spring Cleaning Time

The weather is starting to warm up from the cold grip of winter, and while we might still have a few cold days ahead, most of us are thinking about spring and getting our homes or offices in order. Spring … Continue reading

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