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To Dishwasher or Not?

To Dishwasher or Not?

In 2000, I did something not most people do. I read my dishwasher’s user manual…cover to cover. I wouldn’t have thought that doing that would have such an impact on my life, but it did. I learned how to properly load a dishwasher and learned it so well, I can load any dishwasher now and […]

Getting Your Garden to Bed

Getting Your Garden to Bed

Garden to Bed for Fall, Harvest Each autumn, there is a harvest.  Harvest of food, harvest of grades, harvest of family time.  It’s a natural process.  Animals do it by instinct.  Plants and trees do it automatically.  If we follow nature’s rhythms, we naturally feel a sense of needing more down time and rest in […]

Leave Your Leaves

Leave Your Leaves

Leaf Recycling Made Easy Leaves are falling like crazy where we are right now.  It’s Autumn…when the trees have absorbed all the nutrients they need and take that inside to prepare for winter.  When the leaves’ job is finished, they naturally fall to the ground. Don’t burn those leaves!  Burning leaves contributed to air pollution.  […]

Earth-Healthy Holiday Travel

Earth-Healthy Holiday Travel

The holidays are upon us…perhaps sooner that we thought they would be.  By Halloween, retailers have holiday decorations up and winter coats line the racks in place of swim suits. Many of us have to travel to see our loved ones for Thanksgiving and that poses its own set of challenges when trying to live more […]

Cycle Up Your CDs

Cycle Up Your CDs

What to Do with Your Old CDs and DVDs Most people these days use iTunes, Pandora, Spotify or the like to get their music.  But, what if you used to be a big CD collector?  Ever subscribe to that BMG Music Club?  If you’re like many people, most of your CDs are collecting dust somewhere […]

Shopping More Sustainably

Shopping More Sustainably

Shopping More Sustainably Have you had enough of the holiday shopping craziness?  There are more sustainable ways to shop for your friends and family. In America, we just celebrated Thanksgiving.  The day following Thanksgiving is called “Black  Friday” for retailers.  They offer incredible deals (50% off or more in most cases) only on this day […]

Ways to a More Sustained Planet

Ways to a More Sustained Planet

Commit to recycling three items a day Ride your bicycle three times in a week instead of driving Eliminate three (or more) toxic chemicals from your home Off-set three driving trips Off-set three flights using a carbon footprint calculator Donate $3 or more to an environmentally-focused charity Pick up three pieces of litter a day […]

To Compost or not to Compost?

To Compost or not to Compost?

I don’t know about you, but I cannot stand the smell of a stinky garbage bin.  All that rotting food gives off such a nasty stench. One easy way we’ve lowered  our family’s carbon footprint is to start composting. And, as an added benefit, we no longer have the smelly trash issue. I was shocked […]

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