by Michele May 12th, 2016
If you want to do one simple thing to help the planet, you could choose to recycle. With busy lives, people will claim they don't have time. However, with these few simple hints, you should find that recycling takes little to no time.

  • Purchase a bin for each item
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Solar Lights

by Valerie Mae Diola May 5th, 2016

I have a latest shopping addiction. No, it’s not shopping for clothes and bags but solar lights! I can’t get enough of solar-powered things, especially solar lights.

Don’t you know that there are many wonderful benefits you can get from solar lights? They save you money and energy, and they are also very friendly to the environment.

Solar lights come in many variants. There are solar

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Grow a Veggie Garden

by Valerie Mae Diola April 28th, 2016

Every time I see a pumpkin, I remember not Halloween but my grandmother. She used to grow her own veggie garden with lots of pumpkins in her backyard. She used to make pumpkin soup. Now that I’m living far from her, I wonder if I can grow my own veggie garden, too. Here’s what my granny told me:

  1. Place your vegetable garden near a water source and with access to
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  • Is Ethanol the Answer?

    by Lisa Stauber April 26th, 2016

    Ethanol has been touted as an alternative, renewable energy source. It is created from plant matter, and there is no drilling required. If the United States could convert from imported oil to an ethanol-based biofuel, energy independence would be assured. Or would it?

    Ethanol in America is derived from corn kernels and has been used to fuel cars

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  • Top Green Tips to Start the Year

    by Jaclyn Abergas April 21st, 2016
    Let's start the year the green way. Here are some green tips for different parts of your life.

    Spring Cleaning

    Remove all the clutter. Go through drawers, cabinets, inside the closets, the garage, attic and everywhere you can think of. Start going through all your things one by one. It will take some time to get through all this, so be
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  • Organic Eating Without Busting the Budget

    by Lisa Stauber April 19th, 2016
    Organic foods are hot and trendy. They are the cream of the crop, pampered and babied from the grower to the table. Studies have indicated that organic produce is more nutritious, and this niche market has exploded as consumers try to avoid commercial pesticides and other chemical contaminants in their food.

    There is a down side, however. Organic food is pricey.
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