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10 Ways to Reduce Waste in Your Home

How much trash do you accumulate in a day? Surprisingly, Americans individually produce over four pounds of trash per day. If that seems like a lot, it is. Now, multiply that by the American population and that’s about 728,000 tons of household waste heading to...

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The Benefits of Eating Locally Grown Food

Why eat locally grown food? As consumers, we’ve begun to take notice of what’s on the dinner plate and question the origin of our food. With this growing trend, local food producers see the benefit of transparency when it comes to how their food is...

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5 Ways To Go Green With Your Pet

A pet can certainly be the best and worst roommate you’ll ever have. On one hand, a pet is there to greet you at the door and never judges your actions. On the other hand, they require care, devotion, and money. With a green approach...

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How to Eat Weeds: A Guide to Foraging

Backyards and forests across America are filled with incredible, yet edible plants. Even those pesky weeds that invade the side of the road are actually tasty treats. Filled with valuable antioxidants, vitamins, and protein, local weeds can provide a sweet and nutritious twist to your...

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What Does Zero Waste Mean?

Zero waste is a philosophy and mindset to reduce what we need, reuse what we can, recycle the obvious, and compost the rest. Here are some terms you should know....

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