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Go Green: How to Protect Your Home from Pests

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As we anxiously head into Spring, we begin to turn our thoughts toward Spring cleaning.  A very important aspect of keeping our homes clean is pest control.  Unfortunately, many commercial pest control products can be toxic to humans, animals and the Earth.  That's why it is important to incorporate…

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Going Green: Easy Ways to Recycle Household Items

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Going green begins with three easy steps: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. We've talked about ways in which we can reduce and reuse everyday items, so today we will explore the wonderful world of recycling. Recycling used to be complicated and time consuming, but those days are over. In 2012,…

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Green Living: Recycling Christmas Trees and Wreaths

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An authentic Christmas tree is the perfect seasonal decoration. After you bring the outdoors in to trim your home, it is important to take simple steps to properly recycle the beautiful boughs. This year, we decked our halls with a 9-foot Douglas Fir. For our family, a real tree is…

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Green Decor: Nursery Tips for Green Genius Moms

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Decorating a nursery is an exciting time for mothers. As "going green" becomes more common knowledge than a counterculture trend, families are increasingly integrating health-conscious lifestyles into parenting. Incidents like the ban of the use of Biphenyl A (BPA) in the manufacture of baby bottles and sippy-cups are…

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10 Simple Ways to Teach the Benefits of Recycling

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There is nothing like a visit to your nearest landfill to get a feel for the need to recycle. Having in sight huge mounds of trash that, though buried, still reek definitely puts in mind the need to keep those mounds from getting bigger, because you know they're going…

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