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How to Green Your Cityscapes with Urban Gardening

As breathtaking as a city skyline can be, it’s easy to find yourself missing greener landscapes in the view from your window. But there’s no reason for you to sacrifice the convenience and pace of living in an urban area – you can bring some natural beauty right to your home! A popular trend among […]

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Living Green: Buzz Words and Choosing Healthier Products

Grocery shopping gets complicated. You can’t walk up and down the aisles without finding at least five varieties of one product, each claiming to be the healthiest, highest quality, supercharged item out there. So which one is the best option for you and your family? Maybe we should instead say that picking the right products […]

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How to Green Your Super Bowl Party

This weekend, your television will probably be on, waiting for the kick-off and those famous commercials that even the non-fanatics look forward to watching every Super Bowl Sunday. You and your fellow spectators will break out the nachos, the hot wings, and the craft beer to snack on while you root for your favorite team. […]

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Green Apps for Everyday Use: Apartment or Condo Living

Living in an apartment or a condo is a great way to immerse yourself in an urban neighborhood, or even to cut costs when you move in with a friend. But communal living styles also have their drawbacks; including sometimes turning a blind eye to your neighbor’s poor recycling habits. But no matter where you […]

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Going Green with Your Furry Friends

When you think of recycling, or adopting more sustainable habits, what are the first steps to come to mind? Normally, we would think of recycling in the home, maybe in the kitchen or as a general communal system for the household. But have you ever considered recycling with your pet? You may not realize it, […]

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Green Apps for Everyday Use: At Work

You’re there every week. Most people spend at least one meal-time on-location, or in its vicinity. And while it’s easy to complain about its constraints on your free time, at least it pays the bills, right? You may not always be able to land your dream job, but there are definitely methods of making the […]

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Falling into Better Habits

For most of us, the fall season introduces a well-earned reprieve from summer’s heat, not to mention a myriad of gorgeous natural colors, community-minded festivities, and the start of the holiday season! With this potential for outdoor enjoyments on the horizon, it’s no wonder that kids and their parents in the U.S. can get on […]

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Recycling Tips for the At-home Chef

We all have that friend or family member (or maybe this person is you!) that absolutely loves to cook. It doesn’t matter what style of dish it is, or how long the process takes; the at-home chef is eager and willing to give it a try. But more often than not, cooking – whether experimental […]

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The State of Recycling in North Carolina

Recycling containers on suburban streets, multiple bins lined up in front of the local grocery store for all manner of recyclable materials, and reminders in office buildings and shops to dispose of waste responsibly: these days, North Carolina is home to a statewide initiative dedicated to habitual sustainability. Even in just the last few years, […]

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Breaking Down Summer

It’s almost officially summertime, and that means a return of trips to the local pool, vacation time for you and the kids, and plenty of time soaking up the sun! But have you ever wondered about what’s actually in some of your seasonal staples? Are inflatable kiddie pools recyclable? What ingredients make up your favorite […]

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