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Six Ways to Prevent Food Waste This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is special because the meal is the holiday, as opposed to the meal being a tradition used to help celebrate. As a result, we tend to go a bit overboard with food. These family meals are a wonderful way to celebrate and bring people together, but it adds up to a significant amount of […]

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Halloween Recycling Tips

From decorations to treats to costumes, Halloween comes with a lot of “stuff,” which makes it a scary time for recycling facilities. Many of the items kids accumulate at parties or what we use as decor isn’t recyclable, yet it still ends up in the recycling container. It can be a real nightmare, so Carolina […]

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Four Ways to Recycle Your Old Books and Textbooks

Another school year is here, and that more means books, papers and magazines cluttering your home. As they all start trickling in this season, you realize you haven’t even gotten rid of unnecessary materials from the past three years. So what are you supposed to do with all these old textbooks and novels? Your first […]

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What are Zero Waste Communities and How Can You Create One Where You Live?

The concept of zero waste suggests that there are realistic ways to streamline how materials move through our world. However, building an ecological future in a zero waste community is bigger than a single idea. It’s more than just changing individual behaviors, and it’s greater than just a few people deciding to compost or recycle. […]

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Greener Education: A Teacher’s Guide to Encouraging Sustainability in the Classroom

Here at Carolina Fibre, we believe that teaching is still one of the nobler professions out there. After all, much of what we do revolves around understanding how the natural world works; otherwise, we wouldn’t know what to recycle and how to dispose of other materials in the safest way possible. But how can you […]

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Eco-friendly Summer Essentials

What are your summer staples? For some, it’s making sure to spend as much time as possible on a sandy beach. For others, it’s filling your weekend with camping trips under the stars. Or maybe, you’d be happy just getting to your neighborhood pool every once in a while. Whatever your ideal summer looks like, […]

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How to Go – And Stay – Green During Your Next Vacation

The salty spray of ocean waves, open roads, the wind in your hair: summer vacation season is fast approaching! If, like the Carolina Fibre team, you live in a state that makes traveling to various landscapes an easy feat, then you might only be planning on a brief road trip or two this season. But […]

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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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