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Category Archives: Caring for our Living Planet

Stuff It! Five Stocking Stuffer Ideas to Nurture the Environment

Posted on November 24th, 2014

Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger This year, stuff your family’s Christmas stockings with some slightly unconventional gifts. Living a more sustainable lifestyle means we use our creativity to make the most of every holiday and tradition to care for our planet. In the process, we can delight our loved ones and impart those same values […]

Five Surprising Recyclable Materials

Posted on November 24th, 2014

Posted by Jennifer A. DiGiovanni, guest blogger Thanks to increased environmental consciousness, many of us are very aware that recyclable materials should not go in our trash cans. And as recycling processes improve, more and more items can be reused. Although not every recyclable item can be put in bins for community curbside pickups, collection centers […]

Going Green for Black Friday Shopping

Posted on November 19th, 2014

Posted by Karen Lac, guest blogger Black Friday shopping can be an exciting reminder of upcoming holidays, but many shoppers are now concerned about the environmental effect of consumerism. The manufacturing (and eventual throwing away) of consumer goods takes a toll on the environment through phenomena such as the greenhouse effect, landfill waste, and excessive […]