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Category Archives: Caring for our Living Planet

Tips for Going Green during the Holidays

Posted on December 16th, 2014

Posted by Jen, My Beauty Bunny It’s easy to get caught up in the planning and decorating during the holidays. Paper plates, centerpieces, and pretty invitations are convenient, but it can add up when you look at your wallet, and sadly, all ends up in the trash bin by the end of the night. This […]

How Sustainable Agriculture Makes Farming Last Longer

Posted on December 5th, 2014

Posted by Kerrie Snowdon, guest blogger Sustainable agriculture is important for both advanced farming systems and those of less-developed countries. But what does sustainable farming look like in a contemporary farming practice? When we buy products, we want the people and places involved in producing our products to be treated well. And when resources leave […]

Shop Clean: The Best Apps for Green Living

Posted on December 3rd, 2014

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Green living doesn’t always take a lot of research and preplanning. With the tap of a smartphone, you now have all the information you need to make eco-friendly shopping easy. Here are the best green apps to help you shop and live with respect toward the environment. Think Dirty This […]

Going Green with the Animals in Your Life

Posted on December 2nd, 2014

Posted by Kimberly, She Scribes My family consists of me, my husband, our two children, five cats, a dog and a pair of goldfish. Our pets are very much a part of our family. We even include our goldfish – Fishy and Wishy – on our family’s holiday ornament each year, as well as all […]

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 […]