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Category Archives: Caring for our Living Planet

How to Be Environmentally Conscious: Four Field Trips to Inspire Your Child

Posted on February 26th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger If you want to teach your child how to be environmentally conscious, consider planning a green field trip. Seeing a recycling center up close or getting hands-on at a thrift store could spark interest in an eco-friendly lifestyle. Here are a few show-and-tell ideas to help you explore recycling [...]

Transit Bikes Reducing Large Cities’ Carbon Footprint

Posted on February 26th, 2014

Posted by Steve Green, guest blogger Large cities are looking toward transit bikes and public transportation to help relieve congestion on city streets while reducing the carbon footprint that is a byproduct of motor vehicle transportation. It’s not a secret that residents of United States are some of the worst carbon footprint offenders, especially in [...]

Try Farm to Table Eating This Weekend

Posted on February 21st, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger If your plans for the weekend include a romantic meal, make a reservation at a farm to table restaurant. This grassroots eating concept allows guests to try locally produced foods and indulge in seasonal specialties prepared by culinary artists. Where Does Food Come From? Whether you live in a [...]

Eco-friendly Flooring Options for Your Home

Posted on February 18th, 2014

Posted by Jennifer A. DiGiovanni, guest blogger When the time comes for large-scale home renovation, you may be surprised at the array of eco-friendly options available, especially when it comes to flooring. New materials that are crafted in a responsible manner not only improve your indoor environment, they also add beauty to your home and come [...]

Ten Unique Healthy Resolutions to Try in 2014

Posted on February 3rd, 2014

Posted by Danyelle C. Overbo Sometimes it’s the smallest changes that can make the biggest difference in your life. As we transition into 2014, many of us will be thinking about making healthy resolutions to improve our lives over the next 12 months. Instead of going with boring and unspecific “weight loss” resolutions, here are 10 [...]