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Category Archives: Sustainable Living

Buying In Season Food Is Only a Short Trip Away

Posted on March 17th, 2014

Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger Have you ever tried to purchase local produce or meat at your favorite store? Doing so has recently become easier, since most grocery stores have established areas for items raised or grown within a nearby geographical area. Grocers now recognize that many savvy shoppers want to buy food from happy [...]

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 [...]

Create a Sustainable Winter Wardrobe: 5 Tips for Winter Shopping

Posted on December 31st, 2013

Posted by Deirdre Mundy, guest blogger As winter settles in across the country, it’s time to fill the holes in your winter wardrobe. It’s possible to create a winter style that looks good, keeps you warm, and minimizes the environmental impact of your clothing. Here are a few hints for choosing sustainable items to make sure [...]

How To Reduce Food Waste

Posted on December 17th, 2013

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger According to a recent report from the National Resources Defense Council, the average American family throws away about 25 percent of the food it purchases. When we purchase more food than we need, we consume the earth’s limited resources too rapidly. Here are some tips on how to reduce food [...]