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Stephanie Evans

An Eco-Friendly Guide: Hazardous Waste Disposal.

It’s not a glamorous task.  In fact, you might have to pay someone (your handy teenager?) to take out the trash every day or so. The recyclable things go in their respective recycling bins and the garbage goes into the garbage bins and the city’s waste management (hopefully) comes by and carries it all away.…

Stephanie Evans

The Domino Effect of Falling Oil Prices

There’s something beautiful about going to the gas station, filling up your car and not maxing out your credit card. The past few months have given drivers a serious break at the pump, with gas prices dropping to levels not seen in more than a decade. While this has consumers doing the happy dance, it…

Stephanie Evans

Eco-Friendly Games and Playful Activities for Little Ones

  You’re looking for some fun things to do with your kids this summer, while teaching them how to live a more sustainable lifestyle and embrace green practices. We’ve come up with a few activities perfect for keeping your entire family’s carbon footprints as small as your little one’s actual ones. Step Away From The…

Stephanie Evans

Green Ideas for an Eco-Friendly Father’s Day

  Earliest memories of your dad?  They’re likely comprised of him throwing you high in the air, toting you around on his shoulders, and later, teaching you how to ride a bike. These days, dad probably spends much of his time doling out sound wisdom and advice and helping you plan your financial future. Given…

Stephanie Evans

Eco-Friendly, Family-Friendly Memorial Day Activities

  There are many happy holidays sprinkled throughout the calendar, however it’s Memorial Day that may be the happiest of all! For many of us, Memorial Day signals the end of cold, harsh winters and the start of swimming pool, sunbathing and vacation season. Take this holiday weekend to enjoy the warm weather outdoors with…

Stephanie Evans

Green Mother’s Day Gift Guide

  It’s that time of year.  That day we honor and lavish love and attention on the one person in our lives who has likely shown up for everything – from carrying us for 9 months and enduring many  sleepless nights to sorting out the tiniest details in each and every birthday party, managing homework…

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Spring Greening

  After enduring so many painfully cold, snowy, sleety, icy storms this winter, spring cleaning— really, spring anything— is music to the ears of many. But before you thaw out and throw away anything even remotely related to a sweater, take into consideration the following spring cleaning, home greening tips. Fight the Urge to Purge…

Stephanie Evans

10 Tips to Reduce Household Waste

  Let’s face it: we’re all a little “trashy.”  We try to keep it in check, but inevitably, most of us end up consuming too much, wasting too much, buying too much and (gasp) eating too much! Instead of crying over how much waste ends up in landfills each year (and then throwing away the…