Category Archives: Waste Minimization

Food Choices

Buy Local, Buy Organic When you choose organically grown local foods, you avoid the pesticides that can cause health issues. Organic produce is also high in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. By choosing wild-caught and free-range fish and grass-fed beef and lamb, … Continue reading

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Tree Facts

1 tree makes on average 16.67 reams of copy paper or 8,333 sheets The average U.S. office worker prints 10,000 pages per year In 2004 the United States used 8 million tons of office paper (3.2 billion reams). That’s the … Continue reading

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Plastic water bottles are not entirely at fault

Now I did it!  I can just hear the computer keyboards start clicking away beneath the pounding of flying fingers, busily typing thoughts as they pass down the arms from the brain, furious at the very thought of someone giving … Continue reading

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Greening Your Home or Office Greening Your Home and Office

Whether you work at home or in an office away from home, you can find simple ways to save energy, resources, money and the planet all at the same time. Greener homes are in the spotlight these days, but what … Continue reading

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Warning: Back-to-School supplies can be unhealthy

Time for mom and dad to do a little reading. Even though the temperature shows no indication of change, fall will soon be here.  And for many of you that means back-to-school.  This morning I was listening to NBC’s Today … Continue reading

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Green Grillin’

Well the 4th of July has come and gone but there are still plenty of days left for summer BBQ’s.  But is it possible to grill and still be green? According to Greenzer.com, on the Fourth of July alone, an … Continue reading

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Ten Commandments of Reusable Bag Use at the grocery store and elsewhere.

How many reusable bags to you have in your car or home? Do you use them when you shop? Who would have thought that reusable bags, thought to be the solution to plastic bag pollution, would become a problem?  Reusable … Continue reading

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