Wednesday , August 23 2017

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Lower Your Energy Bills With Landscaping

Turn off the lights when you leave the room! It’s a mantra we’ve heard all our lives. From installing programmable thermostats and taking shorter showers, to using high efficiency light bulbs and appliances, there are many actions we can take inside our homes that will decrease home energy use. But …

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Product Profile: EcoTourist Bundle from terrapass

It’s officially summer and there’s nothing like hitting the open road or hopping a flight in search of unforgettable experiences. Traveling is one of life’s greatest rewards, but it’s generally recognized as one of the worst things for the environment. Between transportation, hotel stays, meals eaten out and souvenirs purchased, …

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Easy Ways to Tackle Your To-Do List

Summer has started, but it seems we’re busier than ever. Plans, projects and meetings that we put off “until summer” have caught up with us and they can make the dog days a little overwhelming. If your to-do list is growing like a weed, here are seven ways to trim …

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Product Profile: Festive Bundle from terrapass

It’s a fact.  Most gift giving occurs in the month of December. That said, plenty of gifts exchange hands throughout the year. From birthdays and weddings to those “just because” goodies and hostess gifts, there’s often a reason to give. The next time you’re searching for a gift (think wedding, …

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Fun Summer Activities to Keep Kids Learning

When the last day of school arrives, it’s safe to say both kids and parents breathe a sigh of relief. For a few months, there’s a break from early wake-up calls, struggling through carpool and staying up late to finish homework and projects.  Everyone enjoys a little more time to …

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Beat the Heat and Conserve Energy this Summer

Feeling sticky? It’s the dead of summer and it’s HOT HOT HOT out there. When the mercury seems to be climbing out of the thermometer, you basically have two choices: crank the air conditioner (and deal with your energy bill later) or find alternative ways to cool down without expanding …

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Get Your Grill On – Grilling the Eco-Friendly Way

Only a few precious weeks left of summer. Cherish these last, lazy, sun-filled days by inviting friends and family for a fun, outdoor BBQ. By skipping yet another meal cooked in the oven or on the stove, you’ll trim some fat off your electric bill and with our tips below, …

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Eco-Friendly Back to School

Summer is drawing to a close and it’s about that time…to head back to school! Whether you’re bummed out about the end of summer, or thrilled that your kids will be out of your hair – er, embarking on their next academic journey – make sure you’re sending them back …

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Green Lunchbox and Snack Ideas

Last week on the Eco-Centric blog, we doled out a few of our favorite tips for sending your kids back to school sustainably, setting them up for their greenest year yet. One of our suggestions was to pack their lunch in a reusable bag, utilizing reusable sandwich bags, jars and …

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