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How to Disinfect the Kitchen Sponge

How to Disinfect the Kitchen Sponge

| November 15, 2010 | 6 Comments

A few years ago I wrote a post on disinfecting the kitchen sponge. It included using hydrogen peroxide and soaking the sponge in the liquid until it stopped foaming. Very recently I found a much cheaper and easier (and embarrassingly obvious) way to disinfect the kitchen sponge. I can’t believe that I overlooked such an […]

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Environmentally Friendly Internet and Phone Service?

| November 7, 2010 | 1 Comment

The other day as I was wandering around the internet and I came across Earthtones.com. Earth Tones offers wireless phone service, long distance phone service and internet access.  The real kicker with Earth Tones is that they donate 100% of their profits to organizations that help to make the environment better. Earth Tones Wireless Service […]

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How to Teach Sustainability to Kids: Fun Tips, Ideas and Things to Do

How to Teach Sustainability to Kids: Fun Tips, Ideas and Things to Do

| September 7, 2010 | 2 Comments

As a parent who tries very hard to live simple and green, it important to me that my toddler learns the same. Sustainable living is all about ensuring that we create the least amount of impact on our environment while fulfilling our own needs and requirements. While it may seem tough or challenging to explain […]

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Cleaning Online Clutter

Cleaning Online Clutter

| March 17, 2010 | 3 Comments

I decided to walk the walk, not just talk the talk. One of the characteristics of living green is cutting out redundancy, eliminating waste and finding more efficient ways to do things. To that end, I made a few online changes. After taking stock of my online endeavors, I realized I was adding to Internet […]

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Recycling for the Wine Connoisseur

| August 9, 2009 | 0 Comments

Earlier on I had a post on how to recycle wine bottles. Well, here’s an article on what to do with the corks. The author provides 10 solutions on how to recycle wine bottle corks. The only one she seems to be missing is creating a wine bottle cork board. It’s simple and easy to […]

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Saving Paper (and Trees)

| June 22, 2009 | 0 Comments

I remember when I used to lovingly scold my friends about using so much printer paper. Whether it’s at home or in the office, if you print out one document with an error, it had to be fixed and printed again. The discarded document would end up in the trash. Commitment to Change I’m happy […]

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Recycled Bikes?

Recycled Bikes?

| April 1, 2009 | 2 Comments

I was watching one of the Green TV channels the other day (don’t remember the actual channel name because I so infrequently get to watch), but the host of the show gave me a great idea, recycled bikes. For the Non Bike Rider How many times have you gotten a great idea to get in […]

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What’s your Carbon Footprint?

What’s your Carbon Footprint?

| March 11, 2009 | 1 Comment

Your carbon footprint is measured by the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) your lifestyle produces. Things like driving a car, heating your home, use of electricity all produce carbon dioxide. The amount of carbon dioxide you produce over a certain amount of time is your carbon footprint. Keep in mind that your footprint includes your […]

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Consumer World- A Great Consumer’s Resource

| March 2, 2009 | 0 Comments

If you have not done so already, I strongly suggest that you take a look at the Consumer World website.  In addition to looking through the website, you should sign up for their newsletter. Consumer World has a fountain of information that everyone who buys anything should be aware of.  As a result of a […]

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Old Cell Phones – What to Do with Them?

Old Cell Phones – What to Do with Them?

| January 23, 2009 | 3 Comments

I read an article the other day that people spend more money on cell phones than they do on landlines. That’s not very hard to believe. Think about your own household. How much do you spend on cell phones and how much do you spend on landlines? More than just the monthly or annual expense […]

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