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A New Car vs. Your Used Car:

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Buying a new car to reduce your carbon footprint seems logical. But surprisingly, keeping the vehicle already in your garage, or replacing it with a more fuel efficient used car may be a greener choice. That’s because it takes a lot of energy and raw materials to manufacture a new vehicle. "It varies between models, but it is reasonable to estimate building a new $30,000 midsize car will generate greenhouse gases that are the equivalent of 14 metric tons of CO2," says RockAuto.com Vice President, Tom Taylor. Read More »

4 Ways to Go Green this New Year

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This new year means fun-filled celebrations, spending time with loved ones and the excitement of new changes in the coming year. It’s also the perfect opportunity to break old habits and create new, healthy ones. While many put exercising, eating healthy or traveling at the top of their resolution list, this new year is a great time to start thinking green! Read More »

3 ways to become more environmentally friendly in 2015

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To increase awareness of recycling options during lunch, Entenmann's Little Bites Snacks has partnered with the recycling and upcycling experts at TerraCycle for the "Turn Trash to Cash" program, giving students the chance to recycle their Little Bites snack pouches and earn money for their school. TerraCycle can recycle the pouches to create products like tote bags, pencil cases and even picnic benches. Read More »

8 Ways to Go Green in Your Kitchen

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The kitchen is the heart of the home, and a space that gets used for more than just cooking. We entertain, help kids with homework and create a makeshift office in this central hub. It’s a space that gets plenty of use, therefore it should be as energy efficient as possible. Just by making a few changes and upgrades, you’ll save money and energy, while enhancing the comforts of your kitchen. Read More »

Homemade Baby Food Made Easy

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Making homemade baby food is something wonderful you can do for your kids. It allows you to know exactly what goes into every meal and more importantly, what doesn’t. Even if a jar says “preservative-free” or “all natural,” that still means the once healthy whole fruits and veggies have been super-heated and processed beyond recognition, removing tons of nutritional value and flavor. Read More »

Move Over Coconut Water – There’s a New Drink Trending (And You Can Harvest It Yourself)!

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The humble coconut has undoubtedly had its fifteen minutes of fame – having gone from an exotic tropical treat you slurp on the white sand beaches of the Bahamas, to a pricey beverage consumed in the name of clean eating. It’s not surprising that the market for this super-drink has raked in $1 billion, turning it into quite the burgeoning industry over the years. But coconut water may soon be on the back burner once birch sap hits the market. Read More »