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The Eco Fashion Revolution: I AM NOT A VIRGIN

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From chemicals in the fabric to being produced in unsafe manufacturing plants, the clothes you’re wearing probably aren’t doing much good for you, and are definitely not doing any good for the environment. While there are a few eco-friendly clothing companies out there, few of them are able to find a good balance between being fashion forward and eco-friendly. Well, now we have a solution: I AM NOT A VIRGIN (IANAV) clothing company is an emerging brand dedicated to making fashion forward clothing, that also happens to be eco and human-conscious. Read More »

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 »

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 »

Make Every Day Earth Day

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With Earth Day right around the corner, it’s a great time to reflect on your own personal impact on the environment and the world around you. Because so many consumer habits can have a negative effect on the planet, it’s important to take steps to reduce this trend. Read More »

Conscious Clothing Revolution

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If ever there was a bandwagon to jump on, the sustainable clothing revolution is it. To truly reduce your family’s carbon footprint, recycling cans and bottles isn’t going to cut it. Don’t get us wrong, any stride to better the planet is worth acknowledging, but do you ever wish you could do more? Read More »