Recent Green Living Articles


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Eco-Aware Kitchen Cabinet Replacement or Renewal

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 19, 2016

You work hard at keeping your kitchen green -- buying healthful, sustainable food and drink to nourish your family and friends. Good for you! Now here’s another area where you...


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Is Your House Ready for a Roof Garden?

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 31, 2016

Would you love to create a lovely flower garden or a practical patch of fresh, organic herbs and veggies? If you live in an urban home where outdoor space is limited – or even...


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Save Energy at Home these 8 Painless Ways

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 17, 2016

There's a new resolution in town. Americans still see losing weight, spending less, and (finally!) getting organized as top goals, but these days we're adding a new ambition: "Save...


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Top 10 Green New Year's Resolutions: a Countdown

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 28, 2015

TEN: Use less, enjoy more. For example, on a sunny day, skip the machine drying and hang your laundry outdoors. This simple action will save energy and scent your sheets with a fresh,...


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Pallet Project Tips to Convert Former Pallet Haters

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 16, 2015

Seems like there are two opposing sides when it comes to crafting with discarded shipping pallets ... the fans and, well, the haters. DIYers who love pallets are very vocal about their...