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Feeding Birds in Winter

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 17, 2014

Winter is a difficult season for birds who stick around in northern climes. They need extra stamina to keep themselves warm, just at the time of year when their usual foods are in short...


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If You Make Only One (More) Green Change

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 08, 2014

Recycling, composting, saving water, buying less, reusing more ... you could well feel that you are already working hard to save the planet. It might be difficult for you to think of...


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Fencing Fact Sheet: Aluminum and Steel

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 30, 2014

Aluminum and steel are two metals commonly used as fencing materials. While both are attractive and long-lasting, there are some significant differences between the two. Read up on...


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9 Great Ways to Green Your Gift Wrap

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 26, 2014

Who else loves the holiday season? Gathering family, friends, and food together in your gaily decorated home is great. The cream on the cake is that it's also a time to show love by...


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17 Facts About Natural Cedar Roofs

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 24, 2014

Traditional cedarwood roofs are most notable for their striking natural good looks. However, beyond their beauty, they offer a whole host of practical advantages -- eco-friendliness,...


Photo By John Phelan (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

There's a Lot to Love about Little Free Libraries

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 19, 2014

Little Free Libraries, those idiosyncratic book repositories, are springing up all over. Although many people claim that they look like birdhouses, I find the small cabinets more reminiscent...


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Do's and Don'ts to Reduce Paper Use at Home or Work

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 06, 2014

Even though we live in an increasingly digitized world, an astounding 69 million tons of paper and paperboard are produced annually in the US. Although Americans have a commendable...


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Disposable vs Reusable Dishes: The Surprising Facts

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 30, 2014

Isn't it exciting to hear good news about the green movement? The question of whether disposable or reusable dishes are more eco-friendly has been a matter of debate for some time....