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Good for the Earth, Good for the Soul Hobbies

Everyone enjoys spending his or her downtime with a pleasurable and leisurely activity. However, some of these activities harm the environment. It is time to take up an eco-friendly hobby that both you…

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End of Summer: Eco Bucket List

File Credit:http://ilovepith.tumblr.com 1. Choose an eco-friendly DIY. Try at home teeth whitening, floral face wash, recycled tin can lanterns, or my favorite— orange candles! 2. Picnic in the park. A great way to…

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Going with the Grain: Reclaimed Wood

A few times a year I go into home improvement mode. Usually it’s triggered by seasonal shifts (new storage solutions for winter clothes!) or the occasional curtain rod breaking over my head in…

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Composting 101!

Hello everyone and welcome to Composting 101. Let’s jump right in, shall we? What is Composting? Composting is nature’s process of recycling decomposed organic waste and turning it into a nutrient rich material…

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Dry Clean Only: The “Perc” of Earth Friendly Dry Cleaning

We all have those items in our closet that can’t be put in a conventional washing machine. The cashmere sweater, that silk shirt, they all need to be taken to a dry cleaner…

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Fast and Furious Road Etiquette for Green Drivers

Many fuel-saving tips advise driving slowly, but you should actually often drive fast to save fuel and minimize the impact on the environment.  Driving slowly works to save fuel on an individual level, but…

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Reduce or Reuse

Reduce, reuse, and recycle. These 3 terms go hand in hand, but do we really know their impact, or how to do them? How to Reduce: Cutting down on waste. To reduce is…

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Keeping Your Picnic Eco-Friendly

File Credit: rodalenews.com Although National Picnic Day has passed, here at eco18 we want to keep eco-friendly picnics alive! Here are a few tips and tricks to keep in your picnic basket. Keep…

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A Pigment Of Your Imagination

Spring is in the air and we all are starting to come out of our winter hibernation with anticipation of enjoying the outdoors with long sunny warm days and cool nights.  We are…

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10 Eco Gifts Only a Mother Could Love

In the back of your mind, you know Mom loves you no matter what’s happened in the past (limp bouquets of grocery store flowers included). This year it’s time to meld your money…

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