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Green Living Pug Recycles & More!

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Earth Day will be here before you know it on April 22 and this adorable little pug is eco-ready! He truly lives a green lifestyle complete with carpools and recycling. If this little guy doesn’t inspire you to go green, nothing will! For more…

Jessica Alba ‘I Will if You Will’ Earth Hour Challenge

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For Earth Hour 2013 (on March 23), Jessica Alba and the founders of The Honest Company agreed to let her kids dress the entire team for work if they could get 10,000 people to switching to non-toxic household products. With Earth Day 2013 fast…

One of Nation's First 'Green' Charter Schools in Minority Community

When Sarah Diaz was a freshman at the Environmental Charter High School in Lawndale, Calif., one of the nation's first 'green' charter schools, she didn’t know much about conservation or social justice. But she soon had her family recycling,…

How to Reuse Damaged Books

Why reuse damaged books? When a book is damaged, it can break a book lover's heart. Broken spines, torn pages, rippling (a tell-tale sign of water damage), the scribbles of an unattended child or corners so dog-eared that they've fallen…

Creative Christmas Tree Alternatives

Are you looking for a creative Christmas tree alternative? You're not alone! Each year, more and more people are looking beyond the two most common Christmas tree choices—fresh or artificial—and finding creative alternatives. Individual…

How to Avoid Wasting Food

I do the grocery shopping for my family of four. I also try to fix dinner every night, but sometimes I'll cook more than I should. I keep the leftovers, which somehow end up hidden in the back of the refrigerator. By the time time I remember…

Read, Recycle, Repeat: Books to Help Get Kids to Recycle for America Recycles Day

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America Recycles Day began in 1997 and every year since then, November 15 has been the nationally recognized day to encourage recycling. Of course we need more than one day out of the year to take care of our planet, but American Recycles…

The Eco-Friendly Fashionista

It’s almost spring 2012 and, when it comes to fashion, green is most definitely the new black. Not the color green (although there are tons of gorgeous emeralds, kellys, citrusy limes, and seafoams to choose from this season) but the philosophy…

Style Activism: Look Good, Do Good

In these tumultuous economic times, we’re all tightening our oh-so fabulous belts. One of the unfortunate side effects of such belt-tightening is that we are making fewer and smaller charitable donations. Of course, another unfortunate side…