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Weekly Tips | January 13, 2014

Older, AND Wiser!


Whether you arrived by stork or some other means of special delivery, a New Year means yet another chance to celebrate your birthday! This year, why not get wiser alongside getting older, and throw sustainable birthday bashes for yourself, your children, or your friends. Surprise everyone with natal day festivities that produce little more waste than a birthday suit, and make a birthday wish for the environment come true!


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tags: birthday  party 

Weekly Tips | January 07, 2014

Gift Card Discard


Chances are, no matter the denomination, that among your holiday packages, you likely received a gift card. While it’s a good way to ensure no gift returns from your Great Aunt Eunice or your brother-in-law George, what to do with returning the card itself? Continue the season of giving, and click through for tips on gifting the environment in the New Year with a safe gift card discard!


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Weekly Tips | December 31, 2013

Resolution: Waste Zero


Are your recycling and garbage containers resolving to lose some weight this year? Add a waste reduction resolution for a fresh start to a new year! From your morning routine to your mailbox, these simple tips will set you on the path toward zero waste.


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tags: waste reduction 

Weekly Tips | December 23, 2013

Santa Packs It In! (But How to Pack Out?)


Whether you've been naughty or nice this holiday season, chances are St. Nick will have delivered. What to do with all of Kringle's extra packaging and downgraded electronics? Read on to find out where to send the North Pole's wrappings packing!


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tags: packaging  styrofoam 

Weekly Tips | December 16, 2013

‘Twas Ten Days Before Christmas!


The stockings are hung by the chimney with care, and your packages are nearly ready to share. You've gathered the ribbon, scotch tape, scissors and a spread when suddenly an alternative pops in your head! Choosing to gift-give can really be a snap, while using less paper for all your gift wrap! So this gift-giving season, when you have a choice, challenge yourself to use less, Mama Earth shall rejoice!


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tags: gift  wrapping paper 

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