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Weekly Tips | July 18, 2011

Local Harvest

The Pacific Northwest is home to a wide variety of local food that is available year round. Purchasing food produced close to home is a great way to support local farmers, eat what is in season, reduce packaging waste and minimize the fuel needed to transport food long distances.


Weekly Tips | July 25, 2011

Book Ends

If you have used books that are not suitable for donation or resale, there are unique reuse and recycling options.

Old or damaged books can be turned into upcycled objects d’art, fashion accessories and unique home décor. Online tutorials give step-by-step instructions for turning old books into paper vases, wreathes, purses, wallets, table legs, wallpaper and lamps. Go on, get crafty!


Weekly Tips | November 28, 2011

Zero Waste Holidays

It’s easy to save money and reduce your holiday ‘waste-line’ this year by going green!


Weekly Tips | December 05, 2011

It's a Wrap!

Looking for an alternative to wrapping paper for gifts?

John and Anita in Shoreline recently shared a great waste reduction idea: homemade fabric gift sacks. This creative idea has helped their family save money and reduce their holiday paper waste year after year!


Weekly Tips | January 23, 2012

2012 Resolution: Big Strides to a Smaller Carbon Footprint

If your New Year’s resolutions include getting in shape and living a more eco-friendly lifestyle, read on for tips to help get your moving and trim your "waste-line"



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