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Live Green & Save the Planet

I hate throwing away old magazines. I love to have the ability to look back at spreads for inspiration. However, they start piling up and take up a great deal of space. We’ve found 15 great repurposing DIY projects for all those magazines that are getting dusty.

15 Simple DIYs to Repurpose Those Old Stacks of Magazines

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Insight, a plug-in energy monitor that displays electricity consumed (wattage); the carbon dioxide produced to create that electricity; and the actual cost, in dollars and cents, of that energy use.

Easy Ways to Save Energy

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Conserve Socket, which turns off automatically after 30 minutes, three hours, or six hours of use. (They also make another socket, the Conserve Valet, that turns off when an electronic device is fully charged).

Easy Ways to Save Energy

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Bees pollinate at least 130 different crops in the US alone, including fruits, vegetables and tree nuts.

Education Wednesday: Bees - Naturally Kristi

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Are we being fooled into believing we have a good, healthy diet? If labels are misleading and 100% organic foods are not always easily accessible, how do we reduce our toxic intake and can we get rid of the toxins already consumed? Food can be rinsed with ozonated water (completely safe to consume) to kill 99% of bacteria, pesticides and even chlorine traces. This does not affect any nutritional value of the food and ozone reverts back to pure oxygen within 20-40 minutes.

An InfoGraphic that delves into the question: Is your Diet Toxic?

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Recycling is a win-win for all. Helps to create new jobs and new industries and makes our country stronger. If we don't work on creating new jobs in our country, the recycled plastic is shipped to other countries like China and they get all the benefits. Making goods from recycled materials saves money, energy costs, and pollution. Takes less energy and money to make goods from recycled materials than raw oil. Don't drink out of #7 plastic to avoid BPA a chemical with potential risks.

America Recycles Day Broadcast

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be the change you wish to see in the world.

The Green Divas: low-stress ways to live a deeper shade of green.

The Green Divas

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Education to the Core: Earth Day Freebie and more!

Education to the Core: Earth Day Freebie and more!

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Celebrated around the world, Earth Day is a great time to pause and reflect the impact you, your kids and your family have on the earth.

Earth day activities: grow a meadow indoors! - NurtureStore

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Earth Day is an important celebration and reminder to ourselves that we need to take care of our Earth. Teach him to reduce, reuse, and recycle. This means modeling. Showing him that we buy less. Showing him how to reuse things – like boxes and containers. Teaching him how to recycle. Practice sorting recylables. He is really good at spotting trash on the ground outside.

Teaching Children about Earth Day - Inspiration Laboratories

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Why Reuse a Cup? Headed out to grab a cup of coffee this morning? Make sure you grab a reusable mug, too. If you think it doesn't really matter, think again.

Infographic: Why reuse a cup?

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Drip Irrigation System w Recycled Bottles. This ‘system’ is easy to build. It is in fact no more and no less than a recycled right-side up 2-ltr. plastic drinks bottle with 2 holes punched in the sides and 2 in the bottom. Plant it deep next to your plants you wish to water.

Drip Irrigation System w Recycled Bottles

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Supplies to Repurpose Yogurt Containers. Do you want to know how to remove the printing on food containers? It’s easy! You need pure acetone (located in the beauty section near the finger nail polish removers), a rag, and a container.

Aluminum Can Flowers: cut tops off cans, cut slits, fold slits out to form petals, repeat and stack and decorate!

THE POETIC JOURNEY: Aluminum Can Flowers

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Easy Ways to Live Greener An eco-friendly lifestyle doesn't need to be difficult or expensive. Try these tips and tricks (plus over 65 more) from throughout Good Housekeeping's 125 years to create a home that'll make you — and the earth — proud.

How to Live Greener

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