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Compost at the Ballpark

Baseball season is here and in full swing.  The Seattle Seahawks have a new, green twist on stadium give-aways. Compost made from trash left at the stadium.  Continue reading

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High Trash Fashion

Not all materials are created equally- and that stays true when it comes to fashion too.  Natural fibers, like organic cotton, tend to be gentler on the planet than artificial ones, rayon, polyester etc. How “green” clothing is depends on many other factors too, including where the materials are sourced and what the manufacturing process for them is. Continue reading



Farmer’s Market Season
April 10, 2011, 5:52 PM
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It’s officially Spring and, at least in San Jose, finally starting to feel like it is. With Spring comes the start of local farmer’s markets that are not only great places to get fresh, local produce, but also a fun way to spend a leisurely morning. Continue reading



Change is Good
March 21, 2011, 1:36 PM
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In previous posts I’ve talked about the need to limit the use of disposable bottles and increase recycling rates. But now there is a way to enjoy your sodas guilt free. Continue reading



No More Trash

Waste,as defined by the dictionary, means to use or expand carelessly. This includes throwing away food that could have easily been eaten,not recycling,  and generating unnecessary garbage. Continue reading



Plastic Bags: Just Say “No”

Paper or plastic?” It’s a common question while checking out at the grocery store, but there is another option- reusable.  Reusable bags are not only better for the environment, they’re also stylish and can hold more than plastic or paper bags. Continue reading



Recycling
February 17, 2011, 2:39 PM
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Last time I posted about avoiding bottled water. Today, a related topic- recycling.  Most of us know that recycling glass and plastic bottles, as well as aluminum cans, can be a way to get extra cash. But what about other items around your home? Continue reading