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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



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



Save Electricity for the Planet and your Pocket

The first thing that comes to my mind when I think of saving electricity is to turn off lights in empty rooms. It’s a basic conservation technique most have heard many times, from conservationists or budget-mided parents.  But as I recently learned, there are sneaky appliances that waste energy. I recently discovered how much these can waste  over time- making your energy bills higher and taking a toll on mother nature. Continue reading