Category: Recycling

Top 20 Ways To Have A Green Christmas!

It’s Christmas eve and our guests will arrive shortly but I wanted to take a minute and wish all of the readers of a very merry Christmas! I also wanted to use the opportunity to point out some tips that you can all take with you to make your Christmas not only merry but “green” as well. There’s no doubt that the holidays are a very busy and hectic time for a lot of people. It’s times like these when many people tend to get so caught up in the hustle and bustle of our busy lives that we…

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The Time to Switch to Reusable Shopping Bags is Now!

Do you remember a few years back when the top grocery store chains started asking if you wanted paper or plastic bags as they were bagging your groceries? At the time, a lot of people started choosing plastic bags because they wanted to reduce the amount of wood pulp that was used for making these paper shopping bags. I remember that a lot of us, myself included, felt like we were doing our part to help the environment by choosing plastic over paper. What we didn’t realize was that by switching from paper to plastic we would be creating an…

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That Old Junk In Your Back Yard Could Be Worth Money!

One thing that many rural homes have in common is that there’s usually two or three old broken down cars parked in every backyard. People who live out in the country tend to collect things that they think they “might use” somewhere on down the line. This often ends up turning back yards into large scrap piles of rusting metal that can actually be turned into cold hard cash that you can line your pockets with. A few years ago we were faced with the dire need to come up with some cash because something in our house was broken…

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