Monthly Archives: November 2014

31 days of Reducing Trash and Waste

From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, household waste increases by more than 25%. Added food waste, shopping bags, packaging, wrapping paper, bows and ribbons all adds up to an additional 1 million tons a week to our landfills. (Source: EPA) We can all do … Continue reading

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The Top Greenest Countries

I find it amazing that most of these countries are in the far north, and share long cold dark winters. The United States is 28th on this index. http://dualcitizeninc.com/GGEI-Report2014.pdf  

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Plan a non-GMO Thanksgiving

Big cooking and baking weeks are ahead of us, and I loved this post about GMOs.  When I shop for groceries, I see more and more things labeled non-GMO, and we need to keep up the public education on GMOs. … Continue reading

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America Recycles Day, November 15,

On America Recycles Day, what new commitment can you make to recycle? The U.S. is the #1 trash-producing country in the world at 1,609 pounds per person per year. This means that 5% of the world’s people generate 40% of … Continue reading

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A Reminder To Save Energy

Energy Tip of the month from Bayfield Electic Cooperative: http://bayfieldelectric.com/ ** Turn off lights when rooms are not occupied ** Tap into winter daylight by leaving window blinds open ** Disconnect unnecessary or unused equipment  

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Three Simple Tips for Going Green

Buy less,  Consume Less and Recycle More!  AND Shop Smart      http://www.doitgreen.org/     Below is from Earth911.com and has some good ideas. http://www.earth911.com/living-well-being/how-to-go-green-without-going-crazy/   “1. Starting slow means sustainability. We have all experienced the rush of starting something armed … Continue reading

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You Have a Voice, Please Vote!

  If you don’t vote you are giving more power to the billionaires that pay for all the negative ads…Which is exactly what they want!! This is about all of us, not just a few.   “No other democratic nation … Continue reading

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