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Green Compromises

Sometimes I come across someone who really wants to make their life greener, but they are wary about taking the plunge.  Some find certain lifestyle changes daunting, some are worried about costs, others think that going green is an all-or-nothing deal.  It doesn't have to be daunting, it doesn't have to be expensive, and it doesn't have to be all-or-nothing.  

I came up with some problems and solutions to going green.  ... read more

Greenwashing and Green Labels

Last week, a report came out by TerraChoice, a North American environmental marketing company, stating that 95% of "green" products claim are misleading buyers.  The report stated that the amount of "green" products on the market today is 73% higher than just one year ago, which is good news, but 95% of them committed the Seven Sins of Greenwashing.  ... read more

Veggies for All at Unity College

Veggies For All is a community service hunger relief program by the "Unity Barn Raisers" that grows food for a local food bank in Waldo County, Maine. They have various gardens on the campus of Unity College and the program provides organically, locally grown produce to those who have the least access.

Unity College is dubbed America’s Environmental College. Situated in rural Maine, the classrooms often are the bogs, mountains, and forests. The majors are mostly environmentally related.  You can major in Agriculture, Food, and Sustainability, Aquaculture and Fisheries, or Parks, Recreation, and Ecotourism to name a few.... read more

One week left of the Seventh Generation Green Baby Giveaway!

Don't forget!  

You have one week left to enter the Seventh Generation Green Baby Giveaway!  Don't miss out on your opportunity to win over $40 of great baby items from diapers to detergent and all sorts of cleaning stuff. ... read more

Keen for Green Halloween Guide

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With Halloween around the corner, I just wanted to recap some of our older and newer green Halloween posts.  

First, don't forget that this Saturday is National Costume Swap Day!  It's not too late to find a swap near you.  Don't bother buying a new costume when you can find a cool one at a swap.... read more

The Seventh Generation Green Baby Giveaway! -- Halfway there!

We're at the halfway point for the Seventh Generation Green Baby Giveaway!  Have you entered yet?  

Enter to win over $40 worth of Seventh Generation baby goodies, including...Seventh Generation Chlorine-Free Diapers, detergent, Seventh Generation paper towels, a reusable shopping bag and MUCH MORE!

Enter here!  ... read more

Annie's Root 4 Kids

I'm a big fan of Annie's Homegrown.  (Gimme mac and cheese, please!)  Annie's recently started a program called Root 4 Kids.  Root 4 Kids hopes to inspire kids and their families to eat real food. 

The website has a virtual garden, games, coloring, and quizzes.  You can take a pledge to inspire kids to dig real food and check out some recipes and other food-related resources.  Schools also have the opportunity to get involved.  ... read more

Enter the Seventh Generation Green Baby Giveaway!

Seventh Generation Chlorine-Free Diapers

Don't forget!  

The Seventh Generation Green Baby Giveaway ends in three weeks.  Enter here for a chance to win over $40 worth of baby stuff, including...... read more

  • One package of Seventh Generation Chlorine-Free Diapers (check out my review!)  Winner will specify size.
  • Disinfecting Multi-Surface Cleaner
  • Disinfecting Bathroom Cleaner
  • Disinfecting Wipes
  • Tub of baby wipes and a refill
  • Baby laundry detergent
  • All purpose cleaner
  • A roll of natural paper towels
  • A recycled, reusable shopping bag

Green Halloween Celebrations at Local Zoos & Aquariums

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Even though Halloween is still over a month away, with the local stores displaying Halloween merchandise since August, it's hard not for me to get into the mindset.  I love autumn, I love candy, and I love spooky stuff.

If you're looking for a way for your kids to do something fun, Halloweenish, and green, check out GreenHalloween.org.  Many local zoos and aquariums across the country are participating.  ... read more

The Seventh Generation Green Baby Giveaway!

Enter The Seventh Generation Green Baby Giveaway!

One lucky winner will get:

That's a great prize, huh?  It's an over $40 value!... read more

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