5 Tips for an Eco-Friendly Christmas

Dec 04, 2011 Comments Off

Defy the Consumer Christmas! Instead of going into the red to buy things that will rarely be used, stay green – and sane — this Christmas season with simple eco-friendly tips. You’ll simplify your life, reduce your carbon footprint, and save money as well. A very merry Christmas indeed! 1. The Great Tree Debate: Live [...]

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Can I Recycle This? – Tech Edition

Jun 10, 2011 Comments Off

Ahh, the fickle heart and the roaming eye of the gadget guru. You know who you are, the one who barely has a new tech toy out of the box before you’re back on CNET to see what will replace it. How quickly our favorite tech toys become relics of our previous lives. But what [...]

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Eco-Chic at the FROCK Shop

Mar 23, 2011 Comments Off

Recently I entered a FROCK Shop trunk show for some casual browsing, but I left with a moral dilemma as big as my shopping bag: Do I blog about this to get FROCK Shop every bit of attention it deserves, or do I keep this tip for myself to minimize the shopping competition?   Don’t make me regret this. [...]

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Eco Chic in Plaza Midwood

Apr 27, 2010 1 Comment

Shopping isn’t exactly eco-friendly, but dammit, we’ve got to live a little. So if you want to be green while you’re out spending green, there’s the eco-friendly option: go secondhand.

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Give Your Old Books a Sequel

Apr 08, 2010 1 Comment

My environmentalism has its limits, and Ed Begley Jr. would have to tear books out of my cold dead hands before I’d ever buy a Kindle. I’m an old school reader, a book nerd. So to atone for my book-buying ways, I’m seeking ways to reduce the amount of paper that feeds my reading habit. Here are some of my favorite ways to reduce-reuse-recycle books.

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