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Don’t Shower Shorter to Stop Water Waste. Shower Better!

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As part of Energy Action Month, TGS welcomes this guest post by  Beth Livingston, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Whether you live on the West Coast or have friends on social media that do, See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

10 Ways to Appreciate Earth Day…Any Day!

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With Earth Day 2015 approaching next Wednesday, April 22, here are a few ideas to help you appreciate, celebrate and honor this day…any day. Spend a few minutes outside to decompress by. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Earth Day Earth Day 2010 Earth Day events Ways to celebrate Earth Day

Toxic to Our Health: Sitting is the New Smoking

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Sit, sit, sit. I don’t know about you, but after a fairly busy morning to include 6 am workouts two or three times per week, then flitting around the kitchen to get the kids off to. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

How Do You Recycle?

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With Earth Day approaching, I’m curious… How do you recycle or how does your city handle recycling? I’m fortunate – my city offer curbside recycling and furnishes a big brown can to deposit all our recyclable items in to include paper, aluminum cans, glass, newspaper, steel.

Where Low Flow Water Fixtures Make Sense & Where They Might Not

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This is a guest post by Trish Holder of Greenspiration Home.

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5 Easy Things You Can Do Right Now to Be Kinder to the World.

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All this “going green” business can be overwhelming. Opt out of mail delivery and opt in for online

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Book Review: Spit That Out! The Overly Informed Parent's Guide to.

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My boys are now 8 and 11 and a lot has changed since they were born especially since this mainstream interest in green movement has blossomed.

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5 Quick Ways to go Paperless in the Kitchen

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Paper, paper, paper! Here, there, everywhere. Cloth napkins: Really no reason to buy paper napkins for

2010 28

The Plastic Pollution Coalition Celebrity Charity Auction

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If you have ever wanted to get a personal tour of  Ed Begley, Jr.’s Plastic straws  TO   Stainless steel, glass or just forgo althogether.

Product Review & Giveaway: Rescued Paper Saves the Day!

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Saved!  Rescued Paper offers hand-made, up-cycled paper goods. Priced at $14.00 and $7.00 for a mini-notebook, easy on the wallet too. link].

SAY It Forward: A Call to Share Your Green Homeowner Experience

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Do you have a story to share that could save other homeowners energy, water, materials or cost?  Here is an example of a recent guest post.

Product Review: Clean+Green Furniture Refresher

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The refresher not only removed any lingering odor but also removed what would have dried as a stain so I was sold! Here’s how it works: 1.

Sustainable Brands Conference Update: Empowering Consumers

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Moving from blueberries to business, the Sustainable Brands Conference ’11 kicks off next week in Monterey, California June 7-10. 

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20 Great Links from the Safer Chemicals Twitter Party

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What a panel!  What an engaged group of attendees, and what a great source of information! DanielatNRDC :  Read the Health Case for TSCA reform! link].

A Call for Leaders: TogetherGreen Fellowships

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Do you have a great, green idea to for a conservation action project in your community? If so, you might want to take a

2010 21

4 Easy Homemade Recipes To Clean Your Fruits and Veggies

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In those cases, what are the best ways to wash and clean the

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Weekly Round-Up: Green Love around the Web

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It's Valentine's weekend and there have been many great posts on how to make this as eco-sweet as ever.

2010 21

World Gratitude Day is Tuesday, September 21

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Did you know that September 21 has been designated as World Gratitude Day?

2010 21

4 Easy Homemade Recipes To Clean Your Fruits and Veggies

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Though we may try hard to stick with the Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 list when buying fruits and vegetables, there may be times we stray simply due to cost or availability. In those cases, what are the. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com.

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5 Green Go-To Resources to Become More Eco-Aware

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Here's quick hit list of a few go-to resources to access when needing to learn

2010 21

Win Earth Day Treasure from Environmental Booty!

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To celebrate Earth Day, Environmental Booty has a great green giveaway going on.  EB is an online community that gives you, your business or non-profit access to a growing list of members, features and interactive online resources like forums, “Green Deals&# and user profiles.  Another. Check out the full article at www.thegreensamaritan.com.

Watering Your Yard Efficiently During Hot & Dry Times

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Hot, dry and hot!  That might describe your local weather as August descends upon us.  Action:  Manage runoff with topography. What works for you?  .

Food for Thought: Blueberry Facts & Fun Recipes from Dede Wilson

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In my home state of North Carolina, blueberry season has begun and these local berries are especially sweet, delicious and best of all, healthy. 

Don’t Fry Day! Safe & Healthy Tips for Sun Fun

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The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has declared the Friday before Memorial Day -   Don’t Fry Day ! Most importantly do not burn!

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Words from Maya Lin, Sigourney Weaver and The Women of the Gulf

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Maya Lin. knew at an early age, I would do whatever I could to help save the planet. Photo by Cutty McGill. Sigourney Weaver.

Don’t Go Bananas! Easy Ways to Remember What Those Produce Labels Mean

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If you haven’t already, take a closer look at those little sticky labels on the fruit and vegetables you buy at the grocery store.  Those numbers provide important information regarding just. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com.

Weekly Round-Up: Oscar Green on the Red Carpet

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Good Guide: How Good Are Your Clothes Made?

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Easy DIY Place Setting To-Go

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With something like 52 million meals being served each day by McDonald's alone, that makes up for a lot of trash going out the door.

2010 11

4 Simple Questions to Ask for Clean, Green and Good Living

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Vapur: The Anti-Bottle

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Picking up a quick birthday gift for my husband the other day at Eddie Bauer and saw this twist of a water bottle. What makes the the Vapur bottle

The Donate Movement – Improve, Strengthen, Create A Healthier World

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When I see all the bags and boxes of things that need to be

2009 11

Product Review: Glass Dharma – The Original Glass Straw

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If moving from disposable to reusable is on your list of resolutions this year, cutting out the use of plastic straws is an easy start.  We used to buy bags of straws for the drinks and smoothies in. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living Product Reviews Glass Dharma Reusable drinking straws

A Thought For Today

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One touch of nature makes the whole world kin. William Shakespeare. Check out the full article at www.thegreensamaritan.com. Green Living Earth Day Quotes Easter Quote

Get the Latest in Green Living at Green Life Buzz

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What’s the buzz?  Check out the latest in living green at Green Life Buzz. The site collects all the best content about living a green life from a variety of sources and offers it up in one easy location. I’m pleased to announce that TGS is a newly  featured blog among many other sites. Green Living

Celebrate Earth Day with Sid the Science Kid + DVD Giveaway!

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Of course, the best way to celebrate Earth Day with your child is to spend time outside, but if you find yourself with a little TV time, Public Broadcasting with opportunities for learning a few healthy eco-friendly lessons is a great, green alternative. As Earth Day approaches, here’s a fun.

End of Season Tips for Storing Fresh Herbs

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Now with the. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

Forget Pokemon Go! Green and Easy-Going Ways to Spend the Rest of Summer

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Fall into Cinnamon – Healthy Home Uses to Get Ready for the Season

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Cooler weather, falling leaves and shorter daylight hours are on the way.  This means warm and healthy soups, slow cooker recipes, pumpkins, apple cider and cinnamon around our home. Cinnamon can be. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

Product Review: AquaTru Countertop Reverse Osmosis Water Purifier

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Goodbye Toxic Chemicals… Hello AquaTru! Finally! healthy water solution that I can really live with. Green Living