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

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Green LivingAs 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.

Toxic to Our Health: Sitting is the New Smoking

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Green LivingSit, 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.

How Do You Recycle?

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Green Living Recycling Curbside recycling how to recycleWith 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. Check out the full article at www.thegreensamaritan.com.

RT and #ShareATree for Good Green Holiday Giving

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Green is Universal and the Arbor Day Foundation have teamed up once again for their annual Share A Tree campaign. Every year, Green is Universal and the Arbor Day Foundation partner to give a gift to. Green Living

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

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Green Living Healthy Living Environmental Working Group Shopper's Guide labels on fruit PLU labels what do the labels on fruit meanIf 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 how the produce was grown. So even is something is marked as organic, the sticker will reassure you. Check out the full article at www.thegreensamaritan.com.

Product Review: Clean+Green Furniture Refresher

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I have stopped buying conventional odor/stain removers and sometimes the baking soda/vinegar solution just doesn’t do the trick, so I was glad to try out Clean+Green Furniture Refresher. Spray Clean+Green on the odor source.

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

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February 18, 2011 J & B My boys are now 8 and 11 and a lot has changed since they were born especially since this mainstream interest in the green movement has blossomed. Tagged as: Eco-Libris , Green Parenting books , Paige Wolfe , Spit That Out!

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5 Quick Ways to go Paperless in the Kitchen

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

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Greenspiration Home is an online resource dedicated to helping homeowners build, renovate, and decorate green. Unfortunately, 30 or 40 years is a long wait to learn everything one needs to know about owning and maintaining a home – especially when it comes to green attributes.

Weekly Round-Up: Green Love around the Web

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Living Green Ideas talks about a few last minute gift suggestions like giving your loved on a massage, cleaning the house or creating CD with favorite music. Tagged as: Green Valentine Gift Ideas , St. Alltop Green said: Weekly Round-Up: Green Love around the Web [link] [.]

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The Plastic Pollution Coalition Celebrity Charity Auction

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Green LivingIf you have ever wanted to get a personal tour of Ed Begley, Jr.’s

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

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The Green Guide: Produced by National Geographic, The Green Guide provides comprehensive information on a variety of topics and products all to help the general consumer take easy and achievable steps.

2010 21

Product Review & Giveaway: Rescued Paper Saves the Day!

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Whether it’s to green your back-to-school supply list , find a green birthday gift or even to help you travel green, Rescued Paper can save the day. Contests Green Living Product ReviewsSaved!

Sustainable Brands Conference Update: Empowering Consumers

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As it relates to my personal “green consumerism&# (yes, I know it sounds like an oxymoron), I have questioned many actions, pondered pre-cycling and packaging, and done my best to green my non-green clothing purchases.

20 Great Links from the Safer Chemicals Twitter Party

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Green Living Safer Chemicals Healthy Families Twitter PartyWhat a panel! What an engaged group of attendees, and what a great source of information! To recap, here’s just a sampling (in no particular order) of the informative tweets and links that were shared.

A Call for Leaders: TogetherGreen Fellowships

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Home About Terms of Use & Privacy Policy Disclosure Contact Product Reviews Monthly Eco-Resolutions Quick Reference Guide Subscribe A Call for Leaders: TogetherGreen Fellowships March 7, 2011 Do you have a great, green idea to for a conservation action project in your community?

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4 Easy Homemade Recipes To Clean Your Fruits and Veggies

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Green 2009 2010 People Products More >> From The Recycle Bin 2010 TGS Year in Review Recent Posts How Do You Recycle?

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4 Easy Homemade Recipes To Clean Your Fruits and Veggies

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Gardening Green Living how to clean fruits and vegetables Produce rinse Produce wash vinegar produce rinseThough 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.

World Gratitude Day is Tuesday, September 21

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Green 2009 2010 People Products More >> From The Recycle Bin 2010 TGS Year in Review Recent Posts How Do You Recycle?

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. Contests Earth Day Green Living Earth Day 2011 Earth Day Deals Earth Day Giveaway Environmental Booty

Weekly Round-Up: Oscar Green on the Red Carpet

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Global Green celebrated it’s 8th Annual Pre-Oscar party on Wednesday. “ Greener Cities for a Cooler Planet” was the theme of the evening which benefited Global Green’s initiatives to promote smart solutions to climate change by creating healthy, green communities.

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

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Home About Terms of Use & Privacy Policy Disclosure Contact Product Reviews Monthly Eco-Resolutions Quick Reference Guide Subscribe 4 Simple Questions to Ask for Clean, Green and Good Living February 16, 2011 Hmmmm?

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Get the Latest in Green Living at Green Life Buzz

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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. Green LivingWhat’s the buzz? I’m pleased to announce that TGS is a newly featured blog among many other sites. Check out the full article at www.thegreensamaritan.com.

Watering Your Yard Efficiently During Hot & Dry Times

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Energy Efficiency Green LivingHot, dry and hot! That might describe your local weather as August descends upon us. Yards are looking a little scorched and water sources a little shallow around the edges.

Good Guide: How Good Are Your Clothes Made?

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February 25, 2011 Always dressing in eco-friendly, organic clothing is a tough one for many of us based on local level availability, style and some times price, so we may often find ourselves in a dilemma of how to green that non-green clothing purchase.

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

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Green Living Healthy Living Environmental Working Group Shopper''s Guide labels on fruit PLU labels what do the labels on fruit mean 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.

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

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Now, consider the use of a healthy sunscreen without the use of harmful ingredients: According to sources like Dr. Alan Greene on a recent Twitter Party for Safer Chemicals and the Environmental Working Group use a sunscreen with zinc, titanium dioxide and minerals.

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

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Green Living Recipes blueberry creme fraiche tart Blueberry facts blueberry recipies Dede WilsonIn my home state of North Carolina, blueberry season has begun and these local berries are especially sweet, delicious and best of all, healthy.

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

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Green Living National Audubon Society Women in Conservation 8th Annual Rachel Carson Awards Women of the Gulf

Easy DIY Place Setting To-Go

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Green 2009 2010 People Products More >> From The Recycle Bin 2010 TGS Year in Review Recent Posts How Do You Recycle?

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Vapur: The Anti-Bottle

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I feel especially “green&# using it because I use my home water filter to fill it up usually! Using it on stage is a wonderful way to model your good green habits to your fans.

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

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Tagged as: A Care Tag for Our Planet , Goodwill , Levi Strauss , The Donate Movement [link] The Donate Movement – Powered by Goodwill® » Join Our Blogger Network [.] “The Donate Movement – Improve, Strengthen and Create a Healthier World&# on The Green Samaritan [.]

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10 Green & Good Spring Cleaning Replacements for the Toxic Bad Guy

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Green LivingSo after I discovered this awful silver cleaning spray polish that has been following me around for years and until recently, was still lurking in the dark corner of my cabinet beneath the kitchen. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com.

Product Review: Glass Dharma – The Original Glass Straw

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Green Living Product Reviews Glass Dharma Reusable drinking strawsIf 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.

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. Green Living Earth Day Green TV shows for kids PBS Kids Sid the Science Kid

A Thought For Today

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

Farm to Table – One Step at a Time

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Green LivingSpring is in full bloom! Time to get out and enjoy all that nature has to offer. April is National Gardening Month so a perfect time to plant a garden and/or begin shopping at our local farmer’s. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com.

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

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Green LivingWith amusement parks, water slides and so many other pre-fab ways to spend summertime, here are a few back to basic ideas on how to enjoy the rest of the summer in a simpler and more easy-going. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com.

End of Season Tips for Storing Fresh Herbs

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Green LivingThis beautiful basil plant has served us well over the summer growing season, and we enjoyed several homemade and fresh “farewell” Margherita pizzas over the weekend. Now with the. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com.

3 Easy Steps to Clean and Green Your Silver

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Green LivingIs polishing silver on your list of to-do’s for the holiday season? Well, before you grab that spray polish can that may be lurking under your sink and reads something like – “THIS PRODUCT. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com.