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Feb
5
2014

5 Green Tips for Valentine’s Day

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5 green tips for Valentine’s day. Typically, with Valentine’s Day you think of roses, chocolates, jewelry, and other gifts to let special people in your life know you care about them. This year we have some tips for you to stay environmentally savvy while celebrating the holiday. These suggestions help the environment and are a little more creative than a box of chocolates. This Valentines’s Day make green the new red courtesy of Think Green From Home. Happy Valentine’s Day everybody! Image [...]

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Mar
16
2012

St. Patricks Day – a different way to go Green

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St. Patricks day is a day of celebrating Irish Heritage, eating, drinking and everything green.  But how can you implement green into your St. Pattys day without having to wear it from head to toe?  Here are a few ideas… WEAR GREEN – but on a smaller scale Wear green socks, no one may see them… but at least you’ve got spirit! Wear fashionable green jewelry, just an accent piece can be subtle and classy. [...]

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Nov
14
2011

Making the Holidays Green

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The holidays are fast approaching, and you might be wondering how to make them a little greener. With just a few adjustments to your shopping (and your thinking), you can make your holiday environmentally friendly. It’s easy, and it’s fun. Do It Yourself Holiday Cards: Make your own cards on recycled paper. Remember how much fun it used to be to make specialized cards for people when you were little? It’s still just as much [...]

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Oct
14
2011

Go Green with Buy the Case

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Our new ‘Buy the Case’ program at Stockn’Go is an easy way to go green. If you have a large family or room mates, stocking up can be a very easy way to help the earth. If you’re thinking of stocking up on health or beauty products, there are some great reasons to do so. The best one, of course, is that buying in bulk is green. Let me explain further. When you buy in [...]

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Sep
27
2011

Tips for a Green Fall

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The days are getting cooler and shorter. You’ve got brightly colored leaves everywhere, and soon they’re going to be littering your lawn. Autumn has its own special green concerns, and here are some tips to help keep your fall green. Don’t burn your leaves – When leaves are burned, the smoke contains particulates that can lodge in your lungs and the lungs of other people. The pollution that’s emitted by burning leaves can add to [...]

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Sep
6
2011

Green Ideas for Daily Living

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If you want to green your life, one of the first things you need to do is learn to think outside the box. There are green solutions in almost all areas of your life. All it takes is a little creative thinking. And if all that feels overwhelming – just read about the 13 year old boy who figured out a way to make solar panels 50% more efficient. He studied the patterns of trees [...]

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Aug
29
2011

Green Tips for College Life

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So, you’re going off to college. Exciting, isn’t it? Most colleges give out a list of ‘must-haves’ for incoming freshmen, but here are some green and money saving tips for that list, as well. Get a bicycle. You might need a car for longer trips, but for getting around campus there’s nothing more convenient and energy saving than a bike. You won’t have to pay for a parking pass or hunt for parking. You’ll save [...]

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Aug
17
2011

Green Your Beauty Routine

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I talk a lot about greening your life, but so far, I’ve left beauty routines out of it. I thought it was too hard … but I was wrong. I recently decided to find some ways to make my beauty routine as green as the rest of my life is. Surprisingly, there were some easy ways to do it. Try more eco friendly products. L’oreal makes an Ever Pure brand of hair products that are [...]

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Aug
10
2011

Go Green and Save Our Forests

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If you need a reason to go green, deforestation is a good one. Deforestation is one of the major causes of climate change because it releases huge amounts of carbon into the atmosphere. This contributes to the greenhouse effect. Trees absorb the atmosphere-damaging amounts of carbon dioxide and use it to grow, but when they burn, carbon dioxide is released again. Deforestation is doubly damaging to the environment, because greenhouse gases are released when wood [...]

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Aug
4
2011

Beat the Heat the Green Way

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Most of the country is in the midst of a heat wave. If you’re not – count your blessings. You’re lucky. The rest of us, however, want to cool off. We want to keep our houses cool, and we want to keep ourselves cool. How can you do that, and still lead a green life? Face it – unless you’re as stoic as a Spartan, you’re going to have to run your air conditioning at [...]

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