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YES, I’M VEGAN: But I’m not having a worse time than you

YES, I’M VEGAN: But I’m not having a worse time than you

We can never do too much work dispelling myths about people who look or behave differently than we do. In vegan/non-vegan encounters...
August 25, 2015 × 1 comment

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DRY STATE CALLS FOR DRY URINALS: Why waterless urinals still aren’t in every bathroom

DRY STATE CALLS FOR DRY URINALS: Why waterless urinals still aren’t in every bathroom

“The drops are fat and heavy,” my daughter observes. “Yes, but sparse, despite the force of the pour, like you can’t possibly...
August 22, 2015 × 1 comment

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THE CALIFORNIA PLASTIC BAN: A proposition of compassion and mindfulness

THE CALIFORNIA PLASTIC BAN: A proposition of compassion and mindfulness

Walking out of the market, it suddenly hit me. Something different. Oh, that’s right. No one asked me if I would like to...
August 5, 2015 × 0 comments

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FEMININE HYGIENE: Menstrual products that are better for you and the environment

FEMININE HYGIENE: Menstrual products that are better for you and the environment

Every woman experiences menstruation, but not every woman knows the alternatives to disposable pads and tampons. Not only do alternatives...
August 2, 2015 × 0 comments

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MULTIPURPOSING: 5 items you can use for a variety of purposes

MULTIPURPOSING: 5 items you can use for a variety of purposes

The essence of green living is consuming less. You sort of can’t get away from that. Consuming less has too many environmental...
June 11, 2015 × 0 comments

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COMPOSTING TOILETS: A drier alternative

COMPOSTING TOILETS: A drier alternative

This article was excerpted from The Wastewater Gardener, a book by Dr. Mark Nelson that takes a global look at how we are...
June 30, 2014 × 0 comments

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DIY TIME: Make your own natural deodorant

DIY TIME: Make your own natural deodorant

If you don’t like being stinky, but you also don’t like slathering store-bought deodorants with questionable ingredients like...
March 24, 2014 × 0 comments

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Local, Organic & Sustainable. The living garden from my permaculture design course.

LOCAL, ORGANIC & SUSTAINABLE: Understanding natural food labels

The living garden from my permaculture design course A few days back, a friend of mine, aware of my generally* healthy eating habits...
October 15, 2013 × 1 comment

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IT PAYS TO GO GREEN: Learn about sustainable architecture [infographic]

IT PAYS TO GO GREEN: Learn about sustainable architecture [infographic]

Screen reader version: Learn about sustainable architecture and why it matters for small business. Green building is the practice...
September 24, 2013 × 0 comments