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Fall is a Great Time for Recycling Clothes

September 20th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Most recycled clothes are gently used or can still have their tags making them a valuable gift for someone less fortunate. And less face it, there are many falling into that category today. Here is why fall is a great time for recycling clothes and who those clothes can benefit


5 Reasons to Choose Beeswax Candles

September 13th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Beeswax has been the lighting staple for homesteading for years and is now becoming popular for modern, urban families as well. Here are 5 reasons to choose beeswax candles


Save the Planet with a Click

September 12th, 2011 | by Sonya Kanelstrand

With his project, Like it for Good, Jan van Voorst transforms your activity in social media like Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus into green deeds. So, every time you like, tweet or + a post on the Like it for Good page, you are sending a free donation to charities around the world and are joining them in saving the planet.


The Muncher; Garbage Eating Industrial Composting Machine

September 10th, 2011 | by Karen Lee

Wouldn't it be great if world's garbage did not end up in landfills or be incinerated? And wouldn't it be great if you can throw out your garbage and a big composting machine can turn it into nutrient filled mulch in matter of hours and not months or years? If a green technology company called Ecologico-Logic had its way, it just may be possible to turn garbage into plant food and we don't have to worry about clogging landfills or polluting the air. [Top image: Artist rendering of 50 ton per day capacity muncher by Jacob Dickinson, used with permission from Ecologic Logic


4 Natural Dyes from Healing Plants

September 1st, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Research is showing synthetic dyes leach toxins into our bodies so, wouldn't healthy dyes offer up healing or at least do no harm? Here are four natural dyes to try during your next dye project


Make a Natural First Aid Kit

August 30th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

With changing seasons comes restocking and supplying the medicine cabinet. Forget purchasing a new first aid kit though, instead make your own from natural items and supplies from around the house.



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