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Just what things can you do in your home to save energy, water, and ultimately the planet AND money? Mrs. Green has tons of ideas for you. You may want to install some awnings or coat your roof or have an enery or water audit. Or, you may want to harvest your rainwater or go all the way by installing solar on your house. Mrs. Green will help you make informed decisions.

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Health is a Family Affair

10.20.14

Stacey Antine, the HealthBarn USA – HealthBarn’s mission is to ensure that ALL family members eat and live healthier lives. They teach children (and the grown-ups who love them) about…

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08.26.14
How to Make Your Backyard Even Greener

“To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower…” So wrote the poet William Blake, suggesting that the tiniest portion of the world is a microcosm of the whole. While it may take a poet’s vision to see the world in a particle of rock, his point becomes much […]

03.31.14
Earth Month? Follow the Green Brick Road With Me

At the risk of sounding melodramatic (something of which I am very capable), there are times when I want things to change so much and so quickly it hurts. And, yes, even makes me cry. So why not read on and join me on a trip to Green Oz for Earth Month. I’m Dorothy (minus the pigtails) with green glittery shoes made from recycled material and I’m in charge of the control panel.

01.31.14
To Heat or Not To Heat: That is the Question

(Where Chemicals Lurk in your Kitchen)
In the last newsletter I asked about topics you would like to see covered in our newsletter and you answered. Thank you! I was touched by the number of responses and the quality of the questions. I will do my best to cover every topic in the upcoming newsletters.

11.19.13
It’s Just a Little Bit of Grease, Right?

Wrong!  Here’s the skinny on why you don’t want to throw grease down your drain EVER.  In other words, you do NOT want the Grease Monster to get you. 1. It could clog your pipes 2. It could cause costly repair bills 3. It could cause RAW sewage to back up into your home.  (This […]

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Three Things About Shaffer Dry Cleaning & Laundry

1. The owners of Shaffer Dry Cleaning & Laundry are constantly updating their NINE facilities, operations and practices to be able to offer the finest cleaning service in the most eco-friendly manner possible.
2. They have been “perc” free since 1998?
3. Shaffer adopted one of the most eco-friendly cleaning processes available – the Green Earth process – that is both environmentally AND garment friendly, AND will recyle all of your hangers.

All of their stores are drop off centers for Big Brothers Big Sisters too!