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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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Mission: Food Recovery

01.24.15

Ben Simon, Co-founder and Executive Director – Food Recovery Network (FRN) – This Network’s mission? Creating food recovery programs on EVERY college campus in the country. Ben…

Mrs. Green's News


12.05.14
What’s Next?

You recycle, use cloth shopping bags, and you’ve eliminated plastic bottles. You shop locally, and eat more consciously. But do you ever feel like you’d like to go deeper – like to do more but you’re not sure what? Stay with me…

10.27.14
From Greenwashing to Pinkwashing?

Truth be told, I believe the day will come (if it hasn’t already) that there will be adequate proof linking almost every kind of cancer to an environmental cause – from what we eat, from what we breathe, from what we put on our bodies, and the beat goes on. 

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.

Did You Know?


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!