Earth Day, all week (or month)

Posted April 27th, 2013 by Jessica Haney in Green, Uncategorized

If it’s spring, that means everyone is talking about the environment. A number of schools and jurisdictions recently held events related to Earth Day. Among my wanderings with my kiddos this past week were the Wetlands Festival at Campbell Elementary School that celebrated the school building a Wetlands Learning Lab […]

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Going BIG and Green!

Posted April 23rd, 2013 by Elaine in Green, Uncategorized

My children are coming of age in a time when learning how to “help the Earth” is part of the general school curriculum, when messages of reducing and reusing abound, and every room in their school has separate trash and recycling cans. At ages 5 and 7, they are proficient […]

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Giveaway: Ranger Rick Jr. Appventures

Posted April 22nd, 2013 by Allison in Giveaways, Green, Parenting, Tech

Young children seem to be natural environmentalists: Since my daughter has been old enough to walk, she’s been picking up litter on the playground, often spending more time tossing out trash than playing. Earth Day is a perfect time to encourage children’s environmental awareness (and to gently explain that no, […]

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Eating green(s) for health

Posted October 26th, 2012 by Jessica Haney in Green, Health

Eating green(s) for health

I didn’t expect to be blown away. The main reason I went out to a free class by Green Smoothie Girl Robyn Openshaw a few nights ago was to hand over a banner and other Holistic Moms Network materials to the new Burke/Springfield chapter‘s co-leader Lisa, who was going to […]

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Green Product Review: Silver Jewelry Cleaner

Posted October 3rd, 2012 by delorap in DIY, Green, Living

Hat-tip to The Green Phone Booth for this excellent tip. If you have silver jewelry that needs cleaning, look no further than your kitchen cabinet. By using a couple of common household items, you can clean all of your silver jewelry in a matter of minutes. Start with a glass […]

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Green festivals come to DC in September

Posted September 7th, 2012 by Jessica Haney in Around Town, Green, Uncategorized

Each time I’ve attended a green festival or green living expo, I’ve come away with some piece of information or a product that has made a significant difference in my life. Sometimes it’s immediate, sometimes it’s months or even years down the line. I just found out through Live Green […]

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Composting Made Easy

Posted June 26th, 2012 by Ellen in Green, Uncategorized

Several years ago, I posted about our re-organizing our recycling area.  We do a pretty good job recycling darn near everything, because our town has single stream recycling, so it’s so easy to recycle all our plastic, paper, cans, etc. We’ve attempted to compost our food in the past, but […]

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