Cloth Versus Disposable Diapers

The Bottom Line on Eco-Friendly Baby Care Taking care of newborn babies in an eco-sustainable way can have a significant impact on both our environment and the little ones’ health. Treehugger.com reports that disposable diapers, made from a blend of …

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Waste-Free Feasting

How to Reduce Holiday Food Waste by Yvette C. Hammett The heaping platters that cheerfully mark the holidays have an unfortunate downside: Americans increase their waste by 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, according to the U.S. Environmental …

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Refresh Holiday Traditions

Celebrating classic holiday traditions the same way we always have—and maybe the way our parents and grandparents did—is part of the rich family heritage we pass on to our children. These family rituals are binding, grounding, memorable and much more…

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Antiques Rising

Discovering the Green in ‘Brown’ Furniture by Yvette C. Hammett Fast food and fast fashion are common in this amped-up world. There’s also fast furniture—the kind that often comes in a box, assembly required. It’s made of particle board held …

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Click and Sweat

Virtual Workouts Change the Game by Julie Peterson Welcome to the digital age, where budding gym rats, former couch potatoes and schedule-challenged fitness freaks are finding new ways to get in shape. These days, virtually anyone with a smartphone or …

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Sustainable Skiing

Eco-Practices Grow on Winter Slopes From mountain peaks to base lodges, many alpine ski resorts are working to reduce the environmental impact of their operations. Skiers will discover that sustainability is the watchword at a growing number of facilities, with …

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