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Jun 13

Recycling is More than Just Talk for Charlotte, NC

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Charlotte aka the “Queen City” is the state’s largest municipality and has an active recycling program in conjunction with Mecklenburg County, for its residents and businesses through its Solid Waste Services Department. In April, Charlotte sponsored a week-long series of special events designed to educate citizens about the many programs currently underway in various neighborhoods. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 13

OffGrid Solar Backpack Giveaway!

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We’re giving away an OffGrid Solar Backpack which retails at $229! This backpack can charge all of your devices while you’re out in the sun. 1 hour in sun = 1.5 hours talk time!

It charges phones, cameras, iPods, GPS devices, and more. Enter to win below!

Giveaway ends 6/24/2013
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Jun 13

World Environment Day

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Not only is it Wednesday today but it is also WED, World Environment Day. For those that don’t know too much about the celebration here is a little background as well as what the goal for 2013 is. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

Five Great Green Gadgets

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In today’s world, innovative green gadgets are some of the hottest items in shopping baskets and showrooms. Whether for the kitchen, the car, or the backyard barbeque, there is a gamut of green goods for the environmentally-conscious consumer. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

Celebrities Behind the Green Movement

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It has become trendy lately for celebrities to say that they are embracing the green movement, the push to preserve the planet’s natural resources. However, many of these “green celebrities” do a lot more than just write a check. Below are just a few pretty great Hollywood notables who are truly “walking the walk” for the green movement: Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

The Clean Fifteen

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Buying organic everything can sometimes get expensive and not always necessary. Certain foods are safe to eat that are not labeled as organic and The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has put together a list fruits and vegetables that are pesticide free and do not have need to be bought organic. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 13

Water Usage Infographic

I came across this interesting infographic that breaks down just how much water it takes to produce common and daily products such as a cup of coffee or a bowl of cereal. Check it out and let me know what you think!

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Courtesy of: Loch Ness Water Gardens