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Going Green: Myth Busters—Compost Edition

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Last week, one of my Coworkers excitedly told me about a compost pile that she started in her backyard, which is totally understandable–composting is fun and great for the environment! As she talked about how easy it is to add coffee grounds and grass clippings to her compost, I could tell that she really enjoys turning things that would normally go in the trash into... read more

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Going Green: Ladies in Green—Three Women Who Have Improved Our Planet

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With passion and courage, many American women have taught us that when we join together to advocate for change, we can advance our mutual well-being and strengthen the fabric of our Nation.  As Women’s History Month comes to a close, I thought it only sensible to recognize several of the many brilliant American women that have defended our Planet. Rachel Carson... read more

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Going Green: How to Give Your Home Repair Leftovers a Second Life

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Warmer temperatures are creeping into the weather forecasts and before you know it, it will be time to take care of those pesky home repairs you meant to do last year. Whether you are replacing your roof or remodeling a room in your home, there is one constant rule—when something new goes in, something old must be tossed out.  Take a look at these unknown recyclables... read more

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Going Green: 5 Items You Had No Idea Were Recyclable

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Ever feel like your house is cluttered enough to be featured on TLC’s Hoarders<http://tlc.howstuffworks.com/tv/hoarding-buried-alive>?  I’ll admit, I am often guilty of keeping unwanted and unused items for fear of tossing them in the garbage.  What if there was a way to repurpose your random knick knacks for good?  Check out these five options for... read more

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Going Green: Penny Pinchin’ in the Kitchen

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A majority of my early childhood memories consist of sitting on the kitchen counter watching my parents cook exquisite meals together.   As I grew older, I slowly became more involved in their food adventures—something that served me well throughout college—and I developed my own love of food and cooking.  I have now graduated from school and relocated to... read more

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Going Green: Green Math 101

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I was never very good at math.  Numbers + letters + symbols = absolute confusion, and although my mother is a calculus teacher, her proficiency with numbers apparently skipped a generation. One thing I am well-versed in, however, is saving money, and if it helps the Planet, that’s a plus! Take a look around your office and home; I would bet some of these energy-saving... read more

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Roses are Red, Violets are Blue—a Green Valentine Begins with You!

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This Valentine’s Day, why not introduce a little Green into your festivities?  Instead of investing in products that are potentially harmful to our Planet, consider turning this year’s celebration into a Green tradition. Check out these fun alternatives to the typical Valentine’s Day gifts and prepare to impress your significant other: Nix the greeting cards. ... read more

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Going Green on Your Vacation

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One of the best perks of working for an airline has to be the flight benefits that we enjoy as Employees. It helps us to see the world and visit amazing locations. But, just because we are on vacation or traveling doesn’t mean that our efforts to live Green should go by the wayside.There are lots of ways to limit our impact on the environment; here are some things to think... read more

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Going Green: Apps to Help Us Go Green

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With all of the different mobile apps out there, it’s easy to make small changes to boost your knowledge about Green practices and make a difference to the Planet and your bottom line. We’ve shared some helpful apps in the past, so here’s another list to help you go Green in the New Year: CarbonTrack - You can monitor and keep track of your daily carbon footprint, and... read more

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Going Green: A Resolution to be Green in 2013

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If you’re like me, you make a resolution on the first of January each year and then completely forget what you’ve set out to do by the time February hits. Now, I know I’m not alone in this; there’s a strange dichotomy that exists with New Year’s resolutions. Almost everyone makes a resolution with the best of intentions to succeed, yet, the majority of people do not.... read more

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