Tag Archives: Green living

When is Compost Finished, and What to Do With It?

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What Can Be Composted?

So now that we know that we want to compost, and we know what type of compost bin we will use… what do we fill it up with? The general rule of thumb is, if it rots, you can put … Continue reading

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Compost Bins – What Works for You?

I was going to make a post today about different types of compost bins, but hey, other people have done that already. What I can offer you is why you may choose one over the other! First, let’s start with … Continue reading

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Composting Basics: 3 Reasons to Start a Compost

So, it’s the new year and many people make lofty goals including weight loss, being more patient, and living a greener life. While winter is not the time most people think of to get started on their compost, I think … Continue reading

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Big Home or Green Home?

Do you have to live in a tiny house to live an eco friendly lifestyle? I suppose not, but it obviously helps a bit! One of my favorite blogs about living green is The Zero Waste Home. This family moved … Continue reading

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Green Household Cleaners

Have you tried an eco-friendly household cleaner and been disappointed? I know I have. So many people have just taken a few steps over at the local supermarket and bought a “green” cleaning agent only to be disappointed when it … Continue reading

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Cloth Diapers Rock: Which Ones to Use?

What do you think of when I tell you we use cloth diapers? Big pins with plastic covers? Smelly soaking buckets in the bathroom? If you haven’t experienced cloth diapers in the last decade, you may be missing out on … Continue reading

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Simple Starter Steps to a Smaller Footprint

In our family, we try to be mindful of how much garbage we create. We are not even close to zero impact, but at around one garbage bag a week for a family of 4, we are doing okay so … Continue reading

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