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Posts Tagged ‘environment’

Keeping environmentally friendly during the season

Last year I wrote about the Delancey Street Foundation and that we support the organization by buying our tree at one of their lots every year. It was no different this year. But what I wanted to write about this time around was the certified environmentally friendly tree we purchased. According to the website, Coalition […]

Making a green choice while away from home

When I checked into my hotel in Dallas on Friday evening I was given a choice to decline regular house keeping for environmental reasons. There is a reward of points to decline. Frankly, I don’t need points to agree to that. I don’t make my bed every day. And I don’t need anyone else making […]

Review Wednesday: Reusable Washable Nylon Produce bags

In honor of Earth Day next week (Monday, April 22) I wanted to review Reusable Washable Nylon Produce bags. Friend and GFG! reader, Nicole, sent me some as a gift, which is totally awesome. If anyone ever wants to send me cool items whether as a gift or to review or both I will gladly […]

Review Wednesday: Chico Bag

I try to be an environmentally friendly person. We recycle, we compost, I shop with reusable bags, I rarely buy bottled water and instead have a Pur water filter on our kitchen facet where I fill up my Camelbak water bottle regularly. Late last year I became an owner of my very first Chico Bag. […]

Buy a tree, help someone out

Curt and I got our Christmas tree yesterday. I love having a live tree. I know that isn’t environmentally aware … or maybe it isn’t so bad. According to this article I found online: ┬áNorth American real Christmas trees are grown in all 50 states and Canada. Eighty percent of all artificial trees are manufactured […]

Buh-bye plastic bags

When I was at Target the other day … and by the way it was so busy at like 10:30/11 a.m. on a Friday morning. What’s the deal? (I work from home on Fridays and can be flexible about my “lunch break.”) Anyway, as I was paying for my items (and many more than I […]