Trending Now – EcoEtsy Sellers Embrace an Earthy Valentine’s Day

Who says Valentine’s Day is only about shades of pink and red with lace and frills and glitter?  EcoEtsy sellers are focused on Green this upcoming holiday!  Love for the planet is displayed through soft earth tones and recycled / repurposed / reused / upcycled items.  These shops bring new meaning to whimsy, sweetheart, sexy, […]

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Trending Now – Warming Up in Winter

It’s no wonder all of us are thinking about warming up with some eco-friendly fall and winter finds this season, with snow in the northeast and lower temperatures country wide we’re already shivering.  The seasons are not immune to climate change and this year it feels we skipped right over fall.  But regardless how brisk the […]

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{News and Views} The importance of eating seasonal, even in the winter

It’s the start of September and we are starting to feel the change of the seasons. Gone are the days when the fruits and vegetables of the summer season are abundant. We know it’s best to eat ‘seasonally’ but what does it mean and how do we eat seasonal foods in the winter? What is […]

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{News and Views} Beyond Earth day: living the sustainable lifestyle

It’s post-Earth Day and you’ve just planted your tree for arbor day. You’ve gone to your local event, stopped in the booths and maybe signed a petition or two. Now what? Is it back to business as usual? Take out lunches and single serving yogurt? Once the elation of your name on that petition has […]

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The Spirit of the Season

 I hope everyone forgives me this little deviation from the usual News and Views posting format and indulges me in a story that I feel must be told! If you’re anything like me you ate way too much on Christmas Day (for those who celebrate of course) and can barely move to protest anyway, which, […]

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Recycling — The Difference Between the Numbers

 Recycling has been around forever it seems and it is the one planet friendly activity that most all of us complete on a regular basis. With scheduled pickups in most areas, or large drop off locations in others, even people who don’t consider themselves Green have the chance to make a positive environmental impact on […]

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What’s that Smell? It’s Rising Temperatures From Melting Ice

We all know that carbon emissions are a dangerous climate issue but many of us are just starting to learn about the effects that methane gas can have on the environment. And the people in Russia’s frozen Siberian region are some of the first to notice the warning signs. Methane, among Greenies is a subject […]

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Hold the Cardboard, Please

As most Greenies know, there are some items on the less than desirable list. Things like extraneous packaging or superfluous content within items. The added waste will get thrown away, and yes, many times recycled, but it still causes the entire system to be weighed down by its mere presence. First the extra has to […]

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Letting Nature Work for You Part III: That Which Ails You Colds and Allergies

Well friends, summer has seemingly officially come to a close here in Boston. One day it was in the mid 90’s and humid, the next it was in the upper 60’s and dry. Welcome to New England season change! It seems like the perfect time to run a series on ailments! Please read and understand […]

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