Spring Cleaning without toxic chemicals

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Here at Eco Etsy, we’re wrapping up our 14 days of crafting tutorials, but if you aren’t quite ready to wave goodbye to the DIY, you’re in luck. Today, in honor of the budding daffodils outside my window, and the new blog format, ECO Monday is going to help you with a little Spring Cleaning. […]

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Eco-Inspiration – Hockey Goes Green with NHL Green

As a girl who was raised in a sports town like Boston it was virtually impossible to avoid growing up a fan of at least one professional sport. Now that the NHL is back on the ice (YEA!) I’ve been hearing even more about the NHL Green initiative launched on January 1, 2010.  Sports in […]

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{Eco Inspirations} Mosquitos driving you batty?

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Danger is lurking in my garden. Unfortunately, it’s not as cute as the picture. Today I got my first mosquito bite. It’s March. This does not bode well for summer. For those who haven’t followed my personal blog, let me first warn you that I live in the land of giant bugs. Plentiful bugs. Bugs […]

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news and views – resolutions for the new year?

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It’s been quite a year, all across the globe, hasn’t it? Beauty and destruction, births and deaths, political upheaval, social responsibility, breakthroughs in science, medicine and ecology, people across the globe banding together to help each other live better lives. What are your most remarkable moments of this last year? Did you try anything new, […]

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Gifts that keep on Giving

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This time of year can often be a little crazy, with people feeling pressured to buy the “right” gift for everyone on their list, the crowded shopping centers, angry traffic, consumerism run amok. It”s enough to make me want to hibernate by a fire with a giant plate of cookies. Buying handmade on Etsy, especially […]

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news and views – Here Comes the Chill

Last week, our temps dropped 40 degrees in one day. Brr! While it did warm back up a bit, it looks like winter is here to stay, so it’s time to get our house ready for winter. If you haven’t gone through your house yet, here’s a handy checklist to help you get started. 1. […]

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news and views – The Wolves of Chernobyl

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Chernobyl. The word is enough to terrify little children and environmentalists alike. Visions of nuclear meltdown and the end of the world as we know it are relayed as a cautionary tale over and over when we talk about alternative energy sources. I was reminded of it recently in a discussion on influential moments for […]

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119 One Liners to Respond to Climate Science Myths

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There are still skeptics who believe the climate change is not real. There are politicians, lobbyists, neighbors and even some of your family members, I’m sure. I came across this great article on Planetsave about 119 different ways to repsond to one liners you might hear from those skeptics. I thought these explanations are well […]

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Ethical Banking

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I’m going to pick up where I left off a couple weeks ago with the Occupy Wall St posting, add a primer on the shenanigans the major banks have perpetrated, and show some alternatives to the system that has hurt and angered so many people. Please note: these are my views and do not necessarily […]

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