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Eco Intimate Fashion For The Vintage Valentine

Posted on Monday, February 8th, 2010 in Holiday Events
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New Arrivals for Valentine’s Day

Are you thinking about the perfect piece of lingerie for Valentine’s Day? Try some vintage intimate apparel that was designed to flatter any body. Modern Vintage Attic is proud to feature intimate apparel from eco designer Clare Bare. Read more »

An Eco Lesson on How to Read Green Labels

Posted on Friday, March 20th, 2009 in Uncategorized
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There are many green labels out on the market today, understanding the meaning of the label should help the consumer determine whether the product is worth purchasing or not. I was reading an article in Good Housekeeping on How to Read Labels Right and I thought this might be a great way to get some feedback if other green shoppers agree on the following statements when purchasing their green products. Read more »

Feeling Broke – Why Buy Organic?

Posted on Friday, January 16th, 2009 in Uncategorized
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We are in times of economic crisis, where many of us become much more conscious of our shopping decisions. Many individuals who shop with green in mind are debating whether or not to spend the extra money to buy organic food or organic products for that matter. There are many reasons why organic purchases are a better choice and help to maintain a healthy lifestyle. This entertaining video provides a summary of organic food and farming benefits. Making organic purchases needs to be a collective of people who can drive the prices down. It is like any other product on the market, once there is enough demand the prices will fall and it will start to become the new norm. The next time you are making a purchase and wondering if you should spend the extra; try to see if you can make a compromise on reducing the quantity of one regular product to buy one that is organic. If you or any of your friends and family are skeptical of organics, send them a link to this video and you decide if it is a worth while cause. Read more »

Recycle and Compost

Posted on Tuesday, January 6th, 2009 in Uncategorized
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Recycle and Compost

I thought I would try to reinforce the topic of recycling and composting your household trash. Last year the County requested that each household participate in a new green waste recycling system. Our County will no longer be able to take waste to our local landfill after December 2008, which means our residential waste will have to be transported to a facility further away, resulting in higher costs. So now, not only does it cost more in transportation, but increases the carbon footprint as well. The new recycling program that was implemented allows all households to recycle and compost. New rollout carts were provided, a black one for household garbage and a green one for compost. The County also supplied a small green covered pail for kitchen scraps that can be added regularly to the large green cart, as well as a large recycling bag for paper products.
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