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Recycled plastics: Great for outdoor clothing and gear, good for Mother Nature, too

Recycled plastics: Great for outdoor clothing and gear, good for Mother Nature, too

Warmer weather often leads people outdoors for camping, swimming, hiking, cycling or running – and to a renewed appreciation for our natural environment. One of the easiest ways to lighten…

Veggies galore? Make the most of your garden goodies

Veggies galore? Make the most of your garden goodies

You’ve spent the summer tending and nurturing vegetables that have flourished, and now you have such an abundance of tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and leafy greens, your home is starting to…

Entertaining outdoors? These tips can lighten your environmental footprint

Entertaining outdoors? These tips can lighten your environmental footprint

From lunch on the porch to parties on the patio, warm weather brings you outdoors for entertaining with family and friends. But these get-togethers often create a lot of waste.…

Green cleaning ideas that are kind to Mother Nature

Green cleaning ideas that are kind to Mother Nature

It’s not necessary to use harsh chemicals and toxins to achieve a cleaner, fresh-smelling home this season. Homemade cleaning products and earth-friendly tactics can help you clean green. Here are…

Beat the heat and save some green with these warm weather energy saving ideas

Beat the heat and save some green with these warm weather energy saving ideas

There are plenty of reasons to be excited that winter is finally over. Among them: no more slick roads, heavy jackets, freezing temperatures or dry skin. Spring’s arrival also means…

Stopping the drain: Innovative technology helps conserve water throughout the house

Stopping the drain: Innovative technology helps conserve water throughout the house

Four hundred gallons – that’s how much water the average American home uses in a day, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Is it any wonder? You turn on the…

Greener grilling: Good for you and for Mother Nature, too

Greener grilling: Good for you and for Mother Nature, too

You already know grilling is a healthful, flavorful and fun way to cook while enjoying the great outdoors. But did you know it can also be a “green” activity? By…

Maywood Girl Scouts Tend to Community Garden

Maywood Girl Scouts Tend to Community Garden

Maywood Girl Scouts completed their 2nd year of planting flowers in the Maywood Community Garden. Girls from kindergarten through 8th grade participated and enjoyed the day. It’s great when we can give back to our…

Recycling For A Better Community

Recycling For A Better Community

First grade students from Parkway School in Paramus help the environment by reducing their lunchtime trash and recycling milk cartons into planters for Mother’s Day. The students will also perform…

Four eco-friendly car tips to get you back on the road

Four eco-friendly car tips to get you back on the road

You put your vehicle through a lot this winter, but spring is finally here and that means you can enjoy driving once again. If you’re ready to get out on…

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