Category Archives: green

More Cork Tips

Country Home Magazine had a Put a cork in it section with instructions on how to convert an old tin can into a stylish organizer using cork. Two other suggestions for recycling old wine corks that I hadn’t thought of … Continue reading

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CD/DVD Recycling

If you are looking for a place to recycle CDs and DVDs you can send them to the CD Recycling Center of America.   They have solutions for individuals, small and large businesses.

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Green Tips

Here is some useful info from Green Tips via the Union of Concerned Scientists: The Green Dry Cleaning? article confirms one of my suspicions that dry cleaning isn’t always necessary. Wet cleaning, Silicone Cleaning and Carbon Dioxide Cleaning all fall … Continue reading


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Photo Booth Fun

Photo Booth Fun Originally uploaded by jjzach The Smittens had fun with the PhotoBooth feature on my new laptop. Here is the whole fun PhotoBooth shoot. They stayed with us while they were on tour this month. Below The Smittens … Continue reading

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Homemade Cork Board

Happy Birthday Dad! Originally uploaded by jjzach I made my Dad a cork board for his birthday/father’s day this year. I have been saving wine corks for some sort of crafty project for a while. It was fun to piece … Continue reading

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The 9th Wave

The 9th Wave Originally uploaded by jjzach We took a voyage on the 9th Wave out of Newburyport, MA recently. It was great to get out on the ocean during a heat wave. The boat has daily sails from June … Continue reading

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How To Recycle Plastic Bags

I don’t actually remember to bring my reusable bags into the store all the time and my curbside recycling doesn’t accept plastic bags. Many sources have told me that your local supermarket will accept and recycle bags made of type … Continue reading

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Apartment Therapy: Green Home

Apartment Therapy added a Green Home section recently. I already found some great info: The cost of leaving computers on overnight Greener Laundry Ideas The other disturbing detail I found out was that Americans go through 2.5 million plastic bottles … Continue reading

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Safe Cosmetics

Daily use of beauty products exposes U.S. women to up to 200 chemicals. Only 10 percent of cosmetic ingredients have been screened for safety. – (via Sierra Club Magazine) After checking the labels and throwing away most of my beauty … Continue reading

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Better World Club

We joined the Better World Club for roadside assistance, which is an environmentally friendly alternative to AAA.  They donate 1% of annual revenues toward environmental cleanup and advocacy.  I’m really excited about all the green perks including hybrid car rentals, … Continue reading

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