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Earth Day Inspiration

What I love about Earth Day is the inspiration. The opportunity to love the planet by bonding with it, writing about it and getting back into my garden. Not that this is something that I cannot do any other day of the year, quite frankly….but I love the excuse. And the very idea of being a Treehugger of sorts.

As a previous business owner, and as editor of the Inspired Economist, it occurs to me that any new venture undertaken in what I am calling the Green Revival Era, hardly has much meaning if it does not positively impact the community. Which is why, i want to encourage you to think about what great idea you can possibly come up with to benefit the planet, this Earth Day. Your idea might just be exactly what your community needs. If so, consider submitting it to Green Effect.

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Time to spring clean…though not just your home

This time of the the year is all about cleaning. Holding on to old stuff be it emotional or physical raise the chances of it becoming toxic. Now given the depression lingering due to the economic recession, I daresay all of us could benefit from clearing our ’emotional mold.’

Natural Household Cleaning Tips: Unplug Your Drains

Commercial drain cleaners are corrosive and dangerous. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has plenty of articles that warn users about the nasty things the corrosives can do to the human body, inside and out. Vinegar and baking soda on the other hand are the perfect ingredients for keeping drains clean and unplugged.

Get The Kids Involved In A Green Thanksgiving

I spent the morning with NBC11 today as they were recording an interview about how to have a Green Thanksgiving (they air the first segment this Thursday at 6.45pm Pacific as part of their Green Week programming, so set your tivo). Now as SustainLane’s Lifestyle Editor, I am always looking for an excuse to visit the Farmer’s Market, play ‘Martha Stewart’ at home and basically… talk Turkey! But this one I could not have managed without the kids. I put together this simple video to show you how they helped.

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