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The Dos & Donts of Paper Recycling for Tissue

By Staff Writer Did you know tissue, toilet paper, paper towels and napkins can be made from recycled newspapers, food boxes, shopping bags and more? ...

Waste Not, Want Not

Construction Waste By William Janhonen, LEEP AP, NAHB-CGP, CPM I want you to think of a Snickers bar (my personal favorite). When you pay $1...

Vintage is Modern Again

By Barbi Walker Phoenix is at the forefront of a major trend toward vintage furnishings – a trend as hot and hip as the Rat...

Three Easy Ways to Watch Your Water

By Charlie Popeck, LEED AP Nothing drives me crazier than watching sprinklers during a rainstorm.  Potable water is a precious resource that should be managed...

Dust to Desert

By Edward R. Ricciuti Although all deserts share certain characteristics, to the ecologist’s eye they can differ significantly from one another. The 440,000 square miles...

The Junk in your Trunk

Get your car organized by Kelsey Makings Between traveling to work, taking the kids to school and never-ending holiday shopping sprees, the junk in your...

Recycled Jewelry

Three years ago Cindy Litterer-Lopatynski found her creative outlet when she started putting new and recycled components together and turning them into unique pieces...

Energy Audit: Benefit or Baloney?

By Judy Zimola Think of your home as a giant Thermos®.  Now, the red plaid exterior might not work with the neighborhood, but your home...

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I grew up in a suburb of Flint, Michigan, and spent my early twenties renting an apartment right in the heart of downtown where...

Green is Gold

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WHAT IS CONSIDERED A TINY HOUSE IN ARIZONA In Arizona, any home built below 400 square feet falls under the category of a tiny house...

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Pela, maker of compostable alternatives to plastic, is expanding their collection of eco-friendly products to now include the world’s first sunglasses and blue light...

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