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Top Ten “Green” Thanksgiving Tips



Thanksgiving is one of the easiest holidays to green up. With the focus on giving thanks rather than gifts, we honor not only our family and friends but Nature's bounty, too.   1.  Simplify the day. Celebrate being with those you love. Don't overdo the cooking – and savor whatever you make. Linger over dessert, play games, watch football or a favorite […]

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Pity the Poor Thanksgiving Turkey



Pity the poor Thanksgiving turkey. Fattened up all year, it’s devoured in a matter of minutes, eaten as leftovers for days thereafter, and then long forgotten – until next Thanksgiving, at least. If the turkey is the “Broadbreasted” variety – which most supermarket turkeys are – it’s life has been particularly bleak. After being bred to produce an […]

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“One in a Million” Mom Shifts $1,000 to Greener Food, Bedding, Biking



Thousands of women have joined the "One in a Million" campaign. Participating couldn’t be easier. They simply pledge to  shift $1,000 of their annual household budget to products and services that offer the greatest environmental benefits. That doesn’t mean spend MORE money. It means spend money differently to make a difference. Deborah H. from Nashville, […]

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