The Green Workplace is a must-read for all businesses

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HOK, a green design and consulting service, is releasing The Green Workplace, a book already heralded by reviewers as a “must have” for businesses seeking to survive and thrive in this new, greener era. Authored by HOK Vice President Leigh Stringer, The Green Workplace is a comprehensive guide that demonstrates how green businesses can reduce […]

Use Local Sources to Save Resources: 3 Ways to Go Green at the Library

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Reading is still a favorite pastime for many people. But what happens to the literature once you are done reading it? Do you really need your own copy of a book that you’ll read once and get rid of? If you have a passion for books, music, movies, or other entertainment, you can enjoy your […]

Teaching Children About Animal Rights vs Animal Welfare.

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Many children are naturally sensitive to animals. After all, in many animated movies, cartoon series, and books, animal characters are personified to appeal to children. Therefore, teaching kids about the rights and welfare of animals means you are teaching something that is likely to be understood and absorbed. It’s important to make a distinction between […]

8 Easy Ways to Teach Kids About Saving Energy

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There are ways to teach your kids about saving energy at home without constantly nagging them to turn off lights or shut the front door. It’s not just about having rules and enforcing them, although that is a good idea too. It’s also about teaching your kids the principles of saving energy and instilling that […]

Raising a Minimalist Child in a World of More

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Many parents are part of a growing trend that favors a returning families to a simpler value system. These parents are trying to raise their children in a minimalist way—that is, without accumulating massive amounts of “stuff.” In a world of “more,” raising a minimalist child is an uphill climb. Parents that choose to raise […]

Meatless Mondays: Thai Spring Rolls With Dipping Sauce

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For quite a few years I’d heard many people recommend the raw food diet. So a year or so ago I set out to educate myself on the benefits of increasing my consumption of raw foods. During my quest I discovered several recipe books that I truly enjoy. Ani’s Raw Food Kitchen by Ani Phyo […]