Dept. Of American Beauty As Political Metaphor: The Proposed Plastic Bag Fee …
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In a bid to reduce litter and encourage sustainable living, a coalition of environmental groups and businesses wants Philadelphia to attach a fee to plastic grocery bags — and City Council member Mark Squilla is promising to introduce legislation to …

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Evening of organic food, film on tap
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Peterborough, NH – The Cornucopia Project will screen "My Father's Garden" as the second film in its new Food for Thought documentary series Tuesday, March 3. Following the film, and in addition to its regular dinner offerings, Waterhouse restaurant in …

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Why Tiny Homes Might Be Just the Thing To Save Ski Towns
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The tiny house movement consists of people downsizing their home space in order to focus on simplified, more sustainable living. Whereas the typical American home measures 2600 square feet, tiny homes clock in around 100-400 square feet, and almost …

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Find a favorite haunt in D-FW for pieces of history worth bringing home
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A former board member of Preservation Dallas, Tapscott notes that reclamation is also popular as an eco-friendly choice to support sustainable living. “Preservation is the ultimate recycling,” he says. Architectural pieces can be found at local …

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More lifestyle hotels coming to South Florida
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"Element is resonating with travelers who share the brand's passion for great design and smart, sustainable living," said Brian McGuinness, Starwood senior vice president of specialty select brands, noting that the brand is on track to triple its …

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Unlimited Learning announces upcoming events
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Since 1999 on the 60-acre campus in Pine River, Hunt Utilities Group (HUG) has been conducting research for sustainable living, renewable energy and high efficiency sustainable housing. Combining traditional building methods with state of the art …

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Master Gardeners Plan March Classes
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Classes will include “Basic Gardening 101,” “Choosing the Right Tool for the Right Job,” “Pruning a Low Maintenance Perennial Garden,” “Grapes 101,” “Organic Gardening,” “Wild Edibles,” “Winter Gardening” and “Tackling Tough Weeds in the Home …

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Let loose in the garden
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March 13: Learn how to plan, plant and grow a healthy garden of flowers, vegetables and herbs without the use of chemicals at Organic Gardening, a workshop at Warner Park Nature Center, 9-10:30 a.m. The adults-only class is led by naturalist Deb Beazley.

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Let's salute those who are doing something positive
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'I realised farmers were practically dictated to by seed, fertilizer and pesticide companies. I travelled all over Tamilnadu studying farming. Had the good luck to study at the famous Nammalwar organic gardening school. Someone asked me for seeds. I …

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