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Your Green Summer BBQ: Green Grillin’

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When we think about the scents of summer, we think of fresh cut grass, salt and sand at the beach, and sizzling burgers. Take a deep breath.  Bet you can almost smell the tantalizing aroma of kebobs, burgers, steaks and chicken on the grill!

Green Grads: Your Eco-Friendly Graduation Party

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Break out the caps and gowns because it’s that time of year again: graduation!

Whether it’s your graduation, or you’re hosting a party/celebration for the green grad in your life, we’ve got some helpful tips on how to host an eco-friendly affair.

Sweet, Green Summertime: Eco-Friendly Summer Activities

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Sweet summertime. The phrase itself makes us smile. Warm sun, no school, happy kids, summer camp, slip ‘n slides… June through August, there are endless possibilities for fun!

Below, find our top suggestions for “green” fun in the sun this coming season:

Get outside!

Climate Friendly Shipping from VivaTerra & TerraPass

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San Francisco, CA, May 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ - TerraPass, a leading provider of carbon offsets and renewable energy credits (RECs), is proud to partner with VivaTerra, a top online and catalog green lifestyle retailer, to offer customers the option to offset the emissions created with the shipping of their products. VivaTerra products strike a balance between well-being and living well, and carbon offsets help ensure the sustainability of the products all the way to the customers doorstep.

Examples to Live By: Environment Week in Canada

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Lead by Example:  We hear it said all the time, and we all know that it’s one of the best ways to influence others.  The idea of leading by example is especially important when it comes to matters of national and global importance – such as promoting sustainability and the reduction of carbon emissions.

TerraPass Helps Colby College go Carbon Neutral

Colby College Reaches Carbon Neutrality; TerraPass and Maine’s Presque Isle Landfill Provide Offsets
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San Francisco, April 30, 2013 / 3BL Media/ - By purchasing carbon offsets through TerraPass, a leading carbon offset and renewable energy credit provider, Colby College is investing in greenhouse gas reduction at the City of Presque Isle Landfill. Investment in projects like this one was the final piece of a decade-long, multi-pronged effort that resulted in Colby’s announcement, in April 2013, that it has achieved carbon neutrality.

The “Green” Beauty Routine: Eco-Friendly Make-Up and Skin Care

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We’re taking “natural beauty” to a whole new level!

Did you know that the average woman uses a dozen products (containing an average of 160 chemicals) every day – often all before breakfast?  Men use about half this amount – or 80 chemicals a day.  Not only are these chemicals hazardous and harmful to your skin and body, but they also take a toll on your carbon footprint and contribute to global warming, too.

Step Up This Earth Week

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Apri 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Step Up This Earth Week

Through a few greener choices and a shift in mindset you can help decrease or even neutralize your family’s carbon footprint

In the spirit of Earth Week, JustGreen™ Lifestyle — a leading carbon offset provider — has teamed up with home environment expert, Leslie Garrett to educate Canadians on simple ways you can minimize your family’s carbon footprint and make earth day matter 365 days a year!

The Virtuous Consumer

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Leslie Garrett, author of the Virtuous Consumer – Your Essential Shopping Guide for a Better, Kinder, Healthier World offers some tips and advice on how to keep the Earth Week spirit all year round.

The average family contributes about 48,000 pounds of carbon pollution to global warming every year.  It seems staggering, which can make counterbalancing that impact can seem like an impossible task.

Your Guide To Eco-Friendly Fashion

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“Eco-friendly fashion.” Before you get itchy just thinking about the look, feel and fit of a burlap bag, consider this: Organic/sustainable/eco-friendly clothing is beautiful, elegant, comfortable, and now it’s all the rage!  In fact, we’d venture to say that in the fashion world, “green” is the new black.

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