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A Festive Vanilla Cranberry Quick Bread Recipe

You don't have to be a master baker to achieve a spectacular loaf such as this one. As their name implies, quick breads don't need yeast or the time and skill required to develop...
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Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping Without Using Paper

This technique will not only make you an instant favourite for wrapping your presents in style, but it's also the solution to cutting down on your wrapping paper use this holiday season. This paperless gift...
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Solar Powered Christmas Lights: a Greener, Cheaper, Safer Alternative

Whether you’re ready or not, Christmas is just around the corner. The department stores have been playing the jingles since mid-October, and the weather is cooling quicker than Santa can finish all those cookies...
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Steamed Pumpkin Cake

Have you ever steamed a cake? In lieu of baking this holiday season, try this scrumptious steamed pumpkin cake from pastry chef Dana Cree. This light and fluffy cake is both easy and fun to make! The...
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Winter Energy Saving Tips for Your Home

Although cooler weather can bring many beautiful days and lasting memories, it can also have the unfortunate side effect of bringing higher energy bills due to heating costs. High heating costs can lead to...
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3 Solar Powered Home Appliances

Home appliances consume up to a massive 20% of our total energy use, so it makes sense, both from a financial and an environmental viewpoint, to find ways to either cut down our energy...
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Celebrating Thanksgiving in an Eco Friendly Way

The holidays are a wonderful time of year to celebrate traditions with family and friends, but some of the practices are not especially eco-friendly. You can, however, reduce the carbon footprint of this holiday...
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Shoes Made from Ocean Plastic, by Adidas

Adidas is releasing a new shoe that is made from plastic collected from the oceans. Plastic ocean pollution is an increasingly important environmental concern, with the 'Great Pacific Garbage Patch' spanning an area roughly twice the size...
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What can be done to reduce disposable coffee cup waste? [Infographic]

In the USA alone, it’s estimated that 50 billion takeaway coffees are bought every year. That’s a lot of coffee. It’s also a lot of cups. Most of us like to think we’re doing...
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WATCH: ‘In This Climate’ Movie Trailer, New Environmental Documentary featuring Mark Ruffalo and Cher

In This Climate is a new star-studded environmental documentary that addresses global climate issues. The film features interviews with Marina Abramovic, Cher, Mark Ruffalo, Sir David Attenborough, Noam Chomsky, Christiana Figueres, Ian McEwan and Dame Vivienne Westwood...

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