Tag Archives: Green

GMO Labeling Possibly Coming into Effect in These States

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Some states are on their way to letting consumers be aware of foods that have been genetically modified. Currently, only Connecticut and Maine have laws requiring labels for genetically modified food and Rhode Island and Hawaii are considering adopting these laws as well. Continue reading

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Back to School: Eco-Friendly Dorm and Apartment Staples

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Whether you’re a freshman or an upperclassman, there’s no better time to go green and no better way to do it than through your dorm room! Continue reading

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Weight Loss Wednesday: Green Smoothies

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I drink amazing green smoothies every day that I make in a 10 dollar blender. Yep, a 10 dollar blender. If one of your excuses to not make healthy smoothies is that you don’t own a fancy state-of-the-art machine, throw that one out the window. Okay so sometimes I do want to throw my blender against the wall, but dealing with its many problems to end up with an awesome smoothie is always worth it. (Though if someone really wants to buy me a Vitamix, I wouldn’t be opposed.) Continue reading

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iEG Trending: #PlasticSucks Challenge

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The Keep a Breast Foundation asked those questions with their week-long #PlasticSucks Challenge. Even though the official challenge took place last week, the 14th – the 20th, I’m hearing more about this challenge now than I did before it started. More people seem to be jumping on the no plastic bandwagon now and, of course, that’s a good thing! Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: Fried Green Tomato Salad

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More stories of my meatless life! If you have never had a “truth pact” with someone you should defenitely try it. Not only do the rules forbid you from telling a lie, but not not saying anything when you REALLY want to say how you feel also counts as a lie. Yeah, it got weird. Continue reading

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How-To: Throw an EcoCue (Green Your BBQ, Folks!)

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Now that we’re in the midst of summer, some of you are bound to be hosting one of summers best excuses to get your drink on and hang with your friends: barbecues! But while BBQs are fun, they can be extremely costly to the environment. Continue reading

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