Tag Archives | Green Scene

Kiva.org: Loans That Change Lives!

(Image Above: Kiva.org entrepreneurs Reina De La Paz Group, Ricardo Ortiz Herrera, Marie, Ahofeto Group)

It’s the new year, and instead of giving something up, have you thought about possibly giving something back? Or even taking …

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Have Yourself a Thrifty Little Holiday

(thrifted nightlight, $2)

We’re already talked about some great ways to have a Green Holiday, but we haven’t touched on my favorite eco-friendly tradition: scouring thrift stores for decorations! “Basic” decorations like ornaments and lights can be easily found, …

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DIY Eco-Festive Gift Wrap

Give new life to your unused and forgotten paper products by transforming them into DIY eco-friendly gift wrap for the holidays!

According to GreenAnswers.com, 4 millions tons of gift wrap and gift bags are wasted during the holiday season. …

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From Trash to Treasure

(Image above: www.swyyne.com)

There is something very tragic about a beautiful, lone earring, or a favorite old sweater, or a lovely, orphaned glove, isn’t there? Well, now you can stop being sad! Here are five ideas for how to …

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Do You Know What You’ve Got Before It’s Gone?


(image from: http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/law_librarian_blog/2005/10/winning_photo_i.html)

Too often when we think of our local library, we flash back to the days we spent as a child escaping to the story-filled stacks after school. But unfortunately, post-academia and pre-children of our own, too …

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Green Your Halloween!

(photo courtesy: http://www.christmascentral.com)

I’m not talking about dressing up as the Wicked Witch or sliming your neighbor’s yard. With its foray of candy wrappers, Halloween is not usually a time when we think about conservation – but here at …

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I Said, "Brrr!" It's Cold in Here!

(Image Above: Tobias the cat knows how to stay warm)

Did you know? Electric power plants are the United States’ largest industrial source of pollutants that cause global warming. Here in Pittsburgh, temperatures have already plummeted into the lower thirties, …

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The Best Things in Life are Free

(Image Above: Freecycle.org)

Ever wonder what to do with that computer chair you no longer need or those cute clothes you’ve now outgrown? Or, maybe you’re looking for craft supplies or a coffee maker, but don’t have the spare …

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Eco-citement for Re-Construct!

We here at ModCloth couldn’t be more ‘eco-cited’ about the new Re-Construct: Eco-Friendly Crafts Made Easy DVD – it’s super green, budget-friendly, and inspires us to exercise our creativity, too!

We can’t decide which of the 11 projects featured on …

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Green on the Silver Screen!

Image above: Eco-Erin to the Rescue! taken from NYDailyNews.com

For a while now, Hollywood has been getting greener and greener. While not all of these eco-centric films have been blockbuster mega-hits like Erin Brockovich, they have made an impact …

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CSA, All the Way!

(Image above: CSA shares taken from greatcountryfarms.com)

It’s that time of year when going to the farmer’s market is a magical experience. Well, it is for me, anyway. Gone are the early days of spring when there’s an abundance …

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Your Daily Dose of Green!

Go ‘green’ with ModCloth!

This season, the hottest look is eco-chic, because let’s face it – ‘green’ goes with everything! Here’s a little run-down of a few ModCloth items that can help you rock this earth-friendly trend all day long!…

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A Color That's Always in Style…

Image of Lily Cole taken from Vogue.co.uk

There’s nothing more fashionable then being eco-conscious. However, I often find it difficult to be stylish and green. I thrift when I can, buy vintage, and try to identify the sources of my …

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A Color That’s Always in Style…

Image of Lily Cole taken from Vogue.co.uk

There’s nothing more fashionable then being eco-conscious. However, I often find it difficult to be stylish and green. I thrift when I can, buy vintage, and try to identify the sources of my …

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