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Closing the Loop

Nicole Basham - It's Easy Being Green » Earth Day

Make every day Earth Day. What does that mean for your family? It may mean you recycle, drive a hybrid car, have a compost, or participate in local cleanups. But you may not be "closing the loop.""Closing the loop" means that you are making a conscious ch...
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Ten Beloved Children’s Authors Write About Nature

Laure Latham - The Great Outdoors

Want kids to connect with nature? They need to learn to love it first and any of these books will help you to plan your next nature exploration. When nature books are so good that they get made into a feature-length movie or stick with your child's memory...
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What To Do With Old Books

Eliza Clark - It's Easy Being Green » New Uses for Old Things

So you have a few too many books, do you? Those picture books are really starting to pile up, and now the kids are moving on to chapter books. Where are those supposed to go? As it is, the shelves are so tightly crammed that it has actually bec...
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Learning About Wind and Solar Energy

Ashley Young - It's Easy Being Green » Best Green Resources

For a kid, it isn't hard to understand that the wind and sun are powerful. After all, they have probably had to chase down a baseball cap caught in a gust of wind or felt the heat of the sun warming their skin. What might be a little hard for them to unde...
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