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Uses for Fabric Scraps and Rags

At one time or another, we’ve all been faced with scraps of fabric that can no longer be used for their original purpose. Whether it’s a shirt that is too threadbare to be worn or a collection of remnants from a sewing project, there are uses for almost any scrap …

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Six Simple Steps for Making Your Clothes Last

Recently, a conversation with some of my coworkers turned to darning, and I was surprised to learn that I was the only person present that routinely darned my socks. Someone commented that socks were so easy to replace that darning was a waste of time. Actually, darning socks is quick …

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Green New Year’s Resolutions

With 2014 fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about New Year’s resolutions. While there is never a bad time to start acting sustainably, New Years is a fun and convenient time to make a few green changes. Making a green New Year’s resolution is a great way to get …

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Plastic Bag Recycling

One of the most common recycling questions I get asked is whether or not we can recycle plastic bags.  Plastic bags are almost ubiquitous in our lives and sadly, most people don’t properly recycle them. Most places in Minnesota, including Minneapolis, Saint Paul, and Duluth, do not allow residents to …

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Ecological Handprints

I recently heard the term ecological handprint for the first time.  As a conservation biologist and environmental educator, I’ve been using and thinking about the term ecological footprint for years, but the concept of an ecological handprint was new to me, and I find it very appealing. Ecological footprints help …

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