Green Parenting Tips

By Libby Bottem

I get it. Parenting is expensive. Expensive and trying. But you can alleviate some of the financial stress and environmental impact with a few simple tips and tricks. #1. Join an online parenting group. Facebook groups like Twin Cities Parent Swap offer online sales of gently used baby and child …

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What’s in your Fridge? Getting started with Organics Recycling

By Laurie Jones

I was at an earth day event last week and most people were familiar with the concept of organics recycling (or composting), but didn’t know where to start. I have often thought that a good way to introduce the idea of organics recycling to my neighbors would be to show …

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African American Environmental Leaders

By Eva Lewandowski

February is Black History Month, and while it’s important that we remember and honor the contributions of African American year-round, this month is certainly an appropriate time to think about the African Americans who have had a substantial role in environmental history There have been many African Americans who played …

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Become a Citizen Scientist this Winter

By Eva Lewandowski

As the weather is finally starting to feel like winter, many Minnesotans are looking forward to some outdoor winter fun, while others are curling up indoors and staying warm. Regardless of whether you want to stay inside or venture out into the cold, consider joining a citizen science project and …

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Swap with Do It Green! MN

By Eva Lewandowski

Recently, I was pulling together some data on the 2015 Do It Green! clothing and seed swaps, and I was amazed to see how much success we had this year! Combined, our two swaps had almost 200 people attend, and they brought over 900lbs of clothing! About half of that …

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