Why Buy Recycled?

Reprinted from “Why Buy Recycled” Published by Anoka County Recycling is more complex than just collecting materials to keep them out of the waste stream. Recyclables must be made into new products and then to “close the recycling loop” they must be purchased and recycled again. You support recycling by …

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Turning Old Into New

Kathie Armstrong Kathie’sFinds.com My business is based on the belief that we must value what is already here and the energy that was used to create it. I visits thrift stores, garage sales, and estate sales to find things that are in need of a new life. By cleaning, fixing, …

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Greener Design and Remodeling

Michael Anschel Otogawa-Anschel Design + Build If you are reading this article, you may already know the importance of considering our planet’s resources when designing our homes. Determining the most sustainable solutions is a real challenge. Should you invest in solar panels? Should you buy the carpet with the Green …

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