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Top 3 Tips for a Green Netherlands Trip

And here comes my third house moving in the last year. Now I’m leaving The Netherlands after 4 amazing months in Den Haag and Delft but not before share the Top 3 Green Tips that I´d enjoyed the most and were complemented with life lessons for me. 342 more words


Top 3 tips for Textile Waste - An option during "house moving" and "cleaning closet" timings

I’ve passed through two house movings during the last year, most of the time are real nightmares but are also learnings’ opportunities. As i do not consider myself a “shoppingholic” it was really amazing the quantity of clothes and textile waste i found so i searched for options (that are not enough yet) to recycle or re-use that i resume into 3 tips. 280 more words


A "Less is More" Wake Up Call

Last month we featured Betty Shelley, long-time NWEI volunteer and waste reduction expert on our blog. Betty and her husband Jon generate only one can of garbage per year. 496 more words

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13 Resolutions To Change The Food System In 2013

Our friends at The Food Tank recently shared the following 13 resolutions to change the food system in 2013. We think the NWEI community should join in! 725 more words

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Cultivating Greener Holidays

The holiday season is upon us again.  On the one hand, there are family traditions, favorite holiday songs and time spent with friends and family. Alternately, there is the pressure to bestow gifts upon friends and family, commercial pressure, busy stores and holiday crowds to contend with (not to mention the myriad food choices, many of which are not sustainable!). 354 more words

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Wholesome Sweeteners: Supporting Fair Trade

Wholesome Sweeteners Supports Fair Trade

Wholesome Sweeteners is proud to support fair trade – all of their products are fair trade certified. What does that mean exactly? 197 more words

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Just One Trash Can A Year? NWEI Volunteer Betty Shelley Tells Us How

This week I had the chance to speak with long time NWEI volunteer and Metro’s Recycling Hotline Operator Betty Shelley about how she manages to produce just one can of trash a year. 495 more words

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