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Celebrate Earth Day 2014

Celebrate Earth Day 2014

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle to Renew the Health of Our Planet

Whether already an activist or still struggling to sort recyclables, we all have a prime opportunity during the week of April 22 and other days to renew our individual and collective pledge to tread more lightly on the planet.

Boston Green Academy

Boston Green Academy

Preparing Students for Sustainable Lives

Natural Awakenings spoke with Boston Green Academy Development Director Mary Callaghan to learn more about the academy’s hands-on approach to education.

Historically Healthy Hemp

Historically Healthy Hemp

American farmers could benefit from growing hemp crops again by capitalizing on the hemp market, rather than importing it from other countries.

Greening Massachusetts Schools

Greening Massachusetts Schools

On average, green schools save $100,000 per year on operating expenses, use less energy and emit less CO2 than conventionally designed schools.

Honoring Earth Day

Honoring Earth Day

Go Green at Parks and Other Community Events

Local events that will help citizens of all ages answer the call to go green.

Healthy, Custom-Made Furniture at The Organic Mattress

Healthy, Custom-Made Furniture at The Organic Mattress

The Organic Mattress, in Sudbury, is expanding its collections with the introduction of handcrafted, heirloom upholstered furniture.

Winter Cleanse and Educational Programs at Groton Wellness

Winter Cleanse and Educational Programs at Groton Wellness

Groton Wellness has released its 2014 winter seminar, event and class schedule.

Whole Foods Market Invites Customers to 'Bee’ Part of the Solution

Whole Foods Market Invites Customers to 'Bee’ Part of the Solution

In response to declining honey bee populations across the globe, Whole Foods Market has launched its “Share the Buzz” campaign to raise awareness and inspire productive action.

Rain Garden Coming to Wellesley Town Hall

Rain Garden Coming to Wellesley Town Hall

The Wellesley Natural Resources Commission (NRC) will install a rain garden this summer near the duck pond on the grounds of Wellesley Town Hall.

EarthFest Returns to the Hatch Shell

EarthFest Returns to the Hatch Shell

The Radio 92.9 EarthFest returns to the Hatch Memorial Shell, in Boston, with a lineup of national acts, local bands and music.

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Homemade Eco-Cleaners

Homemade Eco-Cleaners

DIY Recipes Keep Your Home Naturally Clean

We don’t have to put up with toxic cleaning products when we can clean efficiently and thoroughly with these simple homemade solutions.

Live Green, Save Big

Live Green, Save Big

Five Eco-Friendly Life Decisions that Can Actually Save Us Money

Recycling is just a start. Committing ourselves to going green has an impact on everything from house size and car ownership to being choosy about everyday consumer goods.

Food Revolution in a Tank

Food Revolution in a Tank

Aquaponics Offers Year-Round Homegrown Fish and Veggies

Growing food in indoor tanks makes organic, GMO-free food available at little cost all year long.

Backyard Gardening

Backyard Gardening

Whether this is your first year growing a kitchen garden or your thumb glows green from years of use, it’s possible to quickly turn dreams of bountiful organic harvests into a reality.

The Dirt on Cleaning

The Dirt on Cleaning

To safely power through household dirt and bacteria without using questionable chemicals, try these green cleaning tips.

A Conversation with No Impact Man

A Conversation with No Impact Man

From November 2006 to November 2007, New York City author Colin Beavan, his Prada-wearing wife Michelle and 18-month-old daughter, Isabella, went on a yearlong reduce-recycle-reuse odyssey to cut down on their daily ecological footprint.

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Online Community Resource Guide

Online Community Resource Guide