Green Living

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How to get rid of fruit flies in the home

Hard to complain about the beautiful weather we’re experiencing right now– Indian summer in the East Bay is such a lovely thing!– but sometimes there comes a little uninvited visitor every so often.  That’s right.  We’re talking fruit flies.  The tiny plague.  Fruit flies thrive in damp places so you might find them congregating near […]

El Cerrito Recycling Center

Ok, I know I posted about this before, but I just went again and I have to give a shout-out to how COOL the El Cerrito Recycling Center is. RECYCLE IT: Bricks, exercise equipment, batteries, oil, medicine, e-waste, aluminum windows…and on and on and on… DONATE IT: Goodwill truck hangs out just outside of the […]

Spotted: Solar Trash Compactors in Albany

After having a nice dinner at Fonda, I wandered across the street and spotted the strangest looking trash cans: While it might not be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, it is able to compact gallons of trash with a single gulp.  The Big Belly Solar Trash Compactor is an on-site solar-powered […]

Vetrazzo Recycled Glass

Looking to redo your kitchen?  Consider using Vetrazzo Recycled Glass.  I haven’t used their product, and I don’t actually know anyone who has, but this sure looks cool. This was taken directly from their website: www.vetrazzo.com Exquisitely repurposed glass With Vetrazzo Surfaces you can express both your styles and your respect for the earth without […]

Freecycle

Ok, so last week I posted some great resources for recycling your unwanted items.  What I completeley forgot to mention was my FAVORITE reuse website, www.freecycle.org.  You can list items that you want to get rid of for free, as well as items that you are looking for. Example: I bought some shampoo and conditioner […]

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