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How to Take Care of Your Trees in the Winter

How to Take Care of Your Trees in the Winter

When temperatures drop below freezing, you put your trees at risk of freezing too. Their buds, roots, and leaves can freeze and die. In order to protect your trees, you need to take action before and after freezes! These are some great tips for the Chicago cold and...

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Go Green for 2018!

Go Green for 2018!

Happy New Year! 2018 is here and it’s about time to start making your resolutions for what to change this year. If you’re wanting to go green in 2018 consider these 5 ways you can help to make a difference in your community!   1) Volunteer in your local community!...

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Ways to Go Green This Holiday Season

Ways to Go Green This Holiday Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year- the holiday season is here! Before you start planning your holiday celebrations consider these ways you can celebrate the holidays in true green fashion.   Choosing a Tree If having a real tree is crucial in your holiday...

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How to Cook Sustainably This Thanksgiving

How to Cook Sustainably This Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, take extra steps to make your holiday more sustainable.  Here is a list of tips to cook your Thanksgiving meal sustainably:   Eat organic. This includes your turkey... try to source a turkey locally and from a more humanely raised setting.  Going...

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Go Green For Halloween!

Go Green For Halloween!

Halloween is fast approaching and it is easy to go green for this fun holiday! It doesn’t take much to get started, here are a few tips to take your Halloween from orange to green:   1. Reuse Reuse Reuse! Throughout the year, keep an eye out for things that could...

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Fall is Here!

Fall is Here!

Summer is gone and fall is arriving! As the temperatures and season changes, here are some tips to keep you sustainable:   Team up to Tailgate. With fall comes football! During this football season, be aware of your energy usage. Did you know you can recycle solo...

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So… What is this Eclipse All About?

So… What is this Eclipse All About?

As you might have heard, next Monday there will be a total solar eclipse going across the United States! A solar eclipse occurs when the moon’s orbit covers the sun during the day. When this happens, the day will go dark! In a total eclipse, some cities in the US will...

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Head Back to School Sustainably

Head Back to School Sustainably

The summer is winding down and it is time to head back to school! Although back to school shopping seems like a necessity before students can take on their first day of the new school year, it’s important to think about how much we consume, and how to head back to...

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