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Worms, ‘Good Dirt’ and the Backyard Compost Adventure

In second grade, I bought a copy of a little handbook called “Save Our Planet,” full of simple ideas kids could put into action to be environmentally-friendly. One chapter was

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My Trash Can Overhaul (and the Recycling Conundrum)

Thunk. Thunk. Thunk. What’s that sound? The pitter-patter of little feet racing down the stairs in the morning? read more

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Brown (or Canvas) Bagging It

There’s a lot of “eco” talk buzzing around these days. Concerns about “climate change,” “going green,” “decreasing your carbon footprint,” “reducing your impact,” and on and on — and it

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Why Green and Why Now?

When I was a kid, I liked to play outside. We had a big yard and woods that backed up onto the edge of our property. Back in the woods,

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Earth Day Events in Northeast Ohio

Looking for some ways to instill a respect for the environment in your kids? With these events happening throughout the rest of the month in the greater Cleveland/Akron area, your family can have fun while helping the planet. Check the list to find an activity nearby. ...
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Go Green: 10 Ways Families can Take Action on Earth Day

Today marks the 49th anniversary of Earth Day, founded to raise awareness about environmental protection. Take this great opportunity to teach your children meaningful ways to care for the planet — here are several easy ways to get you started.   ...
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Nature-Inspired Toys for Kids

In honor of Earth Day, which takes place on April 22, check out the following nature-inspired toys and products for kids. read more

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How to Celebrate Earth Day Now and Every Day This Year

Earth Day is a global event and an environmental movement recognized by more than 192 countries. April 22 is a special day devoted to showing how we care about the future of our planet, but you don’t have to wait for Earth Day to show your love. Here are 10 ways — including some that can involve your kids — to celebrate the planet we call home all year round. ...
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Go Green: Earth Day Around the Region

Looking to help the planet this week? Earth Day is on April 22 and to celebrate, many area organizations are hosting community events to teach creative and unique ways to protect the environment. These events can feature crafts with recycled materials, story times, exploring nontoxic cleaning materials, earth-friendly exhibits and more. ...
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