In Your Home


Compost is organic material that can be added to soil to help plants grow. Food scraps and yard waste together currently make up about 30% of what we throw away, and should be composted instead….

Drink Tap Water, Not Bottled

Whether you drink it for your pocketbook or the planet, tap water is the smart option compared to bottled water. For starters, bottled water is about 500 times more expensive than tap. Then there’s the…

Go Anti Antibacterial

It turns out that plain soap and water is just as effective as antibacterial soaps for keeping hands clean and germ free. But Triclosan, the chemical compound added to some liquid soaps, toothpaste, cosmetics and…

5 Ways to a Create Bee-Friendly Backyard

Bees, the essential pollinators, need our help. Their populations are in decline in Minnesota and nationally. Creating a haven for bees in yards and gardens is one way to rally round the bees. Five simple…

Greener Lawns and Bluer Waters

Healthy lawns soak up rain and can prevent stormwater runoff, thus keeping polluted water out of our lakes and rivers. As we look to the warm weather and season of yard care, here are some…

Smarter Lawn Watering

How often have you seen lawns being watered during a downpour? Do you know that over half the water used in America is for irrigation and most lawns are over watered?   Are you interested in…

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