Five Eco-Friendly Uses For Fallen Leaves

I’ve been in quite the transition over the past month or so as I moved from Worcester, Mass., to Denver. As you can imagine, there’s a lot to take in (I really just moved across the country to Colorado? Those are mountains I see on the horizon?!) and adjust to (I can walk to the…

Junk mail, junk mail, go away

Last week I posted an entry about how to stop junk mail from insurance and credit card companies. Today, I come to you to share an awesome nonprofit organization I found out about that goes even further, also stopping catalogs, magazine offers, sweepstakes entries, ValPaks and more for five years. 41pounds.org was founded by three…

You’ve been pre-approved!

How much of your mail is junk that you don’t give a second look to before tossing in the trash or recycle bin? I would venture to guess that at least half of mine is either bright white envelopes with mysterious return addresses trying to convince me to be impressed that I was approved for…

Going Paperless: Not as Green as You May Think

I am one of those people mentioned at the beginning of this article who feels guilty every time I print a piece of paper because I’d rather be able to make marks on it than tough it out reading on screen. This is very thought-provoking and kind of pokes at everything I’ve ever thought and…