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Living Greener

There are several reasons for going green or living greener:

  • Reduce the use of natural resources so they will be there for future resources
  • Reduce household chemicals and contaminants in your home
  • Save money by making your own green cleaning products
    and lowering water and utility bills
  • Invest in green or socially responsible investments
  • Reduce waste by buying less and recycling
  • Teach your children about sustainability and living greener


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Ivy Brick CoverIvy & Brick is an innovative magazine focusing on sustainable living that was created by UGA Grady College journalism students in cooperation with The University of Georgia College of Family and Consumer Sciences Cooperative Extension. The magazine provides information for environmentally conscious readers interested in food, golf, music, tiny houses, etc. Ivy & Brick offers accurate information while promoting a sustainable lifestyle.


Tip of the Week

April is Cancer Control month: Skin cancer is the most common and preventable form of cancer in the United States. Summer months are approaching and are full of sun exposure. Take action to be SunWise and protect your family from harmful rays: http://www2.epa.gov/sunwise/action-steps-sun-safety.

 
 

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Ideas on how to save and invest your money while helping the planet.
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Generation Green

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Greenwashing

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Green neighborhoods start by building relationships.
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