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10 Reasons You Need Cleaning Services

Spring has sprung! We can open windows and doors! We long to be outside hiking or playing in the park, or getting the yard and garden ready for another growing season.  It’s also when many consider hiring someone to help with spring cleaning as the feeling of “fresh starts” fills our minds. The thought can be fleeting, as the extra expense would seem to add to our already stressful lives.  It’s a common belief that

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Clean Air

“I can breathe here.”  It’s a Colorado moniker.  We joke when we travel, especially to places of high humidity, that it’s nice to get back to “good air”.  We step off the plane and inhale deeply, then walk on with a deep satisfying smile.  For those who are not lucky enough to live with Colorado air, let me tell you, it’s not something we take for granted. Today I am going to talk about clean

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Clean Food

I love good food.  Home grown, sustainably raised, organic, thoughtfully prepared with herbs and/or seasonings, delightfully plated that whets the appetite visually as well as the “rumbly in the tumbly” (Winne the Pooh).  What we stuff in our pie holes is pretty important, both for us as humans but also the planet. We’re pretty lucky in this country that we have access to a world of food…literally.  Here in Colorado, we could no more grow

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Water Wisdom

In honor of World Water Day (March 22, 2019) I thought I would swim over to this category of greenness this week. Water…the essence of life.  Without it everything, EVERYTHING, on earth would die.  It is to our bodies as motor oil is to a car’s engine.  It’s a lubricant and facilitator.  Picture the classic scene of a parched desert floor…cracked and curled plates of dusty earth.  Barren of vegetation, it is fragile and inflexible. 

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Reusing versus Recycling

I’ve heard on the news a bit recently that much of the stuff we put into recycling doesn’t actually GET recycled.  It’s been shipped to China. “East and West are inextricably connected by their plastic trash, as wealthy nations sell their recycled plastic scrap to Asia for the simple fact it’s easier to ship it around the world than process it at home.  That convenience was cast in a new light last January, when China,

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Why It’s Important to “Go Green”

I think if you ask any random person they will tell you that they are (at least) trying to “go green”.  They’ve collected a few reusable bags that they occasionally remember to bring with them to the grocery store, or they will pick the recycling bin at Starbucks for their empty cup in a moment of awareness.  But mostly…we are not paying attention to the end result.  I’m just as guilty as the next person. 

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