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Ponderosa Creative x Evergreen Goods Upcycle Collab

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As two Olympia-based companies run by women with ecology backgrounds; that care deeply about the future of our planet and stand for the protection of ecosystems everywhere; a collaboration was bound to happen.

The finished product of our collaborations is an upcycled apparel item-- usually a jacket with a groovy hand dyed and screen printed back patch.

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7 Fun Earth Day Activities For Kids

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Earth Day is coming up, so I thought I would compile some fun, low waste ideas of things to do with your kiddos, nieces or nephews. Earth Day (& every day) is a great time to foster a love for nature, and teach about how we can help mother earth. Even as an adult, I want to do some of these for Earth Day!

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Eco Friendly Garden Tips from The Crooked Chicken

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I am no expert on gardening - I am still learning every day. I think that one of the most important things to me is learning how to reduce waste and keep my garden as organic as possible. I would like to share some things I have learned along the way, in hopes that you will be inspired to start growing your own food, or revamp your own garden, in order to make it healthier for you and your family.

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5 Great Hikes in the PNW

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Guest post by Andi Clarke of Andi Clarke Jewelry. I’m a nature lover and have enjoyed hiking for many years (not telling you how many coz you’ll guess my age). We moved to the PNW about twelve years ago and I was in heaven with the variety of hikes that are here. Here is a short list of my favorite hikes starting with the easiest and shortest. Burfoot Park, Olympia This hike is more like a walk for adults, but if you have young kids it’s a good intro to them for hiking. You park up in the parking spots...

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Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping

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 An easy visual is the amount of trash you have to clean up and take out after your family's holiday gathering. Now multiply that by ALLLL the people in the world that have similar gift giving celebrations. That adds up to a LOT of paper & plastic. But there are other ways. Here's some ideas for more earth friendly gift giving.

 

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