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Forum: Frugally Green

A place to talk about what we're doing to "go green"! Let's share our ideas and our struggles of keeping "green" frugal!

  1. Making cleaning supplies?

    I got a green cleaning book from Amazon. Love it! Does anyone make their own cleaning supplies? Any good recipes to share? Here is one I love: ...

    Started by jillmarie, 01-18-2012 01:29 PM
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    06-04-2012 07:59 PM Go to last post
  2. Recycling Water

    Here in CA we pay a steep price for water. Our bill is about 65/month in the winter, and over 100/month in the summer due to watering lawn, garden,...

    Started by Mark's Mom, 12-09-2009 08:23 PM
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    04-27-2012 07:16 AM Go to last post
  3. Reusable bags

    I have been remembering to take in my re usable bags when I go shopping. Many of our stores here are giving you anywhere from a nickle for each bag...

    Started by nbp2452, 10-31-2011 11:11 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    03-01-2012 07:52 AM Go to last post
  4. cardboard

    Our recycle center won't take in cardboard so the lightweight cardboard like cerear boxes gets shredded and put in with the leaves and such to create...

    Started by nbp2452, 02-01-2012 12:47 PM
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    02-14-2012 11:33 PM Go to last post
  5. reduce-reuse-recycle

    I love this idea! I am not sure what I can contribute at this time because reduce-reuse-recycle is so normal that I don't really think of it as being...

    Started by Gr8ful, 12-12-2009 08:54 AM
    • Replies: 12
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    01-25-2012 11:18 PM Go to last post
  6. Arrow Reusable Mop Pad (GREEN GLIDER) for the Swiffer and similar mops!

    How many things out there are Frugal AND Green?? I'm on the hunt. Oh my gosh, I recently ordered some of these "Green Gliders" and I love them! I...

    Started by Mama Kate, 01-19-2012 10:15 AM
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    01-19-2012 10:15 AM Go to last post
  7. Heat grabber made with pennies

    http://www.treehugger.com/files/2007/11/cheap_and_easy.php These work remarkablely well, and are easy to assemble.

    Started by sunshine, 02-10-2010 09:10 AM
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    12-29-2011 12:12 AM Go to last post
  8. repurpose glass jelly type jars

    I always wash these out in the dishwasher, then have a perfect storage container with lid for storing leftovers! I can even warm up the food in these...

    Started by nbp2452, 12-10-2011 07:57 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    12-11-2011 02:58 PM Go to last post
  9. re washing plastic zipper sandwich bags

    I found a baby bottle dryer (fold-up type) at a thrift store for .25 I use it for hanging washed out bags for re-using and it holds 12 works for...

    Started by nbp2452, 12-10-2011 08:01 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    12-11-2011 02:52 PM Go to last post
  10. 75 Things You Didn't Know You Could Compost

    I found this webpage recently and learned a few new things. Some were kind of yuck!, a lot were things I already compost, but some were a 'hmmm!'...

    Started by Tampa Mom, 11-05-2011 09:05 AM
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    11-07-2011 07:34 PM Go to last post
  11. CFB

    We've been switching all of our regular lightbulbs out to compact flourensent bulbs for the last year or so. I will say this, they do last. We had...

    Started by Tampa Mom, 12-30-2009 10:50 AM
    • Replies: 14
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    10-31-2011 11:05 PM Go to last post
  12. Question What is trash exactly?

    Since almost everything can be reused, recycled, donated etc. What are some of the things you throw away, you wish you could find another use for....

    Started by nbp2452, 10-19-2011 02:45 AM
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    10-19-2011 07:17 PM Go to last post
  13. Got a Question?

    Y'all may think this is a stupid question,however what exactly does going green mean.I hear that term yet i never knew what it means to go green. ...

    Started by T-Hicks, 09-10-2010 10:26 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    10-19-2011 02:41 AM Go to last post
  14. Arrow Super Easy Recycling!

    We used to just recycle cans and paper and what not...but I've just discovered a newer and easier way. If you go into the Goodwill, they give you a...

    Started by MamaCass1422, 12-06-2009 11:36 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    10-19-2011 02:33 AM Go to last post
  15. Frugal Solar Ideas

    My husband and I have been talking a lot lately about solar...pretty much everything. I'm finding that it's taking our thinking and turning it on...

    Started by Tampa Mom, 04-03-2011 09:39 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    10-19-2011 02:18 AM Go to last post
  16. Question Wonder Wash

    Has anyone heard of or used the Wonder Wash. I am thinking about getting one.

    Started by ecomation, 08-01-2011 11:30 AM
    ecofriendly, green, laundry, wonderwash
    • Replies: 3
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    10-19-2011 02:08 AM Go to last post
  17. Arrow Repurposing ideas?

    What items have you repurposed? Ive got one of those old timey straw dispensers that I know use to hold all my pens and pencils. We have some...

    Started by bluecandi, 11-17-2010 01:35 PM
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    10-19-2011 02:06 AM Go to last post
  18. How green is your house?

    So...I watched a special on CNN called "Toxic America"...and it REALLY freaked me out. I actually took a trash bag and started reading labels! I...

    Started by breannag, 06-03-2010 11:34 PM
    • Replies: 17
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    10-06-2011 09:03 PM Go to last post
  19. Sun Tea

    I remember that sun tea was all the rage in the 70's. Then it sort of went away. My husband and I were discussing solar ideas and that popped up in...

    Started by Tampa Mom, 04-03-2011 09:27 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    08-25-2011 10:18 PM Go to last post
  20. Wink Switched to healther products

    Going green is the best thing I could have done a mother with two boys:rolling grin: One with astham, allergies, and another with bad eczema. I was...

    Started by Motherof2, 07-05-2011 09:35 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 325
    07-27-2011 10:10 AM Go to last post

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