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Do you know when you are wishfully recycling? Earth911's quiz will help you identify what can and cannot be recycled in your bin. https://t.co/wFNG8BtVLq

Vikram Aggarwal, founder and CEO of home solar comparison-shopping service EnergySage talks with Earth911 about the costs of, and incentives available for, solar installations. #podcast https://t.co/9lE5IG06t6

For many, this time of year means being surrounded by friends and family, opening presents, and being merry. However, it is also important to remember what the #holiday season represents. Here's 13 ideas on how to #give #back this holiday season. https://t.co/XR72EiZPGW

There is a definite art to the process of tracking down #vintage #furniture. Here are five tips on how to search #secondhand sites effectively. https://t.co/Jfr0cVrpch

There's something to be said for the minimalism and functional elements of #Scandinavian #design. Nothing wasted. Ever. Here are a few #DIY Scandinavian design project ideas: https://t.co/7LQYJJBp75

Do you know what doesn’t go in your #recycling bin? Test your knowledge and learn a bit more about #wishful recycling here!  https://t.co/5eOFAEFT2X