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There is something particularly special about receiving a handmade #holiday #gift. Here are five #DIY holiday gifts you can easily make with items you already have in your home. https://t.co/xurHmDyi0N

#Plastic #recycling is pretty straightforward, but what do you do with #bioplastics? This article will clear up the mystery of #biopolymer plastic recycling. https://t.co/FRv8oKmrDh

Reduce your #home #carbon footprint by sealing your envelope and adding energy efficient #appliances, lights, and low-carbon fuels like #propane. A guest post from The Propane Education & Research Council. https://t.co/46pM2aEWG7 https://t.co/6fKY0yZuDS

When a passion for repurposing is focused on #furniture, the opportunities are limitless. For repurposing and #repurposed furniture ideas, we tapped into the wisdom of innovative artisans, shop owners and DIYers. https://t.co/H8UiTPCN4o

Employers are increasingly turning to offering employees the chance to #work from #home to gain a competitive edge and tap into employee satisfaction and retention. Read more for info on the #environmental and #productive #advantages of working from home. https://t.co/zEdqB9N2Ow

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