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Green Your Valentine

Green Your Valentine

Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love, relationships, family, and friendship. Although when you consider how much energy it takes to create all those goodies, gifts, and especially the cards it is a whole lot of waste. At any given store in the month of February tons of paper cards grace the shelves. Can you imagine the carbon footprint Valentine’s Day leaves behind each year. Here is a unique way to ‘green’ your Valentine’s Day for adults and children alike. Plant cards Can be made from old scrap paper, contain seeds and can be planted. To make the seed paper just use scrap paper… read more

Green Valentines

Green Valentines

Valentine’s Day is celebrated in many places around the world. Though the history of St. Valentine and the facts surrounding this romantic day of celebration is uncertain, it has culminated in an annual event held every February 14th. While many wish to recognize the endearing people in their lives with valentine wishes, the amount of cards and candy boxes that are tossed out after this holiday is over can be wasteful. The U.S. Greeting Card Association reported that approximately 1 billion Valentine’s Day cards are bought each year in the states alone. While giving a card is a nice gesture,… read more