Fab editor Dina ElNabli assigned me these stories (and one other that seems to no longer be linked) for iVillage’s Earth Day content. Both were interesting to research and the slide show was surprisingly fun to write–my first experience with using Pinterest as an initial source. The blogs it led me to left me feeling anything but creative compared to some of the crafty folks out there.

DIY Your Life: 17 Home & Gardening Ideas from Our Fave Bloggers

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Go Paperless! (Or at Least Use Less Paper)

paper recyling