Category Archives: Eco-Tips

Leggat-Barr Family Reduces Carbon Footprint

Thank you to Steve Barr for this update of the Leggat-Barr family’s steps to “recycle” their 1840s North Yarmouth farmhouse and make it more modern and fuel-efficient: We heat primarily with wood, about 4 cords a year (we LOVE the … Continue reading

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Green Ninja Climate Footprint: Children’s Time Earth Day 2013

Children’s Time – April 21, 2013 So, have you ever heard of having a big carbon footprint?  This is a story about someone with a big carbon footprint and how to make it smaller. Show Green Ninja video: For Earth … Continue reading

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Tips for Buying Local Food

There’s been lots of talk about how buying locally raised food reduces our global footprint.  Here are some suggestions for how to make the transition: • Start small.  Rather than giving up your favorite long-distance foods like coffee, bananas, or … Continue reading

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