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THE PLAYERS Championship - Round One

AM 1090 Eco-Minute

This week’s entries are all from our esteemed listeners. Ed Hume called in to say, plant a tree, because they suck up all kinds of pollutants. Jeanine in Edmonds reuses the double sided velcro tape […]

1090 The Fan–05/31/2012

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Best Earth Day Events Around Puget Sound

Earth Day means taking care of our planet by volunteering, cleaning up and celebrating our Earth. Find a way to do something good on Earth Day at these Puget Sound events.

04/02/2012

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Study: Young People Not so ‘Green’ After All

An academic analysis of surveys spanning more than 40 years has found that today’s young Americans are less interested in the environment and in conserving resources — and often less civic-minded overall — than their elders were when they were young.

03/15/2012

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Guide to Locally Owned Home Decor Stores in Seattle

Looking to change out your tired old couch, or find a new object d’art? Just a little sprucing up can make a huge difference, no matter the room. Here are some of our favorite locally owned shops, both retail and consignment, where you can find something totally unique and beautiful for your home.

01/16/2012

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Holiday Lights Recycling Program at Point Defiance Zoo

Make your holidays a little greener at PDZA. Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium is continuing its holiday lights recycling program this year.

12/29/2011

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Tree-Recycling: What to Do With Your Christmas Tree

Once December 26 rolls around, the undecorating begins. What should you do with that Christmas tree? Fortunately, there are many recycling options for King and Pierce County residents, including charity organizations.

12/20/2011

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Broken Vintage Made Into One-Of-A-Kind Wearable Art at Orange Box Jewelry

Just like the “Island of Misfit Toys” in the classic Rudolph TV show, Seattle artist Krissy Maier can turn a mismatched earring, a broken necklace or unwearable jewelry into fantastic, everyday pieces.

12/13/2011

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Best Costume Supply and Rental Stores in Puget Sound

Have that Halloween party invitation and don’t know what to wear? Kids begging to be a superhero, cartoon character, pirate or princess? Here are some great Puget Sound places for you to find the costumes and accessories (and decor!) to make this trick-or-treat season fun!

10/12/2011

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Guide to a Greener Halloween: Costume Swap October 8

Want to be eco-friendly this Halloween? Join one Puget Sound mom who came up with a great way to reuse and recycle – it’s become a nationwide event!

09/23/2011