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Margaret Hartley's Greenpoint
by Margaret Hartley


A Daily Gazette community blog
Ideas on greener living
Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

Recycling pumpkins

It’s time to start eating the decorations
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

More baby chicks, as winter approaches

“It’s all ‘quack, quack, quack’ in the front yard and ‘peep, peep, peep’ in the back.”
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

The wind through the windows

Winter is cold. Happens every year.
Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Soap and water still best way to combat germs

Anti-bacterials are overkill
Monday, Oct. 6, 2014

Makeup? Candy? Lead found in surprising places

Watch out for cheap lipstick
Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

Missing gloves, matching gloves

Not even cold yet and already we can't find our gloves
Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

The smallest community canning kitchen ever?

Four hands, two heads
Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Plastic waste everywhere — even beer

Buying less plastic, recycling best ways to control it
Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

School starts with paper blizzard

How many worksheets can one kid bring home?
Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

Sounds of crickets and birds tell us that fall is coming

The mornings sound different at this cusp of the year between summer and fall. Already there are fewer songbirds, so our dawn chorus has more chirpers than all-out singers.

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