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Wendy Gabriel - Writer

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Wendy Gabriel is a freelance eco-writer now based in Fresno, California. Gabriel and her work have been featured in numerous publications and websites including the Chicago Sun-Times, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Fox Business News and Mashable.com. For nearly six years, she was a weekly contributor on a popular radio talk show in the Upper Midwest with a segment titled "Simple Tips for Green Living." Gabriel is an avid recycler, rainwater harvester, composter, thrifter and was instrumental in coordinating the planning and creation of a large mural made with recycled materials at a local elementary school in Fargo, North Dakota. Gabriel was the driving force behind starting a school garden program implemented at several Fargo schools. The founder of MyGreenSide.org and tweeting under @MyGreenSide, Gabriel has gone from the freezer (Fargo) to the furnace (Fresno) and could not be happier exploring California with the loves of her life, her husband and two daughters.

All Articles By Wendy

December 8, 2016

Demystify Food Labels

Current food labeling rules leave a lot of room for vague claims and misinformation. I’ve put together some practical ways you can demystify food labels the next time you are grocery shopping.

December 1, 2016

Return to Origins

I’m a fan of the brand but didn’t know until recently about their Return to Origins recycling program.

November 24, 2016

EcoPlum Makes Promotional Products More Sustainable

One of my biggest pet peeves is companies that give away mountains of throw away promotional items at people.

November 10, 2016

5 Facts About Recycling You May Not Know

We all know that recycling is an easy and effective way to make a difference for our planet.

November 3, 2016

5 Fun Green Living Tips for your Kiddos

Just as we all strive to make the world a better place for our children and grandchildren, part of that is making sure our children are developing habits that are good for the environment.