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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.

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December 29, 2016

Sustainable Ways to Winterize Your World

Now that it’s autumn, even though in my neck of the woods today was 80 degrees and tomorrow promises to be the same, it’s time to look at a few sustainable ways to winterize your world.

December 22, 2016

5 Ways to Go Green at Work

You do everything possible to make your home more sustainable but what about your office?

December 15, 2016

The Healthy Schools Campaign is Helping Kids Thrive

We all do our best to make sure that within the busyness of our lives we are providing a healthy environment for our children while instilling in them the habits that will keep them and our planet healthier in the future.

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.