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Tips for a Greener Home School & Office
Posted By Jessica Fisher On April 27, 2011 @ 12:09 pm In Going Green,Homeschooling,Promotions | Comments Disabled
Since I teach my kids at home, our house is where we “live.” It gets messier than it would if most of us were gone all day. It wears more of a “lived in” look than many other homes. This is where we do life.
It’s also where we go through huge amounts of papers and books. Couple that with a home office and the regular ins and outs of life and paper clutter, and we are rich in paper.
If you’ve read The Little House books , you know that Laura and Mary were pretty conservative with their paper, writing on all sides and in all directions. Paper was precious. I, on the other hand, have reams of paper filter through my home every year.
Homeschools and home offices can through a lot of paper. A lot of paper. Some of it is quite necessary. But there are ways to reduce paper clutter  as well as be good stewards of the resources God has blessed us with.
Not only can it be a means of good stewardship, but a “greener homeschool and office” has the potential to be a tidier one.
Here are a few ways that we can “go greener” in our homes, homeschools, and offices:
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