Green Living 2011

15 Stories • Available December 2011
Alternative Fuels

Alternative Fuels

Do you dream of a world in which cars are powered by sunshine and sea plants, one in which you still can have your own personal vehicle but reduce your carbon footprint? It's not so far-fetched as

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Going Green

Going Green

According to Kermit the Frog, it's not easy being green, but the process is becoming less complex for corporate America. Those companies looking to become more environmentally friendly have many op

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Everything Old Is New Again

Everything Old Is New Again

Though many of us faithfully fill our recycling bins with paper, plastic and glass, some artists and crafters rather would use discarded items to make something that is both attractive and useful.

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Starting Early

Starting Early

For a long time, most people were complacent about throwaway goods, energy-consuming appliances, and stripping the earth of its resources. Things are getting better, but non-degradable throwaway go

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Water Filters

Water Filters

Water filtration is important to provide clean drinking water, but the process also can be considered eco-friendly. Consumers will reduce their need for bottled water while decreasing their dischar

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Earth-friendly Goods

Earth-friendly Goods

Everyone seems to be riding the green wave. Organic grocery chains are becoming the "it" spot to buy food. Being sustainable at home (recycling, changing bulbs and saving electricity) is all the ra

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Slay The Vampires

Slay The Vampires

There are vampires among us -- not the bloodsucking variety found in "The Twilight Saga," but rather those gizmos, gadgets and electronics that suck power even when not in use. It's called standby

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Byob

Byob

Stashed in cupboards, crammed under car seats and collected in cozies on the backs of pantry doors, those plastic grocery bags seem to breed like roaches -- and like the cockroach, these ubiquitous

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Eco-friendly Seafood

Eco-friendly Seafood

Nutrition reports encourage eating a greater amount of seafood for protein, vitamins, minerals and omega-3 fatty acids, which provide benefits to your brain and heart. But the message often is mudd

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Green Diy Beauty

Green Diy Beauty

The news is not pretty. The Food and Drug Administration recently tested a number of brand-name lipsticks and found lead in all of them. The FDA recently recalled many beauty products, citing high

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'green' Chocolates

'green' Chocolates

Chocolate lovers wishing to live a green lifestyle are often a little anxious to embark on the exotic exploration into the world of cacao farming. What will they find? Will they have to give up the

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Wrap It Up

Wrap It Up

'Tis the season for weddings, baby showers, graduation parties and other occasions for gift giving, and the wrapping you choose can make a great impression. Impress both the recipient and Mother Na

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Water Harvesting

Water Harvesting

Conserving water is a must for green living. You know not to let the faucet run while brushing your teeth, and you know not to water your lawn during your town's water restriction days. But did you

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Green Fitness Gear

Green Fitness Gear

Does your workout help or hurt? The environment, that is. Those hand weights, your yoga mat, your treadmill, even the shoes on your feet -- they all can be eco-dangerous. These products not only ca

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Green Your Errands

Green Your Errands

An endless list of errands is more than just a drain on your free time; it's a drain on the environment. If you're like most people, every week, you find yourself grocery shopping, running to the b

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Green Living Facts 1

Green Living Facts 1

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Green Living Facts 2

Green Living Facts 2

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Green Living Facts 3

Green Living Facts 3

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