Green Living 2012

15 Stories • Available December 2012
Becoming Green

Becoming Green

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Green Houses

Green Houses

Homeowners can't escape to-do lists -- weekend chores, long-term DIY projects, or even plans and designs for building a dream home from the ground up. A growing number of homeowners are adding "mak

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Recycling

Recycling

Most American communities promote programs to reduce, reuse and recycle, and though they have the support of many, there are also naysayers. Though most solid waste management authorities applaud

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Wal-mart, Shampoo And Cavemen

Wal-mart, Shampoo And Cavemen

To some people, Wal-Mart has a bad reputation. Strip clubs, tattoo parlors and even bars should be used to having a smattering of protesters when a new location opens. Lap dances, body art and bin

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Green Driving Tips

Green Driving Tips

Americans love their cars, and for most of us, our lives are designed so that we can't give them up cold turkey. But with the price of gas rising and environmental awareness en vogue, it is time to

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Reading Produce Stickers

Reading Produce Stickers

As Americans strive to eat healthier and feed their children natural and organic foods, fruits and vegetables are finding their way onto more grocery shopping lists. According to the American Diet

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Vegan Accessories

Vegan Accessories

When you think of the term "vegan," you might automatically associate the word with a type of diet, but the classification also applies in fashion, with trendy outfits and accessories made of anima

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Eco-friendly Sleepwear

Eco-friendly Sleepwear

Sleep is essential to your health and well-being. What you wear in your pre-sleep hours as well as during a great night's sleep provides several benefits. The first, of course, is comfort. A soft a

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Finding Green Hotels

Finding Green Hotels

Planning a vacation? Consider staying at an eco-friendly hotel, resort or bed-and-breakfast. Even while providing the finest of luxuries, and while spoiling you with the beauty of their landscapes

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Avoiding Dirty Gold

Avoiding Dirty Gold

You've heard of the term "blood diamonds," which refers to the dangerous and deadly diamond trade in some corners of the globe. Consumers have overwhelmingly chosen to avoid blood diamonds in favor

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Green Your Morning Coffee

Green Your Morning Coffee

Don?t you just love the smell of freshly brewed coffee in the morning? If you enjoy your first-thing java -- whether decaf, half-caf or mega-caf -- you?ll surely want to go green with your morning

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Green Lighting

Green Lighting

Starting in July, the U.S. Department of Energy has new regulations to upgrade old, inefficient, mercury-laden florescent light bulbs. About 500 million of the lights, called T12, need to be replac

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Green Business Profitability

Green Business Profitability

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Rubber Mulch

Rubber Mulch

You've seen it in your neighborhood, at the park and in flowerbeds, too. Rubber surfaces and rubber mulch look good, last long and seem like a solution for busy gardeners. But are these rubber land

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Recycling Around The House

Recycling Around The House

Like charity, going green can start at home. But where to begin? "Overall, I'd say there is almost nothing that can't be repurposed," says Lynn Colwell, green lifestyle leader and, with daughter C

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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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