Green Living 2013

11 Stories • Available December 2013
Green Begets Green

Green Begets Green

Living green is the right thing to do for our environment and for our planet's future. Since the early 1970s and the observance of the first official Earth Day, there has been a greater emphasis on

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Greener Groceries

Greener Groceries

What's that grumbling noise? You look down. It is definitely your stomach. You are past due for a trip to the grocery, and it is time you made the trek. However, you are also trying to be as enviro

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Disposing Of Paint

Disposing Of Paint

Your garage or workshop likely has a large collection of old paint cans, and disposing of them properly is extremely important to the environment. According to Earth911, some brands of paint create

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Recycling E-waste

Recycling E-waste

People often toss old electronics in the nearest trashcan. In 2009, more than 2 million tons of TVs, computers, laptops, printers, scanners, cellphones, batteries and other hazardous electronic was

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Eco-friendly Laundry Practices

Eco-friendly Laundry Practices

If it seems you have endless loads of laundry to do, your observation is right on target. According to the eco-friendly website NaturallySavvy.com, "one person alone can create 3 loads of laundry e

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Party Green!

Party Green!

Parties and celebrations are tremendous fun, but they also create a tremendous amount of trash. According to the Clean Air Council, 43,000 tons of food are thrown out in the United States each day,

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Volunteering Locally

Volunteering Locally

"Charity begins at home but should not end there" is an iconic quote, attributed often to 17th-century English clergyman and writer Thomas Fuller. Fuller advised to take your charitable works out

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Reusable Grocery Bags

Reusable Grocery Bags

Your reusable grocery bags carry bread, fruit, water and other foods, but do you know your bags could also be carrying germs and bacteria, including E. coli? While reusable bags, which are often m

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Cancer And Bpa

Cancer And Bpa

In the past few years, bisphenol A has generated a lot of negative buzz in the press for its links to causing cancer. According to NPR, BPA is found in almost 90 percent of plastic containers, some

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Banning Plastic Foam

Banning Plastic Foam

In his last term in office, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is attempting to squeeze the juice out of the Big Apple. Over the course of his mayoral stint, he's said no to cigarettes and soda. Now

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Population

Population

Some scientists say we are not only living beyond Earth's carrying capacity but also eating up future generations' ability to live within Earth's means. We are emptying the Earth's bank account rat

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