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33 Other Ways to Use Single-Use Kitchen Appliances

  It happens to the best of us. Inspired by a love of fondue, lured by the convenience of rice cookers, we spend our hard-earned cash on an appliance. Never again will we eat pasta from a box!…


Broken Appliances: Repair or Replace?

The U.S. is the #1 trash-producing country in the world, generating more than 1,609 pounds per person per year. Congress alone can generate up to 11 million pounds of trash a year! To put it an…


Is Your Refrigerator Running… On Too Much Energy?

What’s stuffed full of food and constantly running?  Nice try, but nope, not me... I meant your refrigerator.  Like all things that heat or cool, refrigerators are incredibly power-hungry.  But unlike…


10 Ways to Trim Your Waste

January represents a fresh start, a new beginning, a whole new year ahead.  It’s a time when lots of people think about personal growth (education, adventure, creativity)—or reduction (exercise an…


Gift Guide for the Energy-Conscious Consumer

'Tis the season for giving and receiving, and if you're a procrastinating last-minute shopper like me, chances are you're looking for a little help this week!  Well, I have good news.  If visions of e…


Recycled Luxury Stove for a Song

There are not too many appliances that families depend upon more than a kitchen stove. A few months ago, I had one of those weeks when my appliances were all out of sync. They must have gathered aro…


Green Chi: A Floor is a Floor, is a Floor?

I have had a visceral and negative reaction to seeds that are bred to tolerate just one specific herbicide that is the only one that can be used in the growing of the seeds if herbicides are used. Mon…


Be Happy, Use These Appliances

Everywhere you turn these days you are urged to reduce your energy consumption to fight global warming. We are all for this. But we also wanted the list of appliances NOT to worry about, or feel guilt…


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