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Rechargeable Batteries: Are They the Best Alternative?

Are rechargeable batteries really a good idea? To recharge or not to recharge...that is the question! When I first heard of rechargeable batteries, I was instantly sold on the idea. I mean, wit…

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Giving New Gadgets? 3 Ways To Reduce Holiday Waste

Recent studies have shown that between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, the average amount of American household waste increases as much as 25 percent. Many people use the holidays as an excuse to …

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How to Dispose of Old Batteries

Q: I have a ton of old batteries at home, AA, AAA 9V, etc. Is there any way to recycle these? Is it bad for the environment if I just chuck them? A: Yes to your first question and it depends to you…

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Eco-Crazed? 10 Odd Green Ideas

Strangeness abounds this holiday season. In the fields of green, ideas are sprouting up in all directions. We all want to do our part for the environment, but how far should we go? Blisstree.com …

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Greener Gadgets

Do you know what a Tweet-a-Watt is? You probably don't, and neither did I before I attended the Greener Gadgets Conference in NYC last week. Before I get to what a Tweet-a-Watt is (gotta love th…

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Top 10 Eco-Tips for the Holidays

‘Tis better to give than to receive, but with all the season’s generosity of spirit, the environment often pays the price. During the holidays, we travel more, our purchasing increases, we use more e…

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Recycling Batteries, Light Bulbs and Sneakers: Easy Greening

Cans and newspapers are easy to recycle, but what in the world are we supposed to do with things like batteries and light bulbs? And although they’re not toxic (well…) what about those cruddy sneakers…

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