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8 Common Things You Didn’t Know You Could Recycle

Most people know the basics of recycling, but some items seem to slip through the cracks. Here are 8 items that you probably didn’t know are actually recyclable… Eyeglasses. You know that drawer of…

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America’s Best & Worst Bike-Friendly Cities

Bike to Work Day is May 16th this year, which may be easier for some of you than others. We dug around to uncover the the countries best and worst cities for bikers. How did yours fare? Bicycling.c…

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How Bikeable Is Your Town?

Riding a bike instead of driving your car is healthier for you and for the planet, but depending on where you live, cycling could be....tricky...to say the least! How bikeable is your city? Winter …

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3 of the Best U.S. Cities for Bicycle Travel

By Courtney Helgoe, Experience Life "Maybe we should’ve rented some lighter bikes," my sweetheart suggests over his shoulder. We’re huffing uphill on Harrison Street in Portland, Ore., pedaling a…

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3 Smart Green Transportation Options

The transportation sector is responsible for an enormous amount of pollution, from fuel extraction and processing to greenhouse gas emissions and smog. Thankfully, old and new technologies alike can h…

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Crochet A Rug From Bicycle Inner Tubes

Can you turn useless inner tubes into something useful? Reusing bicycle inner tubes to make something new keeps the tubes out of the local landfill, saves natural resources, energy, helps prevent poll…

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10 DIY Back To School Eco-Friendly Projects

Getting kids back to school can be a huge expensive burden on families. The pressure to purchase supplies and home décor for school kids, often negates the best eco-friendly intentions. How about we t…

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15 Household Uses for Bike Inner Tubes

By Philip Schmidt, Hometalk If you're prone to daydreaming about such things, you might see a parallel between conventional bike inner tubes and the incandescent light bulb. Both technologies …

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U.S. Approves Highway System for Bikes

Thinking of hitting the road this summer? Pretty soon, it's going to be easier than ever in some areas to take that vacation on two wheels instead of four. The U.S. bike highway or Bicycle Route Sy…

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3 Amazing Bikes That Could Make Life Easier (Videos)

May is National Bike Month in the United States, including Bike to Work Week from May 16-20 and Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 20. To celebrate, we’re  posting a weekly article about cool bikes, bene…

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