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3 Reasons To Embrace Frozen Foods

Living in California, I am aware that I belong to a privileged group of "happy fews" who have access to farmers' markets and their bounty of fresh seasonal produce year round (although I'll admit …

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What’s My Pet’s Carbon Paw Print?

By Sarah Grace McCandless, Animal Planet Clearly, the size of your pets' carbon paw print has a great deal to do with the type of animals you have. However, reducing that paw print depends …

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Top 5 Greenest Pets

By Sarah Grace McCandless, Animal Planet You can use eco-friendly initiatives to go green in nearly every aspect of your life, including the house you live in, the cars you drive and the food you…

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Sustainable Delivery with Pedal Power

Delivery services are almost a fact of life. Whether you're ordering a pizza or stocking a shop, those goods have to make their way to you. All of those trips add up to quite the carbon footprint! …

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7 Superfoods with the Smallest Footprint

By Rachel Cernansky, Planet Green We all want to get the most out of what we eat, and a varied diet is always the best way to do that. That said, some foods pack more nutrients per punch tha…

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Road Trip: Find Your Carbon Footprint and Fuel Cost

A website called costtodrive.com calculates the cost of gasoline, miles driven, and carbon emissions for vehicle trips in the United States. To try it out, I put in San Francisco, CA as the startin…

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PB&Js for the Planet

The humble peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwich could save the world, according to The PB&J Campaign, an online effort that claims eating peanut butter is a good way to help the environment. The ne…

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Dogs: Worse for the Environment than SUVs?

By Julie Knapp, MNN If you’re a dog owner and call yourself eco-conscious, guilt might set in after reading the new book Time to Eat the Dog? The real guide to sustainable living by Robert a…

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Simple Energy-Efficient Tips That Save Money

As the beach chairs get tucked away in the garage and the lawnmower is about to go into hibernation, we start to think (again) about preparing our homes for the cooler months. Taking energy saving st…

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Staycations–Good Idea or Bad?

Whenever I hear that old James Taylor song, “Summer’s Here”, I dream about vacation. It goes like this: Summer's here I’m for that Got my rubber sandals Got my straw hat Drinking cold beer Ma…

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Sad to say, but at this point in life I fear the big A, more than the big C.

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Man, we really missed out when Al Gore didn't become president!

Hopefully they'll have some vegan ones. I'll tell my daughter to look for them as she lives in NYC. …