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Surprising Inventions That Help Our Environment

While you may picture Indiana Jones when you hear the word “exploration,” there have been major discoveries in technology, music, food and more that are shaping the way we view and treat the world. Ch…

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12 Reclaimed Wood Problems & How to Fix Them

Reclaimed wood is a hot trend in household décor nowadays. And with good reason. This unique building material glows with a special aged patina. Wood cut from fully mature trees, as was the practice…

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8 Most Common Beginner Bicycling Mistakes

Great! You've decided to start biking more (just in time for National Bike Month)! Maybe you're commuting to work. Maybe you like to stick to the trails. Regardless, biking's a great choice: it's bett…

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Green Home Design on a Budget?

Green design is getting a lot of ink these days, as it should; environmentally-conscious building has gone mainstream and that means more structures worldwide are built with ecological issues in min…

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Green Tips for Grilling

When my husband and I were married nearly 15 years ago, his siblings gave us a fabulous gas grill. Since grilling is one of my favorite ways to cook, it has definitely been one of the most useful gift…

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10 Green Tips for You & Your Pet

Despite what Kermit the Frog said, it's actually easy being green--here are 10 things you can do to make the world a better place for animals (and people too!): 1. Adopt from a shelter Adopting …

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12 Tips for Making Halloween Eco-Friendly

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays, but unfortunately, the standard celebrations are often out of line with my ethics. For example, almost everything associated with Halloween is disposable, …

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Is This Cat More Green Than You? (Funny Video)

"For Norman, becoming an Eco-Warrior hasn't been a journey. It's been a mission." Norman is no ordinary housecat: he's an Eco-Warrior. His causes include energy and water conservation, recycling, a…

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4 Green Cars You Can’t Ignore

All facial tissue is called Kleenex. Adhesive bandages, regardless of who makes them, are known as Band-Aids. And all photocopies are Xerox. You can choose other brands if you like, but these are th…

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Clean Air Alternatives to Aerosol Spray

This is probably not a surprise to you if you have ever used an aerosol spray can, but these little stinkers are often dangerously toxic to you and the environment. All you have to do is read the warn…

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