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5 Green Foods You Should Be Eating

Yes, yes, we all know we should eat more greens. But, the regular rounds of broccoli, green beans, and lettuce can get rather tiresome. Instead, try these nutrient-dense green foods that are often ove…

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5 Reasons K-Cups Aren’t OK for the Environment

All-in-one coffee and filter things are a quick way to make just one cup. But these coffee pods---coffee's convenience craze of the century, otherwise known as "K-Cups"---are also a quick way to wr…

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Your Healthy Valentine: Coconut Milk Flan

Indulgences do not have to be unhealthy to be delectable. If you’re looking for an easy, body-friendly (free of gluten, dairy, and refined sugar) dessert for your holiday celebrations, look no further…

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The Dirty Truth About the Holidays

I bet you didn’t know Santa has a body mass index (BMI) of over 32 ... and is getting fatter every year? Or that Americans create one million extra tons of trash during the period between Thanksgiving…

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8 Rooms with Nature-Green Floors

When the Remodelista editors visited Esprit founder Susie Tompkins Buell at her SF flat (see A Home at the Top of the World, San Francisco Edition), they learned about her affinity for the col…

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Vote For America’s Top Green Restaurants

By Katherine Sather / The Nature Conservancy Restaurants throughout the United States are vying for votes this month in the 2013 People's Choice Nature's Plate Awards, a Nature Conservancy contest …

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80+ Items You Can Compost

By Sayward Rebhal, Networx Home composting isn’t just for farmers anymore! The practice is becoming increasingly popular among urban environmentalists who are eager to cut their landfill contributi…

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How to Create a Bird-Friendly Backyard

It’s that time of year when winged travelers everywhere are making their spring migrations, leaving behind warm climates for adventures farther north, hopefully stopping along the way so we can catch …

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Empower Your Life With Color

Are you working on a new project? Seeking mental clarity? Or looking to be more assertive? Colors can help us activate certain characteristics that empower our lives. Most of us feel passionately a…

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Environmental Cars are Sexy

Researchers from the University of Michigan said this week that the crop of new cars and trucks sold in the U.S. in October are the most efficient ever to hit American roads.  Their average fuel was 2…

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