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The Quickest, Easiest Way to Save Water

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy I admit it: I'm kind of obsessed with saving water. Not only have I done everything possible at home (low-flow toilets, showerhead, washer/dryer, dishwasher, e…

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How Flying Undermines Your Green Lifestyle

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy How is it possible that a vegan, car-free, green living fanatic (that's me) has a bigger carbon footprint than the average American? It's pretty simple: for pe…

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Tips for More Eco-Friendly Clothing

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy Finding "eco-friendly" clothing can be tough, especially trying to sort out which of the many "green" claims on labels hold up. For consumers looking to make g…

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Tips to Make Your Office More Bike-friendly

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy You've probably already spent a lot of time trying to make your home life more “green,” but we often overlook the impact we can have by encouraging greener pra…

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Are Garbage Disposals Eco-Friendly?

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy You're standing at the kitchen sink cleaning the dinner dishes when eco-confusion strikes: what's the greenest way to dispose of your meat scraps and other non…

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Going Solar: Tips for Your Home

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy We all want to decrease our energy use, both for the sake of our wallets and the benefit of the planet. But is putting solar panels on our home rooftops the be…

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How Green Is Compostable Packaging?

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy I was recently asked a question about "compostable" food packaging being used by some grocers like Trader Joe's and how "green" they are. As a scientist wh…

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