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RIP, Incandescent Light Bulbs. Welcome, Energy Efficiency.

Happy new year! Did you know that in America, the start of 2014 officially marks the death of the incandescent light bulb? You didn't? That's okay, you're certainly not alone. According to a recent su…

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Another Look at 5 Classic Green Myths

By TreeHugger This guest post is an excerpt from Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living, written by the Union of Concerned Scientists and published by Island Press. Find out more at …

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12 Steps to a Greener 2012

The Worldwatch Institute—an independent research organization based in Washington, D.C., that works on energy, resource, and environmental issues—recently published these 12 tips we can all try in…

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Are CFL Bulbs a Health Hazard?

By Jakob Barry, Networx If I asked you to draw a symbol representing an idea or thought it's a good chance you'll sketch a light bulb -- specifically, the incandescent model. Well, hold on to…

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6 Reasons Why You Might Buy a $50 Light Bulb

Incandescent light bulbs will be phased out in 2014. Some will say bye-bye and good riddance, while others are still holding out for a mercury-free eco-alternative to CFL’s. But, there's a new kid on …

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Liquid Light and Water Justice

Fusing art and function, with environmental consciousness are the heart and spirit of eco-design. Artist, Tanya Clarke created Liquid Light as a visual reminder that water is a precious natural resour…

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Lighting Fixture Dilemma

Illumination brings harmony to a room. There is no shortage of manufactured lighting fixtures at home improvement stores and online. Lighting inspiration comes in different forms and from many place…

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The CFL Controversy Continued: Who Knew?

Wow. Who knew a little CFL piece would spark so many responses, and more importantly so many that were not necessarily in agreement. How great is that? It's what makes Care2 cool in my opinion, bec…

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Love Your Light Bulbs: Easy Greening

Yesterday I was in an achingly beautiful 19th century building that I frequent, and was as encouraged as I was disconcerted to see a glaring compact fluorescent light bulb doing its mini-spiral from t…

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Recycling Batteries, Light Bulbs and Sneakers: Easy Greening

Cans and newspapers are easy to recycle, but what in the world are we supposed to do with things like batteries and light bulbs? And although they’re not toxic (well…) what about those cruddy sneakers…

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