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8 Uses for Yogurt Containers

By Chaya Kurtz, Networx How much do you spend on plastic food storage containers? And how much do you spend on yogurt? Here's an epic idea that the crunchy set has been doing forever: save your yog…

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How to Give Your Household a Green Makeover

By Sayward Rebhal, Networx Making a major lifestyle shift can often seem daunting, and sometimes the simple act of getting started is enough to stop you in your tracks. That initial hurdle can be s…

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7 Good Reasons to Quit Drinking Bottled Water

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! We had an extra Green Diva Meg in the house today! Our special guest Green Diva Meghan Van Dyk, the edi…

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Ed Begley Talks About Why We Should Care

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! We had a ROCKIN show this past week - so much going on that we couldn't post till now! Seriously, we ha…

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5 Ways to Recycle Your Old Fitness DVDs

CDs and DVDs continue to become relics of the past, as digital technology expands and becomes ever more accessible. However, we, as consumers, haven't totally given up buying them yet. The fitness DVD…

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Rethinking Latin America’s Largest Landfill

Jardim Gramacho, located outside Rio, is Latin America's largest landfill. Its here that groundbreaking new techniques are turning all that trash into electricity. Science News by NewsLook v…

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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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Donate Your Old Cell Phone

Do you have hang-ups when it comes to giving back? If we've got your number, fret not, because by simply donating your old cell phone - you know, the one taking up space in your dresser drawer or …

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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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10 Ways to Reuse and Recycle Materials in the Garden

A major goal of gardening sustainably is to cut off the waste stream, and one great way to do that is to reuse and recycle materials that others may see as trash. Here are a few first-hand ideas share…

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