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How We Can Work Together to Save The World

How many of your friends and neighbors are making conscious decisions to help heal the planet? Ask yourself... Have they changed their transportation habits, their eating habits? Are they recycling…

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8 Apps to Save the Earth

Can the time I spend on my smartphone also make the world a greener place? I’ve mulled over this question for a few years now, starting by observing my students at Stanford and my own habits, and l…

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4 Money-Saving, Eco-Friendly Heating & Cooling Options

When it comes to eco-friendly heating & cooling for your home, toeing the line between comfort and eco-conscious can be overwhelming. After my family found out just how big of a footprint our h…

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10 Simple Things You Can Do to Save Money & Energy

Even if you can't afford a Tesla or a solar panel installation, there are still many things you can do to reduce your carbon footprint. You might be surprised to know that it’s the smaller (and mor…

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Here’s Why Hemp Should be Your New Favorite Plant

Hemp is a controversial crop, but it's one that holds much promise as a food, fiber and as a fuel. Because hemp is a cousin to marijuana it gets an undeservedly bad reputation from the legal folks in …

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8 Common Things You Didn’t Know You Could Recycle

Most people know the basics of recycling, but some items seem to slip through the cracks. Here are 8 items that you probably didn’t know are actually recyclable… Eyeglasses. You know that drawer of…

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What Does it Mean to Be a ‘Sustainable Business’? A Q&A With Bhakti Chai’s Brook Eddy

Many companies have worked hard to incorporate sustainability into their business plan, but Bhakti Chai owner says she has been defined by it from the very beginning. Bhakti means "devotion through so…

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Thrive Market: A Place Where Healthy Food is Affordable

If you haven't already heard about Thrive Market, get ready to discover your new one-stop online shop. Thrive Market is a fairly new site that offers natural, healthy foods online for an average of 35…

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Why ‘Clean Coal’ is an Oxymoron

Clean coal? Really? That's like saying healthy cigarettes. Or hot ice. Or soothing poke-in-the-eye. What do you think of when you hear the term "clean coal?" Possibly, it's cleaner than it was. …

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7 Tips To Save Money & Make Less Waste

It may seem impossible in our modern, cellophane-wrapped lives, but there are people out there who succeed in creating ZERO waste in their lives. That’s nada, nil, zilch. That means food, furniture, p…

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