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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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How to Avoid Toxic Sex

What's really going on between the sheets? Many of us are conscious about the food we eat and the lotions, creams, ointments and beauty products that come in contact with our skin every day. Yet…

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Do Energy-Saving Homes Really Use ‘More Energy’?

Researchers Robert Crawford and André Stephan have just released a case study examining Passive House architecture and design, and in their conclusion, they suggest that: "if you consider the whole …

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Green Home Design on a Budget?

Green design is getting a lot of ink these days, as it should; environmentally-conscious building has gone mainstream and that means more structures worldwide are built with ecological issues in min…

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What Does Sustainability Mean to You?

How do YOU define 'sustainability'? ‘Sustainable’ is one of just a few words being tossed around in the current cultural salad to enlighten us about how to create a more conscious way of living on th…

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4 Ways to Bring Nature Into Your Life

Did you miss out on this year’s Earth Day festivities? Well, don’t worry, it’s not too late to celebrate. Springtime is an excellent time to reacquaint yourself with your natural roots. After months o…

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Wisdom from Dr. Ervin Laszlo

You, the young people of today, are the most privileged people who have ever lived on Earth. For the first time in history, one generation--your generation--holds the key to the greatest challenge hum…

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Our Wireless Addiction Is Creating a Big E-Waste Problem

Because hundreds of millions of new cell phones are sold every year just in the U.S., and only a small percentage of the old ones ever make it to a proper recycling facility, our modern mobile lifesty…

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Is This Cat More Green Than You? (Funny Video)

"For Norman, becoming an Eco-Warrior hasn't been a journey. It's been a mission." Norman is no ordinary housecat: he's an Eco-Warrior. His causes include energy and water conservation, recycling, a…

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Transforming the World Through Yoga

Why do we practice yoga? For many, yoga is a rigorous form of exercise, a challenge in stamina and flexibility. For others, it’s a way of decompressing after a long day. But at its core, yoga is …

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