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Take the Ten Mile Pledge and Cut Your CO2
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, greenliving, transportation, CO2emissions )

Chris
- 2277 days ago - lighterfootstep.com
Reducing your household's carbon footprint is all about making deliberate, progressive changes in your daily habits. Start with this simple challenge -- dropping 10 miles per week of driving and 500 pounds of carbon dioxide per year!
China's Freakshow Haicang Zoo
Animals  (tags: abused, AnimalCruelty, suffering, humans )

Chris
- 2481 days ago - snarfd.com
At China's notorious Haicang Zoo, lions are made to ride the backs of terrified horses and rare big cats are treated as circus freaks.
Save Paper and Energy With Holiday ECards
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, greenliving, home, holidays )

Chris
- 2571 days ago - lighterfootstep.com
Little things count. And not onlly will switching to eCard holiday greetings this year save trees and energy -- you can leave them until the last minute without feeling guilty!
Recycled: Hervé Matejewski's Secondhand Porcelain Art
Green Lifestyle  (tags: home, recycling, design, art )

Chris
- 2584 days ago - snarfd.com
Here's one way to turn junk into art. A French designer takes discarded porcelain cups, bowls, and saucers and transforms them into wildly original lamps. Green meets high fashion.
Don't Water Your Lawn: Paint It!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, garden, green, greenliving, water )

Chris
- 2589 days ago - snarfd.com
With record drought in parts of the U.S. and elsewhere, municipalities are clamping down on lawn watering. But here's an option to keep your lawn green, come hell or no water: paint it!
Replace Antibacterial Cleansers With Homemade Liquid Soap
Green Lifestyle  (tags: home, health, soap, bathroom, diy )

Chris
- 2619 days ago - lighterfootstep.com
Doctors have become increasingly concerned that the indiscriminate use of antibacterial hand soaps may be contributing to the spread of antibiotic resistant bacteria. Here's how to make your own natural liquid hand soap at home -- and you'll love it!
Ditch Disposable Batteries for Eco-Friendly Rechargables
Green Lifestyle  (tags: home, recycle, batteries, rechargeables )

Chris
- 2621 days ago - lighterfootstep.com
They're more expensive at the register, but the new breed of nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) rechargable batteries are a green living no-brainer. Here's why.
Make Your Own Eco-Friendly Furniture Polish
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, greenliving, greentips, home )

Chris
- 2625 days ago - lighterfootstep.com
Most commercial furniture polishes contain a payload of petroleum distillates. Do you really want more potentially irritating chemicals in your home? If not, try this inexpensive, non-toxic alternative.
How to Reuse a Disposable Vacuum Bag
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, greentips, home, reuse )

Chris
- 2626 days ago - lighterfootstep.com
Yes, you can reuse that "disposable" paper vacuum bag. Best of all, the lint it contains may be compostable. Here's what to do.
The Simple Secret to Making a Greener World
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, greenliving, blog action day )

Chris
- 2628 days ago - lighterfootstep.com
Blog Action Day: Technology will help. Policy will help. But when it comes to making a greener world, there's one secret that can turn it all around. And it's up to you.
 
 
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