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13

Oct

7 ways to use an avocado pitYou can do more than compost the pits from avocados. Much more.

7 ways to use an avocado pit
You can do more than compost the pits from avocados. Much more.

Get on board the non-consumption trainAsk yourself the following 13 questions before you continue through that check-out line.

Get on board the non-consumption train
Ask yourself the following 13 questions before you continue through that check-out line.

11

Oct

5 ways to fight retail overpackagingTired of small items in huge boxes, wasted cardboard and excessive packaging? Fight back.

5 ways to fight retail overpackaging
Tired of small items in huge boxes, wasted cardboard and excessive packaging? Fight back.

09

Oct

How blue LEDs changed the worldLEDs have many potential uses aside from serving as light fixtures, including transmitting data over the internet and water purification.

How blue LEDs changed the world
LEDs have many potential uses aside from serving as light fixtures, including transmitting data over the internet and water purification.

The dirty dozen: 12 products you should avoid
Greener living is all about making changes each day. Sometimes, it’s about setting aside unhealthy or resource-hogging products. Here are 12 to avoid.

08

Oct

Survey finds owners of green homes to be a content, remorse-free bunchIn a first-of-its-kind customer satisfaction survey, respondents give certified green homeownership a ringing endorsement with a majority believing that the benefits of owning an eco-friendly abode outweigh any additional costs.

Survey finds owners of green homes to be a content, remorse-free bunch
In a first-of-its-kind customer satisfaction survey, respondents give certified green homeownership a ringing endorsement with a majority believing that the benefits of owning an eco-friendly abode outweigh any additional costs.

07

Oct

How to start a home rain barrel projectWater is precious and becoming more scarce. Try a rain barrel in your yard to use ‘free’ water for irrigation and limit what you run from the tap.

How to start a home rain barrel project
Water is precious and becoming more scarce. Try a rain barrel in your yard to use ‘free’ water for irrigation and limit what you run from the tap.

06

Oct

How to start a compost pile in 4 stepsComposting can be intimidating, even though it’s really very simple. If you’re resisting the trend because it seems messy and gross, let us clear the air.

How to start a compost pile in 4 steps
Composting can be intimidating, even though it’s really very simple. If you’re resisting the trend because it seems messy and gross, let us clear the air.

This edible coffee cup is dipped in chocolateClever coffee shop delivers an edible coffee cup that solves the packaging problem and looks good too.

This edible coffee cup is dipped in chocolate
Clever coffee shop delivers an edible coffee cup that solves the packaging problem and looks good too.