10 Tips to Start Living Green ...

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[Translate] Many people live in older buildings that weren’t built with green principles in mind. But even if you don’t have a...

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This Infographic On Plastic Po...

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Looking for ways to go green this Earth Day? 

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How to Make Your Home Safe and...

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[Translate] Follow this expert advice to get your house ready for rebuilding while you consider your options Mitchell Parker Houzz...

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The Astonishing Success of Fle...

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[Translate] July 31st, 2017 By Carolanne Wright Contributing writer for Wake Up World If you’re anything like me, America’s obsession...

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Rising From the Ashes, a Buffa...

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[Translate]   View of Tonawanda, New York across the Niagra River. (Photo by gardener41 | Flickr CC 2.0) This post first...

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HOW TO FIGHT FOOD WASTE WITH F...

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[Translate] Apeel Sciences uses what might otherwise be trash to make a second skin for fragile fruit and vegetable products. (Photo:...

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HOW TO USE LESS PLASTIC IN YOU...

Nov 23, 2016 by

[Translate] FIX.COM   Simple tricks to reduce plastic pollution There’s no question there are excellent plastic products...

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4 WAYS TO REDUCE YOUR HOMER...

Jun 27, 2016 by

[Translate] Reducing your home’s environmental impact begins with reducing its carbon footprint. Your home’s carbon...

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THESE SIMPLE STEPS WILL MAKE Y...

Jun 6, 2016 by

[Translate] By Ask Umbra®  GRIST My refrigerator died suddenly at the tender age of 25. I bought an energy-saving one and found out...

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5 MYTHS ABOUT COOLING YOUR HOM...

Jun 5, 2016 by

[Translate] 5 myths about cooling your home By SolarCity Chances are, your home’s air conditioner is getting a workout this time of...

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DON’T LOOK NOW, BUT YOU ...

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[Translate] Grist / Shutterstock Living By Ask Umbra on May 9, 2016 Q. Dear Umbra, It’s common knowledge that Americans consume...

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YOUR STUFF OR YOUR LIFE

Apr 29, 2016 by

[Translate] David Friedlander   LIFE EDITED There are millions of reasons to stop over-consuming. It’s simpler, it’s greener, there’s...

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THIS IS WHAT IT’S ALL AB...

Apr 22, 2016 by

[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED Behavior A reader recently sent us this letter and we think it pretty special: Thanks...

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The 3 Most Environmentally Dam...

Apr 15, 2016 by

[Translate] Environment If going green seems complicated, here are a few key choices that can have a big impact on the planet we call...

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SHTF Ready Housing Collective ...

Apr 14, 2016 by

[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED Architecture Techno-urban utopianists predict a future where people will live in...

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14 Easy Steps You Can Take Tod...

Apr 9, 2016 by

[Translate] http://ultimatehomelife.com/ways-you-can-go-green-with-your-dog-and-save-while-at-it/ULTIMATE HOME LIFE<span...

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PSST, DO YOU KNOW MICROFIBER&#...

Mar 5, 2016 by

[Translate] Dust to Dust Psst, do you know microfiber’s dirty little secret? By Ask Umbra  GRIST Q. Dear Umbra, I want to know the...

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Why Going Paperless is a Good ...

Oct 31, 2015 by

[Translate] If you think that going paperless in the workplace is a great idea whose time has not quite come, think again: many major...

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A VERY BRIGHT IDEA IN PORTABLE...

Sep 11, 2015 by

[Translate]    LIFE EDITED A couple years ago, we featured a prototype lighting system made by Voltaic Systems that was installed in...

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RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES: WHICH ...

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[Translate] Shutterstock By Ask Umbra GRIST Q. I recently moved to a remote area where electricity delivery is sometimes unreliable,...

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216 MIND-BLOWING WAYS TO USE V...

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[Translate] a passion for cleaning Vinegar – it’s that stuff that you can buy from the store. Maybe you occasionally use it on your...

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YES YOU CAN GROW AN EDIBLE GAR...

Jun 14, 2015 by

[Translate] Difficult garden spots don’t need to deter you from planting trees, herbs and other delicious food plants Brian Barth...

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Eco-Friendly Lighting Tips

May 19, 2015 by

[Translate] Sara @ WE GOT LITES There are increasing amounts of opportunities to undertake environmentally-conscious practices, from...

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Many ways to Green Your Life

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[Translate] by Casey Coates Danson   Please check out these important resources for ways to green you life. Recycling Basics...

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7 Easy Tips to Save Water in Y...

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[Translate] by Yuka Yoneda, INHABITAT Did you know that your daily five-minute shower uses more water than the average person in a...

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What’s the cheapest new car to...

May 11, 2015 by

[Translate] By Bentham Paulos GRIST There is a common perception that electric cars are really expensive. It isn’t helped by media...

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ADVENTURES IN EXTREME MINIMALI...

Feb 4, 2015 by

[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED Behavior A couple weeks ago, hospital we revisited Peter Lawrence, a man who lives with...

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