Apples Top EWG’s “Dirty Dozen” List of Most Pesticide-Laden Produce

May 4, 2014 by  
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If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, does that saying still hold true if it’s pumped full of chemicals? The Environmental Working Group doesn’t think so. The consumer watchdog group recently released their 2014 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce , an annual rating of the fruits and vegetables with the highest and lowest exposure to pesticides to help consumers make healthier shopping choices. And for the fourth year in a row, conventional apples topped the list of their “Dirty Dozen” as the number one pesticide-laced food item. Click through the link to find out what other produce you may want to spring for organic if you’re not a fan of chemicals. READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: apples , chemicals in fruit , chemicals in vegetables , clean 15 produce , conventional apples , dirty dozen pesticides , dirty dozen produce , Environmental Working Group , pesticide vegetables , pesticide-laden produce , pesticides in apples , shopper’s guide to pesticides in produce , toxic synthetic pesticides

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INFOGRAPHIC: Enervee Helps You Find the Greenest Home Appliances

October 25, 2013 by  
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Home appliances drain a significant amount of energy – and therefore money. Enervee has built an extensive database of product data to help consumers choose the most energy-efficient appliances and electronics for their homes. Enervee just launched a new infographic that breaks down which appliances are the biggest household energy-sucks, which appliances you should buy and avoid, and how much money you can save over time by buying one product vs. the other. Check out the full graphic after the break! Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: Enervee Helps You Find the Greenest Home Appliances Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , efficient air conditioner , efficient clothes dryer , efficient dishwasher , efficient refrigerator , Energy-Efficient Appliances , Enervee , Green Appliances , green design , green products , home appliances , sustainable design        

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INFOGRAPHIC: Enervee Helps You Find the Greenest Home Appliances

October 25, 2013 by  
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Home appliances drain a significant amount of energy – and therefore money. Enervee has built an extensive database of product data to help consumers choose the most energy-efficient appliances and electronics for their homes. Enervee just launched a new infographic that breaks down which appliances are the biggest household energy-sucks, which appliances you should buy and avoid, and how much money you can save over time by buying one product vs. the other. Check out the full graphic after the break! Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: Enervee Helps You Find the Greenest Home Appliances Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , efficient air conditioner , efficient clothes dryer , efficient dishwasher , efficient refrigerator , Energy-Efficient Appliances , Enervee , Green Appliances , green design , green products , home appliances , sustainable design        

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Energy efficiency finds its cell phone: Part II

April 10, 2013 by  
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A startup developes a smart phone app to help consumers sift through the dense world of energy rebates.

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Can consumers drive corporate sustainability?

April 9, 2012 by  
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Consumers say they want green products, but sales of cleaner cars and household products remain small. Companies such as GoodGuide hope to help consumers make a bigger difference.    

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The Week in Green Tech: Tesla IPO, Suntrough & Cisco

July 4, 2010 by  
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Electric car startup Tesla debuted on the public markets this week, raised $226 million for the company, gave the future of green cars a boost , and saw its share leap over 40 percent on the first day of trading. The founder of solar thermal company eSolar, Asif Ansari, has launched a new company that is looking to sell solar thermal to the next billion. Called Suntrough, this month the startup, will build its first 5.5 MW solar thermal plant in India

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Concerned Scientist Group Says Many Hybrids Aren’t a Good Value

February 1, 2010 by  
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All hybrids have some type of premium associated with them that makes them more expensive than their conventional counterparts, but is that premium really worth it when you consider cost versus reduced environmental impact and fuel savings? It’s a question that thrift-conscious and green-minded consumers often find themselves asking when doing new car research. It’s a tough question to answer and one that will clearly be different for each individual based on how important it is to reduce environmental impact and fossil fuel use.

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Walmart, Dell, HP, Best Buy, Intel, and Toshiba Launch Sustainability Consortium, Latest Green Tech Label

January 22, 2010 by  
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Photo via syvwlch Shall we file this in the “Just What We Needed Dept”? It’s yet another group getting in on the green gadget evaluation and labeling systems, this time launched by the very folks you really can’t trust to be unbiased when it comes to electronic products and promoting their eco-features

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