Know When It’s Time to Replace Old Appliances

August 21, 2013 by  
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The older the appliance, the less efficient they are. Knowing when to replace your fridge, washing machine and other household appliances can help you save money on your utility bills.

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How to Remove Data from Electronics before Recycling

August 21, 2013 by  
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Stop hoarding those old electronics. Removing your private data can be done in a few simple steps so you can recycle your devices and protect your privacy.

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Why Are Recycled-Content Products So Expensive?

April 10, 2013 by  
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Sellers of upcycled wares say this is one of the No. 1 queries they hear from customers, who wonder why the cost of clothing, accessories, home decor items and other household products always seems to be higher when picks are made from recycled…

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Design Challenge Winner: Kitchen Command Center

April 2, 2013 by  
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A cookie sheet that needed a new life and my need for a central location in the kitchen for a menu, shopping list, pens and coupons came together in this cute, functional command center.

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Site Pegs How Long Food Really Lasts

March 22, 2013 by  
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Every year, more food reaches landfills than any other solid waste material in the United States, according to the EPA. That equaled over 34 million tons of food waste in 2010 alone. Reducing food waste has several environmental, economic and…

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Spring Cocktail Recipes Made with Leftover Produce

March 22, 2013 by  
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Buying locally-grown produce – or tending your own at home – is a great way to bring fresh and healthy food to the dinner table with minimal environmental impact. But most produce-lovers are all too familiar with the downside of fresh fruits and…

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10 Things in Your Backyard You Can Reuse or Recycle

March 20, 2013 by  
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Although backyards may not accumulate as much stuff as garages, many people do acquire plenty of items for the yard like furniture, gardening supplies and other materials. After spending a few seasons out in the elements, your purchases may not be…

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Reuse Design Challenge: Repurpose Old Kitchenware

March 15, 2013 by  
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We reached out to four of our favorite DIY/Craft bloggers and tasked them with a challenge: create something useful out of old kitchenware. Click through the entries, then vote for your favorite.

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Calif. Bill Calls for Single-Use Battery Recycling

March 6, 2013 by  
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A program would handle all non-rechargeable batteries sold in the state.

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Green Guru Gear Gives Trashed Sports Equipment New Life

March 6, 2013 by  
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The brand includes outdoor sports equipment and accessories made from old bike tires, climbing rope and wet suits. Earth911 sat down with one of the company’s founders to learn more about how two friends turned a passion for reducing waste into…

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