Holiday Shopping: Is Online or In Person Better for the Earth?

December 6, 2016 by  
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It’s the season of giving, but all of that consumerism can mean taking something from the environment. Those who want to minimize their carbon footprints without turning into Scrooge may be wondering what style of shopping is best for the earth:…

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Smashing Pumpkins: What to Do with Your Leftover Jack-o-Lantern

November 8, 2013 by  
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If you’re wondering what to do with that pumpkin now that Halloween’s over, fret not — here are a few solutions that will make you, your pumpkin and your planet happy.

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Garden Reuse: Make a Planter Wall from Discarded Cinder Blocks

April 4, 2011 by  
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Photo Credit: Annette Gutierrez . My neighbors tore out their old cement porch last summer to install a wood deck

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Would You Pay a Tiny Flight Tax to Help Protect People from Climate Change?

April 4, 2011 by  
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Photo by Pranav Yaddanapudi . Economists at the International Institute for Environment and Development say a “small tax” on international airline tickets could raise $10 billion (US) a year to help people adapt to the impacts of climate change.

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Lots of Heat and Not Much Light in the Lightbulb Wars

April 4, 2011 by  
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It hasn’t been improved on since! Image Credit: US Patent Office It seems that this story isn’t going away anytime soon, particularly now that Michele Bachmann is considering a presidential run. According to Gail Collins in the New York Times , she is now saying “Instead of a leaner, smarter government, we bought a bureaucracy that now tells us which light bulbs to buy.” (Why do they keep blaming Obama for Bush’s legislation?)

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Best of Green: Culture and Celebrity (Slideshow)

April 4, 2011 by  
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Image: TreeHugger If you think the importance of culture goes no further than what you hear on the radio or see on television, then you’re sorely underestimating the long-term impact of art, movies, music, celebrities, and cultural phenomenons. But: We’re not.

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How Many Green Jobs Make Up Today’s Economy?

August 14, 2010 by  
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Where are all the green jobs?

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Beautiful Floral Ballet Flats (and More) Made From Textile and Footwear Waste (Photos)

July 18, 2010 by  
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TRAIDremade’s Vintage Floral Golightly Pump. Image courtesy of TRAIDremade We recently mentioned that one of the largest textile recycling initiatives in the US will launch in New York City in September.

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Trend Watch: Unpaving Rural America "Back To The Stone Age"

July 17, 2010 by  
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Dusty road. Image credit: ModelAColumbus.com Until the 1950’s, gravel roads were the norm outside the core developed zones of American towns and cities

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Bridges are for People: 7 Bridges that People Live and Work On

December 4, 2009 by  
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Ponte Vecchio in Florence, Italy, Wikipedia Commons Jeremy at Shareable writes about the glories of bridges: “By definition, a bridge connects one place to another, and thus seems to promise transition and adventure. Time seems to stand still as we make the crossing, wondering what new world might greet u… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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