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Baking soda is all you need to make your own green cleaning products

Mar 23, 2008
I attended a green cleaning party today with a group of voluble, smart women as part of a national Safe Cleaning Products Initiative sponsored by...
Posted In: cleaning products
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Ecopods are burying the greenwash

Mar 19, 2008
Did you ever hear that joke -- that the quickest way to significantly reduce your environmental footprint is to die?...
Posted In: burials, footprint
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Green homes - speedy sales in a slow market?

Mar 12, 2008
For a year, I've been trying to convince Minnesota's affordable home builders concerned about a slowing market what Greg Pinn, a San Jose home...
Posted In: green building, LEED, real estate
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Climate-friendly investing... with nuclear?

Mar 2, 2008
As I've been trying to be green in my investments (and mostly failing), this morning's Marketplace Money story by Sarah Gardner felt very familiar....
Posted In: nuclear power
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Biofuels' virgin flight an important step

Feb 27, 2008
As the price of oil passes $100/barrel, motorists aren’t the only ones that suffer. So does the airline industry, which has relied on cheap fuel...
Posted In: airplane travel, biofuels
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It doesn't take a porta-potty!

Feb 15, 2008
Nancy Marshall-Genzer photo...
Posted In: water use
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Burt's Bees takes on cosmetics

Feb 7, 2008
The Burt's Bees new ad campaign, fashioned by Pool advertising in New York, raises some magnificently sexy issues that are better than a dog-eared...
Posted In: Burt's Bees, Clorox, cosmetics
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Tata Nano Revolution (Part 2): Straining a squeezed global oil market

Jan 30, 2008
With a sticker price half of the world’s cheapest cars (like India’s Maruti and China’s Chery brands), the $2,500 Nano will probably...
Posted In: auto market, biofuels, India, Tata
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Can Super Bowl XLII teach sports fans about global warming?

Jan 26, 2008
The biggest teach-in in the U.S. is the Super Bowl, when almost 100 million of us gather around TV sets from coast to coast and enjoy the show....
Posted In: climate education, global warming, Sports, Super Bowl
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The dubious road to Clorox's new GreenWorks product line

Jan 21, 2008
Let's start our journey in 2007 when Clorox and the American Red Cross crossed historically strict legal boundaries on using third-party...
Posted In: American Red Cross, cause marketing, Clorox, endorsements, Sierra Club

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What 1717 means: your trolley number guess

I have no idea what 1717 refers to but I do know Marketplace is always great to listen to! Keep going...

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Attack of the shrimp (prices)

This issue has been going on for some time, actually. Anyone in the restaurant business feels this pain. More than a year ago the price for our...

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Attack of the shrimp (prices)

 If you’re a shrimp lover you may be wondering why you’re paying more for your favorite shrimp cocktail or Pad Thai. It’s actually a bacterial...

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Real estate flippers are back!

I'm glad to see others have commented about the thoughtless reference to a pit bull. The Maryland legislature recently passed and Governor O...