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Use a reel mower.

Jan 5, 2011
If you have a reasonable sized lawn, start using a reel mover. This is what Grandpa would have used and they are quite effective. Needs no gas. No...
Posted In: home

Use the sun to help you cool.

Jan 5, 2011
Install a solar-powered attic fan. You can read more here.
Posted In: home

Support cyclists.

Jan 5, 2011
Participate in Critical Mass events once a month. You can read more here.

Eat seasonal produce.

Jan 5, 2011
Discover something new and local in the produce aisle. You can read more here.

6 Tips for a Green Christmas

Dec 24, 2010
It's easy for Christmas to become the most environmentally unfriendly day of the year--all the tchotchkes, shiny paper, ribbons, and lots and lot...
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Don't throw away paper towels.

Dec 21, 2010
Every American uses around a dozen sheets of paper towel a day to dry hands after washing them. That adds up to a huge number of trees being cut...
Posted In: home

Give Green Gifts

Dec 20, 2010
I reported on a story for Marketplace Money this holiday season on my quest for the perfect green holiday gift. Along the way, I discovered with...
Posted In: Adriene Hill, home, Marketplace Sustainability Reporter

Recycle your Christmas tree

Dec 18, 2010
Christmas hasn't even come and gone and I'm already thinking about getting rid of the tree. I just don't want to forget in the hustle and bustle of...
Posted In: home

Rent a tree for the holidays.

Dec 14, 2010
Instead of buying a tree that's been freshly cut or buying an artificial tree, try looking for alternatives in your community. For example, in...
Posted In: home

Think about your stocking stuffers.

Dec 13, 2010
In my blog ontheroadtogreenness I write on a number of topics and often offer tips. I have been posting on Thursdays during this holiday season...



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