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Shred your old magazines and newspapers and use them as filler for packing

Nov 25, 2010
You can use it for for packing material when shipping, stuffing gift boxes or moving. You'll save money and reduce the amount of waste in landfills.
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Donate your magazines

Nov 25, 2010
Drop your magazines off at a local doctor's office, gym, thrift store, youth center, school, laundromat, retirement home or public library. It's...
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Opt Out of Junk Mail

Nov 25, 2010
Visit sites such as OptOutPrescreen to remove yourself from the hit lists of insurance and credit-card services, two of the largest sources of...
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Use a Commuter Mug

Nov 25, 2010
When heading out the door in the morning, grab a commuter mug to hand the barista at your favorite coffee shop; you may even get a small discount....

Clean up with Cloth

Nov 25, 2010
Paper napkins and towels are often made from virgin forests. If you don't feel like wiping your face or counter with ancient trees, opt instead for...
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Compost Your Kitchen Waste

Nov 25, 2010
Many people just let the in-sink garbage disposal take care of their food waste. Convenient though that may be, the practice overburdens water...

Paint Your Roof White

Nov 25, 2010
One of the easiest ways to green your roof is to paint it white. This affordable home-improvement trick earned the support of Energy Secretary...
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When Booking a Hotel, Look for Certification

Nov 25, 2010
Even if, during your hotel stay, you're turning off lights and lowering the A/C , you may be doing harm simply by giving your business to a place...

Play a trick on your toilet-tank

Nov 25, 2010
Low-flow showerheads and dual-flush toilets are wonderful, but what if you want to save water in the bathroom without having to install something...
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Print Double-Sided

Nov 25, 2010
The average U.S. office worker goes through 10,000 sheets of copy paper per year. Make it a habit to print double-sided, or to use the back side of...

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