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Pee in the shower!

Nov 29, 2010
In Brazil there's a movement afoot encouraging households to pee in the shower. They say it can reduce your water consumption by the equivalent o...
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Take the stairs

Nov 29, 2010
Let's be up front: Taking the stairs instead of an elevator doesn't save much energy. If you take two flights of stairs every day at work, you're...
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5 tips for cleaning up fall leaves

Nov 29, 2010
You want to rake the leaves on your lawn because otherwise they can suffocate your grass. And, if you get pummeled with snow over the winter, you...
Posted In: home
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Replace old windows and doors

Nov 29, 2010
By replacing our old builder grade windows and doors with new efficient ones, our home became significantly more comfortable and quiet.
Posted In: home
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Save your water when warming up the shower

Nov 29, 2010
Depending on your waterflow, you waste between five gallons and 10 gallons of water each time you wait for the shower to warm up. While waiting for...
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Be wise about portion size

Nov 28, 2010
We've all been to restaurants that heap food on our plates. But that doesn't mean you have to do the same at home....
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Don't Stuff Your Fridge

Nov 28, 2010
Today's refrigerators have become so large that keeping them well stocked can mean that you're dooming much of your food to be wasted. Unfortunat...
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Pick up after your pet

Nov 28, 2010
When pet waste gets left behind it washes into storm drains and into local waterways that effects water supplies. These leftovers can spread...
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Collect rainwater and reuse it in the landscape

Nov 28, 2010
Access to fresh, clean water around the world is getting scarcer by the minute. The growing privatization of our finite supply of fresh water is a...
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Use solar energy to heat water

Nov 28, 2010
It may seem hard to believe, but you can effectively heat water with solar energy even where the weather is sunny only half the time, and winters...
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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...

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When the coal layoffs trickle down

My great grandfather started in the coal mines of Southwestern Virginia in 1936 during a time when logging companies such as W.M. Ritter were...