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Compost at school!

Dec 4, 2010
Composting is a great science project for schools, and it also helps reduce the environmental impacts of food waste....

Make sure you get the safest supplies for your children.

Dec 4, 2010
Pencils, binders, book bags, and art supplies may seem innocent enough, but some types and brands can be damaging to the environment or your health...

Avoid video game drain.

Dec 3, 2010
If left on all the time, some video game consoles can consume as much energy per year as two new refrigerators-- that translates to a lot of wasted...
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Ditch the screensavers.

Dec 3, 2010
Using screensavers wastes energy and money. Make sure that when not in use your school's computers default to standby mode and that they are...

Bon Appetit's 56 Tips For Your Home and Kitchen

Dec 3, 2010
Food connoisseurs at Bon Appetit know a thing or two about food. You know they have many, many ideas on cooking good food. For Marketplace's Gree...
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Learn how to cook seasonally.

Dec 3, 2010
Do you know what fruits and veggies are in season each month? If not, download this printable chart from the Center for Urban Education about...

Keep your microwave.

Dec 3, 2010
Microwaves don't get a lot of respect: People worry they are a health risk (they aren't, unless the door doesn't close properly), and they tend to...

Buy a good chef's knife.

Dec 3, 2010
You can cut clutter and electricity bills by clearing out your gadgets. Armed with a good knife and a little expertise (try taking a knife skills...
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Don't buy in bulk.

Dec 3, 2010
Studies have shown that 93 percent of Americans buy food they never use, so only buy as much as you need, then use it. We throw away millions and...

Stop buying bottled water.

Dec 3, 2010
Look, you've probably heard this a hundred times by now, but it's true. Tap water is fine, and in many cases, purer than some bottled water. If...

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The economy is changing and so is the future of your job. In this special report from the Marketplace Sustainability Desk, we're looking at the jobs market and what the past and future will mean for us and our kids, the workers of the next generation. Plus, use our Future-Jobs-O-Matic app to find out the forecasts and prospects of more than 550 jobs as rated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.