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Find out if you can sign up to power your home and business with wind

Nov 25, 2010
Resellers of wind power, such as Clean Currents in the Washington, D.C. area, now let you buy up to 100% of your electricity from wind farms,...
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Switch to green power at your utility company

Nov 25, 2010
Reduce your dependence on fossil fuels. Many utility companies offer a "green power" option, which typically refers to electricity supplied from...
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Switch out the bulbs to LEDs or CFLs

Nov 25, 2010
This is one of the easiest things you can do to seriously reduce your energy consumption and your home's carbon footprint. LEDs are fast overtaking...
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Caulk or seal up window cracks and air leaks

Nov 25, 2010
Fact: The amount of heat escaping through cracks in the average house is equivalent to having an open window year-round. No matter how well your...
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Swap Out Your Plastic Food Containers for Glass or Stainless Steel

Nov 25, 2010
Polycarbonate plastic food containers are made with BPA which has been under fire lately for its ability to mimic female hormones in the body ...
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Install a programmable thermostat

Nov 25, 2010
Whether you're a renter or a home owner, if you pay for your heat and have a thermostat you can control, then installing a programmable thermostat...
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Get a power strip to reduce vampire energy

Nov 25, 2010
Did you know that your plugged-in electronics and appliances continue to suck electricity even when they're turned off? A central power strip is a...
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Green your luxuries

Nov 25, 2010
Decadence need not be wasteful! Conserve energy with a gravity-powered solar water heater for a solar-powered outdoor shower, solar-powered light...
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Cut back or curb your use of fertilizers

Nov 25, 2010
Excess fertilizer that makes it into our oceans through urban runoff can increase the growth rate of plankton. As a result, algae naturally found...
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Experiment with generating energy at home, such as solar and wind power

Nov 25, 2010
With a motor and some piping, it's surprisingly easy to build this inexpensive, efficient wind generator - and enjoy free energy forever....
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