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Stick to ENERGY STAR TVs, and save cash.

Dec 5, 2010
EPA's ENERGY STAR program recently modified the way it measures the energy consumption in TVs, taking into account not just their standby power...
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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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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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Shut out the cold.

Dec 3, 2010
At night, remember to close the curtains blinds and drapes. Even a flimsy blind can reduce the amount of heat radiating out your windows at night....
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Make your own kitty litter

Dec 2, 2010
My cat is very patient when it comes to changes in her kitty litter. I don't even have to do the thing where you add a percentage of the new litter...
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Above all else, Resist Coal.

Dec 2, 2010
From mining accidents to pollution, mountain-top-removal to greenhouse gases, coal is the most environmentally damaging fossil fuel. Contrary to...
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Be mindful of your hot tub and other flat surfaces near an A/C compressor.

Dec 2, 2010
Our hot tub cover reached temperatures of 172 degrees this summer. It sits less than 15 feet from our air conditioner compressor. I strung an ultra...
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Don't flush the toilet after you pee.

Dec 2, 2010
Use a commode (something similar to off-grid toilet for older people) and collect urine in a container. You could use empty milk gallon containers....
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Eat your lawn! Don't mow.

Dec 2, 2010
Tip Taken 2 Ways: Got grass? Borrow farm animals from a local farmer or the ASPCA. Use whatever lawn area to grow your own food - instead of grass.
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Check the Temperature in Your Fridge and Freezer

Nov 30, 2010
It's easy for those dials to get knocked out of whack by oversized tubs of leftovers or marauding children or houseguests, so make sure you have...
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