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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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Reduce Your Water Bill with a Rain Barrel

Nov 30, 2010
If you are not ready to install a green roof yet, you can accomplish much the same thing by directing water from your roof into a rain barrel....
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Do it yourself!

Nov 30, 2010
Grow your own food or at least some of it. Make your own yogurt, bake your own bread, make/take your own lunch to work, bring your own coffee/tea...
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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...
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