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Green Laundry List

These tips for clean, green wash days are easy on the pocketbook and planet.

Water Wiz

The principles outlined in a 7-year-old’s science fair project have helped save Reno, Nevada tens of thousands of gallons of water.

Clean & Green

Hang ’em high! Sweet-smelling, air-dried clothes save money and the planet—clothes dryers consume as much as 6 percent of all household energy.

Water Bubble

A recent report by the World Economic Forum warns that half the world’s population will be affected by water shortages within 20 years.

Pesticides Can Contribute to ADHD

A team of scientists have discovered that exposure to certain pesticides may be associated with increased risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children.

Skip Nonstick Pans

Nonstick cookware, popular because it’s convenient to use and clean, also emits toxic fumes when overheated.

Indoor Plant Alert

A recent study shows that we need to be cautious when adding plants to our home environment.

A Healthy Glow

Candles made from soy are an easy alternative to expensive beeswax candles for revelers who have learned to shun passé petroleum-based paraffin for a glowingly Earth-friendly home.

Cozy Digs

The desire to live simply, a cornerstone of the Small House Movement, has led to interest from architects and builders who are now providing smaller housing alternatives.

Grid Parity

Some engineers believe that we are not far away from a time where energy from solar will be competitive with fossil fuels.
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