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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.

Digital Switch

When deciding to purchase a new TV, making it time to recycle the older set, there are many factors to consider.

Think Twice

Before trashing an older television, consider that flat-screen television technology has “a potential greenhouse gas impact larger than that… of the world’s largest coal-fired power plants."
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