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Gas Saver

Drivers have many ways to save money by coaxing more miles per gallon from their vehicle. It’s easy to adopt some simple driving and maintenance habits.

Toilet to Table

Using sewage sludge as fertilizer on the land that grows our food and feeds our livestock is legal, but critics question the safety of the practice. Here’s what consumers need to know.

Free Gas

Is the promise of a new sustainable power source at hand? British engineers using a new technology may have the answer.

Creative Reuse

Reusing, recycling or repurposing a worn-out mattress is better than adding another to the 20 million or so that annually end up in landfills. These green tips will help you—and your conscience—sleep easy.

Cut Abuse

Everyone has jumped on the “green” bandwagon—but which products are really eco-friendly? The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued updated green marketing guidelines intended to stop advertisers from making deceptive or unqualified claims.

Repair and Reuse

In The Netherlands, citizens in dozens of locations are gathering one or more days a month at Repair Cafés to socialize while mending clothes and broken household items, and the concept is spreading.

Green Christmas

Try these fresh ways to tweak family traditions for a greener holiday this and every year.

Coming Clean

The consumer watchdog Environmental Working Group has released a new Cleaners Hall of Shame database that ranks more than 2,000 household cleaners by how hazardous their ingredients are and how much information is on their labels.

Good Idea

You can monitor your eco-progress at this website, which helps you become greener by suggesting activities and ideas to consider and then check off when they have been accomplished, all while exchanging ideas with an interactive community.

Number Please

Cut paper waste via this industry-sponsored online opt-out registry, which lets you stop delivery or choose which directories you still want to receive.
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