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Perfect Pools

Chlorine kills germs, but exposure to the toxic chemical causes side effects to skin, hair and lungs. Safe, refreshing options are available.

Mow, Mow, Mow Your Lawn…

Tired of logging laps around the lawn? Try these “green” tips to lighten the workload, pollute less and save money.

Find Out

Wondering whether a new community development is green? Download this hands-on guide, created by the National Resources Defense Council.

Boxing Day

Changing address? Check out this efficient alternative to traditional-style moving boxes.

Cold Comfort

Upcoming refrigerator designs will use a fifth of the energy that their household predecessors required 40 years ago.

Recycled Shelters

Citizens of Africa’s most populous nation can now live “inside” the plastic water bottles that previously littered their roads, canals and gutters.

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.
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