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Turning a cluttered closet into green-friendly wardrobe

Turning a cluttered closet into green-friendly wardrobe

Thatcher Michelsen January 16, 2012 0

Rather than hanging on to old clothes you don't wear, it's easy to find new uses for them

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Global investments in renewable energy up in 2011

Global investments in renewable energy up in 2011

Thatcher Michelsen January 13, 2012 0

The world is investing big money in clean energy sources, and for the first time since 2008, the United States has spent more money in renewable energy than China

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Dentists worldwide are trying to make oral hygiene greener

Dentists worldwide are trying to make oral hygiene greener

Thatcher Michelsen January 12, 2012 0

You might raise an eyebrow if someone told you that your dentist's practice was going green, but that's what's happening in practices worldwide

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What the government can do to help the economy and the environment

What the government can do to help the economy and the environment

Thatcher Michelsen January 11, 2012 0

Last Friday, two experts suggested that just preparing for climate change may actually create economic growth.

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U.S. consuming more energy from renewable sources than nuclear electricity

U.S. consuming more energy from renewable sources than nuclear electricity

Thatcher Michelsen January 10, 2012 0

For the first time since 1997, the amount of U.S. energy consumed through renewable sources could be higher than the energy used through nuclear power.

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Who’s greener – suburban or urban households? (Hint: It’s not what you think)

Who’s greener – suburban or urban households? (Hint: It’s not what you think)

Thatcher Michelsen January 9, 2012 0

A study by Jonathon Rose Companies found that, believe it or not, suburban households in the U.S. consume almost twice as much energy than the average American urban household

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Selecting a green New Year’s resolution for 2012: Stop being a vampire

Selecting a green New Year’s resolution for 2012: Stop being a vampire

Thatcher Michelsen January 6, 2012 0

We're not insinuating that you crave blood. But, you could be sucking up energy by leaving electronics turned on or plugged in when you're not using them

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Selecting a green New Year’s resolution for 2012: An eco-friendly commute

Selecting a green New Year’s resolution for 2012: An eco-friendly commute

Thatcher Michelsen January 5, 2012 0

If a hybrid car is out of your budget and you don't have the time or resources to bike instead, there are plenty of ways to make your commute more environmentally conscious.

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Selecting a green New Year’s resolution for 2012: Eating less red meat

Selecting a green New Year’s resolution for 2012: Eating less red meat

Thatcher Michelsen January 3, 2012 0

While 2012 is already underway, Americans who have yet to come up with a New Year's resolution they feel confident in adhering to may want to consider making a pledge to decrease their carbon

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