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August 25, 2016 | (Photo Credit: SPUR via Flickr) By David Suzuki with contributions from David Suzuki Foundation Senior Editor Ian Hanington. Humans are fast becoming city dwellers. According to the United Nations, “The urban population of the world has grown rapidly from 746 million in 1950 to...

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Plopped Into Water, a Tiny Device Triggers the Formation of Chemicals that Kill Microbes in Minutes August 15, 2016 Menlo Park, Calif. — In many parts of the world, the only way to make germy water safe is by boiling, which consumes precious fuel, or by putting...

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By Pat S Posted in: Go Green, Home Improvement, Spending and Saving, Technology Between heating and cooling your home, gassing up your car and watering your lawn, energy costs are one of the most significant expenses that many of us face on a monthly and annual...

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By Jacob Hurwith on Mar 7, 2016 “Go green!” It’s the phrase that defines the millennium, and solar energy is a major player. In the second quarter of 2015, the U.S. solar industry hit 1,393 MW of installed solar capacity, and supplied 40% of all new electric...

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By: Julie Jacobson, Redfin Associate Agent in Los Angeles Sure, Jessica Alba and Gisele Bundchen are doing it, but you don’t have to be a millionaire to make your home green.  Most people know that green homes reduce energy bills, but many aren’t aware of the...

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May 29, 2013  By Dr. Becker If you’re doing some spring cleaning or considering replacing harsh household cleaners with environmentally friendly versions, I have some important information for you. Did you know that even “green” cleaners can still be dangerous and even deadly to pets? According to...

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Thirty years ago there were no disposable diapers, televisions in every room, or plastic soda bottles. Whether intentional or inadvertent, seniors came of age in a more ecologically harmonious era. Well, it’s not too late for them to return to the sustainable mindset of their...

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Will you please stop complaining about the high cost of gasoline? If you buy drinking water in those small $1.59 retail bottles at the gas station, gas is still cheaper than water. :) The problem is not the cost of fuel, but how you use it....

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By Diane in Energy Conservation, Green Living, Save Mone Green living can save anyone money, but for seniors facing retirement, going green is especially economical. Choosing an eco-friendly lifestyle can save literally hundreds if not thousands of dollars a year through simple steps that won’t crimp your...

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Team Treehugger HTGG July 18, 2014 Every year, intrepid young men and women set out for college. Even more exciting than this, is that for many of them, it's their first chance to live away from home. But, with the excitement and fun of furnishing a...

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