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Bikes, buses, PJs, and offsets: 4 tips for a greener commute

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The holiday season is a time of giving thanks, giving gifts, and eating good food. As we revel in joyful excess, we also begin preparing our New Year’s resolutions. While many of us plan to lose those extra 10 pounds, we often overlook a different kind of weight: carbon dioxide.

Read More | Jan 4, 2011 |

3 electric car myths that will leave you out in the cold

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Even though the first electric vehicle (EV) was built in the 1830s, in the minds of many Americans, modern electric cars are nearly as fantastical as Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. While we cheer the upcoming releases of the Nissan LEAF and other consumer-focused EVs, a lot of us still have questions about the practicality of all-electric cars. For those of us who live in the North, we can’t help but wonder: How do electric cars perform in cold weather?

Read More | Nov 30, 2010 |

5 guidelines for sustainable, seasonal decorating

Posted by: Meg Stout
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Does holiday decorating have to incorporate commercial, plastic, artificially-scented items? Or can I nurture the same holiday cheer with things that don’t harm the environment or sit in a box during the rest of the year?

Read More | Oct 29, 2010 |

So you want a “green” job…

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You hear it over and over again: environmental jobs are the future. But how does one—either fresh out of high school or with years of experience—get a green job?

Read More | Sep 29, 2010 |

Worming my way into composting

Posted by: Meg Stout
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I recently moved into a new apartment, and with plans to live more sustainably, I wanted to start composting. However, while I love my new place, there is no available yard. So I decided to try vermicomposting. That’s right: composting with worms. Indoors.

Read More | Aug 31, 2010 |