1. Tip of the Day – Switch to Recycled Tissues

    Posted on October 31, 2007 by Allie


    As cold and flu season approaches, it’s time to stock up on tissues.  Read more…

  2. What’s Going On

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    A 405 year old clam found, may have clues to climate change.

    10 endangered U.S. beach towns.

    NBC releases lineup for green week.

    Tropical storm Noel nears Florida.

    The European Space Agency is using satellites to track pollution.

  3. Tip of the Day – Use Passive Solar Energy

    Posted on October 30, 2007 by Allie


    Now that it’s getting colder outside (in the Northeast at least), heating efficiently and keeping heat in your house is important. Here’s a simple way to increase your indoor heat without increasing your energy use. Read more…

  4. What’s Going On

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    Champion Tree Project to clone California redwoods.

    Another reason to love Grey’s Anatomy.

    Wegmans, a regional grocery chain, adopts higher farmed shrimp standards, asks other chains to follow suit.

    Check out this week’s Carnival of the Green at Money and Values.

    More toys flagged as having unacceptable lead levels.

  5. Lavera Naturkosmetik Eyeliner

    Posted on October 29, 2007 by Allie


    You know how magazines always have quizzes with questions like, “If you were stranded on a desert island and could only have one item of makeup with you, what would it be?” Well, for me it would be eyeliner, but not just any eyeliner, Lavera Naturkosmetik Eyeliner. Read more…

  6. Tip of the Day – Stating the Obvious

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    Over the weekend, while walking my dog in the rain, I saw a man in my neighborhood doing something very odd. Read more…

  7. What’s Going On

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    Twenty-five most endangered primates part one and part two.

    An electric car that can survive driving off cliffs and doubles as a flotation device.

    The world is not enough for humans.

    U.S. Air Force turns to alternative fuels.

    FEMA apologizes for faking a news conference about the California fires.

  8. Make a Draft Stopper

    Posted on October 26, 2007 by Allie


    A simple way to keep your house warm is to seal the bottoms of doorways with a draft stopper. You can usually purchase them inexpensively, but making one is a fun, easy DIY project. Read more…

  9. What’s Going On

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    Monkeys and apes are teetering on the brink of extinction.

    Study says the long-term effects of global warming are uncertain.

    Should we rebuild in dangerous areas?

    2000 year old California Redwood’s fate in the hands of a mediator.

    The Global Environment Outlook says natural decline is “hurting lives”.

  10. Tip of the Day – Reuse Disposables

    Posted on October 25, 2007 by Allie


    I got a free sample of one of those disposable dusters awhile ago, and was so torn. It worked very well. But it’s something you use once and chuck. Very wasteful. Read more…

Tip of the Day

If It Doesn’t Smell, Don’t Wash It


According to Real Simple, if every American made an effort to launder less — cutting out just one load of laundry a week per household — we’d save enough water to fill seven million swimming pools each year.

So if it looks clean, and it smells clean, call it clean and wear it again. Consider hanging worn clothes out on your clothesline to freshen them up between wearings.

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