1. A/V Fridays – Holy Crow!

    Posted on May 30, 2008 by Allie

    If you can’t beat ‘em, train ‘em to do your bidding.

  2. Steam Clean Your Carpet

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    Carpet cleaners are full of icky ingredients, and many contain perc, which is a known carcinogen and can cause problems even in short exposures. Read more…

  3. What’s Going On

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    Grist compares shhhhaving cream (helps you feel clean, shave every day and you’ll always look keen. – Do you know that song?)

    Ecorazzi says Queen Elizabeth is all about wind turbines.

    Enviroblog has shocking facts about air pollution.

    Rob loves jars. So do I.

    Johann the Dog has spring cleaning tips for humans.

    Photo by Scott Feldstein

  4. Weleda Skin Food

    Posted on May 29, 2008 by Allie


    When I got some green goodies for Grandma at Target a few weeks ago, I couldn’t resist getting myself a sample size of Weleda Skin Food.

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  5. Tip of the Day – Install a Ceiling Fan

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    I know design shows are anti-ceiling fan, but a little air circulation goes a long way.

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  6. What’s Going On

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    The Daily Green questions if gas should stay above $4 per gallon.

    Off-Grid Living discusses the car that runs on air.

    Ecorazzi says Kristin Davis is off-grid.

    Go Green Travel Green wants you to think before you click.

    Howling Hill talks about water reclamation.

  7. Works for Me Wednesday: Clean Up Dog Hair

    Posted on May 28, 2008 by Allie


    I bought a Gonzo Pet Hair Lifter Sponge about four years ago, and I’ve gotten a lot of bang for my buck. Read more…

  8. Tip of the Day – Another Use for Plastic Bottles

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    Gardening conflicts with my other favorite summer activity – backpacking. It’s hard to get away for a weekend in the woods when the tomatoes need watering, so here’s my solution. Read more…

  9. What’s Going On

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    Metaefficient found a 100% electric scooter.

    Ecorazzi interviews Dennis Kucinich.

    Bean Sprouts talks about the tragedy of the commons.

    Fake Plastic Fish gives blood and writes letters.

    Go Green Travel Green takes a trip and wants advice.

  10. Meat-Free *Tuesday* – Vegan Spinach Mushroom Quiche

    Posted on May 27, 2008 by Allie


    I took yesterday off, so here’s a meat-free meal one day late.

    I love making meals that leave me leftovers for lunch the next day. Quiche and a salad or bowl of soup makes the perfect light dinner and hearty lunch.

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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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