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How to Host a Toy Swap

How to Host a Toy Swap

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted November 3rd, 2015

You can save money and resources by hosting a toy swap rather than buying new toys.

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6 Tips for Urban Biking Safety

6 Tips for Urban Biking Safety

By Eartheasy.com, Posted October 29th, 2015

As autumn sets in and daylight savings takes effect, urban bike riders have darkness and inclement weather to add to the challenges of riding safely through town.

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Enjoy a Safe, Green Halloween!

Enjoy a Safe, Green Halloween!

By Eartheasy.com, Posted October 20th, 2015

The really scary things about Halloween are the chemicals and waste left in its wake.

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The World Needs More Vegetarians. Is Fake Meat the Answer?

The World Needs More Vegetarians. Is Fake Meat the Answer?

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted October 13th, 2015

A new crop of vegetable-based meat replacements is helping people eat less meat.

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New Slow City: Interview with author William Powers

New Slow City: Interview with author William Powers

By Eartheasy.com, Posted October 1st, 2015

“If you’re experiencing stress, overscheduling, or generally find yourself longing for more time and space in your life, you’re probably embedded in the logic of Fast and More.”

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How to Make Dried Apple Rings

How to Make Dried Apple Rings

By Eartheasy.com, Posted September 29th, 2015

Apple rings are easy to make, and store for months without refrigeration.

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The Hidden Costs of Shopping in Dollar Stores

The Hidden Costs of Shopping in Dollar Stores

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted September 24th, 2015

Shoppers may get more than they bargain for at some discount retailers.

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How to Reduce Lead Hazards in Your Home

How to Reduce Lead Hazards in Your Home

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted September 10th, 2015

Exposure to lead can have serious health effects. Here’s how to protect yourself and your family.

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The Ecological Benefits of Forest Fires

The Ecological Benefits of Forest Fires

By T.J. Blackman, Posted September 3rd, 2015

The dying embers of destructive forest fires contain the spark of new life.

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Back to School with Sustainability in Mind

Back to School with Sustainability in Mind

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted August 28th, 2015

Perhaps the most important lesson for students today is the value of sustainable practices.

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Community Solar Gardens: A Bright Idea Whose Time Has Come

Community Solar Gardens: A Bright Idea Whose Time Has Come

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted August 19th, 2015

Going solar has never been easier. Does your community harness the power of the sun?

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Our DIY Off-Grid Fire Protection System

Our DIY Off-Grid Fire Protection System

By Greg Seaman, Posted August 4th, 2015

Moving off-grid? This should be your first investment.

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Next Steps for a Low-Carbon Lifestyle (Part 2 of 2)

Next Steps for a Low-Carbon Lifestyle (Part 2 of 2)

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted July 23rd, 2015

Congratulations on making the most important changes for reducing your carbon footprint! Ready to shrink it even further? Here are your next most effective strategies.

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Trying to Shrink Your Footprint? The Most Effective Ways to Cut Carbon (Part 1 of 2)

Trying to Shrink Your Footprint? The Most Effective Ways to Cut Carbon (Part 1 of 2)

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted July 21st, 2015

With so many ways to minimize your carbon footprint, where best to start?

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Raising a Conservation Generation

Raising a Conservation Generation

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted July 10th, 2015

Helping children become careful environmental stewards is one of our most important jobs as parents and teachers.

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Could You Be Saving More Water?

Could You Be Saving More Water?

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted July 9th, 2015

Trying to be water-wise? Use some of these smart strategies to slash your water consumption.

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Life Lessons We Can Learn From Ants

Life Lessons We Can Learn From Ants

By T.J. Blackman, Posted July 9th, 2015

Ants are more successful as a species than we are. What can they teach us?

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How Do We Get to Sustainability Street?

How Do We Get to Sustainability Street?

By Bruno Cerpa Moreno and Lana Meeusen, Posted July 8th, 2015

21,500 kilometers, 20 countries, in search of solutions for sustainable living.

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Healthy Hoses — Is Your Garden Hose Spewing Chemicals?

Healthy Hoses — Is Your Garden Hose Spewing Chemicals?

By Eartheasy.com, Posted June 4th, 2015

As chemical hazards go, a toxic garden hose is an easy fix.

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How to Use Crowdfunding to Create Positive Change

How to Use Crowdfunding to Create Positive Change

By Matt Ward, Posted June 2nd, 2015

Want to help the world? Here’s how to finance your great idea.

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