Fresh Greens


March 2009


Easy Green Money-Saving Tip: Get a Library Card

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Recession-hit families are cutting back on extras, which may mean the end of Netflix, new books and music, magazine subscriptions and even internet service for some households. Because of this, many families are learning to turn to their neighborhood library for resources and entertainment. Tough ...

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Freeganism: You're Doing it Wrong

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Environmental queries are slowly beginning to make their way into the mailboxes of advice columnists nationwide and, since they're coming from people seeking help with difficult problems, the types of people portrayed in these questions tend to be a little extreme. Take Salon's Cary Tennis column ...

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Obama Drafts Van Jones as Green Jobs Adviser

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Author, activist and think tank fellow Van Jones will be joining the Obama administration next week as a special adviser on green jobs, reported the White House Council on Environmental Quality today. Jones will work with agencies and departments to advance the administration's climate and energy ...

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10 Ways to Green Your Laundry and Save Money

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Washers and dryers use a lot of energy - the dryer is second only to the refrigerator in energy use for the typical household's appliances - but it doesn't have to be that way. Now that spring is in the air, there are plenty of ways to launder your clothes in a more eco-friendly fashion. Here are ...

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On Dr. Seuss' Birthday, Remember the Lorax

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Google changed its nameplate this morning to honor Theodore Geisel, or Dr. Seuss, who would have been 105 today. The search engine's name is spelled out by some of his most beloved characters, but one of his best is not among them. The tale of the Lorax was Seuss' environmental fable published in ...

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