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  • How Safe Is Roundup? Created: Wednesday, May 30, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Roundup, made by Monsanto, is a widely used weed killer. But questions about the safety of Roundup and its ingredients, namely glyphosate and POEA, continue to plague the herbicide."
  • What Is Organic Beef? Created: Tuesday, October 26, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    What is organic beef, and is this so-called green beef also healthy beef? Organic beef is not the same as grass-fed beef or pasture-fed meat, and there's no consensus on what constitutes healthy be...
  • How to Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste Created: Monday, March 15, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    One of the scariest parts of house cleaning is disposing of household hazardous waste -- the old paint, bug spray, motor oil and other hazardous waste materials that are found in every garage and k...
  • Inspirational Quotes for Earth Day Created: Wednesday, February 02, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
    If you seek inspirational quotes for Earth Day, here is a compendium of nature quotes, environmental quotes and inspirational quotations that celebrate our common natural heritage."
  • Organic Milk vs Regular Milk: Udderly Superior Created: Monday, December 06, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
    Organic milk has many advantages over regular milk, but price isn't one of them. What are the benefits of organic milk, and why is it so expensive? Compare organic milk vs regular milk, and get the...
  • Great Trees of the World Created: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014
    Where is the largest tree in the world? But is it also the world's tallest tree? How big is the biggest tree on Earth? And how old is the world's oldest tree? Discover these and many other magnific...
  • The Benefits of Hunting: Locked and Loaded Created: Thursday, September 27, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
    There are many benefits of hunting, including population control of wildlife. And new endeavors like green hunting and green safaris are opening up the sport of hunting to new enthusiasts."
  • The Tiny House Is Huge Created: Friday, February 22, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014
    Living in a tiny house might sound difficult, but people who have joined the micro-house movement consistently describe their mini-homes as more liberating than confining. Is a mini-home - like tho...
  • How to Dispose of Oil Created: Tuesday, May 24, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014
    When it's time to dispose of oil, where do you take it? Knowing where and how to dispose of used motor oil can save a lot of time - and save the environment. Most people don't know that motor oil r...
  • A Brief Chat About Fracking Created: Wednesday, December 07, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    What is fracking? Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a method of extracting natural gas from deep underground. But how safe is fracking, and what are the potential risks?
  • A Guide to Plastic Recycling Created: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013
    Much of our modern world is made of plastic, which means recycling plastic is more important than ever. But how do you recycle plastic, and what do plastic recycling numbers mean? Here's some guida...
  • 10 Steps to a Green Landscape Created: Tuesday, June 01, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013
    A green landscape is a smart way to conserve water and energy while reducing your use of pesticides, herbicides and other toxins. From composting and xeriscape designs to rain barrels and water fea...
  • Make a Gift Donation to an Environmental Organization Created: Monday, November 30, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    This holiday season, give a gift donation to an environmental organization. It's also a great birthday, bar/bat mitzvah or wedding gift. Charitable giving to environmental groups or green causes is...
  • What's Your Favorite Green Charity? Created: Monday, August 16, 2010 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    What's Your Favorite Green Charity?
  • Hate Public Transportation Created: Saturday, November 10, 2012 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Tell us why you hate public transportation.
  • Don't Recycle - Confessions Guilt Created: Saturday, July 28, 2012 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    If you don't recycle, drive a gas-guzzler, or just don't give a damn about the environment -- relax. Here's a safe, guilt-free place to confess your eco-sins.
  • Uses for Vinegar - Green Cleaning and Vinegar Created: Monday, August 22, 2011 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    There are dozens of surprising uses for vinegar. Share your favorites with fellow readers.
  • Green Battle of the Sexes Created: Friday, May 06, 2011 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    It was only a matter of time before the battle of the sexes entered the realm of sustainability. Who's greener, men or women? What's your opinion?
  • Examples of Greenwashing - Advertising and Greenwashing Created: Thursday, October 07, 2010 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    As sustainable living and green products grow in popularity, so do examples of greenwashing. What are the worst examples of greenwashing you've seen? Here are a few of our favorite greenwashing adv...
  • Green Gifts for Kids - Green Gifts for Children - Gifts for Kids Created: Tuesday, August 17, 2010 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Give kids a green, sustainable holiday gift that keeps giving year-round. They're also great for birthdays and other events. Eco-friendly gift ideas promote sustainable design and green living whil...
  • Green Gifts for Christmas - Green Gifts for the Holidays - Gifts for Men and Women Created: Tuesday, August 17, 2010 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    This Christmas, give green gifts to the men and women on your gift list. They're also great for birthdays, weddings and other events. Eco-friendly gift ideas promote sustainable design and green li...
  • Gift Donations - Charitable Gift Donations - Tax Donations to Green Charities and Non-Profits Created: Tuesday, August 17, 2010 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    This holiday season, give the gift of a charitable donation. It's also a great birthday, bar/bat mitzvah or wedding gift. A charitable donation to an environmental group is a gift to your loved one...
  • Green Christmas Tree - Sustainable Christmas Holiday Decorations Created: Monday, August 16, 2010 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    What's your favorite tip for having a green, sustainable Christmas tree and decorations this holiday?
  • Green Christmas - Have a Sustainable Holiday - Green Christmas Created: Monday, August 16, 2010 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Looking for ways to have a green holiday this year? What's your secret to having a Christmas that's green and sustainable -- and more fun -- with eco-friendly Christmas gifts, travel, shopping, foo...
  • Boycott BP - Should You Boycott BP Created: Tuesday, July 27, 2010 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Should you boycott BP? Millions of consumers are considering a boycott of the troubled oil and gas company, formerly known as British Petroleum. But what, if anything, will a boycott of BP accompli...
  • Wean Yourself off Oil - Energy Conservation and Oil Use - Oil and Gas Conservation Created: Thursday, May 27, 2010 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Got a tip for weaning America off of oil? Share your insights with all of us.
  • Natural Cleaning Kit - Green Non-Toxic Cleaners Created: Monday, May 10, 2010 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    What's in your natural cleaning product kit? Clean your home with the eight green and sustainable cleaning products listed here. From the kitchen sink to the bathroom shower and toilet, these green...
  • Natural Cleaning - Green Cleaning Products and Natural Cleaning Created: Friday, April 30, 2010 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Green Cleaning Products and Natural Cleaning
  • Green Dishwashing Detergent - Recipes for Green Dishwashing Detergent - DIY Dishwashing Detergent Created: Monday, April 26, 2010 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Wash your dishes the green, sustainable way with these recipes for safe, effective dishwashing detergent powders (or liquid). You'll save money, too, with homemade dishwashing detergent for your di...
  • Green Kids' Christmas Gifts for Under $50 Created: Friday, August 13, 2010 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    With these kids Christmas gifts, you can give children green, ethical gifts for the holidays, birthdays or anytime. Green shopping for kids just got a lot easier.
  • Should You Boycott BP Over the BP Oil Spill? Created: Monday, July 26, 2010 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Should you boycott BP? Millions of consumers are considering a boycott of the troubled oil and gas company over the BP oil spill. But what, if anything, will a boycott of BP accomplish? What else c...
  • How to Save Energy: 12 Steps Created: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Here are 12 easy tips for how to save energy. From your car to your dinner table, oil and other petroleum products have taken hold of every aspect of our lives, but you can easily loosen oil's grip...

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