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Grow a Veggie Garden

by Valerie Mae Diola July 30th, 2015

Every time I see a pumpkin, I remember not Halloween but my grandmother. She used to grow her own veggie garden with lots of pumpkins in her backyard. She used to make pumpkin soup. Now that I’m living far from her, I wonder if I can grow my own

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Family Planning and Fish Pollution

by Lisa Stauber July 23rd, 2015

Caring about the environment means caring about our local waterways. Polluted waterways damage ecosystems, harm animals, and are an early sign of impending ecological disaster.



Unfortunately, many people don’t think about how the choices they make in everyday life affect our water quality. Many products used by Americans every day are damaging sensitive fish.



Artificial contraceptives, such as the pill, are

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CFL Lighting, Pros and Cons

by Lisa Stauber July 16th, 2015

Compact Fluorescent Lamps, or CFLs, are a technological marvel of efficiency. They deliver the same amount of light as regular bulbs but use one-fourth of the energy. Several states are considering outlawing the sale of conventional lightbulbs to encourage consumers to use CFLs exclusively.



The new bulbs easily replace standard incandescent bulbs in most fixtures. They produce less heat, lower electricity

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  • Preserve

    by Louise July 9th, 2015
    In a previously posted article, The Green Guide, Preserve Food Storage was briefly mentioned as the greenest storage product available. The Preserve team is a dedicated group of people who have done more than make 100%  recycled storage products, they have developed ways to recycle #5 plastics, an essential step toward a greener America, which very
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  • Top Green Tips to Start the Year

    by Jaclyn Abergas July 1st, 2015
    Let's start the year the green way. Here are some green tips for different parts of your life.

    Spring Cleaning

    Remove all the clutter. Go through drawers, cabinets, inside the closets, the garage, attic and everywhere you can think of. Start going through all your things one by one. It will take some time to get through all this, so be
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  • Greenest States

    by Jaclyn Abergas June 25th, 2015
    Are you looking to move somewhere that's more eco-friendly? Are you curious to find out which state is as green as it gets? Here is a list of the greenest states in the US and what makes them part of this list.

    Washington

    Washington tops this list. Their high standing is due to the high number of LEED buildings in the
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