Organic Eating Without Busting the Budget

by Lisa Stauber August 25th, 2016
Organic foods are hot and trendy. They are the cream of the crop, pampered and babied from the grower to the table. Studies have indicated that organic produce is more nutritious, and this niche market has exploded as consumers try to avoid commercial pesticides and other chemical contaminants in their
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Family Planning and Fish Pollution

by Lisa Stauber August 18th, 2016

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 August 11th, 2016

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 August 4th, 2016
    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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  • Greenest States

    by Jaclyn Abergas July 28th, 2016
    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 tops this list. Their high standing is due to the high number of LEED buildings in the
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  • New Green Ideas Every Day: Home

    by Jaclyn Abergas July 21st, 2016
    Some people think it's time-consuming and expensive to go green. But that's not true. It's really easy and not a lot of people realize that they already do it everyday.


    - Substitute towels/rags for paper towels. Think of all the money you'll save from buying less paper towels. Use kitchen towels to wipe the counters, sinks, floors, stove, etc. Be
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