Browsing articles tagged with " environment"
Sep
27
2011

Tips for a Green Fall

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The days are getting cooler and shorter. You’ve got brightly colored leaves everywhere, and soon they’re going to be littering your lawn. Autumn has its own special green concerns, and here are some tips to help keep your fall green. Don’t burn your leaves – When leaves are burned, the smoke contains particulates that can lodge in your lungs and the lungs of other people. The pollution that’s emitted by burning leaves can add to [...]

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Jul
22
2011

Use Less Air Conditioning This Summer

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We all know that using your air conditioner less during the summer means lower bills, using less energy, and being green. But we’re in the middle of a heat wave and your air conditioner seems to run all the time, no matter what the setting is. How in the world can you cool your home without maxing out your energy use? A few simple tricks can help you lower your energy use this summer. Some [...]

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Jul
13
2011

Why you Should Go Green Now

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Every single thing we do has an impact on our planet, either good or bad. You, as an individual, have power over your choices. Put simply, that means you can control the impact you make. As globalization makes the world smaller, your choices affect people around the world. Why should you care? I’ll give you an example. Did you know that about a fourth of the medications we take come from plants in the Amazon? [...]

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