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Home "tiny green remodeling"--what else is there? 6° (6 replies)

I've learned recently that in addition to buying products that are better for the environment (such as energy saving bulbs and biodegradable cleaning products), there are some things that homeowners can do to reduce the environmental impact of our homes. From a friend, I heard about installing grey water systems ...

Started by Lindsey K. in June 2009, about Air Quality, Alternative, Cohousing, & Off-Grid Living, Climate Change, Consumerism, Design, Green energy, Lifestyle & Behavior, Pollution, Recycling, Solar, Water

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6 key messages from Copenhagen 2° (2 replies)

2,500 of the worlds scientists from 80 countries have gathered in Copenhagen to build consensus and draw conclusions about the acceleration of the degradation of the planets' climate . The full report will come out in June but they have 6 key points ready for distribution now. I found them ...

Started by C Robb W. in March 2009, about Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Education, Emissions, Energy Saving, Green energy, Lifestyle & Behavior, Politics & Government, Smart Growth

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Living green is easy or it is our habitual laziness which avoids us to do so? 9° (9 replies)

I think our lazy habit also sometimes avoid us to do something green for example as almost all have knowledge that plastic bags are harming but we instead of purchasing in paper bags we in hurry take our utensils in plastic bags. In mostly third world countries mostly people have ...

Started by Naseem Sheikh in August 2011, about Lifestyle & Behavior

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Fantastic New Way To Reuse & Reduce - Carebags! 2° (2 replies)

Everyone should know by now how awful plastic is for the environment; the abundance in which on-the-roll plastic bags are used in local grocery stores is simply hideous. Carebags presents a long term solution for this daily waste problem. A friend of mine discovered them while searching for any easy ...

Started by Jenna L. in June 2009, about Lifestyle & Behavior

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What does a mirrored treehouse have to do with green? 2° (2 replies)

Yes, it's a cool concept. And they aren't an eys sore, as they become almost invisible. There are pictures of 3 mirrored treehouses here: http://greenterrafirma.com/wordpress/mirrored-treehouse-pictures/ But why did treehugger post an article about mirrored treehouses... where is the "green"?

Started by Bruce K. in February 2009, about Lifestyle & Behavior

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How will being an active member of the community give you tremendous benefits? 1° (1 reply)

Involvement in community helps you feel a part of something bigger – a part of a real team, and leave your mark to help make a better world you will feel like a superhero. Although it may be unusual to think about and a weird thing to actually consider, but ...

Started by BetterWorld I. this month, about Art & Culture, Children and Families, Environment & Wildlife, Lifestyle & Behavior, Smart Growth

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The plastic in our oceans - Boyan Slat's initiative 1° (1 reply)

Do you know the amount of plastic we add to our oceans every year. The way it enters our body as a part of food we eat as fish. There is this amazing initiative by Boyan Slat called the Ocean Clean Up project. Read more about it: http://bit.ly/2186ASQ Do you ...

Started by BetterWorld I. this month, about Agriculture & Food, Environment & Wildlife, Lifestyle & Behavior, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Water

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Steel Can Labels 1° (1 reply)

The little known fact about steel (tin) can recycling that could make a big difference. Who among you would like to help save a million trees a year? What if I told you that saving those million trees could also eliminate the CO2 from 10,000 average American cars? Do I ...

Started by Steve N. in February 2012, about Air Quality, Carbon Sequestration, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Consumerism, Design, Emissions, Lifestyle & Behavior, Pollution, Recycling, Smart Growth

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What would you like to see on Celsias? 7° (2 replies)

Hi everyone-- hope you've been enjoying what we've had on the site recently. I've been in the "editor's chair" about 6 months now, and I thought it would be good to check in with you, our fabulous readers. What have we been getting right? What would you like to see ...

Started by Chris Tobias in April 2009, about Computing, Lifestyle & Behavior, Media

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