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Living green is easy or it is our habitual laziness which avoids us to do so? 17° (12 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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SAVE 100 Million gallons of water in 2011 just by voting!! 1° (1 reply)

Help us save 100 million gallons of water in 200 schools across 8 drought States (Texas, Florida, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, California and Hawaii). Just go to www.refresheverything.com/lifeneedswater and click on "Vote for this Idea". No need to register because you can choose to login via your Facebook account. ...

Started by Lee S. in November 2010, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Children and Families, Education, Energy Saving, Green energy, Lifestyle & Behavior, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Water

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BP: BOSTON'S PISSED! OR IS IT BIKE POWER? 0° (no replies)

Melodeego puts Music into Action with New campaign and new CD Last Sunday a crowd gathered in Harvard Square to listen to a band play. What's unusual about this? The music was powered completely by two stationary bikes pedalled by volunteers from the audience. The band is Melodeego, which means ...

Started by Gregory Reinauer in August 2010, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Alternative, Cohousing, & Off-Grid Living, Art & Culture, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Design, Electric vehicles, Environmental Disasters, Events, Green energy, Lifestyle & Behavior, Media

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Home "tiny green remodeling"--what else is there? 11° (11 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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A waterless lifestyle 0° (no replies)

The waterless car wash pushes the envelope on how we clean cars while reducing the carbon emissions typical found in conventional cleaners. Most noted is the fact that a standard garden hose, when used to wash a car at home, will expel approx, 100 gallons of water for 10 minutes ...

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

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Fantastic New Way To Reuse & Reduce - Carebags! 0° (no 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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2009 Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards 1° (1 reply)

Hi all, this is just a quick note to request your nominations for our 'Best low carbon transport & technology' in the Responsible Tourism Awards 2009 (founded and organised by online travel agent responsibletravel.com, in association with The Telegraph, Geographical Magazine, BBC World News, and World Travel Market). Since 2004 ...

Started by Alex Lyons in May 2009, about Electric vehicles, Environment & Wildlife, Green energy, Lifestyle & Behavior, Transport, Travel

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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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6 key messages from Copenhagen 6° (1 reply)

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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The Sustainable Olympics - One Year to Go 0° (no replies)

As every Olympian knows, it’s not easy being Gold, Silver or Bronze. It’s not easy being Green either; but one year from today the first truly sustainable Olympic Games will open, and if all goes well, Canada will get top marks for delivering on the promise it made years ago ...

Started by Stan L. in February 2009, about Lifestyle & Behavior

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What does a mirrored treehouse have to do with green? 1° (1 reply)

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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