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  • To Wash Or Not To Wash: Taking Recycling For A Spin

    Tue 2:00pm By Madeleine Somerville
    Sometimes it can seem ironic than in preparing items for recycling one needs to use fresh water – a precious and rapidly depleting resource – to rinse and clean them. Is this water being wasted? And if we are using water to diligently clean out all those…
  • 5 Lessons Learned From GreenYrLife

    Tue 12:00pm By Haley Shapley
    We knew we’d have fun playing GreenYrLife, a new Facebook game that helps you green your virtual life while also greening your personal life — we could customize our little eco-friendly home all day long! What we didn’t realize was how much we’d learn…
  • Germs Gone Wild: 4 Natural Cleaning Recipes To Drive Away Dirty

    Tue 10:00am By Sarah Lozanova
    Many store-bought cleaning products contain numerous toxins, such as synthetic fragrances, propylene glycol, and Ammonium Hydroxide. Making your own cleaning products is an easy way to save money and reduce toxins in the home. To minimize packaging waste, save…
  • Solutions To Computer Recycling Roadblocks

    Mon 4:51pm By Haley Shapley
    Recycling computers is a win-win situation — you get rid of something you’re no longer using, freeing up closet or drawer space, and someone else gets a refurbished computer at an affordable price, or the parts are taken and used to make something new. Yet…
  • 12 Creative Ways To Avoid Food Waste During Thanksgiving

    Mon 9:00am By Earth911
    Thanksgiving will be over as quickly as it arrives. But this year, you don’t have to ask yourself, “What am I supposed to do with all of these leftovers?” Many families cook a feast for the friends and relatives invading their homes. As a result, they…
  • Face Refresher: Detox Your Cosmetics Bag

    Fri 2:00pm By Katy Farber
    If you are like most American women, you use over 12 different products each morning to get ready to face your day. These can include creams, make-up, deodorant, and perfumes. According to the Environmental Working Group, that means exposing ourselves to 168…
  • Bathroom Recycling: One Family’s Tips

    Fri 12:00pm By Kristy Alpert
    Families, like the Michigan-based Egberts, who apply the reduce/reuse/recycle mantra in the bathroom are few and far between. That fact was revealed in a study from the Shelton Group, a sustainability-focused advertising and marketing group, that showed more…
  • Label Eco Friendly Clothing For What It Is: A Primer

    Fri 10:00am By Rachel Sarnoff
    Do you think about the environmental impact of a clothing purchase as much as the way it fits or what it costs? Then you just might be a dyed-in-the-(organic)-wool ecoista. If you answered no, have no fear – we’re about to deconstruct eco friendly…
  • Save Water, Save Money, And Take Better Care Of Your Yard!

    Thu 4:29pm By Scott Ellis
    Be sure to subscribe to Earth911TV on YouTube and give us a thumbs up! Yeah, we know it’s almost winter. But it’s the perfect time to start planning a more eco-friendly lawn. We’re going to show you how to save water, save money, and take better care of…
  • Luxury And Sustainability Go Hand In Hand At Oregon Wine Country Eco Hotel

    Thu 2:00pm By Haley Shapley
    To hear The Allison Inn & Spa’s assistant general manager Steve Hurst talk about the high-end resort 25 miles outside Portland, you might get the impression that it’s not as special as it really is. “What we’re doing is not all that innovative,” he…
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