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Category Archives: Green Lifestyle
Read the full post at Treehugger. When I asked whether organic eggs taste the same as regular eggs, commenter Grouch kindly noted how important it is to be constantly “examining and testing one’s assumptions and beliefs”. Others, however, seem to … Continue reading
Read the full story in the New York Times. Bike lanes? Wind turbines? Mass transit? All great developments for progressives — until they have to live with them. This isn’t just an issue on the East and West Coasts. See … Continue reading
Read the full story in GOOD. And if you don’t read GOOD regularly, you should. Do you like Groupon‘s deep discounts, but crave a dose of conscious consumerism in your inbox? Well, the latest daily deal site entering the $15+ … Continue reading
I have compiled a LibGuide on battery recycling, which includes options available in Champaign-Urbana. Check it out at http://uiuc.libguides.com/battery-recycling.
Read the full story in the Huffington Post. Over 100 billion pieces of unsolicited mail are stuffed into U.S. mailboxes each year. Not only is this junk mail considered by many to be simply annoying, it is also extremely wasteful. … Continue reading
Read the full post at Earth911. As tax season approaches, it could be time to take a step back and ask a slightly broader money question: is my bank truly green? Paperless statements are only the beginning. Green banks, a … Continue reading
Read the full story at Mother Nature Network. While incandescent light bulbs march towards extinction, a certain incandescent bulb-based national treasure, the Easy-Bake Oven, will continue on in a more energy-efficient form.
Read the full story at Earth911. No trees were harmed in the making of this toilet paper. That’s what Emerald Brand hopes to accomplish with its new line of tree-free disposable products. Yesterday the supplier of eco-friendly disposables and cleaning … Continue reading
Read the full post at Earth911. A standard, non-professional curling iron lasts 1-2 years, according to a spokesperson for Conair. So, getting the most out of this appliance by recycling keeps the materials out of landfills and gives it an … Continue reading