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Wind Break
How can a tree help you save energy? A wind break or even a single shade tree, if planted in the right place, can greatly reduce your home's electric bills. Learn how wind breaks and shade trees can save energy while beautifying your home.

What to Compost | List of What's Safe for Composting
If you're wondering what to compost, and what items are not safe for your composting bin, look no further. This list of EPA-approved composting materials will help you sort out what should and should not be put in your compost.

Rain Barrels for Rain Water Harvesting
A rain barrel is an ideal rain water harvesting system. But what should you look for in a rain barrel? And what can you safely do with stored rain water? Discover the facts about rain water harvesting with a rain barrel.

Sick Building Syndrome
Sick building syndrome describes a range of health problems that can occur to occupants of a particular home or office building. Sick building is usually brought on by indoor air pollutants like mold, radon, smoke or other types of indoor pollution.

Organic Coffee
Organic coffee - what makes it different? Learn about fair trade coffee, shade-grown coffee and bird-friendly coffee, so you can relax and enjoy your next cup o' joe.

What Is DDT? - Definition and Effects
DDT is a controversial chemical compound used as a pesticide, and though it's effective at fighting malaria and other insect-born diseases, DDT has been banned in many countries including the United States. Find out more about the history and the effects of DDT.

A Briefing on R-Value and Insulation
What is an R-value? If you're installing insulation, or insulating any structure, understanding the different r-values for foam, rolls and loose insulation is critical to project success.

Aluminum Recycling
Aluminum recycling and can recycling is one of the environmental movement's great success stories. In some places, over 95% of all aluminum is recycled. But can you recycle metal items like coat hangers, steel cans, aluminum foil and other items?

Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt was more than America's 26th president -- he was also a Nobel Prize winner, a soldier and big-game hunter, and an ardent environmentalist who founded many of our national parks. Find out more in this biography of Teddy Roosevelt.

Organic vs Inorganic
Organic vs inorganic - which is the better produce? Organic fruit and organic vegetables are grown under the watchful eye of the USDA organic program. But what makes organic fruit different, and are organic vegetables safer or healthier to eat?

Greenhouse Gas
What is a greenhouse gas? Discover the link between greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide, the Earth's greenhouse effect, and how GHG can influence global warming and climate change. Change your green house gas output.

All About Tire Recycling - Green Living
Tire recycling has a number of environmental benefits, but it's not as widely practiced as it could be. Recycled tires can be reused in a number of different ways, from playground mats to planters to tire-derived fuel. Here's everything you need to know about recycled tires and tyre recycling.

The Benefits of Green Hunting and Safaris
There are many benefits of hunting, including population control of wildlife. And new endeavors like green hunting and green safaris are opening up the sport of hunting to new enthusiasts.

I Hate Christmas
I hate Christmas. But despite the millions of people who also hate xmas, we refuse to cancel Christmas. Here are 8 reasons why we should.

Quotes for Earth Day (Inspirational, Witty and Wise)
If you seek inspirational quotes for Earth Day, here is a compendium of nature quotes, environmental quotes and inspirational quotations that celebrate our common natural heritage.

Tiny House | Tiny Home
Living in a tiny house might sound difficult, but people who have joined the micro-house movement consistently describe their mini-homes as more liberating than confining. Is a mini-home - like those offered by Tumbleweed Tiny House Company - in your future?

Kill a Tree
Who would kill a tree? Unfortunately, a handful of disturbed individuals have tried - and at times, succeeded - in killing trees, including some historically important, heritage trees. Who are these tree killers, and what prompts people to kill a beautiful, living tree?

College Bike
Who has the best college bike program? From bike share programs and bicycle shelters to commuter showers and lockers, college bicycle programs have evolved into a prominent feature on some university campuses.

Disasters - Calamities
Natural calamities can be terrible, but when you remember that man-made disasters are preventable, we humans don't come out looking so smart. This list of accidents and catastrophes, from Chernobyl to Bhopal to Fukushima, highlights the worst manmade disasters in history.

Green Energy - Clean Energy
Green energy is the best way of mitigating the environmental impact of energy use, but how realistic is clean energy as a source of power today? Take a look at these different types of energy sources.

Green Movies
Green movies and nature movies are growing in popularity among all age groups. Whether you're choosing movies for Earth Day or just want to learn more about how to go green, here's a list of the best green films and nature films.

How to Recycle Anything | Recycling Facts
Learn how to recycle anything with this list of recycling options. Get the facts about recycling glass, plastic, cans and metal containers.

Green Office - Sustainable Office
A green office might seem like a workplace dream, but a few simple steps can help you go green at work. You might even save some money. Here are some simple tips on creating a sustainable office.

Organic Wine and Natural Wine
Organic wine, natural wine, biodynamic wine, even vegan wine -- it's enough to make you dizzy before you've even taken a sip. Get the facts on these excellent, high-quality wines that are grown sustainably.

Guide to Energy-Saving Lights - CFLs - LEDs
Guide to Energy-Saving Lights

Green Landscape
A green landscape is a smart way to conserve water and energy while reducing your use of pesticides, herbicides and other toxins. From composting and xeriscape designs to rain barrels and water features, here are the top 10 trends in organic lawn care and green landscaping.

Natural Pet Care
Your dog or cat deserves natural pet care. From natural dog food and holistic cat food to all natural pet shampoo, snacks and bedding, you can find easy and affordable ways to keep your pet healthy and happy.

No Car
Life with no car sounds un-American, but millions of people are finding that an auto-free lifestyle liberates them. From sexy electric motorcycles to use public transportation to good ol' walking, the alternatives to driving a car can be really sweet.

Green Christmas Decorations
Call it Christmas or Green Xmas, decorations are a big part of holiday celebrations. Go green this Christmas with your Christmas tree, Christmas lights, and Christmas decorations.

Earth Day Worksheets | Lesson Plans for Earth Day
Teachers looking for Earth Day worksheets and lesson plans will find what they're looking for here. Earth Day games, puzzles, crafts, songs and other Earth Day activities for kids will make the yearly environmental celebration complete.

Earth Day Facts
Looking for Earth Day facts? Here is a brief list of facts about Earth Day, including links to Earth Day quotes, activities for kids, local and regional events, as well as games, songs and poems, and other great ways to celebrate Earth Day.

Green Lawn Care - Organic Lawn Care and Green Lawn Care
Green lawn care will give you a beautiful, safe lawn. Follow these organic lawn care tips for a healthy lawn that takes advantage of natural weed killers and other smart lawn care tips. These green lawn care tips will give you a green lawn that's safe and natural.

Water Conservation
Water conservation is an easy way to save money while helping to conserve a precious resource. Discover how to reduce your water bill and conserve water with easy-to-install fixtures and appliances. Sink faucets, toilets, showers and outdoor yard watering can be more water-conserving with these tips.

Green Bathroom Ideas
Looking to go green in your bathroom? You can have a green bathroom with these easy ways to save water and energy. Your shower, your toilet and your sink can all be eco-bathroom fixtures. You'll lower your water and electric bills, too, with these green bathroom ideas.

Why Compost | Benefits of Compost | Composting
Are you ready to start composting? Here are 8 good reasons why compost is a good idea. Discover the many benefits of composting.

Green Building
Ever wonder what makes a green building green? Sustainable building design is not just a fad, as energy efficiency, green products and safe, healthy buildings become more prominent worldwide. These seven criteria define green buildings, sustainable architecture and green homes.

Green Laundry
Make clothes washing a little more sustainable by saving energy with these easy, affordable green laundry tips.

Farmers Market - A Guide to Your Local Farmers Market
Looking for tips on conquering your local farmers market? Find a local farmers market, and get some advice from veteran shoppers on making farmers markets and green markets your favorite place to shop for organic produce, artisanal foods and more.

LED Lights
LED lights are shining bright these days. Discover why LEDs, also known as light-emitting diodes, are being used in LED home lights and elsewhere.

Environmental Groups - Corporate Lobbying
Environmental Groups - Corporate Lobbying

Koch Brothers | Boycott Koch Industries
The conservative Koch brothers have channeled untold millions into political spending. Should you boycott Koch Industries?

Edward Abbey
One of America's most outrageous and irascible environmentalists, Edward Abbey also wrote two of the movement's most influential books: Desert Solitaire and The Monkey Wrench Gang, which is credited with creating the

Shipping Container Homes
Shipping container homes have captured the imagination of architects and residents alike. Creative builders are crafting beautiful, elegant shipping container architecture made of ISBU blocks.

Go Green
If you're looking for simple ways to go green, these 8 ideas will help to make it easy, fun and economical to start green living. Live green today with these steps on how to be greener.

Change a Thermostat
Change a thermostat to a programmable thermostat and save hundreds of dollars each year in lower energy bills. It's easy to install a thermostat to save energy - and money - today.

Change a Thermostat
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Change a Thermostat
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Change a Thermostat
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Change a Thermostat
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Change a Thermostat
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Change a Thermostat
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Change a Thermostat
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Green Hollywood
Green Hollywood celebrities aren't all Tinseltown talk -- some, like Leonardo DiCaprio, Ed Norton, Ed Begley, Jr., Robert Redford, Brad Pitt and Cameron Diaz actually walk the walk.

Green Hollywood - Ed Begley Jr.
Green Hollywood celebrities aren't all Tinseltown talk -- some, like Leonardo DiCaprio, Ed Norton, Ed Begley, Jr., Robert Redford, Brad Pitt and Cameron Diaz actually walk the walk. Page 10.

Green Hollywood - Ed Norton
Green Hollywood celebrities aren't all Tinseltown talk -- some, like Leonardo DiCaprio, Ed Norton, Ed Begley, Jr., Robert Redford, Brad Pitt and Cameron Diaz actually walk the walk. Nature Conservancy. Page 2.

Green Hollywood - Cameron Diaz
Green Hollywood celebrities aren't all Tinseltown talk -- some, like Leonardo DiCaprio, Ed Norton, Ed Begley, Jr., Robert Redford, Brad Pitt and Cameron Diaz actually walk the walk. Page 3.

Green Hollywood - Leonardo Dicaprio
Green Hollywood celebrities aren't all Tinseltown talk -- some, like Leonardo DiCaprio, Ed Norton, Ed Begley, Jr., Robert Redford, Brad Pitt and Cameron Diaz actually walk the walk. Page 4.

Green Hollywood - Josh Hartnett
Green Hollywood celebrities aren't all Tinseltown talk -- some, like Leonardo DiCaprio, Ed Norton, Ed Begley, Jr., Robert Redford, Brad Pitt and Cameron Diaz actually walk the walk. Page 5.

Green Hollywood - Robert Redford
Green Hollywood celebrities aren't all Tinseltown talk -- some, like Leonardo DiCaprio, Ed Norton, Ed Begley, Jr., Robert Redford, Brad Pitt and Cameron Diaz actually walk the walk. NRDC. Page 6.

Green Hollywood - Natalie Portman
Green Hollywood celebrities aren't all Tinseltown talk -- some, like Leonardo DiCaprio, Ed Norton, Ed Begley, Jr., Robert Redford, Brad Pitt and Cameron Diaz actually walk the walk. Page 7.

Green Hollywood - Brad Pitt
Green Hollywood celebrities aren't all Tinseltown talk -- some, like Leonardo DiCaprio, Ed Norton, Ed Begley, Jr., Robert Redford, Brad Pitt and Cameron Diaz actually walk the walk. Page 8.

Green Hollywood - Daryl Hannah
Green Hollywood celebrities aren't all Tinseltown talk -- some, like Leonardo DiCaprio, Ed Norton, Ed Begley, Jr., Robert Redford, Brad Pitt and Cameron Diaz actually walk the walk. Page 9.

Green Economy
What are green jobs -- and where in the green economy are they? Here's an introduction to the world of green collar jobs, environmental careers and renewable energy jobs.

Straw Bale Homes
Straw bale homes have been around for hundreds of years, but are now back on the green radar as a smart way to build sustainable homes and green buildings. Architects, contractors, designers and home owners are looking at strawbale houses for their great energy-saving potential and soundproofing, as well as the speed and ease of straw bale construction.

Is Bamboo Green
A sustainable bamboo floor has the look and hardness of a hardwood floor, with the reputation of being a sustainable, green flooring option. But is bamboo green when used as flooring or other uses?

Dog Nutrition
Is there any such thing as organic dog food? And does the term

Sulfites
Sulfites are found in most wines. But why are sulfites in wine, are they safe, and how can you find sulfite-free wine?

Indoor Pollutants
Indoor air quality is affected by asbestos, radon, carbon monoxide, mold and other kinds of indoor pollutants. Get the facts on air quality and health, sick building syndrome, healthy ventilation and indoor air pollution.

Saving Electricity
Keep your cool in the summer heat while saving electricity and lowering your AC bills with this advice from the EPA. Set your thermostat at a comfortable level while saving energy and money.

Green Dry Cleaning
Green dry cleaning without the chemical perchloroethylene, or perc, can still get your clothes clean and fresh. Can dry cleaning with perchloroethylene really contribute to cancer, and where are the natural or green dry cleaners?

Glass Recycling Process
Glass recycling reduces the energy needed to create glass bottles, jars and other glass objects. Get the facts on the glass recycling process, find where to recycle glass, and learn how glass recycling is good for you and the environment.

LED Christmas Lights
LED Christmas lights are not only safer than older incandescent lights, but these indoor and outdoor Christmas lights use a lot less energy. Decorate your home this holiday with LED lights on your Christmas tree, holiday wreaths and other seasonal decorations for big energy savings this season.

Green Flowers
Green flowers and organic flowers are a great alternative to regular flowers, but are regular flowers really unsafe? What makes green roses and organic roses from a green florist a better gift?

Organic Chocolate - Fair Trade Chocolate
Organic chocolate and fair-trade chocolate are fast-growing segments of the candy market. But what makes organic chocolate different, and how fair is fair trade chocolate?

Sustainable Seafood | Mercury in Fish
Choosing healthy, sustainable seafood can be daunting, with concerns about overfishing, mercury in fish and other issues. Here are ways to make smart, sustainable seafood choices.

Phthalates
What is a phthalate and why should you worry about phthalates? These chemicals are found in many household products like toys and baby bottles, and are endocrine disruptors that may be affecting your family's health.

Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau spent his life in thoughtful observation of man, society and nature. This brief description of the life of Thoreau, and some illuminating Thoreau quotes, show how he became one of America's first and most ardent environmentalists.

Rachel Carson - Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
Rachel Carson is often credited with starting the modern environmental movement through her book Silent Spring. What was it about Silent Spring that made it such an environmental classic? Find out in this biography of Rachel Carson and a synopsis of Silent Spring.

John Muir
John Muir was one of the most influential environmentalists in America, if not the world. His writings and activism inspired a generation of conservationists -- from presidents to Boy Scouts -- yet he's largely unknown today. Who was John Muir, and how did he further the cause of environmental preservation?

Xeriscape
Xeriscape is a type of landscape design that emphasizes the beauty of drought-tolerant plants that need less water to thrive. But what does xeriscaping look like, and is a xeriscape landscape design a good idea for places like Florida, Texas, Arizona, Colorado and California?

Honeywell Air Purifier
The Honeywell Air Purifier has a built-in, permanent air filter that can be removed for cleaning. Though it's not a HEPA-type air purifier and it emits ozone (a potentially hazardous gas), the Honeywell QuietClean Air Purifier is Energy Star certified.

Algreen Rain Barrel
A rain barrel is a great idea for rain water harvesting. This review of Algreen Product's rain water harvesting system includes information on rain water storage and a user's review of an Algreen rain barrel.

Greenpeace UK EfficienCity
Various screenshots of Greenpeace UK's EfficienCity.

Greenpeace UK EfficienCity
Various screenshots of Greenpeace UK's EfficienCity.

Green Building | Green Architecture | Green Renovations
If you want to start having a positive impact on the environment, your home is the perfect place to begin. Some simple additions and unique building strategies can help your home decrease carbon emissions, conserve water and energy, and become a self-sustaining asset to our planet.

Green Living – Basic Information to Get you Started Living Green
Interested in adopting a greener lifestyle? Discover what makes something organic, what carbon emissions are, and how to find Fair Trade items when you shop. Use this green living resource to get started living an environmentally friendly, eco-conscious lifestyle.

Green Cultures | Eco-Consious Celebrities
World leaders and celebrities alike are working to make a difference in the world. Take a look at what others are doing and learn how you can help turn regional efforts into a worldwide change.

2008 Beijing Olympics - Air Pollution at the 2008 Beijing Olympics
This photo gallery documents air quality at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The 2008 Olympics took place in the heart of China despite great concern over smog and air pollution. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) continually assures athletes and spectators that the air quality was acceptable at the Beijing Olympic Games.

2008 Beijing Olympics - Air Pollution at the 2008 Beijing Olympics
This photo gallery documents air quality at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The 2008 Olympics took place in the heart of China despite great concern over smog and air pollution. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) continually assures athletes and spectators that the air quality was acceptable at the Beijing Olympic Games.

Greenpeace UK EfficienCity
Various screenshots of Greenpeace UK's EfficienCity.

Greenpeace UK EfficienCity
Various screenshots of Greenpeace UK's EfficienCity.

Greenpeace UK EfficienCity
Various screenshots of Greenpeace UK's EfficienCity.

Eco-Friendly Travel | Eco-Transportation | Green Vacations
Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, you’ll notice the green initiative is played out very differently all over the world. Make sure you’re keeping your carbon footprint to a minimum wherever you end up.

http://greenliving.about.com/od/ecofriendlypets/Eco_Friendly_Pets.htm
One important part of living green has to do with greening your pets. This page features green pet products, information about pet health and articles explaining how to keep your pet's impact on the planet to a minimum.

Green Cleaning - Recipes for Green Cleaning
You can easily make your own non-toxic cleaners with the right ingredients. Keep your home fresh and clean with these eco-friendly recipes.

Fair Trade - Basic Information About Fair Trade
Fair trade is a social standard that benefits producers, consumers and the environment. Learn more about fair trade with basic information, indexes and how-to's.

Fair Trade Products - Available Fair Trade Products by Country
Every country recognizes different items as Fair Trade Certified under Fair Trade Labelling International. Discover what items are available for purchase under the fair trade label in eligable countries.

Green Food & Health | Healthy Living | Alternative Health
Living Green means living a healthier lifestyle. With all the pesticides, herbicides, growth hormones and unnatural additives included in our food today, it’s no wonder why there are so many illnesses abound. Discover why it is important to be selective in the foods and medicines you choose, and how to separate the good from the bad.

Eco-Friendly Outdoors | Green Gardening | Green Landscaping
Pesticides, herbicides, insecticides and chemical fertilizers—you never knew there were so many additives to a seemingly fresh outdoor world. Find out what soils, and pest control methods are actually good for your backyard, and techniques to make the great outdoors environmentally effective.

Green Baby - Eco Friendly Practices to Make Your Baby a Green Baby
Babies are notorious for their impact on the environment. From diapers to feedings, to playtime, these articles and resources can provide some insight on how to green your baby without completely altering your lifestyle.

Eco-Friendly Events & Celebrations | Eco-Friendly Holidays
Whether you want to celebrate your wedding, the holiday season or your dog’s birthday, there’s a way to do it with the environment in mind. Consider alternate methods for wrapping gifts, dressing up and organizing your event.

Eco-Friendly Family | Green Parents | Green Babies & Children
Greening the planet is an important practice in the world today, but it’s absolutely crucial if we want to keep our environment intact for future generations. Find out what you can do as a parent or child to become more eco-conscious and make your life just a little bit greener.

Green Product Reviews & Guides | Frugally Green
Going green shouldn't be a financial burden. Our expert reviews and shopping tips are all you need to green your lifestyle without spending unneccesary money.

Healthy Lifestyle | Healthy Mind | Healthy Body
Green living is as much about you as it is the planet. Relaxing the mind and treating your body right are perfect ways to start living a healthier lifestyle inside and out.

Natural Cleaning Recipes - Go Green with Natural Cleaning Recipes
A clean home is much greener than a dirty home, but could all those conventional cleaning products be doing more harm than good? Rid your home of toxic cleaning products and give it that emerald shine by following these recipes and picking the best natural cleaning products.

Planet and Issues—Greening our World, our Planet
In order to make a change, we must first be aware of the problem. This page will introduce you to a multitude of global issues as well as humanitarian and environmental efforts being made so our planet can become a happier, healthier, greener place to live.

Eco-Friendly Products - Reviews of Eco-Friendly Products
New green products become available everyday. Read our expert reviews to find out which products are worth your while.

Green Cleaning Products - Reviews of Green Cleaning Products
New [i]green[/i] cleaning products become available everyday. Read our expert reviews to find out which products are worth your while.

Green Technology | Green Gadgets
Advances in technology may be a partial cause for our planet’s current condition, but it's also the cure. Discover how technological innovations are helping to further your green efforts.