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Turn your ‘victory garden’ into a ‘vitamin garden’ with no-fail, high-nutrition veggies and herbs

Turn your ‘victory garden’ into a ‘vitamin garden’ with no-fail, high-nutrition veggies and herbs

It’s a well-known fact that few Americans actually get the recommended daily dose of vitamins. Many turn to over-the-counter supplements to fill in nutritional gaps. But wouldn’t it be better…

Green start-ups challenged to develop green business plans for chance to win $680,000

The fast-growing clean energy and technology market has the potential to make our economies more sustainable and future-proof. Today’s innovators have the ability to unlock a “green revolution” that builds…

Go green with eco-friendly outdoor living spaces

Go green with eco-friendly outdoor living spaces

Warmer weather means days spent in the backyard with barbecues, pool parties and neighborhood gatherings. This year, create a more satisfying and sustainable outdoor living space that you’ll feel extra…

Cellphones, batteries, computers: Simple ways to recycle electronics and reduce e-waste

Cellphones, batteries, computers: Simple ways to recycle electronics and reduce e-waste

Reduce, reuse, recycle – it’s a mantra we’ve known for decades. While Americans understand the benefits of recycling bottles, cans and paper, they aren’t as savvy when it comes to…

Green spring cleaning ideas that are kind to Mother Nature

Green spring cleaning ideas that are kind to Mother Nature

It’s not necessary to use harsh chemicals and toxins to achieve a cleaner, fresh-smelling home this spring. Homemade cleaning products and earth-friendly tactics can help you clean green. Here are…

Stay cool by going green this summer

Stay cool by going green this summer

If the thought of a scorching summer without adequate cooling sounds tough, think about the strain an overworked air conditioner unit places on both your household budget and the environment.…

School lunches are gold mines for recycling, reusing and replenishing

School lunches are gold mines for recycling, reusing and replenishing

From an early age, children can roll up their sleeves and get involved in helping reduce the amount of trash they produce by participating in recycling programs. Across the country,…

Beat the heat and save some green with these warm weather energy saving ideas

Beat the heat and save some green with these warm weather energy saving ideas

There are plenty of reasons to be excited that winter is finally over. Among them: no more slick roads, heavy jackets, freezing temperatures or dry skin. Spring’s arrival also means…

Stopping the drain: Innovative technology helps conserve water throughout the house

Stopping the drain: Innovative technology helps conserve water throughout the house

Four hundred gallons – that’s how much water the average American home uses in a day, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Is it any wonder? You turn on the…

Sowing the seeds of spring: How to start your garden indoors

Sowing the seeds of spring: How to start your garden indoors

While cooler temperatures slowly fade, gardeners across the country eagerly await the arrival of spring – and the chance to get outdoors and grow something. If gardening is your passion,…