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Anh Speer, Ph.D. Dr. Anh Speer has a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Applications from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). She has worked with companies such as AOL, Wellcare and Greystone CES as a Software Engineer and Lead Architect. She is a renowned author in the field of Wireless and Sensor Network Technologies and has published numerous technical papers in IEEE journals and magazines. She is also passionate about Clean Energy, Green Living and strives to live a sustainable lifestyle. Together with her family she created www.isustainableearth.com and is a regular writer for topics such as energy efficiency, water conservation, sustainable living and green products.

A Leaky Faucet is Like Flushing Money Down the Toilet

A Leaky Faucet is Like Flushing Money Down the Toilet

As you lie in bed and hear the annoying drip, drip, drip of a leaky faucet, you are literally listening to money going down the drain. Fixing a leaky faucet is a simple and inexpensive action that you can take to save money and conserve water.

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Reusable Water Bottles Help You Go Green and Stay Healthy

Reusable Water Bottles Help You Go Green and Stay Healthy

Bottled water is not better than tap water, seriously! Reusable water bottles will help you save money and are also a healthier choice for you and the planet. If you don’t want to see the planet look like one big garbage patch then use green water bottles today.

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Water Conservation Tips for Your Children & Family

Water Conservation Tips for Your Children & Family

Children learn more easily than adults, therefore they can embrace the sustainable lifestyle early in life and pass on a greener planet to future generations. Help them implement water conservation techniques to save money and preserve our precious freshwater resources.

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Phantom Loads Can Cost You $115 Each Year

Phantom Loads Can Cost You $115 Each Year

Phantom loads are produced by electric devices quietly wasting energy causing electric bills to increase. Understand what a phantom load is and implement these energy conservation tips so you can save money and help the planet at the same time.

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Xeriscaping Can Help Save Money on Your Water Bill

Xeriscaping Can Help Save Money on Your Water Bill

Xeriscaping is a form of landscaping that helps conserve water, raise property value, reduce chemical contamination and lower your household bills. As part of a sustainable lifestyle you should utilize xeriscaping when planning a garden or establishing your home’s yard.

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6 Tips on How to Water Landscaping Efficiently

6 Tips on How to Water Landscaping Efficiently

With less than 1% of all freshwater available for human consumption, water conservation is critical to our future. Considering that 50% of our water usage is for outdoor watering of lawns and gardens, efficient landscape management techniques are required to help preserve our water resources.

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8 Energy Efficient Tips to Quickly Lower Your Electric Bills

8 Energy Efficient Tips to Quickly Lower Your Electric Bills

Your endeavor to become energy efficient can start from the need to lower your bills or wanting to become eco-friendly and save the planet. Whatever your reasons may be, these 8 energy efficient tips will help you go green and save some green at the same time.

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Save 11,500 Gallons of Water per Year with Recirculation Pumps

Save 11,500 Gallons of Water per Year with Recirculation Pumps

Instant hot water for your showers is not just a convenience; it is a way to conserve thousands of gallons of water per year. A little gadget known as a hot water recirculating pump can save time and money when used correctly.

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Choosing the Right Green Diaper Doesn’t Have to Be a Dirty Job

Choosing the Right Green Diaper Doesn’t Have to Be a Dirty Job

Save over $2,000 per year and help reduce 3.2 million tons of trash produced each year by switching to green diapers for your baby. Cloth diapers and biodegradable diapers are both great eco-friendly choices when it comes to green diapers.

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Toilet Leaks Cost You $840 per Year

Toilet Leaks Cost You $840 per Year

Leaky toilets are often overlooked, causing hundreds of gallons of water to be wasted in households across the country. With a large toilet leak averaging over 200 gallons a day fixing that annoying leak can save you money and conserve precious water.

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