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Your Plastic Water Bottle Could Be Making You Fat

Your Plastic Water Bottle Could Be Making You Fat

Chemicals such as BPA found in plastics have been linked to weight gain and diabetes. While living a BPA free lifestyle won’t replace a healthy diet and regular exercise, it will help reduce your risk of obesity and help keep the planet green.

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Is Potentially Dangerous Pink Slime in Your Hamburger?

Is Potentially Dangerous Pink Slime in Your Hamburger?

If you are planning to eat a hamburger in the near future you should pay very close attention to this article. In some cases, your hamburger meat could contain up to 15% of this pink slime – that sure is appetizing. Protect yourself from beef scraps that were once used pet food and cooking oils.

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Business is Booming for Companies Going Green

Business is Booming for Companies Going Green

A recent MIT report found a 55% increase in the number of companies focusing on sustainability when compared to last year. This means that lower carbon footprints are leading to increases in profits, paving the way for additional investments in sustainability.

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Money Saving Water Conservation Tips

Money Saving Water Conservation Tips

Simple money saving water conservation tips can produce big results for the planet and your wallet. Learn how we reduced our water usage by 8,000 gallons per month ending up with over $100 in credits from our water company.

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Zero Energy Homes Are Now a Reality

Zero Energy Homes Are Now a Reality

Zero energy homes have arrived taking neighborhoods across the U.S. off the power grid. Forget having to use energy efficient tips to save money, just buy a house that ensures your energy bills will be free, or in some cases energy companies can even pay you.

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Natural Choices for Pain Relief

Natural Choices for Pain Relief

We all experience aches and pains throughout our life, and for those leading a sustainable lifestyle, natural pain relief options can be the way to go. In fact, your kitchen may hold the secrets to natural pain relief, not your medicine cabinet.

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Solar Energy Takes a Giant Leap Forward with Solar Paint Technology

Solar Energy Takes a Giant Leap Forward with Solar Paint Technology

It is almost unbelievable, but Sunbelievable is a solar paint technology that can produce electricity from nano-technology. Researchers from the University of Notre Dame have created what may be the next generation of solar power production.

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Historic EPA Rules Protect Against Environmental Pollution from Power Plants

Historic EPA Rules Protect Against Environmental Pollution from Power Plants

Victory for Mother Earth! The new EPA Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) cut pollution from outdated power plants. The MATS standards are expected to help America’s children grow up healthier, even preventing up to 11,000 premature deaths per year.

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President Obama Announces Energy Savings Initiative

President Obama Announces Energy Savings Initiative

President Obama and former President Clinton unveiled a new energy savings initiative in partnership with the private sector. This $4 billion energy efficiency plan builds on the existing Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPC) program which has been in place for over a decade.

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Top 11 Greenest Countries in the World

Top 11 Greenest Countries in the World

Going green is important to all of planet Earth and every country around the world needs to embrace sustainable living. How does your country rank in terms of going green, explore the top 11 greenest countries in the world according the Environmental Performance Index.

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