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    Etheco: Taking the Effort Out of Ethical Living

    February 19, 10:06 AM by Collin Dunn in Culture

    A new service that aims to rank how ethical products are is now available to individuals who want to be ethical consumers in the UK. Etheco aims to "take the effort out of ethical living" by using their own ranking system to determine the products that

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    Q&A;: Switching to CFLs

    February 12, 12:14 PM by Collin Dunn in Culture

    Q: I found treehugger.com while searching for information on CFLs. Tonight I tried my first CFL bulb and am completely dismayed by the amount of light output. I bought a GE 3-way bulb for a lamp in my study. It is nowhere near the same amount of light

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    Tax Credits for Energy-Efficient Home Improvements

    December 5, 11:04 AM by Collin Dunn in Sustainable Product Design

    We've noted before that buying things like hybrid cars and solar energy systems can save you cash on your taxes, but there are lots of other ways to knock a few bucks off your taxes with smaller, less-costly home upgrades that offer tax credits, thanks

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    :: The Slate Green Challenge

    November 24, 9:30 AM by Brittany Jacobs in Culture

    While cleaning might not be your favorite chore, in some cases it might help to reduce your impact on the environment and put a little ease on the old pocketbook. Vacuuming the coils of your refrigerator can work toward eliminating dirt buildup, which

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    Winterize Your Home with Energy Star @ Home

    November 9, 8:29 AM by Collin Dunn in Culture

    Earlier this year, when air conditioners dominated interior climate control, we introduced the Energy Star @ home interactive tool to help increase the energy efficiency and reduce the energy costs in your home. Now that radiators, heaters and

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