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Waste in Focus: A Photoseries

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Recently, photojournalist Peter Menzel and writer Faith D’Aluisio, created photoseries “Waste in Focus” to highlight real families, their waste habits, and highlight solutions. The series follows eight families around the country from San Francisco, Atlanta, Phoenix and New York City, […]

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Who Would Make Off-Grid Illegal? Cape Coral, Florida.

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Many people would argue that advantages in alternative energy is a good thing because it for one, reduces our allowance on gas and oil. Plus it can reduce our expenses by sourcing our most readability available resources, like the sun, […]

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Green Your Spring Cleaning with Duane Reade

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As the weather continues to flip flop here in good ole New York City, the spirit to cleanse of snow storms past to welcome the spring in gets stronger. And what better way to open the doors of flowers in […]

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How To Make Your Home Eco-friendly (Infographic)

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As a followup to Here’s What To Look For When Building Or Buying A Green Home and for those of you who are more visually inspired, check out the infographic below that shows what areas of your home you can […]

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Here’s What To Look For When Building Or Buying A Green Home

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Green living is more than the new on-trend fade. Along with living a healthier lifestyle, it includes reducing overall consumption, especially with energy and resources. The majority of which can be done when you are choosing or building your home. […]

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Using Paper Alternatives Is A Small Change That Could Make A Big Difference

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As we move further into the digital age, one would think our use of paper would continue to diminish, but alas, that is not the case. Between corporations, schools, postage and even our own personal care usage, we still rely […]

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How To Go From A Conventional Hoarder To A Conscious Consumer

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According to a Nielsen’s Global survey, 46 percent of global consumers agreed they would be willing to pay more for goods and services from companies that give back to society. As consumers, we have the opportunity to act as purchasing […]

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5 Energy-Saving Tips

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Going green can seem like a daunting undertaking for such a big, worldwide problem. But with a mind shift and accepting that your small changes can have a big impact, instituting energy-saving habits will be quite easy if you put […]

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Deck The Halls Green Guide & Giveaway

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It has been quiet over here at YGL but that’s because we’ve been working hard to launch some projects for the New Year and working on this awesome giveaway. We have almost $1000 in prizes this year and watch the […]

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