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Recycling Programs In New York

Recycling does not have to be limited to the paper, cardboard and other recyclables New York City picks up alongside the trash. Here are three programs that take recycling to the next level, helping New Yorkers cut down on their carbon imprint and keep recyclable resources from the city’s landfills.

12/02/2013

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Green Landscaping In New York City

Home landscapers and gardeners can benefit from some of the best expertly developed practices currently being used to transform New York City’s public urban park spaces into environmentally friendly green oases.

12/02/2013

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Five Eco-Friendly Vacations In The US

No matter what vacation spot you choose, there are ways to limit your impact and be as environmentally aware as possible. Learn where you can go for vacation in the US that is eco-friendly and the activities they offer.

11/29/2013

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Green Experts To Follow On Twitter Now

Discover which environmentalists, environmental activists and green organizations are worth following on Twitter and what you can learn from each.

11/28/2013

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Tips For A Zero Waste Household

Learn how your waste has been affecting the earth and how you can reduce your impact.

11/27/2013

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Detoxify Your Bathroom Products

How safe are the products we use each day and are there safer alternatives?

11/26/2013

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Green Ways Of Getting Around In New York

With the largest electric bus fleet in the world and a number of carbon emission-saving options, finding a way to make your commute greener in New York City has never been easier.

11/25/2013

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Dreaming Of A Green Christmas

This holiday season, deck the halls with green decor, re-purposed wrapping paper and LED Christmas lights.

11/25/2013

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Local Markets To Buy Organic Food In New York

For those looking to spend their money in local stores, New York has a wide range of neighborhood shops that offer organic produce, locally sourced meats and supplements as well as helpful staff that know their products and can help you find exactly what you need.

11/25/2013

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Greenest Neighborhoods In New York City

Looking to find an eco-friendly neighborhood in New York City? Here are some of New York City’s greenest places to live.

11/25/2013

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Tips To Make Homemade Baby Food

Many parents rely on big companies to create baby food that contains all of the necessary nutrition. Find out ways to make homemade baby food that is both healthy for your baby and the earth.

11/22/2013

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Fair Trade: Understanding The Certification

Consumers today have a heightened awareness of where their coffee is grown, their bananas are picked and where their scarves are sewn. The Fair Trade Movement and labeling and certification process seeks to shed light on supply chain processes to ensure sustainable manufacturing, packaging and distributing.

11/21/2013

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Reclaimed Wastewater: The Next Brita?

Understand the purification system that turns our waste water into drinking water and how safe it is to consume.

11/20/2013

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Green Roof Vs. Cool Roof

Many cities have created goals to reduce their carbon footprint over the next couple of years. One way they have found to do this is through the roofs of buildings, i.e. “green” and “cool” roofs. Find out what a green roof or cool roof is, how much they cost, their maintenance after installment and their benefits.

11/19/2013

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Five Greenest Cities In The U.S.

What makes a city sustainable and “green” and which U.S. cities are among the highest ranking in this category? Find out which cities in the U.S. are the most sustainable and support an eco-friendly lifestyle.

11/18/2013

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