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Mother’s Day: Shopping Spree or Shopping Shift?



Mother's Day has become a gigantic shopping event. Next to Christmas and Valentine's Day, consumers spend more money for Mother's Day than they do for any other holiday in the year. This year, according to the National Retail Federation's annual Mother's Day survey, Americans will spend $20.7 billion! That amounts to an average of almost […]

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Use Black Friday Sales to Try New Green Products



If the high price of some green goods has prevented you from buying them in the past, Black Friday – and Cyber Monday, the online shopping spree that happens four days after Thanksgiving – may offer the opportunity to finally give them a try. Retailers usually slash prices 30-50%, which helps make eco-friendly products more […]

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Is the iPad just more e-waste?



 When Apple debuted its much-awaited iPad on Wednesday in San Francisco, one of the first attributes founder Steve Jobs touted was the gadget's eco-friendly specs.  But how "green" can an electronic device like this really be? Greenpeace recently released its analysis of electronics manufacturers: Nokia and Sony Ericsson came out way ahead of the pack; Apple didn't fare […]

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TV Recycling? Here’s How



In the wake of the nation-wide switch to digital television, are you wondering what to do with your old analog TV sets? Recycling them is easier than you think – and better for the planet, too. Trashing televisions adds to the mountains of garbage people throw away every day. Plus, tossing your tv releases toxic chemicals into the environment. On […]

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Recycling Electronics? Swipe Them Clean First



Want to recycle your computer but worry about keeping your data confidential? This fix makes recycling electronics easy, safe and secure. Use one of the options below to erase all personal and professional data from your hard drive and desk top. Eraseyourharddrive.com has the only “web-deployable” software on the market.  For $23.95, you can download and use […]

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