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Washington, D.C. Woman Shifts $1,029 of Her Household Budget to Go Green



It's one thing to say you want to be "eco friendly." It's quite another to put your money where your mouth is and spend real dollars on greener products and services, especially in these days of tight budgets and an uncertain economy. Yet that's exactly what Bonnie C., a 26-year old resident of Washington, D.C., has done. […]

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Salmonella-poisoned eggs make a strong argument for local, organic, family farms.



I love eggs, but I hate food poisoning more. I'm betting so do the more than 2,000 people who have been sickened by eating tainted eggs produced by factory chicken farms in Iowa. After all, no one I know enjoys the impact salmonella has on their digestive tract, since it induces vomiting, dizziness, diahrrea, fever, abdominal cramps, blood […]

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Shift to Organic Food

Florida Resident Shifts $1,137 to Organic Foods & Worm Poop



Worm poop? It’s not as crazy as it sounds. Worm castings (as they’re more delicately called) make great organic fertilzer. They’re also a terrific choice if you’re looking for ways to shift your spending to greener products and services — in this case, away from concentrated agricultural chemicals and towards all-natural soil amendments. That’s just one of the choices Kimberly […]

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You Want Me to Buy Worm Poop?



It's not really as disgusting as it sounds. Worm poop is known in the world of organic gardening as worm castings (though really, they are poop). You want to add them to your garden because they're so naturally rich in the kind of bacteria, enzymes and water-soluble nutrients that really give plants a kick in […]

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eco-friendly bedding

Want to save energy? Cuddle up under eco-friendly bedding & blankets.



Outside, the temperatures are dropping. Inside, what do you do? Turn up the heat — or  stock up on cozy blankets and bedding, especially if they’re made from natural fibers like organic cotton, wool, and hemp? What makes these materials more environmentally friendly? Natural fibers breathe more easily than synthetic fabrics, wicking away moisture if […]

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