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Green Tax Credits Can Help You Save Money

Buying energy-efficient home energy systems, appliances, and cars can save you loads of money by reducing your energy consumption.  But the upfront cost of investing in efficient technologies can make ditching your old energy guzzlers for new energy sippers seem prohibitive. Federal and state tax credits help defray your purchase costs. Here’s how: Federal Energy Efficiency […]

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Dig Dirt Like Michelle Obama!

  Michelle Obama is planting an organic garden at the White House today. If the nation's first lady can dig dirt, can't you? What better way to get fresh, locally grown, organic vegetables and herbs? Plus, you can't beat the price. For a couple of dollars in seeds, you can enjoy an entire summer's worth of crops. In fact, […]

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By Shifting Spending to Bamboo, Organics and Green Cleaners, Mom-to-Be Becomes “One in a Million”

HoneyLynn, a soon-to-be-mother who joined the Big Green Purse campaign back in March, has shifted almost $2,000 of her household spending to products and services that benefit the environment as part of her commitment to live a greener life. Here's her story:   "Over the last 4-5 years, I have really become committed to environmentally conscious […]

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