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Are You Using Your Secret Weapon to Save Water?

It’s time to treat your toilet like the special secret water-saving weapon it is! Throughout the month of April, which is officially “Earth Month,” and leading up to Earth Day, we’re going to be featuring companies that are doing an extraordinary job to help protect the planet by being more environmentally responsible themselves. Mansfield Plumbing […]

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I am Voting for Barack Obama because We are Greener than We were Four Years Ago.

Are we “greener” than we were four years ago? Yes, we are, and Barack Obama deserves a lot of the credit. Despite strident anti-environmental opponents on Capitol Hill, President Obama has managed to use the power of his office – deployed primarily through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the U.S. Department of […]

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How Good Are Your Kids at Saving Energy?

    How good are your kids at saving energy? Here’s your chance to find out. Team ENERGY STAR, the Environmental Protection Agency’s program to teach kids about energy efficiency, is holding an essay contest for kids. The purpose of the contest is two-fold.  First and foremost, Team ENERGY STAR wants to recognize kids for […]

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My Utility Company Give Me $200 When I Bought My New Energy-Saving Refrigerator.

Refrigerators use more electricity that any other single appliance in your home. Why? Because they’re on all the time. There are a few ways you can improve the efficiency of a refrigerator you already own, but if you have an older model, it could make a lot of financial sense to replace it with something […]

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Clean and Green Dry Cleaning Methods Reduce Your Exposure to Toxic Chemicals

“Dry” cleaning is one of those things that sounds like a much better idea than it is. You might have an inkling of that when you step into a dry cleaners to drop off or pick up your laundry and get an overpowering whiff of …yeah, what IS that smell? It’s actually a toxic solvent […]

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