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Five Ways to Cut Your Junk Mail

John Platt, February 11, 2015

According to the US Postal Service itself, the average family gets 848 pieces of junk mail per year. You can cut that dramatically in just a few steps.

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Are E-books Greener Than Paper Books?

John Platt, February 09, 2015

For people who love their Kindles, there's no other choice when it comes to reading books. But for the rest of us, is it time to make the switch to e-reading, or do paper books still hold the green advantage?

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Kajeet: Go Green with Refurbished Phones

John Platt, December 03, 2014

Refurbished phones are a cheaper, just as reliable, and better for the environment.

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7 Things to do with Shredded Paper

John Platt, December 03, 2014

As the bucket beneath my shredder quickly filled, I began to wonder: what am I going to do with all of these shreddings? I don't have to put them in the landfill, do I?

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5 Ways to Use Less Energy While Watching TV

John Platt, December 02, 2014

How many hours a day do you spend watching TV? Two, three, four? More?

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6 Simple Ways to Green Your Dinner

John Platt, December 01, 2014

Food is life, but how much does it really cost?

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Free App Helps You Choose Healthy, Responsible Goods

John Platt, December 01, 2014

The next time you're in the grocery store, your smartphone can help you pick the greenest, safest foods.

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Mississippi River Gorge Stewards

Patrick Murphy, August 13, 2014

Come volunteer for Friends of the Mississippi's October Event!

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Which Cities Are Best for Telecommuters?

John Platt, August 11, 2014

Telecommuting helps reduce workers' carbon emissions by keeping them off the roads. It has also been proven to improve employee morale and productivity. But not every company loves telecommuters, nor does every city.

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Arguing with a Global Warming Denier? There's An App for That

John Platt, June 04, 2014

Did you ever get into an argument with a global warming denier and wish you had all of the evidence you need to refute his beliefs at the tip of your fingers? Now you can, with the Skeptical Science iPhone app, free from the Skeptical Science website.

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