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Which Shipping Service is Greenest?

John Platt, December 04, 2014

The act of sending a package across the country can generate an awful lot of carbon emissions. That box needs to be driven someplace, then flown to a second location, then driven around a few more times before it gets to its destination.What's a green-thinking package sender to do? Well, according to UPS itself, the greenest shipping method is to go brown.

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Five Ways to Cut Your Junk Mail

John Platt, December 04, 2014

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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How to Recycle Your Old CDs and DVDs

John Platt, December 03, 2014

How many old, unused CDs, DVDs or computer disks do you have lying around your home or office? If you're not using them any more, do you know how to dispose of them?

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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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Would You Pay Extra for a Stamp that Helps Endangered Species?

John Platt, December 03, 2014

This September, the U.S. Postal Service will introduce its fourth-ever "semi-postal" stamp as a way to raise funds to protect endangered species.

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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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Do You Work in a 'Sick Building'?

John Platt, December 02, 2014

Many offices have air quality that is so bad that it actually makes the people who work there ill.

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Telecommuting Twice a Week is Like Getting a $3,400 Raise

John Platt, December 02, 2014

Telecommuting is not just green, it earns you extra green in your wallet.

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Which American Cities Have the Cleanest Air?

John Platt, December 02, 2014

Honolulu, Fargo, Rochester (MN), Stanta Fe and Bismark have the least ozone of any American cities.

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