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Do You Qualify for a 'Cash for Appliances' Rebate?

John Platt, January 12, 2010

Cash could be waiting for you if you're about to buy a new, energy-efficient appliance ... but exactly how much cash, and what you have to do to qualify, depends on where you live.

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Save Two Square Yards of Rainforest Every Time You Search the Web

John Platt, January 08, 2010

The average web user conducts more than 1,000 searches a year on Google, Yahoo, Bing or other search engines. Imagine the impact if every search you conducted not only got you the results you need, but also made the world a better place...

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Help Feed Hungry Kids by Donating Your Company's Old IT Equipment

John Platt, January 07, 2010

Properly recycling your company's old IT equipment can do more than keep toxic materials out of landfills. It can help feed needy children.

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Your Blog Can Help Fight Climate Change

John Platt, January 05, 2010

In one simple step, your blog can help offset 350 pounds of carbon emissions. That's the equivalent of not using your car for two full weeks.

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Three Post-Christmas Tips for Greener Technology

John Platt, December 25, 2009

It's Christmas day, and the gifts are unwrapped. As long as you're sitting next to your green Christmas tree, why not think about making it a greener year to come with these simple steps?

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The Last-Minute Green Christmas Gift that Keeps on Giving

John Platt, December 24, 2009

If you're stuck for a last-minute gift idea, why not make an eco-friendly choice and pick your loved ones up a back of rechargeable batteries and a battery charger!

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Traveling for the Holidays? Don't Forget These Green Tips

John Platt, December 22, 2009

If you're going to spend any time away from home during the holidays this year, here are several tips to help make it a greener experience.

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Turn Your Trash into Someone Else's Treasure

John Platt, December 18, 2009

Got something sitting around your house that you don't need any more? Throw it away -- by giving it to someone else.

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Want to Recycle Your Electronics? Best Buy May Be Your Best Bet

John Platt, December 17, 2009

Best Buy will accept just about any old electronics for recycling, and most of the time they'll do it for free. With more than 1,000 stores across the country, that equals a lot of opportunities for you to get rid of your old goods in a responsible manner.

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Teach Your Kids About Alternative Energy

John Platt, December 15, 2009

Now here's a cool gift idea: the Renewable Energy Experiment Kit from Hammacher Schlemmer. This cool toy / learning tool / game / fun kit can help your kids to learn about solar power, wind energy, and other forms of alternative energy, all in one compact place.

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