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The Fourth “R” of Living Lightly?
Tuesday, 25 Aug, 2009 – 6:34 | No Comment
The Fourth “R” of Living Lightly?

We’ve all heard of the three “r’s” for living lightly on the earth, but a fourth? Try refuse. A sweet new book, Wearing Smaller Shoes, by Chip Haynes, advises just saying no to over-consumption. Haynes …

Climate Week Summit in NYC — Eco-Win
Friday, 21 Aug, 2009 – 11:41 | No Comment
Climate Week Summit in NYC — Eco-Win

The week of September 20th is “Climate Week” in NYC – hundreds of government officials, world experts, academics, and businessmen will be converging on New York City to discuss how to create real change …

Sierra Magazine’s Top 20 Greenest Colleges
Friday, 21 Aug, 2009 – 9:24 | No Comment
Sierra Magazine’s Top 20 Greenest Colleges

Every year, Sierra Magazine comes out with a much anticipated list of the year’s greenest colleges – a list that is becoming quite competitive, indeed. I’ve been on the lookout for it this …

Laptop Eco-Win
Tuesday, 18 Aug, 2009 – 5:23 | No Comment
Laptop Eco-Win

Switch to a laptop and you’ll save three-quarters off your computer time electrical use. – Eco-Win!
–Frank

Let The Sunshine In – Video
Monday, 17 Aug, 2009 – 9:20 | No Comment
Let The Sunshine In – Video

Yesterday, my parents and I went into the city to see Hair (which won the 2009 Tony for best revival of a musical). Um – WOW. I’m obsessed. We realized right …

Mini Fridge Eco-Fail — Green Dorm Room Tip
Friday, 14 Aug, 2009 – 9:11 | No Comment
Mini Fridge Eco-Fail — Green Dorm Room Tip

Life in college seems simply impossible without a mini-fridge. It holds the wonders of caffeine and snacks for that late-night study session, the breakfast foods for that early morning class, and the clean water …

Carbon Counter Looms as a Warning
Friday, 14 Aug, 2009 – 8:54 | No Comment
Carbon Counter Looms as a Warning

New York City now has a constant reminder of global warming looming in huge red letters over their heads: the DeAM Carbon Counter. The counter, which is plastered above people’s heads on 33rd …

Paper Towels Eco-Win
Thursday, 13 Aug, 2009 – 16:09 | No Comment
Paper Towels Eco-Win

I switched from regular size paper towels to the kind that tear at about 1/3rd the normal size sheet. These smaller size sheets work for 95% of my paper towel tasks and they save lots …

Top 10 Eco-Songs
Thursday, 13 Aug, 2009 – 10:51 | One Comment
Top 10 Eco-Songs

I must say, I am a great lover of music – and of green. The combo? Heaven, indeed. I thought I’d share my top 10 eco-songs with you, too. You’d be surprised …

Green Cell Phone – Eco-Win
Thursday, 13 Aug, 2009 – 9:32 | No Comment
Green Cell Phone – Eco-Win

Okay, so it’s not exactly green, but it’s as close as you can get – the new cell phone from Samsung contains 40% biodegradable plastic. It’s certainly a start, and a call to …