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Beyond Recycling - Go Green With Your Kids

Posted by Guest Author Donna DeForbes, on Friday, October 26, 2012, In : Guest Blogger 
Have “power down” days. We humans are addicted to electricity and all its accompanying gadgets. There should be a few days each year (once per season is nice) where the family “powers down.” This means no TV, music, computer, electric lights, etc. (You can still eat, of course, but try using the more natural gas stove instead of microwave radiation.) My husband and I have powered down for many a Winter Solstice. It’s a way of slowing life down for a bit and reconnecting with each ot...
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Green Future Part 1 of 2 in the Series

Posted by Guest Editor on Wednesday, August 15, 2012, In : Must read 
Innovation is Here!

In order to combat the world’s more problematic environmental issues, scientists, researchers, and architects have been coming up with exciting and innovating fixes.

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Do you want to be green, lose weight, and help save the planet?

Posted by Editor on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, In : Must read 
Do you want to develop a healthier lifestyle?
Do you want to embrace green living?
Do you want to help save the planet?
Do you want to lose weight?

Try the city sponsored "prescription" being followed by Parisians, Londoners, Berliners, Brazilians, the Dutch, and very soon... New Yorkers!  

Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan and a group of elected officials announced the big plan for public bikes around NYC. Some key facts are: 

Within the service area, which will stretch fro...

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Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) is set to close by year’s end

Posted by Editor C on Wednesday, November 17, 2010, In : Guest Blogger 
Via Guest Blogger - with excerpts from Bloomberg Businessweek article

Speaking after Republicans won control of the House of Representatives, President Barack Obama has backed away from a cap-and-trade program saying he will work with Republicans on other ways to cut carbon emissions, reports Bloomberg Businessweek.

A cap-and-trade program was included in the climate bill passed by the House last year, but stalled in this year’s Senate. Peter Shattuck, a carbon-markets policy analyst at ...

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NYSERDA’s program to swap out your appliances - February 12 through 21

Posted by Ana M on Friday, February 5, 2010,
There is a new energy efficiency program from NYSREDA, where you can swap your old appliances and receive a cash rebate by purchasing a new ENERGY STAR® qualified refrigerator, freezer or washer.  The purchase must replace an existing appliance. Plus recycling your old, existing appliances of the same type, makes you eligible for the maximum rebate.


for more information, or visit the program website:

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