5 Greenest Cars of 2008

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    Honda Civic GX: green score 57 – runs on natural gas with low emissions and gets 24 MPG in city and 36 on freeway

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10 Ways to Make Your Home a Green Home

A green home is a healthy home; free of toxins with fresh air and a clean environment for our families. A green home is also an environmentally friendly home with reduced energy use, conscience recycling efforts and sustainable living habits.

Creating a green home is easier then you think.

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Organic Newbies: What to Look for in the Grocery Store

A great place to start for the organic newbie is understanding USDA organic labeling and learning what the word organic does and doesn’t mean.

When you’re shopping in the store you will come across a lot of options for healthy, natural and organic foods. Especially these days where the organic market is growing in leaps and bounds. Big money companies are fighting for your dollar and as a result muddying the word “organic” with their marketing gimmicks. Being a savvy shopper will help you make educated purchases and be self-assured that you are buying the best for you and your family.

What to look for in organic – if you have access to a local farmer’s market you’re one step ahead of the game. 😉

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Bonus Tips – Salt Uses for Your Home

More uses for Salt:

  1. Polish up your tarnished copper pots by using a little salt and vinegar. Sprinkle the pots with salt. Then with a cloth dipped in vinegar, scour your pots until the tarnished is gone. Wash as normal.

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Power Your Car by Mowing Your Lawn

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Finally! — The US Government has come to the conclusion that we need to find alternative sources of energy. It took them awhile! Even George W., the oil loving Texan himself says, “America is addicted to oil.”

Cellulose, a material extracted from plants, could be a good bet. It’s the most abundant naturally occurring molecule on the Earth. Trees, lawn clippings, fall leaves… all of it could be turned into an alternative fuel.

This is how it works:

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Gore Wins 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for his Work on Climate Change

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It has recently been announced that Al Gore has won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.  The former Vice President of the US has won the prestigious award for his efforts in raising awareness of the dangers of global warming, and for being a leading campaigner in the fight to reduce the world reliance on fossil fuels.

Etsy Recommends DIY Naturally

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I must say, this is an honor to be recommended by Etsy and their newsletter The Storque.

I love Etsy! This is a wonderful place online and as their tag line states, “Your place to buy and sell all things hand made.”

I especially love the pottery and ceramics made by the Etsy Mud Team. Keep up the great work and thanks Etsy for your recommendation.

~ DIY Naturally