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Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012 at 12:16 PM EDT

How to Be Earth Friendly Without Nagging

How to Be Earth Friendly Without Nagging

Just because you like to recycle doesn't mean others do. How can you talk to people about their green habits without sounding like a nag? Watch how to be environmentally friendly without offending your friends!...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012 at 11:08 AM EDT

Green Library Gives Power Back to Grid

Green Library Gives Power Back to Grid

The West Irving Library in Texas operates completely on solar power. The 1-year-old building is generating even more power than it uses.

Monday, Apr 16, 2012 at 11:50 AM EDT

Learning to Live Green

Learning to Live Green

A new environmental curriculum including books and activities has helped fire students up to recycle and care for the Earth.

Monday, Apr 16, 2012 at 10:45 AM EDT

Henry Abbott Tech Wins Green Contest

Henry Abbott Tech Wins Green Contest

Henry Abbott Tech in Danbury is the latest school that to be installing the panels after winning Connecticut Light and Power's Live Green-Win Green contest.

Friday, Apr 1, 2016 at 04:55 PM EDT

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Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012 at 01:08 PM EDT

Teaching Kids to Recycle

Teaching Kids to Recycle

You may think that teaching your kids how to recycle is difficult, but it may be easier than you think. Turning disposable trash into reusable items is a great way to help the environment. iVoices Beth Engelman,...

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012 at 04:52 PM EDT

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

Can you do without plastic bags? Brandi Jeter, Sharon Rowley, Beth Engelman and Amanda Rodriguez, sit down with iVillage.com's Kelly Wallace for a friendly discussion about plastic bags and if there is a way to...

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012 at 04:50 PM EDT

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

16-year-old researcher Sara Volz is working in an Air Force Academy lab to extract fuel from algae. Sara hopes her work will eventually lead to a sustainable means for producing bio fuels. After graduation from...

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012 at 04:46 PM EDT

Home Canning Is Good For Our Environment

Home Canning Is Good For Our Environment

Canned foods are good for you and for the environment and it's making a comeback. The old-fashioned trend is one that could help save you money, eat healthier and make help reduce environmental waste. Take a...

Tuesday, Apr 3, 2012 at 12:04 PM EDT

High-Tech Hiking

High-Tech Hiking

You can find the codes at four trail heads the Forest and Park Association maintains.

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