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YES! But How? :: Moss pHree
How to remove moss from my rooftop, lawn, and driveway without using chemicals
How to Reuse Envelopes
by Lynsi Burton
How to reuse envelopes correctly, or use them in fun craft projects.
YES! But How? :: Toxic Beauty
by Lynsi Burton
A lot of beauty products have harmful ingredients. But what are they, and how can you avoid them?
In Review :: Homemade Revolution
by Erik Knutzen
A hand-cranked and pedal-powered guide to shrinking your home electricity use.
YES! Bikes to Work—All Month
May is national bike month. To celebrate, YES! staff members are joining one of the biggest bike commuter events on the West Coast: the 2009 Group Health Commute Challenge. Check back all month as YES! staff members report back from their green commute.
YES! Picks: Favorite Green Gifts
A collection of favorite green gift ideas, from experiences you can give to things you can make.
YES! But How? :: Cat Litter, Junk Mail
by Layla Aslani, Noah Grant
Practical tips on green living, better cat litter, stopping junk mail, electric bikes.
In Review :: The Northwest Green Home Primer
by Pamela O'Malley Chang
A comprehensive text for anyone who chooses green design for home construction or renovation. Includes well-organized checklists, helpful illustrations, and case studies.
The Story of Stuff by Annie Leonard
by Annie Leonard
The Story of Stuff will take you on a provocative tour of our consumer-driven culture—from resourc extraction to iPod incineration—exposing the real costs of our use-it and lose-it approach to stuff.
YES! But How? :: Green Burials, Plastic Bags, and Rain Barrels
by Brooke Jarvis, Margit Christenson
Practical tips on green burials, rain water collection, and vegetable storage without plastic.
How to Get Carbon-Free in 10 Years
by Brooke Jarvis, Doug Pibel
Meet the Joneses. They are your average U.S. energy consumer. And they decide to do their part. Watch how they go carbon neutral in a decade… and then try it yourself.
YES! But How? :: Cold Remedies
by Catherine Bailey, Sarah Kuck
Tips on natural cold remedies, antibacterial hand soap, natural shoe polishes and zeolite odor remover. If you're searching for practical ways to live sustainably, just ask us.
YES! But How? :: Spring Cleaning
by Annie Berthold-Bond, Doug Pibel
Annie Berthold, Ask Annie, offers household hints and helps answer your questions.
Bottled Water Flim-flam
by Krista Camenzind
Is bottled water really safer than tap water?
Thinking Outside the House: Draught-proof Gardens
by Krista Camenzind
Your lawn and garden can be both beautiful and water efficient. Xeriscaping is the creative use of native plants that are beautiful, drought-tolerant, and sustainable.