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Green Living Tips

How to shrink the footprint of everyday life.

YES! But How? :: Is There a Safe Plastic? YES! But How? :: Is There a Safe Plastic?
by Heather Purser
Is there any plastic container that’s safe for food and drink? I have a baby, and most products for infants and children are plastic.
YES! But How? :: Non-toxic Rain Gear YES! But How? :: Non-toxic Rain Gear
by Keeley Harding
I bike to work, and with winter approaching, I want to stay as dry as possible. But what kind of hazardous chemicals are in my waterproof gear?
No Impact on the Environment Experiment No Impact on the Environment Experiment
No Impact Man, Colin Beavan, has put together a guide for you to try out his experiment in living with no impact on the environment.
YES! But How? :: Raw Food for Dogs YES! But How? :: Raw Food for Dogs
Do you know what your pet is eating? How about a homegrown diet for your furry friends.
YES! But How? :: Moss pHree YES! But How? :: Moss pHree
How to remove moss from my rooftop, lawn, and driveway without using chemicals
YES! But How? :: Eco-Mail: Reuse Envelopes YES! But How? :: Eco-Mail: Reuse Envelopes
How to reuse envelopes correctly. Includes a fun craft project.
YES! But How? :: Toxic Beauty 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 In Review :: Homemade Revolution
by Erik Knutzen
A hand-cranked and pedal-powered guide to shrinking your home electricity use.
The Human Powered Home :: Photo     Essay The Human Powered Home :: Photo Essay
This photo-essay features images from Tamara Dean's book The Human-Powered Home: Choosing Muscles Over Motors. The book is a one-of-a-kind compendium of human-powered devices gathered from a unique collection of experts.
YES! Bikes to Work—All Month 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.
8 Ways to Join the Local Food Movement :: Share     Your Table 8 Ways to Join the Local Food Movement :: Share Your Table
Enjoy the good life by sharing food and conversation with family and friends.
8 Ways to Join the Local Food Movement :: Plant a Row for the Hungry 8 Ways to Join the Local Food Movement :: Plant a Row for the Hungry
How you can boost food security at home.
8 Ways to Join the Local Food Movement :: Start a     Community Garden 8 Ways to Join the Local Food Movement :: Start a Community Garden
How to plant a community garden.
8 Ways to Join the Local Food Movement :: Shop Outside of Supermarkets 8 Ways to Join the Local Food Movement :: Shop Outside of Supermarkets
Eat local by finding food sources such as farmers markets, road-side food stands, and U-pick places.
8 Ways to Join the Local Food Movement :: Glean     Those Fields Clean 8 Ways to Join the Local Food Movement :: Glean Those Fields Clean
by Kim Nochi
How to glean food left in fields and under trees.
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