May 23, 2012
by Sasha Lyutse
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On Frugal Feasts and acts of good food heroics

Sasha Lyutse, Policy Analyst, New York
Our most recent Frugal Feast took place, by coincidence, the weekend before NRDC announced the winners of its fourth annual Growing Green Awards, recognizing outstanding leadership in sus… Continue reading

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August 30, 2010
by Reduce
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DIY vs. Splurge: Accessories

We’re gearing up for a new season as autumn quickly approaches. You’ve had a full summer of sundresses and sandals, monotonous khakis and button-down shirts, all of which are now suddenly hopelessly drab and out of style. You can’t seem to find variety in your closet and every article of clothing seems like the same [...] Continue reading

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August 2, 2010
by Reduce
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DIY vs. Splurge: Home Décor

Have you been eying that empty space in your place? There’s a way to add nice pieces to your home without breaking the bank. Doing it yourself is not only eco-responsible, but it’s also fun, especially because you get to forge a special connection with that unique and original piece.
In the spirit of reuse, these [...] Continue reading

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July 22, 2010
by Reduce
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5 Fun Summer Fashions With a Green Twist

It’s tough to be a true green girl. Sure, you want your threads to be eco-friendly, but a homely, olive-colored hemp number isn’t exactly ideal for a summer fiesta.
The thought that 85 percent of once-trendy unwanted clothes and shoes are ending up in landfills is enough to send you running for yet another pair of [...] Continue reading

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July 19, 2010
by Reduce
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Get The Most Out of Your Battery

Rechargeable batteries are no doubt an investment. The upfront cost makes those $5 single-use batteries seem much more appealing.
But despite the price, The National Electrical Manufacturers Association has estimated that U.S. demand for rechargeables is growing twice as fast as demand for non-rechargeables.
Just how high is that demand? More than 350 million rechargeable batteries are [...] Continue reading

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