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7 Ways to Help Your Child Cope with Climate Change

7 Ways to Help Your Child Cope with Climate Change

By Lissa Cowan, Posted September 4th, 2014

Children are particularly vulnerable to the psychological impacts of climate change.

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How to Use Bats for Natural, Non-toxic Mosquito Control

How to Use Bats for Natural, Non-toxic Mosquito Control

By Eartheasy.com, Posted July 29th, 2014

With new mosquito-borne diseases in the US, these wild and mysterious allies provide safer solutions than poisonous sprays.

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7 Clever Ways to Lower Your Water Bill this Summer

7 Clever Ways to Lower Your Water Bill this Summer

By Eartheasy.com, Posted July 10th, 2014

When the hot sun blazes, we double or even quadruple our water use. Make every drop count with these off-beat tips.

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How to “Read the Weeds” for a Healthier Lawn

How to “Read the Weeds” for a Healthier Lawn

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 29th, 2014

Problem plants are a symptom, not a disease — listen and they will help you understand your soil’s needs.

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How to Remove Fluoride from Water

How to Remove Fluoride from Water

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 22nd, 2014

Two thirds of US tap water is fluoridated in the name of dental health, but concerned consumers fear unintended side effects.

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How to Wrestle an Elephant

How to Wrestle an Elephant

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 5th, 2014

The battle against climate change begins at home.

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Our Biggest Homesteading Mistakes

Our Biggest Homesteading Mistakes

By Greg Seaman, Posted February 12th, 2014

We thought we knew what we were doing!

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Megadroughts ahead?  Let’s all cut water use by 20%

Megadroughts ahead? Let’s all cut water use by 20%

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 6th, 2014

We can make a difference right now with a few household adjustments — our ecosystem may hang in the balance.

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Quietly Making a Difference – Ray Vos and Friends

Quietly Making a Difference – Ray Vos and Friends

By Greg Seaman, Posted September 27th, 2013

Helping others across the globe to obtain housing, education and safe drinking water.

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Five Ways to Build Community This Summer

Five Ways to Build Community This Summer

By Shannon Cowan, Posted June 14th, 2013

“Community is a sign that love is possible in a materialistic world.” Jean Vanier

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Our Experience with a Solar Energy Grid-Tie System

Our Experience with a Solar Energy Grid-Tie System

By Sheila Harrington, Posted March 6th, 2013

We harness our own clean renewable energy, and sell what we don’t use to the utility company…

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Using Essential Oils in Everyday Life

Using Essential Oils in Everyday Life

By Andrea Butje, www.aromahead.com, Posted December 17th, 2012

Aromatherapy is an easy and relaxing way to sooth the senses and treat ailments from the comfort of your home…

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Understanding ‘Green’ Product Marketing Claims

Understanding ‘Green’ Product Marketing Claims

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 27th, 2012

The FTC has developed new definitions for ’green’ product marketing claims to help consumers make informed decisions when buying new products…

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The 5 Best Ways to Save Water During a Drought

The 5 Best Ways to Save Water During a Drought

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 6th, 2012

With drought conditions scorching much of the US and predicted to become the ‘new normal’ in some regions, we each need to become experts at conserving water.

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Are Co-operatives the Future of Business?

Are Co-operatives the Future of Business?

By Geoff de Ruiter, Posted July 12th, 2012

Co-ops have an advantage over conventional businesses – they run essentially not-for-profit…

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Plastics by the Numbers

Plastics by the Numbers

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 2nd, 2012

Understanding the differences between types of plastic will help you make better decisions in choosing and recycling plastics…

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The 8 Simple Rules of Sharing

The 8 Simple Rules of Sharing

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted April 27th, 2012

Anything that can be borrowed saves money and reduces the duplication of goods in the community…

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“Non-toxic” Nail Polishes Found to Contain Toxins

“Non-toxic” Nail Polishes Found to Contain Toxins

By Lindsay Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted April 16th, 2012

California study finds 10 of 12 nail products tested to be mislabelled…

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8 Common Household Chemicals Harming your Pets, & their Non-Toxic Alternatives

8 Common Household Chemicals Harming your Pets, & their Non-Toxic Alternatives

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 16th, 2012

Are these hidden poisons harming your pets?

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How to Ensure Replacement Windows Live up to Efficiency Claims

How to Ensure Replacement Windows Live up to Efficiency Claims

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 6th, 2012

Home energy savings from replacement windows may be overstated by marketers…

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