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  • Low Impact Living: Wall-e — Robotic Ode to Environmental Protection

    Spoiler Alert… Jessica discusses the movie in full. This post was originally published on Sunday, June 29, 2008. As I waited in line on opening night on Friday to see Wall-E, I thought it would be something of a robotic version of Nemo.Β  Having loved Nemo, I was excited to detach from my work-week stress […] More

  • Low Impact Living: 10 Ways to Cut Home Energy Consumption

    Editor’s note: Our friends at Low Impact Living point out 10 ways you can save energy this summer. This post was originally published on June 10th, 2008. The heat of summer is coming, and that means many of us are about to crank up the AC, make an extra batch of ice, and generally burn […] More

  • Low Impact Living: A Thirsty Nation (part 1)

    Editor’s note: Water, water everywhere… not exactly! As we’ve noted on a number of occasions, water issues loom just as large as some other environmental challenges currently facing us. Our friends at Low Impact Living have published a fascinating article on the subject, which we’ll present as a three-part series. Today’s post takes a look […] More

  • Low Impact Living: Five Eco-Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Rebate

    Editor’s note: Hopefully, a tax rebate or economic stimulus check is in the mail for you. Our friends at Low Impact Living have some ideas on ways to invest that money in your home… and the environment. This post was originally published on Monday, May 12, 2008 We know that many of us will need […] More

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    Low Impact Living: Twelve Tips for Eco-Friendly Lawn Care

    Editor’s note: While many will argue that there’s no such thing as an “eco-friendly lawn” (with justification), the grass covered yard is still a staple of most homes. Today, our friends at Low Impact Living have some tips for green grass care… This post was originally published on May 7, 2008. Summer is just around […] More