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3/15/2011
Do easy ways to save money exist? Absolutely! Blissful saving is only a trip to the bulk section away! When you get home from the store, keep track of your finances on Mint.com; then look for Groupon's daily deal. Search the house for unused items and sell them on eBay. Use these tips to start saving today!
11/20/2011
17 ideas to lower the cost of holiday gifting, entertainment, decorating and office parties.
9/12/2012
After Greensburg was destroyed in 2007, the citizens of Greensburg, with the help of GreenTown, have invested in green building for a better tomorrow.
12/29/2010
Readers share their best ideas for saving money on meat and their recipes for almost meatless, flexitarian meals.
10/8/2010
Adjusting the timing of your water heater could help you increase energy savings.
10/8/2010
Woodstoves can have indoor or outdoor air supplies depending on factors and requirements for the building.
10/17/2011
How to save energy in commercial and industrial buildings.
10/15/2012
Tips on how saving energy this fall and winter can help reduce nutrient pollution in water bodies.
5/8/2009
How you spend your money matters more than ever these days. Here’s an easy way to connect with your community and make your dollars count. 
11/6/2008
Ready, set, save! Try these online calculators for help finding the best ways to save energy and money at home.
9/30/2008
Who isn't worried about the economy right now? Here's some good advice on what to do with your money.
8/9/2012
If you missed it, be sure to check out this great informative interview with John Burke of MSi Green Lighting LED Company. They are lighting it green in Macy’s and saving them millions!! They use Cree LED diodes in their bulbs and proprietary tech.
12/5/2011
Hold on to the holiday spirit while saving energy and money this season with holiday LED lights.
11/7/2011
That extra hour of sleep was great, but your animals may not think the same thing about that same hour.
2/27/2009
Weatherizing your home saves you money. Just a few simple changes can greatly reduce the amount of energy your home requires to stay comfortable. Natural Home magazine editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence fills you in on how to weatherize your home and collect stimulus money.
7/8/2013
Reasons why you should save seeds from the vegetables in your garden from year to year.
8/6/2013
These seed-saving initiatives are working to conserve seed diversity across the globe through seed banks, seed exchanges and other innovative preservation techniques.
2/10/2009
We have to rethink our dependence on spending to make the economy work.
7/9/2012
Check out these two companies if you want a seed sieve for small-scale seed saving.
6/1/2009
Save money and stay chic with these recessionista style tips from Natural Home editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence. Robyn shows you how to creatively reuse old shirts to dress up a bottle of wine and how to save money by having clothing swap parties.
6/11/2012
Tips on how to help save fuel and money while driving.
10/4/2011
These resources will help you learn how to eat seasonal foods in order to save grocery money.
1/1/0001
Second annual report shows how homeowners consume and conserve energy; one third willing to cool off in undergarments rather than turn down the A/C.
12/28/2011
Can party technology teach you about energy savings and even the theory behind electric cars? It sure can if you follow this simple video tutorial on pulse width modulation.
11/15/2010
Two new federal programs, the Home Energy Scoring program and the PowerSaver program, make it easier for homeowners to save energy.
2/8/2011
As world food prices hit a record high, follow these tips for reducing your grocery bill while still eating well.
5/21/2012
There are many more ways than ever to earn income without ever leaving the homestead. As energy prices rise, earning the money you need without traveling is key to success. It just might not come from the place you expect.
2/18/2014
A copy of "Good Housekeeping" magazine from 1944 reminds us how housewives found ways to stretch meals, repair household items and plant gardens to overcome wartime rationing hardships.
3/5/2014
Inspired by the recent Mother Earth News article, "65 Money Saving Tips", this piece shares how we at the Be the Change Product spend little and live better.
3/19/2014
Chase down household leaks and fix them to save water and money during the Earth Gauge #FixALeak Week.
5/16/2013
It’s springtime and the weather is getting warm, but that is no excuse for letting money and energy fly out the window every single day. Hopefully you were able to find all the drafts and leaks in your windows last fall (if not, now is just as good a time as any).
12/9/2011
Cam describes how the seasons progress through one messy task after another at Sunflower Farm.
12/14/2011
Cam rationalizes his hoarding behaviour....
4/4/2013
A description of what a seed library is and suggestions for why you might want to be involved with one. Links are included for more information.
8/9/2013
The process of saving seed for next year begins while the growing season is still going strong
7/31/2013
Seed saving is an integral part of landrace gardening.
7/26/2011
Readers share tips and ideas for saving time in the kitchen.
2/18/2013
It's about seven unique way's you can use your iPhone to be more energy efficient.
8/21/2013
Want to grow and save your own vegetable seeds? Meet Fruition Seeds. They produce regionally-adapted, organically-grown seeds. And they can show you how to do it too.
7/25/2012
The 32nd Annual Seed Savers Exchange Conference and Campout featured many hands-on learning activities, tours of the gorgeous Heritage Farm grounds and an insider look into the organization's seed-saving efforts and current projects.
6/30/2011
Heirloom Vegetable Gardening (1997) by Willam Woys Weaver profiles 280 heirloom varieties, with growing advice and recipes. This introdution is the beginning of a series of excerpts to be posted from Weaver’s book to walk gardeners through sowing, cooking recipes at harvest and saving heirloom seeds through the winter.   
11/5/2013
Fall is a great time to replace traditional light bulbs with energy-efficient bulbs. Save up to $50 per year.
3/12/2014
Protect our water supplies during National Groundwater Awareness Week by saving water at home: www.earthgauge.net/?p=23794
4/25/2013
Heating water is the highest drain that laundry machines and dishwashers have on your bill. Onaverage, water heating accounts for 18 percent of your energy bill.
1/25/2011
Finca Luna Nueva's Sacred Seeds Sanctuary is a living laboratory to nurture tropical and native species through the next 10 years of climate change.
7/1/2008
A long-time gardener describes the seed-saving technique for cucumbers.
7/22/2010
Saving the Barn’s Barn Cats is proud to announce it’s branching out with a new line of structures constructed of historic recycled materials.
2/15/2013
Build your own space-saving table from recycled wood.
5/3/2013
When you get home today, do this simple test: Close your fridge door on a dollar bill or piece of paper; if you can pull the bill out easily or worse, if it falls, then it is time to replace the seal.
5/7/2013
Did you know that heat transfer through windows can account for up to 25 percent of your energy bill by allowing heat out during the winter, and makes your air conditioner work overtime to combat the sun’s warming? Drafts and leaks can be the biggest culprit of energy waste but can also be fixed with relatively little effort.
5/20/2013
Attics can be a huge energy drain if they are not insulated sufficiently. We’ll leave the heavy lifting for next weekend, but for now look for uneven insulation, base sports, water damage, and anything else that looks out of place.
6/7/2013
It might seem like a small thing, but your refrigerator can be a HUGE drain on your energy bill. We’ve already shown you how to check for leaks in your refrigerator seal—now let’s take the next step in keeping your fridge in top working order.
6/18/2013
Having a properly maintained water heater is like going to the dentist: No one wants to do it, but it’s gotta be done. Ideally, you should have an inspection and necessary maintenance performed on your water heater once a year.
9/28/2010
Learning to save seeds from one harvest to the next takes you a step further towards self-sufficiency and helps to save genetics of plants needed for the future.
3/27/2013
An interview with Jeremiah Gettle, discussing his thoughts on and solutions to pressing environmental issues facing the world today.
7/8/2010
High-efficiency washers save energy, water and money with every load. And with the average household washing 400 loads per year, those savings add up.
3/30/2010
We'd like to hear about projects you have planned that will help you save energy, save water or otherwise make your home greener.
2/27/2014
The world of organic seed, delusional hope and insomniac online shopping collide.
8/31/2012
More than 15 tips for saving water inside your home and outside in your yard and garden. Reducing your water use will not only lower your water bills and help prevent water shortages during drought periods in your area. It also...
5/10/2011
Put your kitchen on an energy diet without spending money on new appliances. Use these simple tricks to use less energy while cooking, freezing and refrigerating--even drinking your morning coffee.
3/15/2012
I learned life lessons early in life as a newspaper delivery boy. Valuable lessons that carried on though life.
4/25/2011
As grocery prices rise, now more than ever we need tools to save money. These websites help you get organized and give you the tools you need to buy the best--for less.
6/16/2011
Americans are being asked to turn up the thermostat 3 degrees on June 21. If you find you don't notice the difference, why not keep it up? You will notice the difference in your electric bill.
11/8/2011
Robert Zwald shares his childhood experiences of selling frogs for fish bait and working on the family farm in the 1920s. This is part three of eight of Robert's stories.
4/22/2011
Save money and gas this Earth Day — and every day! — by using these five green driving tips from the Car Care Council.
3/24/2014
Going solar at home will save you both money and energy. See why it's the future for renewable energy in residential areas.
3/19/2013
The International Window Film Association says older dwellings can reduce energy use with energy saving window film, which was recently voted into the new California building energy codes.
4/29/2013
When you get home, go to your hot water heater, remove the cover and turn it down to 120 degrees (sometimes labeled “hot” as opposed to “very hot”).
10/2/2012
Heirloom vegetables are multi-use crops that have been passed down from gardeners for decades, sometimes centuries. Respected author and gardener, William Woys Weaver, discusses his reasons for using heirloom plants and saving seed.
4/14/2011
We use more water than we need in our homes every day. If you’re curious to know how much water your own home might be wasting, check out this infographic on U.S. residential water consumption from eLocal.com.
6/4/2010
Save energy and resources and reduce waste when traveling by dumping all your trash in one receptical.
1/14/2012
Ira Wallace covers developments in the lawsuit to protect your right to save seeds and how to take action against GMO contamination of the food supply. Also, choose the right onions for your garden and learn what to sow in January.
2/21/2011
Use a digital tire gauge and learn how to check tire pressure regularly to get better gas mileage. While other types of gauges exist, the digital tire pressure gauge is an accurate and simple way to keep your tires properly inflated. Read this digital tire gauge review to see what digital tire pressure checkers you can buy.
6/2/2010
The Niagara Conservation Corporation has developed a new pressure-assisted toilet, the Stealth, which uses even less water than your standard pressure-assisted toilet.
1/28/2012
Host a community seed swap in honor of "National Seed Swap Day," plan to save your own seeds from the garden this year, and get inspired to cook creatively with winter vegetables.
5/19/2011
Air conditioning accounts for as much as 20 percent of the average homeowner's utility bill. These simple tips can help you reduce your mechanical cooling needs, meaning more money for you and better-quality air for the world.
3/17/2011
Slower growth in crop yields, high oil prices and use of food crops to make biofuels could push food prices higher for the next year and beyond.
10/30/2011
Over the last 2 decades BeeWeaver has seen change in who keeps bees, and why they keep bees. The journey of the last 20 years has not been easy for the bees but the efforts of these New Beekeepers will keep the amazing honeybee a part of our word.
8/14/2012
A report on the potato onion taste test and some details on the annual tomato harvest and storage methods along with digging up ragweed plants.
4/21/2011
Christy Oates's brilliant fold-out furniture takes up virtually no floor space when it's not in use. It's the perfect solution for small homes--and a hopeful sign for the future of design.
5/16/2011
Just as libraries transformed society by giving everyone access to books, the Richmond Grows Seed Lending Library is providing all citizens the opportunity to borrow seeds and grow their own food. Start a seed-lending library in your town!
1/20/2011
Simran Sethi discusses easy (and free) ways to reduce your water footprint.


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