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LED Light Bulb…The Eulogy for the Incandescent Light
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LED Light Bulb…The Eulogy for the Incandescent Light

A regular incandescent bulb costs $1 and uses $7 of electricity a year (if used three hours a day) and just lasts 1,000 to 2,000 hours. A Cree LED light bulb may cost $5 to $15, but it uses 10% […]

Green Energy for Your Home
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Green Energy for Your Home

Green Energy for Your Home is not a new concept, but it is now starting to get real traction. As individuals we want to reduce our impact on climate, we want to go green, if we can. Buying cars that […]

Reducing Home Heating Costs
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Reducing Home Heating Costs

Reducing Home Heating Costs Keeping Warm on a Budget You can ease your impact on global warming and save a few dollars; reducing home heating costs can help you with both of these goals. In harsher climates during the winter […]

Green Lighting Options
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Green Lighting Options

Green Lighting Options Save Dollars and Energy If every U.S. household replaced just one regular incandescent light bulb with either an LED or CFL light bulb (green lighting options), it would prevent at least 90 billion pounds of greenhouse gas […]

Why Switch To Fluorescent Lights
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Why Switch To Fluorescent Lights

Why Switch To Fluorescent Lights As it turns out you and I can change the world. If you change just a few light bulbs you can help both the environment and interestingly enough your budget. Global Warming According to the […]

Recycle Dead Batteries
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Recycle Dead Batteries

Recycle Dead Batteries Alkaline Batteries Alkaline batteries account for 80% of manufactured batteries in the US which is just 3 billion of the over 10 billion individual units produced worldwide. These are labeled Alkaline and are the typical 9 volt, […]

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Pollution

Pollution and the impact of pollution is probably no more evident on the planet earth than around our precious, and fragile coral reefs. The impact on coral reef fish, coral plants, and the total echo system is so evident.

How Big Is the Plastic Grocery Bag Problem
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How Big Is the Plastic Grocery Bag Problem

How Big Is the Plastic Grocery Bag Problem The choices to cart your groceries from the store are paper bags, a reusable bag, and of course plastic bags. The winner with the smallest environmental impact is the plastic bag. If […]

Snoqualmie Ice Cream
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Snoqualmie Ice Cream

Snoqualmie Ice Cream If we want sustainability and we want to impact climate change we need to vote with the dollars we spend. We have to search out local businesses (like Snoqualmie Ice Cream) that has incorporated sustainability in how […]

Sustainability
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Sustainability

Sustainability San Antonio, TX Mayor Julián Castro, the youngest mayor of a top 50 American cities, visits with us in Seattle to share his thoughts on the new energy economy, raising educational attainment, and how those factors produce sustainable cities, […]