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    21. Green Building Goes Middle-Class
    The AustinGreen Builder Program is the oldest and best recognized environmentalrating program for houses, and Legend Communities, Inc. is building theprogram's first and most advanced ...
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    22. Green Living Center: Bedding
    USA
    All traditional mattresses, futons, mattress pads, and furniture filling made in the US, by law, must be treated with fire retardant chemical finishes. However, there ...
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    23. Green Living Center: Cookware and Dishware
    USA
    Cookware choices should be made carefully for the obvious fact that you use cookware to prepare the food you and your family eat. ...
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    24. Green Living Center: Designing Safe For Children
    USA
    From birth, babies and young children are building their immune systems. Exposure to toxic materials can hinder development and cause long term problems to their ...
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    25. Green Living Center: Dry Cleaning
    USA
    "Dry" cleaning actually means cleaning your clothes with detergent and a solvent that is not absorbed into the fiber, preventing shrinking, stretching, fading and more. ...
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    26. Green Living Center: Heating, Ventilation and Air Filtration
    USA
    Providing adequate ventilation is especially important for today's well insulated and tightly sealed homes and buildings. Besides needing fresh air to breathe, we are now ...
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    27. Green Living Center: Keeping Your Home Clean and Safe
    USA
    Your cleaning cabinets can be full of hazardous chemicals that pose immediate and/or long term dangers to your children, your pets, your planet and yourselves. ...
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    28. Green Living Center: Landscaping and Gardening Your Home--The Basics
    USA
    Healthy landscaping and gardening starts with healthy soil. The quality of the soil directly affects the health of the plant and animal life it supports. ...
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    29. Green Living Center: Refrigerators and Freezers
    USA
    Did you know that your refrigerator and freezer use one-sixth of all the electricity used in your home? Replacing that old, inefficient refrigerator with a ...
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    30. Green Living Center: Washer/Dryer
    USA
    Did you know that 86% of the energy used by your washing machine is for heating water? Just switching your water setting from HOT to ...
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    31. Green Living Center: Water Conservation and Your Bathroom
    USA
    On average, a single person contaminates over 13,000 gallons of fresh water per year to remove less than 160 gallons of sewage. ...
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    32. Green Living Center: You and Your Car
    USA
    Learning to meet our transportation needs while not excessively adding to air and water pollution takes a very big commitment from every family. ...
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    33. Green-Based Urban Growth: Next Wave of Environmentalism
    After it was introduced 30 years ago, the phrase "think globally, act locally" became an environmental rallying cry for an entire generation. Yet the grand ...
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    34. In Earth's Company: Business, Environment
    With each passing day, it is becoming increasingly clear that the strategy of environmental exploitation which characterized the 20th century is reaching the end of ...
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    35. In Search of the Holy Grail: GM's Fuel Cell EV1
    If there is a "Holy Grail" of the automotive world today, it is a practical, durable, compact, and... most importantly.... affordable fuel cell. Unlike pure ...
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    36. Manifesto For Seeds
    High impact manifesto on behalf of seeds, their heritage, meaning, threatened status. Rants against governmental/corporate debasement of these "capsules of life." I can supply plain ...
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    37. On the Ground: Business Transportation Choices with Production, Employee Retention Benefits
    Telework, Buses, Pools, Legs, Alternate Schedules, and Proximate Commuting are all alternative forms of transportation that can enhance productivity. ...
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    38. Oz Farm News
    Fast, efficient and comprehensive news and information service on Australian Farming and Regional Communities. Rapid access to over 100 topics on farming, livestock, crops, food, ...
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    39. Prescriptions For Green Cities
    The interest in green buildings is beginning to merge with land-useplans for cities. The connection is clear: a building that has a reduced impact on ...
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    40. Shapes of Things to Come
    An environmentally-friendly skyscaper is planned for 4 Times Square. ...
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