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Actionable Info to Make Every Day Earth Day

Learn everything you need to know about making every day Earth Day with our most popular guides to green living. From actionable tips on how to reduce your carbon footprint, create a green home and live a green lifestyle to honest and unbiased reviews of green products, we give you the most useful, comprehensive, and easy-to-digest information about green living you won’t be able to find anywhere else.

Current US Electronic Waste Laws

March 18, 2011

Federal Governments Takes First Steps to Develop a National Strategy for Electronic Waste Until recently the EPA, and Federal Government has barely monitored or acknowledge the disposal for ‘end of life electronics.’ On November 8th the Council of… Read More

Jim Puckett’s Fresh Air Interview 12/21/2010

January 5, 2011

Jim Puckett, the executive director of the Basal Action Network was recently interview on NPR’s Fresh Air. In summary…. In the past 10 years, the demand for new electronics has increased significantly, and the old electronics continue to… Read More

Cat on CRT monitor

How Are CRT Monitors Recycled?

November 20, 2010

Updated January 2019 Got any old CRT (Cathode Ray Tube) monitors you want to get rid of? In recent years, we’ve started to replace cathode ray tubes with LCD displays, leaving consumers with unwanted monitors taking up space…. Read More

What are SB20 Units and Why Are They Free?

November 19, 2010

Many household devices contain hazardous materials such as lead, cadmium, lithium and barium. These elements can cause a wide range of health problems including, but not limited to: brain damage, birth defects, liver, kidney and skeletal damage. In… Read More

Five Ways to Green Your PC

November 15, 2010

Five Ways to Green Your Computer Set your computer to hibernate When your computer is not in use set it to hibernate mode, this saves more energy then stand by, screen savers or shutting down your computer completely…. Read More