Fairfield County Edition

Archive of: Feature and *GREEN LIVING* and NAPC

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Eco-Upgrades for America’s Landmarks

Eco-Upgrades for America’s Landmarks

From the Grand Canyon to the Gateway Arch to the Empire State Building, America’s landmarks are making the old new again with Earth-friendly changes.

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Healthy Climate, Healthy People

Healthy Climate, Healthy People

As the Earth slowly heats up, we’re being affected by rising allergens, disaster-related trauma and the increase in insects carrying dangerous diseases.

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Healthy House

Healthy House

From using defrosting trays to doffing shoes at the door to placing plants in the loo, easy ways abound to make our home healthier for us and easier on our environment.

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Frugal Foodie

Frugal Foodie

The average family throws away a quarter of the food it buys, wasting an average of $2,200 a year, but with some simple strategies no scraps need go to waste.

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City Homesteading

City Homesteading

Across the country, people in communities of all sizes are crafting ways to grow food, build eco-homes and live in harmony with the environment and each other.

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Kick the Plastic Habit

Kick the Plastic Habit

With the oceans predicted to contain more plastic than fish by 2050, we can join vital efforts underway at personal, local and global levels to reduce plastic use.

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Go Eco Like Grandma

Go Eco Like Grandma

People are devising tech-savvy strategies to give new life to our grandmothers’ dictum “Use it up, wear it out, make do or do without.”

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Pumped Up About Geothermal

Pumped Up About Geothermal

People are finding that geothermal pumps, which draw on the below-ground temperature of 50 degrees to heat and cool buildings, make sense environmentally and economically.

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Creating Community

Creating Community

With simple, clear steps and procedures, we can build bonds with our neighbors to create a better tomorrow together.

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Solar Heats Up

Solar Heats Up

Rapidly improving technology and sharply declining prices are making solar energy an ever more attractive option for homeowners.

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