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Weekly Eco-Tip (September 11/12, 2010)

Weekly Eco-Tip (September 11/12, 2010)

The Upper Green Side Weekly Eco-Tip for September 11/12, 2010 (Available at the 92nd and 82nd St Greenmarkets, and archived online.) Green Your Back-to-School Supplies! Now is a great time to start your child’s school year off the green way! Many of these supplies are found everywhere, meaning it’s easier than ever to go green. […]

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Weekly Eco-Tip (September 4/5, 2010)

Weekly Eco-Tip (September 4/5, 2010)

The Upper Green Side Weekly Eco-Tip for September 4/5, 2010 (Available at the 92nd and 82nd St Greenmarkets, and archived online.) The not-so-green truth about bamboo fabric T-shirts, towels and other textiles from bamboo often carry green claims. But they are not necessarily true. Four clothing companies and textile companies were charged last year with […]

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Weekly Eco-Tip (August 28/29, 2010)

Weekly Eco-Tip (August 28/29, 2010)

The Upper Green Side Weekly Eco-Tip for August 28/29, 2010 (Available at the 92nd and 82nd St Greenmarkets, and archived online.) Reduce your unwanted mail! Are phone books piling up to your door step or filling your lobby? According to Yellow Pages Goes Green, nearly two phone directories are printed for every person in the […]

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Weekly Eco-Tip (August 21/22, 2010)

Weekly Eco-Tip (August 21/22, 2010)

The Upper Green Side Weekly Eco-Tip for August 21/22, 2010 (Available at the 92nd and 82nd St Greenmarkets, and archived online.) Audubon iPhone Nature Guides Forget lugging around heavy guidebooks to ID the flora and fauna you spot on your weekend hike or nature walk. National Audubon has turned several of its popular guidebooks into […]

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Weekly Eco-Tip (August 14/15, 2010)

Weekly Eco-Tip (August 14/15, 2010)

The Upper Green Side Weekly Eco-Tip for August 14/15, 2010 (Available at the 92nd and 82nd St Greenmarkets, and archived online.) Empire State ReBuilding for Sustainability People all over the world know the Empire State Building, one of the most prominent buildings in the New York City skyline. The building is about to undergo a […]

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Weekly Eco-Tip (August 7/8, 2010)

Weekly Eco-Tip (August 7/8, 2010)

The Upper Green Side Weekly Eco-Tip for July 31/August 1, 2010 (Available at the 92nd and 82nd St Greenmarkets, and archived online.) Eggs-ellent News about Urban Chickens! They say you shouldn’t count your chickens before they hatch. But bet on enjoying your own incredible, edible eggs with help from Omlet, whose new Eglu Cube makes […]

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Weekly Eco-Tip (July 31/August 1, 2010)

Weekly Eco-Tip (July 31/August 1, 2010)

The Upper Green Side Weekly Eco-Tip for July 31/August 1, 2010 (Available at the 92nd and 82nd St Greenmarkets, and archived online.) Green Your Caffeine! If you’re like us, you need a jolt of caffeine to start your day, especially after spending half the night awake on these hot summer nights. You already know to […]

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Weekly Eco-Tip (July 24/25, 2010)

Weekly Eco-Tip (July 24/25, 2010)

The Upper Green Side Weekly Eco-Tip for July 24/25, 2010 (Available at the 92nd and 82nd St Greenmarkets, and archived online.) Are you all business when it comes to hunting down gifts and gadgets? Work it at Sustainable NYC, a petite one-stop shop for biodegradable-local-organic-recycled-or-repurposed everything: home stuff (bowls, vases), body stuff (soaps), clothing basics […]

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Weekly Eco-Tip (July 17/18, 2010)

Weekly Eco-Tip (July 17/18, 2010)

The Upper Green Side Weekly Eco-Tip for July 17/18, 2010 (Available at the 92nd and 82nd St Greenmarkets, and archived online.) With hot weather looming, are you looking for new ways to keep cool on the cheap? String together a plan to stimulate your pocketbook, air circulation, and energy savings simply by making sure your […]

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Weekly Eco-Tip (July 10/11, 2010)

Weekly Eco-Tip (July 10/11, 2010)

The Upper Green Side Weekly Eco-Tip for July 10/11, 2010 (Available at the 92nd and 82nd St Greenmarkets, and archived online.) It’s time to get outdoors and enjoy the weather. If you’re up for something more down to earth than a walk in the park, but don’t want to make the long trip out of […]

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