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Green Living 101

Going green can involve making little changes in your home that will have major impact on the planet.

Green Living Tips

Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly
Energy-saving changes that will lower your bills and prove that you can live green without sacrificing style or comfort.

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25 Easy Ways to Help Save the Planet

Here's how to do your part for the environment (with hardly any effort).
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How Green Are You?

Check out Real Simple's carbon facts to see exactly how your (small) actions can make a (big) difference.
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9 Things You Can Do to Save Water

Use these guidelines to see how many gallons you can conserve each year.
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How to Shop Smarter for Eco-Friendly Products

Not all eco-friendly products are created equal. Some seemingly green options aren't actually worth the extra money.
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Eco-Friendly Solutions

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What Eco-Friendly Changes Have You Made?
Real Simple readers share their green tips.

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Swap Party Shopping List

Hosting the How to Host a Swap Party? In addition to olive oil, sugar, salt, and pepper, here’s what you’ll need to entertain 8 guests.

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