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How to harvest tomatoes all year

What up harvest time? It's getting colder at nights and I know it won't be too long before I have to throw a tarp over some of my tomatoes. If you're feeling overwhelmed, Treehugger has five ways to take advantage of this fruit (even during...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 18, 2013

How to save energy during the holidays

If you're looking for extra energy saving tips during the time of year you're spending extra dough on loved ones check out this list from Networx Chaya Kutrz: University of Minnesota economist Joel Waldfogel, Americans spend about $65 billion a year on Christmastime gifts. Add...

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MONDAY, MAY 6, 2013

May is Clean Air Month

Poor air quality can affect people of all ages, especially those sensitive to air pollution, including people with asthma or heart conditions, people who work and exercise outdoors, and older adults and children. The truth is that almost every day, each of us contributes a...

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MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2011

How to tune up your bike for Spring

Bicycles are easy to tune up and with the weather getting (slightly) better check out this fun video about the ABCs of how to tune up your bicycle for spring, from Etsy and New York's Recycle-A-Bicycle. Tune Up Your Bicycle For Spring from Etsy on...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 7, 2010

Green dream job

Something you may or may not know about DTE: We have day jobs. The fact we get to blog daily about the environment for all of you out there is a dream come true. Aww. A sane person should be counting Al Gores before they...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 20, 2008

Is your morning feeling a little empty? 

When we started Down To Earth way back in May of 2007 the first thing we implemented was a Daily Tip for green living with the goal being to help our readers learn better methods of conservation, sustainability, money saving and an increased consciousness of...

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