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Making Solar Systems Affordable, Part Three: Solar panels can lower your energy bills for decades, but you should start by cutting unnecessary electricity consumption up front. Move to LED lighting, invest in efficient appliances, and more. https://t.co/1g94GbCgnb

Asphalt, concrete and other pavements aren’t exactly the most eco-friendly materials, either. Earth911 found that many pavement companies have little interest in disclosing environmental information. #buyer-guide #sustainability #home #garden https://t.co/lJ6MMtsf5Z https://t.co/65E8AuKuZm

How To Live Mostly Plastic-free With Small Children. There are typically three main stumbling blocks to taking this idea from lofty-ideal to real-life-reality. Let’s tackle them only by one. #Plastic #Plastic-Free #Parenting https://t.co/mAzJ0sLJEP

Helmm launched a sustainable men's deodorant stick that can be refilled with natural odor suppressant made with fine fragrances. It's a luxury product with a Earthling heart. Meet founders Zach Groffsky and Taylor Lane. #natural #sustainability https://t.co/nXQ7GV8N9z https://t.co/edQ2AVQysD

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Earth911 inspirations. Print them, post them, share your desire to help people think of the planet first, every day. Today, Jane Goodall on apathy. #Inspiration #Jane-Goodall https://t.co/zHZ4GV9MJ1 https://t.co/6SvdltCQUz