It's Easy Being Green

Check out 10 easy ways to go green: lower your bills, protect the environment and live healthier.

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Lose the lawn.

Everyone wants a putting-green perfect lawn. But constant mowing, watering and fertilizing is a bore, as well as a burden on the environment. A two-stroke, gasoline-powered lawnmower releases as many hydrocarbons into the atmosphere in 30 minutes as a car does in 90 minutes.

Switch to an electric mower, which costs $8 to $10 a year to operate, and replace some of your sod with attractive, more environmentally friendly alternatives like clover, strawberries, and ornamental grasses.

Sources, Cordless Lawn Mowers:
www.drpower.com
www.blackanddecker.com

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