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Why the Green Economy is Unstoppable -- and 10 Ways it's Making Life Better

Andy Mannle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andy Mannle

It's clear from our inability to pass climate legislation that we're not going green because it's the right thing to do, but because it's the smart thing to do. Here are 10 major areas of life that are inevitably getting better by going green.

Going Gray to Get Green

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

For homeowners with larger lots of, say, a quarter acre and up, gray water systems can make an immediate impact on preserving this precious resource while reducing your water bill significantly.

How Toilet Flushing Can Create Zero Waste Poop

Ari Herzog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ari Herzog

The next time you need to do a number two, be sure to stop by the Bronx Zoo, sit on their eco loo, and watch your human poo slide down the toilet OOOH -- without water!

Costa Rica: Still Some of the Greenest Travel Around

Claire Bidwell Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Claire Bidwell Smith

In August my husband and I traveled to Costa Rica for what was supposed to be one of the world's first "Carbon Neutral Vacations." Our 7 day, 6 night trip began with a stay in San Jose.