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SPECIAL SECTION: Going green beyond Earth Day

Another Earth Day is in the books. Now what? With our package of stories and images, you can help your readers live a sustainable lifestyle long after April is over.


There are 21 items in this package.

Fields of green; Environmental concerns opening up new career opportunities

It's no secret that humans are harming the environment and depleting its resources. It's also no secret that we need to do something about that.

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Green days ahead; Future employees will pay more attention to environment

The employee of tomorrow makes the morning commute sans fossil fuels. The employee of tomorrow works so efficiently, a four-day workweek is commonplace. And, finally, the employee of tomorrow goes green even when they're crunching numbers in their cubicle.

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To help environment, think small

The idea of going green for Earth Day is always appealing, but what about the rest of the year? Little changes seem like they won't make all that much of a difference, and yet, they take a lot of getting used to. Start by focusing on the place where most Americans spend the majority of their waking hours: work. Find alternative ways to commute. Re-use containers. Unplug.

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Small changes, big difference; Office buildings, hotels make changes to improve green footprint

Environmental activists often have a simple goal: Encourage people and organizations to make sustainable choices. Wasting energy and other resources is even simpler, and involves little more than putting a person in a building. That's why entities that house a lot of people, namely office buildings and hotels, are making changes that reduce their negative impact on the environment.

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30 eco-friendly and frugal basics you can make

Is it possible we've discovered too many ways to "Go Green?" Despite all appearances, however, you don't need to spend a lot of green to be green. 1. Mix together 1 cup washing soda, 1 cup Borax, 1/2 cup salt and 1/2 cup citric acid.

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Wasteful packaging: Do consumers care?

The number of consumers who think they should be responsible for recycling has declined, according to a study released Wednesday.

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Electric cars compared

Chart showing new and yet to be released electric car models; includes table comparing the savings of buying an electric car compared to a gas powered car.

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Do Your Part from the comfort of your kitchen

We know that the heart of the home is in the kitchen. One of my most effective ways of getting the whole family involved in recycling is with the mobile recycling center I stash in the corner of the kitchen.

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Sustainable landscape is green and lush

DALLAS _ It's an unusual cistern that grabs attention from a well-designed house and landscape, but the 1,650-gallon galvanized-steel cylinder has pride of place in a Dallas, Texas, area front yard.

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New home for old materials: Renovators find discards are in demand

HACKENSACK, N.J. _ Renovating? But a growing number of homeowners, architects and builders are trying to reuse or recycle construction materials whenever possible _ for reasons both environmental and aesthetic.

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HOME-ENV-SALVAGE

Steve Feldman, president of Green Demolitions, has a Riverdale showroom filled with kitchens and baths salvaged from high-end homes and ready for resale, March 8, 2011, in Riverdale, New Jersey.

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PepsiCo finds key to making plastic bottle from plant waste

CHICAGO _ It's an environmental as well as a marketing achievement: using 100 percent agricultural waste to make a top-quality plastic bottle that can then be placed back into the existing recycling system.

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ILLUSTRATION: Green factories

300 dpi Gabriel Campanario illustration of a factory with leaves instead of smoke coming out of the smokestacks; can be used with stories about "green" factories. krtnational national; krt; krtopinion opinion op-ed; mctopart; tms contributed; 0600...

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Greening your event is easier than ever

Picture your last party: The red, plastic party cups left all over the house. These are long-held party standards.

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High gas prices change drivng habits

Highlights of a new McClatchy-Marist poll that asks if respondents have changed driving habits because of high gas prices and who they blame for the rise in cost. With GASSPRICES-POLL, McClatchy Washingotn Bureau by Steven Thomma.

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SELF-ENV-DOYOURPART

Grocery shopping is a necessity but there are ways to lower your costs each week while lowering your eco-footprint.

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Home and Garden

After some heavy rains, the cistern depth gauge reads almost full at the Hall home in Dallas, Texas, November 10, 2010.

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Home and Garden

The cistern in the front yard has been made into a recirculation rainwater fountain at the Hall home in Dallas, Texas, November 10, 2010.

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Home and Garden

Miscanthus grass catches the light in the front yard at the Hall home in Dallas, Texas, November 10, 2010.

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Home and Garden

Horsetail reed grows at the edge of the stone hot tub on the back patio at the Hall home in Dallas, Texas, November 10, 2010.

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Home and Garden

A blue stone path along the side of the home acts as a dry stream, directing any water not captured in the cistern down to a sump at the Hall home in Dallas, Texas, November 10, 2010.

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