green living

Green Car Buying Tips

Fuel Economy Plus Sales Incentives Equal Big Savings JIM MOTAVALLI   While some carmakers are filling showrooms with ever-larger gas-guzzling sport utility vehicles (SUV) thanks to lower gas prices, some car buyers want to do just the opposite and go greener with their wheels. Fortunately, more eco-friendly options exist than

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Por qué comprar un carro que ayude al medioambiente

Economía en combustible + incentivos de ventas = a grandes ahorros POR JIM MOTAVALLI Mientras algunos fabricantes de automóviles están llenando sus áreas de exhibición con vehículos utilitarios deportivos (SUV, por sus siglas en inglés) cada vez más grandes, que tragan combustible gracias a los precios más bajos de la

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Herbs that Beat the Heat

Favorite Varieties that Flourish in Summer BARBARA PLEASANT Some of the best plants to keep as summer companions are herbs that enrich life with their flavors, fragrances and beauty. It’s not too late to pot up a few herbs or plant them in the garden if we choose varieties that

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Herbs that Beat the Heat

Favorite Varieties that Flourish in Summer BY BARBARA PLEASANT Some of the best plants to keep as summer companions are herbs that enrich life with their flavors, fragrances and beauty. It’s not too late to pot up a few herbs or plant them in the garden if we choose varieties

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Patios ecológicos

Convirtiendo el jardín en paisajes nativos POR LISA KIVIRIST AND JOHN D. IVANKO “Los céspedes tradicionales son una pesadilla ecológica”, dice John Greenlee, autor del libro The American Meadow Garden, quien señala que la mayoría de los céspedes de monocultivo nunca se utilizan. Su compañía, Greenlee and Associates, en Brisbane,

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Eco Yards

Turning Lawns into Native Landscapes LISA KIVIRIST AND JOHN D. IVANKO PHOTOS BY PAM PENICK “Traditional turf lawns are an ecological nightmare,” says John Greenlee, author of The American Meadow Garden, who notes that most monoculture turf lawns never even get used. His company, Greenlee and Associates, in Brisbane, California,

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Construcción de hogares ecoamigables

Las innovaciones mejoran el bajo consumo de energía por John D. Ivanko and Liam Kivirist Los avances inteligentes, innovadores y tecnológicos hacen que los edificios sean más eficientes en uso de la energía, más saludables para vivir en ellos y altamente en sintonía con nuestro mundo conectado. “Los propietarios de

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Tony Juniper on How Thriving Ecosystems Sustain Prosperity

Leading environment advocate and author Tony Juniper has been an Earth champion for three decades, imploring humanity to urgently understand that we need nature to thrive. His recently reissued book What Has Nature Ever Done for Us? How Money Really Does Grow on Trees, first published in 2013, won the

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ECO YARDS

Turning Lawns into Native Landscapes by Lisa Kivirist and John D. Ivanko “Traditional turf lawns are an ecological nightmare,” says John Greenlee, author of The American Meadow Garden, who notes that most monoculture turf lawns never even get used. His company, Greenlee and Associates, in Brisbane, California, designs residential and

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Siempre Verde

Entierros ecológicos en crecimiento por Avery Mack Los entierros naturales permiten a los que han vivido sus vidas respetando el ambiente a completar sus días de forma personalizada y amigable para el ambiente. “El número de cementerios que permite entierros naturales ha aumentado en 30 en el pasado año”, indica

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