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Welcome to Green Living

A Practical Journal for Friends of the Environment

Green Living has been publishing news you can use, mostly related to environmental issues, since 1990. Our regular topics include organic gardening, green building, health, ecocareers and right livelihood, outdoors/sports, socially responsible investing, econotes, questions and answers, book reviews, and features on topical environmental issues.

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A good listener is a good
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– Katharine Whitehorn
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Co-ops Commit to Sustainability & Inclusion

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Challenging times also produce inspiring responses, and in this new year people around the world are coming together to build more inclusive, sustainable and participatory communities.


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Many homeowners will choose to use recycled materials when redesigning their garden....


Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility Celebrates 25th Anniversary

by Stephen Morris                         1000512 906

Helping each other out ... is an essential part of living in a small community, something that holds true for Vermontís business community, too.




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