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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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Have you ever observed
that we pay much more
attention to a wise
passage when it is quoted
than when we read it in
the original author?
– Philip G. Hamerton
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Co-ops Commit to Sustainability & Inclusion

by Erbin Crowell                         1000514 15

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.


Eco-Friendly Benefits of Using Recycled Materials When Redesigning Your Home

by Joey Ong with Michael Potts                         1000513 642

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


Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility Celebrates 25th Anniversary

by Stephen Morris                         1000512 649

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






recent reviews

review: Bill Bryson: At Home

by Tony Miksak                         1000488 1810

The greatest possible irony would be if in our endless quest to fill our lives with comfort and happiness we created a world that had neither...


On the Nightstand

by Stephen Morris                         1000455 2153

What's new in books: Shelburne Farms, Son of a Farmer, Stories & Tunes


A Bevy of Books

by Stephen Morris                         1000409 2279

Books for children, green devotionals, and the New Solar Home


Getting Over the Wall : Assigned homework for the Spring edition

by Michael Potts                         1000382 2329

the most important non-fiction book since Beyond the Limits in 1992


Humans Caught in Crossfire in the The War on Bugs

by A.C. Hutchinson                         1000205 2196

The War on Bugs documents the consistent and systematic poisoning of humans that has taken place over more than the past century, usually under the guise of progress...



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most popular articles

building:Bottom-Up, Bottom-Line Approach to Top of House

by Marshall Glickman                         1008 7252

Roof is grabbing your attention? Got a leak?That's when you realize no building component is more important...


garden:10 Tips for buying an Outdoor Fireplace

by Stephen Morris                         1056 11951

Before purchasing a chiminea, outdoor fireplace, or open firepit, there are many factors to consider.


health:Why Dry? This Summer Try Solar Drying

by Eben Fodor                         1054 4372

There is plenty of extra sunshine available to dry your food. On a clear day, up to 1,000 Watts of solar energy are available for our use...


energy:Horse Power for Organic Farms

by Ken Laing                         9108 4805

If we are dependent on non renewable energy for the production and distribution of our great organic food, stop the tractor...


money:Green MBA? No Longer a Contradiction

by Patrick Morris                         9124 3527

Green business isn't just the local farmers' market anymore.


food:The Les & Nova Show

by Stephen Morris                         9145 3055

The dashboard of their car is a still life of organized disorganization. Dried seed pods share the space with a plump, toy canary that chirps when you squeeze it...


nature:What Does Zero Waste Really Mean?

by Paul Palmer                         9103 4219

Too many people have convinced themselves that the creation of garbage is an innate activity, even a social right!


education:Solar Energy International's PV / Solar Home Design

by Linda Pinkham                         9155 2451

If you want to move towards a more sustainable lifestyle quickly, and understand more about renewable energy, SEI's online courses are a good place to start.


travel:Vacation Locally

by Linda Pinkham                         1000270 2377

Fuel prices have changed everything this summer, not the least of which might be our vacation plans.


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