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Websites help shoppers go green


  • USA Today

Websites such as Yerdle and Oroeco are helping consumers find secondhand products and identify other ways to reduce their carbon footprint. "What's great is that many actions that improve climate also… Read More

App helps drivers contest parking tickets


  • TechCrunch

The app Fixed is helping users in San Francisco to contest their parking tickets. The service, which has brought in $1.2 million in seed funding, scans tickets for common problems and writes letters t… Read More

Use less-frequent mowing, sharp mower blades on dry summer lawns


  • Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pa.) (tiered subscription model), The

A hands-off approach is best for dry lawns during the summer, writes John Esslinger of the Penn State Extension. He advises homeowners to limit watering, fertilizing and walking on the lawn. He also a… Read More