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New weapons in the stink bug battle
Fri, Sep 16, 2011, 9:15 AM
I've seen them already. Stink bugs are latched onto my window screens, no doubt peering inside deciding which nook or cranny they want to...
Green gauntlet: Paper made from elephant pooh?
Fri, Aug 12, 2011, 6:00 AM
I'm big on using paper made from recycled materials. But this was something altogether different. A guy from Brooklyn, Karl Wald, is marketing...
Green gauntlet: It is a bottle or a box?
Fri, Aug 5, 2011, 6:00 AM
The first time I picked it up, the bottle felt so weird. Instead of the heavy plastic laundry detergent jug I'm used to, it felt so light! The...
Green gauntlet: A smarter charger
Fri, Jul 1, 2011, 9:00 AM
I'm surprised my ultra-green friend, Sylvie Verdant, even has a cell phone. For her, it's so techno. But even more than she hates cell phone...
Green gauntlet: A better bottle?
Fri, Jun 24, 2011, 6:00 AM
Sylvie Verdant, my uber-green friend, is a big believer in tap water. She figures her money pays for it in the first place, so why would she...
Green gauntlet: A clock that runs on water
Fri, Jun 3, 2011, 1:21 PM
I definitely think my eco-friend, Sylvie Verdant, should get a clock. I have strong suspicions that her only timepiece is a sundial in the...
Green gauntlet: Pancake flippers from soda bottles
Fri, May 27, 2011, 11:49 AM
To tell you the truth, I have never given one iota of thought to whether my kitchen utensils are green. I have a few spoons, some of those...
Green gauntlet: A hamper for all those hangers
Fri, May 13, 2011, 12:00 PM
Most times, when I tell my extreme eco friend, Sylvie Verdant, about a purported new "green" product, there's at least room for debate. But...
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