The Thrift Shop Maniac returns

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When I was fourteen, my mom, a credit-card-waving Lord & Taylor devotee, inexplicably took me secondhand shopping one seemingly random... Read more

Your guide to local greenhouse gas emitters

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Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released national data from 2010 for about 6,700 large industrial emitters of greenhouse... Read more

Everything you ever wanted to know about light bulbs

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I'm still getting tons of emails about light bulbs. One thing that's abundantly clear is that people are confused, so I'll try to help. Here's... Read more

What to recycle: Hints for the perplexed

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My story earlier this week about a $20 million high-tech sorting facility that Waste Management opened in Northeast Philadelphia took some... Read more

Who's polluting our waters? Find out here

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They call it a "dashboard." And it's a way for the public to track information on facilities that are violating the Clean Water Act. The U... Read more