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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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You must not think me
necessarily foolish
because I am facetious,
nor will I consider you
necessarily wise because
you are grave.
– Sydney Smith
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October is Co-op Month!

by Erbin Crowell                         1000515 188

Co-op Month offers an opportunity to learn more about the many co-operatives and credit unions that are part of the fabric of our communities.


Co-ops Commit to Sustainability & Inclusion

by Erbin Crowell                         1000514 205

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 1187

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




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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...


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by Michael Potts                         1000382 2566

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


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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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