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5 Ways to Save Water, Energy, Money, and the World in One Afternoon

Ambitious title for sure, but not that far off when you look at the facts surrounding freshwater. According to, 884 million people (one in eight in the world) lack access to a safe water supply. [more]

Beyond the Slow Cooker: 10 Eco- and Budget-Friendly Household Helpers That Progress Left Behind

Cleaning? Cooking? Ugh, you say. Make friends with it, compadre; they've got to be part of the frugal warrior's toolkit. [more]

Do You Really Need “Soft” Water?

Water is a necessity. Soft water may not be. Depending on where you live and how you use water, the cost of processing your water may not be worth it. [more]