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5 things to buy green

Here is another helpful list from the folks at Co-op America.

1. Paint

Look for: Low or ideally, no-VOC paint.

2. Paper

Look for: Paper products with a high post-consumer recycled content.

3. Light bulbs

Look for: Compact fluorescents.

4. Appliances

Look for: Appliances with the Energy Star label.

5. Fruits and Vegetables

Look for: Organic, local, in-season produce.

Most important to buy organic to avoid pesticide residue: Apples, Bell Peppers, Celery, Cherries, Imported Grapes, Nectarines, Peaches, Pears, Potatoes, Raspberries, Spinach, and Strawberries.

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About david b. clark

a husband and father || a student of philosophy, theology, history, literature, music, art, computer science

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