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9 Steps for Green Back-to-School Preparation

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 31, 2014

As you get ready to send your kids back to school, why not take the opportunity to educate them about safeguarding our planet’s environment? Reuse any school supplies you might...


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Your Checklist for an Eco-Friendly Laundry Room

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 15, 2014

When you head to your laundry room, you may think you’re just doing the wash. In reality, though, the home laundry room is much more ... a place where you can make a positive...


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8 Things that Put Your Washing Machine at Risk

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 04, 2014

A washing machine is an essential household appliance. It’s also a major financial investment. Here’s how to avoid common laundry-day mistakes...


Cats should always be hand-washed lukewarm and allowed to lie flat to dry. Photo: E Photos/Flickr

10 Tips to Go Green in the Laundry Room

Posted by Katie Marks | Jan 20, 2014

The EPA estimates that if Americans went green in the laundry room, they'd save three trillion gallons of water annually, along with over $18 billion per year. The laundry room is a...


A Year Ago on Networx.com

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Jan 28, 2013

2012 9 Uses for Old Jeans: Ideas for making an iPhone sleeve, a coffee cozy, a heat pack, a desk organizer and more from a pair of worn out jeans. We Tested It: Black Tea Glass Cleaner:...


Behold! The huge drum of Kevin's new dryer. Photo by Kevin Stevens.

The Advantages of Buying a Used Laundry Dryer

Posted by Kevin Stevens | Oct 18, 2012

My old clothes dryer was a GE and it lasted close to 18 years. So when it came time to get a replacement I was looking for another GE model or one of the big name brands. I stopped...


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DIY Tips: Venting a Clothes Dryer

Posted by Kevin Stevens | Sep 19, 2012

A few months ago our electric clothes dryer died. It was expected as the thing was getting close to 18 years old, and I had done a few basic repairs over the years. There often comes...


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Are concentrated cleaning products better for the Earth?

Posted by Cris Carl | Jun 04, 2011

There are few downsides to using concentrated cleaning products, especially if you want to reduce your carbon footprint. The use of concentrated products is generally a money saver,...