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Getting To the Roots Of the Hybrid/EV Auto Industry

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A Brief History of Just Where the Idea for Green Cars Came From Did you know that the first hybrid vehicle was made in the 1800s? Or that electric vehicles soared in popularity in the early 1900s? Hybrid vehicles debuted way before the Prius, Duo, and the Civic Hybrid cars made their splash on to the hybrid auto market. While ... Read More »

Cook County Cooks up Plan to Go Green

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Cook County—the home of U.S. Green Technology—has been cooking up a plan to make this popular county greener than ever before. The county’s leaders are investing in sustainability in a major way by implementing a creative approach to managing energy and financing. One of the best things about the county’s “green” approach? It doesn’t involve taking a bite out of local taxpayers’ “greens.” Read More »

5 Simple Ways to Go Green with Your Wedding

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The wedding industry is huge—huge bills, huge guest lists, huge environmental impact. Going green with your wedding doesn’t mean having to ditch your plans for an elegant, chic, mind-blowingly beautiful big day. Going green with your wedding just means choosing more sustainable options and looking beyond the traditional, big-ticket vendors. Here are five simple ways to have less of an ... Read More »

Becoming sustainable: green tech advances for the home

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Making a few sustainable changes to your lifestyle will pay dividends in all sorts of ways. First off, you’ll be saving money, but you’ll also be making your home future-proof against possible failures in systems such as the electricity grid and changes in the weather. Creating a more sustainable lifestyle also has benefits such as building a stronger community, and ... Read More »

8 Effective Ways To Drive Green Living At Home

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The concept of green living is so great and overwhelming that it strikes us as something superficial. Going green has gone commercial and is even backed up by Hollywood. It is no doubt very popular and seems to be the only right thing to do. Everyone talks about going green and sustainability. The question is: are people walking the talk? ... Read More »

How Technology Will Change the Way We Live

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A few generations ago, when people dreamed of the future, they imagined that we would be living in homes that would do our thinking for us. The houses would be able to do anything on command, and all that we as occupants would have to do would be to press a button or give a verbal command, and we’d get ... Read More »

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