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Seven Sustainable Technologies | John Michael Greer 1 Tace Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 1176
Unventing a vented gas water heater. 4 Kaleva Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 2120
WARNING! 4 IrishAyes Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 1668
X-Post from DIY (UPDATE 1/8 WARNING BELOW) 2 IrishAyes Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 1229
Edit: Some groups here at DU with lots of info for us frugal types 3 Kaleva Jan 2014 Jan 2014 3 1489
Hot water from wood heat ideas 5 ConcernedCanuk Oct 2013 Dec 2013 2 4269
"Your Dream Home - How to Build It For Less Than $3,500" (1950) 22 Flaxbee Sep 2012 Dec 2013 1 6515
The Green Friday Manifesto 5 FarCenter Nov 2013 Dec 2013 3 1448
Costs to run an electric space heater 32 Kaleva Nov 2013 Dec 2013 2 11207
Closer (x-posted from Lounge) 3 IrishAyes Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 1291
Free DIY mousetrap that works! i know cuz we caught our mouse with it this morning! 12 NMDemDist2 Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 2726
Green Tips how to Reduce Home Waste and Recycle More 13 ahtohg Oct 2013 Dec 2013 7 3315
Home made peanut butter. 8 safeinOhio Oct 2013 Dec 2013 3 1849
Homemade Laundry Soap 27 Squinch Sep 2013 Dec 2013 2 4003
Cheap Dog Toys 6 IrishAyes Dec 2013 Dec 2013 5 1794
Cost of a 1 pack a day habit, by state, at 100% of FPL 4 lumberjack_jeff Dec 2013 Dec 2013 1 1839
Electrolytic rust removal 11 lumberjack_jeff Dec 2013 Dec 2013 11 6076
"Heat Your Room with 1 Candle plus Flowerpots, Nuts and Washers" (Permaculture Magazine) 14 eShirl Nov 2013 Dec 2013 7 5388
Probably shouldn't admit this; 2 IrishAyes Nov 2013 Dec 2013 4 1256
Living 'down under' in Cappadocia, Turkey (youtube) 4 Lodestar Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 1594
Tumbleweed Tiny House 8 Kaleva Nov 2013 Nov 2013 2 1590
goodwill outlets: Very inexpensive source for various items 10 cally Mar 2012 Nov 2013 9 3112
Keep a bag of flour in your fridge ( I got this via email).... 25 Little Star Sep 2013 Nov 2013 2 5527
Learned an interesting and handy new term the other day, kind of the opposite of unobtainium.. 14 Fumesucker Jan 2012 Nov 2013 6 4829
Has anyone ever surfed over to thriftyfun.com? 4 IrishAyes Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 1859
LED lighting 15 sendero Oct 2013 Oct 2013 2 2634
Homemade antacids and gatorade 8 Kaleva Oct 2013 Oct 2013 1 6858
Disaster preparedness 9 Kaleva Nov 2012 Oct 2013 2 3662
Care to share your experience with a tankless hot water heater? 13 laundry_queen Mar 2013 Oct 2013 0 6532
Coffee pots 35 Kaleva Aug 2012 Oct 2013 1 12346
Free upcycle mittens and pattern. 3 pengillian101 Oct 2013 Oct 2013 2 2541
Efforts at frugal living-Part II 10 Kaleva Aug 2013 Oct 2013 4 3814
Cheap meals 24 Kaleva Jul 2012 Oct 2013 4 5044
Small prefab home; nice design 6 Flaxbee Aug 2012 Oct 2013 9 3994
Green Tips for Preparing your Home for Autumn 5 thecentristword Oct 2013 Oct 2013 5 1563
Dr. Bronners fans 0 TexasBushwhacker Oct 2013 Oct 2013 1 925
Solar shingles...are they a viable option right now? 3 joeunderdog Aug 2013 Sep 2013 0 1358
Cheap cleaning solutions. 4 Skidmore Aug 2013 Sep 2013 1 1559
Just a general comment - Shop the sales! Use those coupons! 3 pinto Sep 2013 Sep 2013 3 1155
Dr. Oz offered a frugal tip the other day 3 IrishAyes Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 1407
What kind of shampoo and body-care products do you use? [View all] 56 Flaxbee Jan 2013 Sep 2013 0 10799
I don't want a "tiny" house. I think i'd go crazy. Not because I want a lot of stuff, or 18 Flaxbee Aug 2013 Sep 2013 0 2998
Does anyone here have a solar energy system? 14 Momgonepostal Apr 2013 Sep 2013 3 2707
Haven't stopped over here for a long time but I found this and wanted to share it. 14 Skidmore Aug 2013 Sep 2013 1 2211
Kroger plans to stop doubling coupon amounts... 4 Phentex Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 1350
Coors Brewing Co. Launches Recycling Initiative 3 Sherman A1 Feb 2013 Aug 2013 1 1387
I've asked this question in other threads with no success 12 IrishAyes Aug 2013 Aug 2013 0 2827
Interview with Quinn Eaker of Garden of Eden About SWAT raid on Organic Garden 1 votesparks Aug 2013 Aug 2013 1 1197
I had a headache today. 10 Curmudgeoness Aug 2013 Aug 2013 0 2143
Gasifier - anyone have recommendations or experince with these? Or is there a previous buried thread 0 mtnester Aug 2013 Aug 2013 0 840
Frugal smile here. 5 safeinOhio Aug 2013 Aug 2013 4 1258
The ELF - Affordable green transportation 10 Shankapotomus Jan 2013 Aug 2013 8 2473
Testing a smarter thermostat to reduce energy consumption. - Updated 9 Glassunion Dec 2012 Jul 2013 4 2027
What 'green disasters' have you encountered on your green/frugal quest? 9 laundry_queen Jul 2013 Jul 2013 4 1740
Volvo sunshade charges with solar power 10 Sherman A1 Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 2276
What do you consider your most frugal act of 2012? 29 Fumesucker Dec 2012 Jul 2013 3 4346
1685 MPG 7 Fumesucker Apr 2013 Jul 2013 1 1902
On Modular: what is the safest and most efficient? 7 joeunderdog Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 1716
Walmart Completes 10 Solar Installations in Md. 4 Sherman A1 Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 1350
Green in 365 - A Year of Going Green (one day at a time) 8 Flaxbee Apr 2013 Jul 2013 2 1836
A Synergetic Frugal Metamorphosis 3 Fumesucker Apr 2013 Jul 2013 3 1875
Where does one get reasonably priced supplemental vitamins. My dr. has me on a course of 28 RKP5637 Jan 2013 Jun 2013 1 3779
My efforts at frugal living [View all] 55 Kaleva Aug 2012 Jun 2013 13 34943
Why Americans Are Cutting Coupons Out of Their Lives 24 Sherman A1 Mar 2013 Jun 2013 2 3942
A review of Barbara Kingsolver's Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: 10 Eleanors38 Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 2577
Majority of Shoppers Donít Make Lists 14 Sherman A1 May 2013 Jun 2013 1 2339
Cross-posting from video discussion. 1 pengillian101 May 2013 May 2013 1 1015
A frugal portable air cleaner 6 Kaleva Dec 2012 May 2013 8 2226
UMBRELLA TOTE BAG Make your own reusable shopping bag out of a broken umbrella. 2 Sherman A1 May 2013 May 2013 3
forageing app 4 gejohnston May 2013 May 2013 6 1195
Juicing? 32 Curmudgeoness Oct 2012 Apr 2013 0 3872
Hunting for health, economy, and the ecology... 14 Eleanors38 Apr 2013 Apr 2013 1 2880
I've had crock pot chili for dinner this entire week 6 otherone Feb 2013 Apr 2013 5 1715
Figured out a new use for a slow-cooker. 4 ConcernedCanuk Apr 2013 Apr 2013 2 1657
George Carlin says that a house is "a pile of stuff with a cover on it" 36 Flaxbee Sep 2012 Apr 2013 0 5674
How to kill bedbugs without pesticides.... 2 Curmudgeoness Apr 2013 Apr 2013 1 1490
Some Good Cleaning Ideas (I got these in an email)... 10 Little Star Feb 2013 Apr 2013 12 2261
If you could live anywhere you wanted for the next 40 years (the last half 35 Flaxbee Apr 2013 Apr 2013 0 4569
6 Ahold USA Stores Earn LEED Certification 9 Sherman A1 Apr 2013 Apr 2013 1 2045
Sign a Petition To Extend the Federal Tax Credit of 30% to Installations of Solar Systems to Rentals 0 votesparks Apr 2013 Apr 2013 0 1044
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