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Winners of the Gates Foundation contest to develop a no plumbing toilet for africa. 1 applegrove Aug 2012 Aug 2012 4 1247
Info on root cellars and indoor worm composters 6 Kaleva Aug 2012 Aug 2012 0 1987
What if your bike was a station wagon? 7 Fumesucker Aug 2012 Aug 2012 7 6649
Flying house concept 12 Shankapotomus Aug 2012 Aug 2012 4 4449
How do you feel about air conditioning? 23 Flaxbee Jul 2012 Aug 2012 3 4061
The frugal and energy efficient water heater turned out to be not so frugal after all.. 6 Fumesucker Aug 2012 Aug 2012 6 2885
What if your bike was a pickup truck? 2 Fumesucker Aug 2012 Aug 2012 1 2465
On the future of food: How to feed 9 Billion people sustainably - Prince Charles 4 Flaxbee Aug 2012 Aug 2012 5 1746
Info provided by USDA about the costs of feeding a family 9 Kaleva Jun 2012 Jul 2012 2 2267
99 Ways to Save....from AARP 1 Curmudgeoness Jul 2012 Jul 2012 6 1538
Israeli creates recycled cardboard bicycle 4 Mosby Jul 2012 Jul 2012 9 2877
ozone cleaners? 2 mopinko Jul 2012 Jul 2012 0 1339
Looking at the combined heat & drought and it's expected results to crops 2 Sherman A1 Jul 2012 Jul 2012 0 1406
Libraries target growing e-book audience 6 Sherman A1 Jun 2012 Jul 2012 0 1936
Some small-house love: 24 Flaxbee May 2012 Jul 2012 4 4557
Seeking a simple life 9 Flaxbee Jul 2012 Jul 2012 0 2199
Net-Zero Energy Buildings Take Hold in U.S. 7 Starboard Tack Mar 2012 Jul 2012 4 2578
IWC calls for net bans to prevent extinctions 1 Judi Lynn Jul 2012 Jul 2012 2 1202
Food price hike likely after long drought 1 Flaxbee Jul 2012 Jul 2012 1 1377
Inexpensive point source, on-demand hot water heaters 1 kristopher Jul 2012 Jul 2012 1 5214
Carole Brown lives the simple life in a Flint Hills cabin 2 proud2BlibKansan Jun 2012 Jul 2012 8 2950
NetFlix vs. cable/satellite 14 Kaleva Jun 2012 Jul 2012 1 5578
Recyclable Milk Jug Igloo for Kids 4 Tx4obama Jul 2012 Jul 2012 6 3053
Dishwasher versus handwashing for multiple small loads: efficiency pros and cons... 17 hlthe2b Jun 2012 Jul 2012 0 9327
Want to build frugal greenhouse in New England 2 wordpix Jun 2012 Jul 2012 0 3005
You can get bulk coupons on Ebay 8 onestepforward May 2012 Jul 2012 0 2952
Searching for a microfiber travel towel I found the perfect thing. 2 uppityperson Jul 2012 Jul 2012 0 1631
Frugal and Energy Efficient Laundry 19 cbayer Apr 2012 Jul 2012 4 3904
I need to spend less. 43 yardwork Dec 2011 Jun 2012 3 7393
I Recently Bought a Retractable Clothesline 5 Le Taz Hot Jun 2012 Jun 2012 0 5889
Garbage Warrior (87+minutes) 0 freshwest Jun 2012 Jun 2012 1 1255
Interesting: "How Veggie Co-Ops and Ice Cream 2 Flaxbee Jun 2012 Jun 2012 6 1342
Coinstar! Gotta love it. 10 cbayer May 2012 Jun 2012 1 2424
A property we bought has a water well which was abandoned by filling with bricks. 37 mbperrin Mar 2012 Jun 2012 1 6530
Any ideas on ways to earn money on the side? 5 Proud Liberal Dem Jun 2012 Jun 2012 0 2310
This organization had a summit conference in Brattleboro, VT last week 0 Starboard Tack Jun 2012 Jun 2012 1 1045
are there places where you can rent a mechanic bay by the hour? 7 phantom power Jun 2012 Jun 2012 0 3206
Interest on checking account. 4 safeinOhio Jun 2012 Jun 2012 0 1405
(Sort of) Off-the-Grid Living in Brooklyn 4 maddezmom May 2012 May 2012 3 2323
x-post- Got a new power washer 1 maddezmom May 2012 May 2012 2 1176
Bwahahahahahaha. Mangoes 4 uppityperson May 2012 May 2012 2 1629
Alright, fellow frugals: Recommend good cookware - pots and pans - that aren't teflon 15 Flaxbee May 2012 May 2012 0 6302
needed eyeglasses that cost next to nothing, found this 13 eShirl Mar 2012 May 2012 1 3573
I finished painting my bedroom. There was an area behind the bookcases I didn't paint 11 dimbear Feb 2012 May 2012 2 2920
An Effort to Bury a Throwaway Culture One Repair at a Time 3 Judi Lynn May 2012 May 2012 9 1960
In Denmark, a printable house 0 Flaxbee May 2012 May 2012 5 1616
7 compulsive shopping traps 4 Flaxbee May 2012 May 2012 1 1863
Does anyone have a wind generator? 1 Starboard Tack Dec 2011 Apr 2012 1 1157
I wonder if frugals minds just work differently 26 Curmudgeoness Jan 2012 Apr 2012 5 4444
"Disaster Preppers" 40 Renew Deal Feb 2012 Apr 2012 2 7974
So I'm walking around the flea market with a magnet, looking for cookware.. 6 Fumesucker Mar 2012 Apr 2012 2 3477
Does anyone use air fresheners? [View all] 62 Curmudgeoness Jan 2012 Apr 2012 2 43610
Students, teachers beaming over NFA's solar-car victory 0 mdmc Apr 2012 Apr 2012 3 1223
Breakthrough! World's first mini-nuclear home generator. 5 dixiegrrrrl Apr 2012 Apr 2012 3 6971
Leaving the gas water heater on pilot 3 Kaleva Apr 2012 Apr 2012 2 19066
What goes around, comes around. 4 pinto Mar 2012 Apr 2012 2 1614
Earth sheltered homes built on a gently sloping hillside 29 txlibdem Mar 2012 Mar 2012 0 7318
Negawatt Challenge - the choice is yours 0 Denver Dave Mar 2012 Mar 2012 0 1256
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 oneshooter Mar 2012 Mar 2012 0 923
I just learned that Coinstar machines will trade for gift cards at no loss... 7 Phentex Feb 2012 Mar 2012 0 14663
BLTP Podcast Episode 002 Making a Permaculture Livelihood 0 IrateCitizen Mar 2012 Mar 2012 0 1441
Better Living Through Permaculture -- Podcast 001 -- Leading into Permaculture 0 IrateCitizen Mar 2012 Mar 2012 1 1131
Shower or bath 21 Curmudgeoness Feb 2012 Mar 2012 0 4069
Cold weather Duers, what do you set your thermostat at during the day and at night? 35 GreenPartyVoter Jan 2012 Mar 2012 1 6107
High performance TV antenna from one piece of wire.. 4 Fumesucker Feb 2012 Mar 2012 4 71375
Better Living Through Permaculture: Things Permaculture Can Teach Us Through Our Children 2 IrateCitizen Feb 2012 Mar 2012 5 1670
Business energy saving tips 2 pennyfor Feb 2012 Feb 2012 0 1573
The future of free DTV over the air ... 2 RKP5637 Feb 2012 Feb 2012 8 1781
Better Living Through Permaculture: The Importance of Goal-Setting 0 IrateCitizen Feb 2012 Feb 2012 1 1126
Helped some young friends of mine out with a car problem, saved them quite a bit of money. 2 Fumesucker Feb 2012 Feb 2012 3 1277
Congress to Sell Public Airwaves to Pay Benefits 1 RKP5637 Feb 2012 Feb 2012 3 1499
Better Living Through Permaculture: Permaculture and Social Convention 1 IrateCitizen Feb 2012 Feb 2012 1 1164
Drafty Home Retrofits Spread from Neighbor to Neighbor 1 Starboard Tack Feb 2012 Feb 2012 4 1233
10 Frugal Living Tips To Happiness On A Tight Budget 5 Little Star Jan 2012 Feb 2012 0 3514
Better Living Through Permaculture: Coppicing and Pollarding 1 IrateCitizen Jan 2012 Feb 2012 2 1150
Better Living Through Permaculture: Crazy for Cold Frames 0 IrateCitizen Jan 2012 Jan 2012 0 990
Is anyone familiar with Bike Share? 2 Starboard Tack Jan 2012 Jan 2012 0 1244
Better Living Through Permaculture: Building a Permaculture Society, Part One 0 IrateCitizen Jan 2012 Jan 2012 4 1148
Hands On Skills Mean Greater Choice and Freedom to Buy Used 6 Fumesucker Jan 2012 Jan 2012 6 1927
Better Living Through Permaculture -- New Year 2012 Front Yard Swale Project 1 IrateCitizen Jan 2012 Jan 2012 1 1221
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