Category Archives: Greendex

Study: Bicyclists and pedestrians spend more money in stores than drivers

Wait. That doesn’t make sense. Drivers have trunks that hold more stuff. They can zip around town quicker and hit more stores. How can cyclists spend more money? Researchers at Portland State University and the Oregon Transportation Research and Education … Continue reading

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Sunscreen chemicals bad for you and environment

I hope this post catches you before you’ve gone out and stocked up on sunscreen for the summer. I came across the most interesting article this morning on the benefits of mineral sunscreens over chemical sunscreens. Some of the information … Continue reading

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Greendex says Americans least green

If you saw this story in this morning’s paper, you already know National Geographic’s study rated America the least green out of the 14 countries studied. In three out of four categories — housing, transportation and consumer goods — American … Continue reading

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