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Blog Action Day - October 15, 2007

Filed Under: staying green

Today, October 15, 2007, thousands of blogs across the blogosphere will join together under the banner of environmental-friendliness for the inaugural Blog Action Day. Keeping with the idea of green-centric posting, DIY Life will be publishing several articles devoted to helping you help the environment in a do-it-yourself kind of way, which, in our opinion, is the best "kind of way" around.

In case you've missed them in the past, here are 25 previous DIY Life articles that fit the bill for today's posting pattern:


  1. Passive solar pool heater on the cheap
  2. Manual lawn mower sales are on the rise
  3. Mission Possible: conserve and irrigate
  4. Hollow out a light bulb to make a sea monkey condo
  5. Using coconut husk liners for exquisite summer and fall planting
  6. How to stop your junk mail (and save the environment)
  7. DIY weed killers
  8. Save trash space by collapsing milk cartons
  9. Recycling your electronic devices
  10. Helping protect water supplies in one easy step
  11. Getting kids to go green
  12. Build your own rain barrel to conserve water and save money
  13. Finding an Eco-friendly daycare center
  14. Green Tip: make your freezer use less energy
  15. Give plastic bags new life and help save the planet
  16. What every organic garden needs
  17. Environmentally-Friendly Gift-Wrap Options
  18. Did Quite Contrary Mary grow a rain garden? Now you can.
  19. Gearing up for a car-less commute - How to ride your bike to work
  20. Alternate energy incentives to end current cycle in 2008
  21. Waste less: in search of the greenest way to wrap a sandwich
  22. New Uses for Old Phone Books
  23. Easy homemade potting soil
  24. Alaskan youth wants to show Exxon how it's done: The electric VW Beetle
  25. Reuse items for household storage

For more green DIY tips, make sure to check our "Staying Green" section often.

  • Kermit Johnson

    It's been about 3 1/2 months since Blog Action Day. It's hard to measure the impact, but I am seeing some of my friends in my industry blog more about "green" building materials.

    I might be an odd bird, but I am a Minneapolis real estate agent who thinks that people should consider building their homes out of dirt.

    Here's a post I wrote about the wonders of building with "cob." Please share it with your readers any way you wish. I would like to provoke some thinking about this idea.

    http://www.realestatetwincities.net/what-is-cob/

    Reply
  • okazakifudosan

    I think that you are very good.
    I praise it.
    And I support you.

    Reply
  • Becki

    I did my part today to support the greeniness of our Earth. I've posted a helpful and informative blog using a tip from up above. If you'd like to visit my blog, and become more greeny, here is the url:

    http://blog.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=blog&Mytoken=B2B4DE05-9557-4D90-9E5216C5B2A6666828668535

    I promise you won't be disappointed...

    Reply
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