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How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home

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October 13, 2011
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You might think only factories emit pollution, but your home is guilty too. Patty Kim, from National Geographic's The Green Guide, shows you how to reduce your carbon footprint at home, and save money while you're helping to save the planet.


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