Keepin' It Green: The Week in DIY: 15 Easy Ways to Save Water, 10 Foods that Fight Cancer, and More

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The Week in DIY: 15 Easy Ways to Save Water, 10 Foods that Fight Cancer, and More

Each week, we highlight some of our favorite projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer.

Your Idle Computer Can Solve Global Water Problems
IBM’s World Community Grid takes advantage of your PC’s downtime to work on everything from curing cancer to solving the water crisis.

Upcycle Denim Waistbands into a Unique Rug
Take your favorite pairs of worn-out jeans (or find usable, clean pairs at your local thrift store) and turn the waistbands into a small throw rug.

Top 10 Foods and Drinks for Cancer Prevention
From artichokes and leafy greens to red wine and flaxseed, add these ten foods to your diet for their cancer-fighting benefits.

15 Ways to Practice Water Conservation at Home
These easy tips — from fixing leaky toilets to collecting rainwater for your garden — help you save resources (and money) by cutting your water usage.

Man Builds Cat-Sized Village for Homeless Cats
At Craig Grant’s cat sanctuary, dozens of stray and abandoned felines find a new home.

5 Ways to Lighten Your Load and Live as if You’re on the Road
These “less-is-more” suggestions from Apartment Therapy give you the guidelines you need to de-clutter your home.

Can Comedy be Organic? Green? Johannah Knott and the All Organic Comedy Tour Say YES (Interview)
Going green doesn’t have to be so serious — and comedian Johannah Knott and her “eco-comedy” tour are the proof.

Sip Tea to Your Health: Alleviate a Variety of Ailments Naturally by Choosing the Right Cup
With cold and flu season on the way, see how sipping these different kinds of tea can help you keep in top form.

Who Picked Your Veggies? Using Packaging to Recognize the Farmer
In an effort to connect consumers to their food, one man hopes to add farmers’ pictures and stories to vegetable packaging.

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