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10 everyday services gone green

Dec. 12, 2011, 8:56 a.m.
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Every step counts

For all those daily needs — from electricians to auto mechanics to hair salons — there are more green alternatives than ever before. Trouble is, they’re often hard to find.

Fortunately, that’s changing. Many are now listed in online directories or can be located via a quick Google search. Here are 10 everyday green services that are increasingly available. Come explore how they differ from their non-sustainable cousins and how to find a service provider near you. (Text: Sidney Stevens)