Family tries for a month to cut water, energy, fuel by half

Pete Skenandore has a new perspective on grocery shopping.

Before, he'd push a cart full of groceries from the store to the car and drive home with his air-conditioner blasting. Now he's loading them into a cart attached to a bicycle.

The new lifestyle began July 11, when the Skenandores embarked on a monthlong quest to reduce their fuel, energy and water use by half.

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