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How Will Your Small Business Celebrate Earth Day 2013?

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On April 22 nd , 2013 Earth Day will yet again be celebrated throughout the globe. Sponsor an Earth Day Spring Run. Plant Giveaway.

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5 Ways To Green Your Bedroom

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5 Ways To Green Your Bedroom. Green your bed! To get you started, here’s a list of five ways you can keep your bedroom safe, clean, and green. 1.

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A Guide to Green Flooring

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A Guide to Green Flooring. But how do you decide on the safest choice for you and your family? Carpets. Bio-Floor Natural Wool Rug. Hardwood floors.

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Secrets of Green Cultures Part V: Ancient Healing

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To understand ancient healing and its green applications, one must think outside the box. Chinese Acupuncture. Native American Botanical Healing.

Bedroom Green: 6 Eco-Sexy Tips

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Sex is everywhere you look. Computer, television, film, theatre, magazines, you name it. Therefore, why not have more of it? Slide Under Bamboo Sheets.

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It Isn’t the Vegetables….

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Have you ever noticed a peculiar smell when opening a can of vegetables or fruit? have, and it puzzled me for a long time. The other two cans?

Going Wild in the Backyard

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Going Wild in the Backyard. By: Sue Moore. Turn your backyard into a wildlife refuge! And there is some plain common sense advice as well.

Composting: A Love Story

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Composting: A Love Story. I ? Compost I love compost – it is one of my favorite parts of gardening.

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The Case For and Against Ethanol

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The first cite ethanol’s cleaner burn and a reduction of greenhouse gases and particulates. corn crop for fuel. Bush, is a stepped plan, requiring 7.5

LEDs Versus CFLs, It’s No Contest Anymore

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In 2008, I interviewed Dan Fink , a Northern Colorado off-the-gridder and co-publisher of Otherpower.com , a DIY renewable energy website. LEDs do not.

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Stating the Green Case: Small Business Advantages

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Running a small business is hard enough without having to implement green products or additions. Inspire. Small Business Green Example: Overkill.

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It’s that time of year again

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It’s that time of year again. Spring break is just around the corner and your kids are excited about the idea of free time away from school.

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Green Lunches for Schools

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It’s unfortunate that said schools also need a wakeup call – a call that brings them into the 21 st Century with green banners flying.

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Green Living 2.0, Sustainable Communities

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Then that generation woke up, started having babies and focused on college funds and braces. Many of the established communes downsized.

The West Coast Wonder: California’s Response to Global Warming

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California has always been at the forefront of progress and radical change. Global Warming Cap and Trade. It’s Been Done Before. Going Forward.

Video Games Could Save the Environment

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The first video game came not out of a developer’s studio but from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory, in 1958.

Stay Warm, Save Energy, Cut Spending

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Stay Warm, Save Energy, Cut Spending. You can be gloomy about winter, or you can have fun staying warm. If you have a fireplace, use it.

Censorship on Climate Change

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Censorship on Climate Change. Government’s Accountability Office, or GAO, had since lauded NASA for its transparency. Bush administration.

10 Reasons Vegetarianism Can Help Save the Earth

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10 Reasons Vegetarianism Can Help Save the Earth. go veg! 1. Manure is notorious for releasing global warming methane as it deteriorates. Water Waste.

How Cool is Bamboo

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How Cool is Bamboo. Cool Bamboo. Our forests are suffering by the minute. Bamboo is one of the most durable, eco-friendly choices on the planet.

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Compare 5 green products with their outdated counterparts

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There are many simple way to live sustainable in your home. As humans, we tend to over consume which creates a lot of waste. Source: eLocal.com.

5 Rules For Sleeping Well – Naturally

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5 Rules For Sleeping Well – Naturally. Sustainable Wood New Wave Maple Bed. Keep a routine. Only use your bed for sleeping. Get comfy.

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How To Make Green Cleaning Products At Home

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How To Make Green Cleaning Products At Home. Clean Green! Here are a few of the recipes I use to replace toxic store-bought cleaners.

Reuse and Reduce

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Reuse and Reduce! Making use of the products we already have is one of our best weapons in the war on waste. Did you know? 34% of all trash in the U.S.

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A Guide to Shopping Organic

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A Guide to Shopping Organic. Recent years have seen an explosion in organic food and products. What does it mean for something to be organic?

A Good Tax Credit for Small Business, Large Business and Residential Advancement

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A Good Tax Credit for Small Business, Large Business and Residential Advancement. Throughout the 2012 campaign, dramatics about taxes where abound in full force. They continued into and around the fiscal cliff crisis and in the end, we all got taxed one way or another. ATRA 2012. Residential Benefits. Business Benefits. To Infinity and Beyond.

Holiday Efficiency: 10 EPA Tips on Keeping it Green

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Holiday Efficiency: 10 EPA Tips on Keeping it Green. In the whirlwind of holiday shopping, activities, family, cooking and so much more it can easily let your green intentions slip away from you. Print this out and tape it to your fridge so you can refer to it as you speed by in-between roasts, toasts and those you love the most. 1. USDA Organic.

What’s In Your Air Freshener?

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What’s In Your Air Freshener? It might not be as flashy as sight or sound, but smell is still a powerful sense. Sadly, a lot of these products rely on toxic chemicals to cover up bad odors and can actually end up contributing to indoor pollution. How do air fresheners work? What’s in air fresheners? What to use instead?

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How Does It Work: Hydropower

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How Does It Work: Hydropower. Hydropower – power generated using water’s downhill flow – is one of the most common alternatives to fossil fuels. But while hydropower boasts significant advantages over energy sources like oil and coal, it also creates some serious problems of its own. What is hydropower? How does hydroelectric power affect you?

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What Is Your Carbon Footprint?

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What is YOUR Carbon Footprint? Global warming is one of the biggest environmental issues we face today – it’s estimated that in the next century average temperatures will increase anywhere from 2° to as much as 11°F. What Is a Carbon Footprint? The term carbon footprint refers to the amount of greenhouse gas released by a person or community.

What is Wrong With PVC?

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What is Wrong with PVC? What Is PVC? But not all plastics are the same, and PVC – polyvinyl chloride – is one of the worst. There are a number of toxic chemicals in PVC that make it dangerous both to the environment and to your health. It can also be found in common household products like toys, shower curtains, and packaging. Disposal of PVC.

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Tips for Cleaner Indoor Air

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Tips for Cleaner Indoor Air. When most people think of air pollution they picture highways full of car exhaust and factories belching smoke, but did you know that the air inside your home can actually be more dangerous? Follow the tips below to help keep the air in your home clean. Test for Air Quality. Filter. Clean Green. Keep Chemicals Outside.

How to Serve Holiday Dinner Without Waste

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How to Serve Holiday Dinner Without Waste. During the stress of the holidays, it can be easy to forget that responsible food use is just as important as responsible food production. An average American family of four will throw away around 122 lbs. of food a month. The U.S. and 4% of U.S. Waste not, but enjoy the bounty. Stuffing – ¼ lb. potatoes.

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10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween

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10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween. Posted on  October 11, 2011. Halloween is a fun holiday for both parents and children – what’s not to love about candy, costumes, and scary pumpkins? It’s also a great opportunity for parents to teach their kids about the importance of making healthy, eco-friendly choices.

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Green Small Business Startup Ideas

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Small Business, Small Space, Small Garden. Many urban dwellers do not have the luxury of obtaining a second home nestled in nature’s stunning embrace.

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10 Easy Ways to Conserve Water In Your Yard

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10 Easy Ways to Conserve Water In Your Yard. Get a rain barrel. Recyclable Rain Barrel. Be smart with irrigation. Use sprinklers wisely.

Keep Our Environment Clean

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Keep Our Environment Clean. The convenience of modern life can make it easy to forget how big an impact our lifestyle has on the environment: we can all hop in a car, buy a soda, or do a load of laundry without having to think about where those products come from or where our waste is headed. Did you know? 35% of U.S. are used on corn. 2/3 of U.S.

5 Big Green Changes for Your Home

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5 Big Green Changes for Your Home. Going green usually means making small changes to your everyday life: we replace disposables with reusable items, toss toxic chemicals in the trash, or bike to the store. But what if you want to do more? When you’re ready to expand your green lifestyle, your home is a great place to start. Reuse greywater.

What Type of Composting Is Best For You?

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What Type of Composting Is Best For You? Composting is a great way to turn your household waste into nutrient-rich fertilizer, but all the options available for composting can make it hard to know where to start. To help you decide which compost method is right for you, we put together this quick guide to the most common types of composting.

10 Ways to Dispose of Disposables

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DITCH THOSE DISPOSABLES AND REPLACE THEM WITH REUSABLES! visit greenhome.com for great bag options! Americans generate an amazing amount of garbage. We’re all so used to cheap, disposable products that we don’t hesitate to toss that plastic water bottle, foam container, or paper towel in the trash. Plastic Water bottles. Plastic bags. Coffee cups.