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8 Green Items Every Home Should Have

Green Home Blog

8 Green Items Every Home Should Have. Greening your home can be a daunting process. Green cleaning products. Reducing waste is one of the most important goals of going green, and composting is an easy way cut down on your trash haul. Green lighting.

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Green Lunches for Schools

Green Home Blog

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. If your school is too small to make use of 100 pounds of kidney beans, consider enlisting several area schools in the buying process.

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Warning: Graphic. Why we should not let our Loved Ones (or Ourselves) be “processed” by a Funeral Home.

Elephant Journal

Here’s an alternative to the below: Green Burials. “Writing as someone whose church operates a green cemetery on its land in Wisconsin: yes, this. Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Free Content to Partners Green Health & Wellness Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Today Only Or cremation.

Secrets of Green Cultures Part V: Ancient Healing

Green Home Blog

To understand ancient healing and its green applications, one must think outside the box. The Green Connection. These and many other secrets of ancient healing can be applied to the green movement in many ways.

Melissa Etheridge Blames Diet of Meat and Processed Foods for Her Cancer


Etheridge believes that a diet high in meats and processed foods led to cancer. According to One Green Planet, she blames western society’s diet and lifestyle [.]. Melissa Etheridge is speaking out about what she thinks caused her cancer, and what changes have helped her get healthy. The singer was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004. Eats Lifestyle News Pop Culture melissa etheridge

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8 Ways to Green Up your Wardrobe

Hug a Tree with Me

Before your conventional clothing gets to you, they are made with the use of unsustainable materials that are processed with chemical dyes, bleaches, synthetic solvents and PVC. Green up fashion Business and Economy Charity shop Clothing Fashion Niche Nike Shopping Sustainability

10 Green Prophets for 2012

Green Prophet

Despite civil unrest, dangerous regimes, and appalling environmental crimes and neglect, there are good green things afoot for the Middle East. Here is Green Prophet’s 11 eco-heros for 2011. The year in retrospect has been a positive one.

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Eco-Friendly Education: Ways to Go Green

Environmental News Network

Therefore, at this stage, education needs to adhere to the requirements and demands of scholars so as to grow green, save money and resources, and be stewards of our environment. Below are a few listed ways in which the schools could start greening themselves for an equitable survival.

The Thin Green Line Is Stopping Coal and Oil in Their Tracks

Sightline Daily

The Cascadia region has proven to be extraordinarily challenging for those who would turn it into a major carbon energy export hub—so much so that Sightline has taken to calling it the Thin Green Line. What’s next for the thin green line?

The Thin Green Line Grows Stronger

Sightline Daily

The same story has been unfolding elsewhere along the Northwest coast, a region that Sightline has taken to calling the Thin Green Line for both its importance to global energy policy and its stubbornly adversarial relationship with Big Oil and Coal.

Is Syriza the first Green government in Europe?

Green Blog

When I say that Syriza’s victory is in a sense the first Green government in Europe, it’s obviously not just Greens. A Green Government? Having said that, there is a remarkable extent to which Syriza is in practice a Green government.

Ionic solvents to save energy during biomass processing


Green Products. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Ionic solvents to save energy during biomass processing. According to a study conducted by the scientists at the Imperial College London, ionic solvents have slippery properties that could save approximately 80 percent energy consumed during biomass processing. They claim that a slight amount of lubrication could result in a relatively more sustainable process of biofuel manufacturing.

George Monbiot: “Let’s let ecological processes rip”

Green (Living) Review

Calling for a ‘rewilding’ of the UK, large areas of land should be left alone to grow wild, he said, so that we can “let ecological processes rip,” and allow nature to bring itself into balance and thrive. green living tips nature wilderness

Better Green Living Through Chemistry

Nature Conservancy - Science

Conservancy NatureNet Fellow Sen Zhang and his colleagues recently announced a new process that overcomes a key obstacle to the wider adoption of fuel cells that could power our cars and homes with clean, renewable energy: their prohibitive cost.

THIS Toothbrush Is A Miswak | Green Prophet

Green Prophet

Thank you Leen for sharing your eco-product with Green Prophet. Leen Sadder SVA Graduate Student, MFA Design New York City Thank you for sharing your product and thought process Leen, you’re a great eco-designer and inspiration – we need more visionaries like yourself!

Fiji resort named ‘Australasia’s leading green hotel’

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News |. W orld Travel Awards has picked Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji Islands Resort as “Australasia’s Leading Green Hotel” in 2011. World Travel Awards was launched in 1993, and the voting process is monitored and independently audited.

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Think Green While Drinking Red

Environmental News Network

Luckily there are a range of wine products that involve eco-friendly processes. Organic wines are made from 95% organic ingredients and processes, the remaining 5% of ingredients can’t be found organically.

Processing Plastics

Eco Friendly Daily

There are guides and quick tips for recycling by recycle code - the small triangle-shaped symbol present on most every plastic object- but what is the process by which these non-biodegradable materials are reused? . But how much energy does this process cost in the long run?

Green Miner Pulls Minerals from Desalination’s Seawater Brine

Green Prophet

Palin teams up with metal-munching bacteria to biologically “mine” minerals from seawater: the byproduct of his process is pure, potable water. Palin’s developing something different: a biological mining (not melting) process.

Abu Dhabi: Biggest Polluter Turned Green Police

Green Prophet

“To enhance its inspections process, EAD has introduced an innovative system to record and monitor compliance at facilities and projects,” writes Gulf Today. Image of a whole different kind of “ green police ,” Shutterstock.

I’ve Seen Enough. Just Shoot Me Now. ~ Rhonda DeFelice

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Civil Rights, Social Good) Food Free Content to Partners Funny Green Health & Wellness WAYLON: Daily Newsletter Z ADMIN Food Featured Today Z ADMIN Green Featured Today eggs environment food green Mindful living packaging processed foodsIf you ever see me buying these, you have every permission to beat me silly.

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A Green Girl’s Guide to Getting Rid of Body Hair

Hug a Tree with Me

The process involves the twisting of cotton threads onto the hair follicles to remove it from the roots. green up your body green alternatives natural beauty Many women all over the world celebrate their body hair, and to them, I say “more power to ya!”

Green Life After Death

Environmental News Network

Practices like burying coffins in concrete vaults interrupt the natural process of decomposition and embalming bodies in formaldehyde introduces hazardous toxins to the environment. Green burials are actually cheaper than traditional burials, though not as cheap as cremation.

Calling All Green Bloggers – Masdar Competition Wants Your Ideas!

Green Prophet

For example, in the Middle East, the current process to purify seawater to produce drinking water is hugely energy intensive, expensive and unsustainable. Energy blogging green competition Masdar Masdar Group water

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What is Wrong With PVC?

Green Home Blog

Another problems is that the process of recycling PVC releases many of the same toxic chemicals as the manufacturing process. Tagged: ecofriendly , green home , Green kids , green living , greening , PVC , recycled material , recycled plastic , Recycling. Defining Green Going Green Green Business Green Health Recycling ecofriendly green home Green kids green living greening PVC recycled material recycled plastic

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Dubai designer uses nano-tech to turn a traditional black abaya green!

Green Prophet

She experimented with organic photovoltaic (OPV) units, made of flexible and lightweight thin film (pictured below) that can be “printed” using roll-to-roll production processes.

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Green jobs in the Middle East: find them at Masdar’s World Future Energy Summit

Green Prophet

If so, you might want to head over to the 7th World Future Energy Summit (WFES), where Masdar Institute of Science and Technology and Reed Exhibitions are hosting a “Green Career Fair.” Green Prophet will be there, so be sure to pop on by to say hello.

Design your own LEED energy efficient dream green prefab with Blu

Green Prophet

Design your own fantasy shack from the comfort of your keyboard with California-based Blu Homes – makers of fully customizable, prefab, green housing. Developed by professional architects, the predesigned building components ironically remove the architect from the design process.

Is Dubai’s Atlantis slip-sliding away from any green goals?

Green Prophet

While its green status is questionable, the stunning Atlantis, The Palm Hotel and Resort located in Dubai is one of the UAE’s most popular attractions and one of the most alluring travel destinations in the world.

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SAY It Forward: A Call to Share Your Green Homeowner Experience

The Green Samaritan

Greenspiration Home is an online resource dedicated to helping homeowners build, renovate, and decorate green. For most people home ownership is a lifelong process of trial and error. Energy Efficiency Green Living Energy Efficient Homes Green Building Greenspiration Home

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Wharton’s Looking for Middle East Green-novation at Innovation Tournament

Green Prophet

Knowledge@Wharton and a college in the United Arab Emirates Launch Innovation Tournament for Green Ideas in the Middle East. Submissions concerning minor process changes need not apply. Crazy idea keeping you up at night? Are you a solver of problems with worldwide impact?

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Green Deal flop - new figures released

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Commenting on the release on Thursday, June 27, 2013 on the first official statistics of take up of the Government''s flagship Green Deal scheme for energy efficiency, Friends of the Earth''s Warm Homes Campaigner Dave Timms said that the figures are a disaster but not unexpected. For the figures on the Green Deal visit DECC''s website. UK government Green Deal friends of the earth

100 million trees dry, rather than green, the UAE’s western desert

Green Prophet

Once it is gone, irrigation water will have to be produced entirely through desalination , an energy-intensive and waste-producing process. Energy desalination greening the western desert Photography Richard Allenby Pratt

The Biggest Blind Spot of Urban Greens?

Sightline Daily

The process of permitting increased density is advancing in Cascadia, but it is advancing slowly, step by step. My green-minded, farmers’ market-loving neighbors regaled each other with how much they hated the condo buildings rising half a mile away near the neighborhood shopping street.

Green Waste Processing for Boutique Olive Oil Presses and Wineries

Green Prophet

The second stage uses fixed bacteria to create biogas for fuel, and the third stage generates clean water through a process called “accelerated wetlands” – meaning the wetlands are encased in the unit. The aim is to process 20 cubic meters of waste per day.

Fracking Wastewater Threatens to Drown Ohio | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

23, 2013 10:55 AM PST Tweet billb1961 /Flickr First, the good news: Using the process known as hydraulic fracturing to create natural gas wells produces less wastewater than wells created using more conventional methods, according to a new study in the journal Water Resources Research.

Tips for Cleaner Indoor Air

Green Home Blog

Clean Green. You can also use a green carpet shampoo. Plants can process more than just carbon dioxide – a 1989 NASA study showed that indoor plants also have the ability to clean VOCs like trichloroethylene, benzene, and formaldehyde out of the air. So keep your home green, literally, by keeping indoor plants. Tagged: air quality test kit , Bio Floor , carpet , clean air , Cleaning , green cleaning , Green Holiday ideas , green living , health.

Going Green the Hizbullah Way

Green Prophet

Hizbollah is going green with an eco-jihad as a tactic of war against Israel. Always extol the green Lebanon. ” According to Nasrallah, green Lebanon is not going to last much longer due to desertification, rampant building and environmental neglect.

I’ve trained Muslim clergy on how to be green. This is what I’ve learned

Green Prophet

I had an opportunity to conduct a series of green workshops for Imams, or Muslim clergy throughout Jordan. Education and enlightenment is a process and a self-discovery and it takes a journey of immersion of other cultures and new disciplines to appreciate and celebrate diversity.

What to Look for in Green Cleaning Products

Green Home Blog

What to Look for in Green Cleaning Products. An added benefit of green laundry detergents is that they are free of the perfumes and other additives that can irritate your skin. Enzymes are proteins that are necessary for most cellular processes, including decomposition. Tagged: Cleaning , green cleaning , green living , green products , greening , health , household products , kitchen.