Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act Symposium in Journal of Economic Perspectives

Environmental Economics

The most recent issue of the Journal of Economic Perspectives features a three-article symposium on the 50th anniversary of the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts. Third, most recent studies estimate benefits of cleaning up pollution in rivers and lakes that are less than the costs.

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Can Dry Cleaning Be Green?

Living Green & Saving Energy

Dry cleaning uses solvents to remove oily stains and dirt in fabrics that cannot be laundered with soap and water. PERC (perchloroethylene) is the dry-cleaning solvent of choice. According to the EPA, dry cleaning constitutes 80-85% of all PERC used.

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How to Clean Green

Living Green & Saving Energy

Here are five eco-friendly ways to clean around the home. Clean Green. easy green living tip green living clean green green cleaning ideas how to clean green

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How To Clean Nasty Parts of the House Without Chemicals

Living Green & Saving Energy

Do you think that you need chemicals to clean your house? easy green living tip green living reduce waste clean without chemicals green cleaningChemical cleaners may seem like an easier solution, but there are better ways to get the job done out there.

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Keep Our Environment Clean

Green Home Blog

Keep Our Environment Clean. Clean green – keep nasty chemicals out of wastewater by switching to natural soaps and detergents made from citrus, enzymes, or oxygen. Tagged: biodegradable , clean air , Cleaning , compostable , ecofriendly , environmental products , going green , green cleaning , green home , green living , household products , natural , organic , Recycling , water conservation.

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Israeli Startup SG Tech Manufactures Clean Energy From Cow Patties

Green Prophet

” SG Tech methods, claims the company, provide a solution that produces “…clean energy, clean water, and nutrient-rich organic compost.”. Energy Green Tech and Gadgets Sustainable clean energy clean tech in the Middle East

How To Make Green Cleaning Products At Home

Green Home Blog

How To Make Green Cleaning Products At Home. Clean Green! They’re supposed to keep our homes in tip-top shape, but many commercial cleaning products are really doing anything but. Tagged: Cleaning , environmental products , green cleaning , green living , household products.

Ways to Clean Indoor Air At Home

Green Prophet

When we think of cleaning our home, we often think about the walls, the floor, and the furniture. In order to combat this potential contaminant situation, here are some good ways to make sure the air in your home stays clean and crisp for you to breathe. .

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It’s Time to Clean Out Your Nest Boxes

10,000 Birds

The important thing is to choose a nest box plan for the species you want to attract that can be opened and cleaned out when necessary. One of the most important aspects of nest box monitoring is cleaning out the box after each nesting.

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How Cleaning became my Meditation.

Elephant Journal

My work-trade experience at the yoga studio where I practice is slowly changing how I feel about cleaning, and it’s teaching me how to be mindful. Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today awareness clean cleaning cleaning up clutter happiness healing learn lessons life meditation Meditative Practice mindful mindfulness practice scrub self love suffering tidy tidy up wash yoga practice yoga studio

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Toxins in Common Household Cleaning Products

Green Home Blog

Toxins in Common Household Cleaning Products. It can seem impossible to sort out what’s dangerous, both to your family and the environment, so below we’ve compiled a list the hazardous chemicals that can be found in household cleaning products. They are the most important part of any cleaning product, and are found in all sorts of cleaners, especially all purpose cleaners , detergents , fabric softeners , and stain guards.

Organic Dry Cleaning?

Environmental News Network

Lately, while going on the dreaded task, I have noticed a new “green option” in dry cleaning, “organic dry cleaning”. It sounds environmentally friendly, but what does “organic dry cleaning” mean? To my knowledge we don’t farm or eat dry cleaning.

Guest Post: Grapefruit And Salt Helping In Bathroom Cleaning

Hug a Tree with Me

Cleaning your bathroom can be a real pain. To clean a bathroom, we normally use a number of chemical cleaning products that not only smell bad and are harmful but they are also expensive. There are better alternative ways to clean a bathroom, such as using a grapefruit and salt.

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BBQ Season! – Tips For Cleaning Your Barbecue

Green Furniture Home Design

Cleaning your barbecue while it is still warm is the best time, since any stuck on food is more easily removed before it cools and dries on. Simply spritz the grate and scrub with the brush until clean. Home and Garden barbecue care and cleaning cleaning barbecue

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How to Clean Your Attic in a Green Way

Living Green & Saving Energy

Why is it so important to clean your attic? green home audit green living how to go green Clean Your Attic in a Green Way green cleaning green tips Attics can be one of the rooms with the most potential for mold growth in your entire house. Household mold becomes an enormous problem to any homeowner because it can quickly tear away at the infrastructure of your home. If mold is left over a long […].

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ESA Goes Clean Space

Green Home Blog

ESA Goes Clean Space. The European Space Agency (ESA) has created an initiative entitled Clean Space. Cleaning up space is not only a grand scheme it has the potential to also create a completely new employment sector.

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Epiphany: Science, Faith and Clean Water

Nature Conservancy - Science

“As a conservationist, I have come to appreciate that faith leaders and people of faith are an important component of the environmental conservation movement.”. From the Field Water

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How to clean mold without toxic chemicals

Green (Living) Review

One way to kill mold is to use my all-time favorite cleaning tool: vinegar. Both inexpensive and nontoxic, vinegar is a winner when it comes to cleaning your home, and cleaning mold is no exception. Green Cleaning green living green living tips

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Clean Coal Reality

Green Earth Journey

Reality There are no clean coal power plants in the United States. Reality Coal is not clean. Tags: videos reality clean coal environment Learn more HERE Labels: Random, Did You Know, Video.

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Cleaning Up the Toxins in Your Home

Green Home Blog

Cleaning Up the Toxins in Your Home. You might not realize it, but the very agents you buy to clean up your home may be making it dirtier and even more toxic. Drop your smelly cleaning supplies and vow to go green.

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Mr. Clean

Environmental Economics

Why would Jodi Beggs feel bad when she has recognized the solution to a universal common property inefficiency? Plus, this solution solves an important social problem. You'll never get fussed at for not replacing the toilet paper roll when you use the last square (I'm looking a you, Tim): Yoram Bauman, the stand-up economist , is in China doing some climate change economics-y stuff.

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The 5 Best Songs for Cleaning the House.

Elephant Journal

Sometimes there are just mundane jobs that need to get done and if we can turn even cleaning the toilet and mopping the floor into a self-care afternoon of being in the present moment, while enjoying some good tunes then we will notice that we are really getting some mastery over our life.

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5 Ways to Green Your Pool (and keep it clean)

Green Home Blog

5 Ways to Green Your Pool (and keep it clean). Swim clean and green! Clean green. You can also help keep your pool clean by filtering out contaminants before they even make it into your pool with a hose filter.

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Cleaning the Streets and Creating Art – Amazing Cigarette Butt Artwork

Hug a Tree with Me

Additionally, a growing number of creative minded persons have been cleaning the streets of butts in the name of art, below are five amazing examples of cigarette butt art… Cigarette Dress by Designer, Flore Garcia Bour.

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3 Easy DIY Cleaning Products: Save Money & the Planet!

Elephant Journal

Family Green Health & Wellness cleaning products diy cleaners diy cleaning products eco-friendly cleaning supplies green cleaning supplies homemade cleaners non-toxic cleaning suppliesMy garbage disposal always has a funky smell—I can't wait to try #3 to change that!

Concrete Patio Cleaning Tricks

Elephant Journal

As with all frequently used areas, however, your patio will require frequent cleaning sessions. Durable, versatile and affordable, concrete patios are the go-to choice for controlled outdoors environments.

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Organic Dry Cleaning?

Environmental News Network

Lately, while going on the dreaded task, I have noticed a new “green option” in dry cleaning, “organic dry cleaning”. It sounds environmentally friendly, but what does “organic dry cleaning” mean? To my knowledge we don’t farm or eat dry cleaning.

Spring Cleaning is Emotional Clearing.

Elephant Journal

Spring cleaning—a thorough and deep cleanse of our homes at the end of winter—is a common tradition that’s as old as the hills. The home was cleaned as part of a preparatory purification […]. What Makes “Tidying Up” So Life-Changingly Magical? In many cultures it marked the onset of a religious or seasonal celebration or festival. Academy Alumni Blog Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Health & Wellness

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What to Look for in Green Cleaning Products

Green Home Blog

What to Look for in Green Cleaning Products. You use them to keep your house clean and safe, but soap and other cleaning products can actually be one of the biggest sources of dangerous toxins and chemicals in your home. Most household cleaning products contain a variety of manufactured chemicals that are potentially hazardous to the health of your family and the environment. Another alternative to common toxic cleaning products is to use enzyme-based cleaners.

Living Green and Healthy: 6 Important Health Benefits from Clean Water

Living Green & Saving Energy

The need for clean water hardly requires explanation. Beyond the obvious benefits of clean water to every day living, medical experts have validated some important health benefits as well. Here are six important reasons why clean water is good for your health as well as the environment. Everyone has an inherent understanding of the value of uncontaminated water for drinking, cooking and washing.

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Time to Clean House

Indigenize

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The plant that transforms wastewater into clean water

Green Prophet

During the first steps, solid waste is filtered from the wastewater and separated for composting, while the liquid part flows through three individual artificial wetlands and eventually comes out as clean irrigation water.

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Quick Tips to Clean Up the Dry Cleaning

The Green Samaritan

We all have to do it…gather up dirty “dry clean only” garments and head off to the neighborhood cleaners every week or so. To help you clean up your dry cleaning dilemma, See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Product Reviews Drycleaning process PERC The Green Garmento

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An Apartment Spring Cleaning Checklist

Green Furniture Home Design

Luckily, it is just around the corner which means it’s time to start planning my apartment spring cleaning! The following is list of the supplies you will need to start the cleaning process: -Large, Heavy-Duty Trash Bags. Environmentally Friendly Cleaning Supplies (Seventh Generation, Simple Green, Green Works). Once you have all these items, prepare to start cleaning! Clean furniture, lamp shades, and other decorative items.

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Time to Clean House

Indigenize

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Product Review: Clean+Green Furniture Refresher

The Green Samaritan

With a dog and two boys constantly in and out of the house, especially during summer, there is always something, somewhere that needs to be cleaned, spot treated and/or odor eliminated! Spray Clean+Green on the odor source.

8 Must-Haves for a Nontoxic Cleaning Kit

Green (Living) Review

Green cleaning can save your lungs and your bank account, keeping your family happy and healthy. According to research from the American Chemical Society, the truth behind green-cleaning product claims varies wildly, with some loaded with harmful petrochemical ingredients.

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Help Clean Up the Willamette this Weekend

Wend Magazine

If you happen to be in Oregon this weekend, don’t miss out on the opportunity to be part of the Great Willamette Clean Up 2011. The 187-mile effort to clean up a river essential to life in Oregon takes place both on land (by foot and by bike) and water (by kayak, canoe or SUP).

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Key environmental figure represents Love Clean Streets

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Ian Blackburn(left) Phil Barton (right) Environmental reporting business Love Clean Streets has announced a key industry figure as its first official Ambassador. Love Clean Streets Founder, Ian Blackburn, said: “We are delighted to have Phil on board.

Coming Clean.

Elephant Journal

I entered the program that day thinking I could finesse my way through it, since I had been a therapist for many years at that point who was well versed in addictions and recovery. Cue dramatic music. When you think you''ve got a handle on an addiction, you are in trouble.

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The Clean G 15% discount

Green Living Tips

HTML clipboard Green Living Tips readers can get a 15% discount on hand made cleaning. supplies, pure beeswax candles and jewelry from The Clean G - grab the coupon code and learn more about The Clean G

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How to Clean Fabric Lampshades

Green Furniture Home Design

The cleaning of fabric lampshades has always been one of the difficult and daunting chores for people! I was taught at a very young age by watching my mother clean hers. Also I think people forget that this is a chore that needs to be done, especially around spring cleaning time ! While cleaning the cold settings of my lampshade, I take caution to avoid snagging any fringes. Home and Garden cleaning lamp shades how to clean lamp shades

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4 Easy Homemade Recipes To Clean Your Fruits and Veggies

The Green Samaritan

In those cases, what are the best ways to wash and clean the conventional produce to remove any pesticides but also bacteria as well?

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