Win Hand Painted Eco-friendly Binder and Writing Supplies – An Eco-School Year Giveaway Hop

Hug a Tree with Me

After entering my giveaway, be sure to hop around and enter all of the other #GreenSchool giveaways listed on the linky at the bottom of this post for your chance to win more eco-friendly and healthy giveaways! We are giving one of our readers a chance to win the hand painted eco-friendly binder pictured along with eco-friendly writing supplies.

Eco-friendly Ways to Prepare Your House for a New Baby

Green Home Blog

To avoid these dangers, replace regular cleaning products with eco-friendly alternatives: use an oxygen cleaner to avoid dangerous chlorine bleach fumes, replace solvents that release toxic volatile organic compounds (VOCs) with soy-based options , and use an all-purpose cleaner made from plant-derived cleansing agents. You’ll want to make sure your carpets are clean and baby-friendly before your little ones starts crawling and exploring.

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DIY Inexpensive and Eco-friendly Seedling Pots For The Garden

Eco Friendly Daily

eco-friendly biodegradable seedling pots. Making your own eco-friendly. Another wonderful surprise is that the two most popular DIY eco-friendly. seedling pot materials used to make these eco-friendly seedling pots: newspaper. Some people like to use tape, but I like to keep it as eco-friendly as. chemicals: today many newspapers are printed on recycled paper and with soy. based ink. If the weather outside is.

Bayside Apartment Sustainable Sofa

Green Furniture Home Design

Eco-friendly construction and a Certified sustainable, kiln-dried hardwood frame hold the seat cushions, which are soy-based polyfoam, and wrapped in regenerated synthetic fiber and encased in downproof ticking. Sofas crate and barrel sofa review eco-friendly sofaFrom Crate and Barrel comes the sustainable Bayside Apartment sofa.

Decorating Ideas for the Thanksgiving Table

Green Furniture Home Design

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and this year, you should aim to create a memorable experience for your friends and family, and while you’re at it – make some sustainable choices! Most of them are made from petroleum-based plastics, and you don’t want any of that near your food! If you are using candles as lighting, try and use some soy-based candles, they burn longer, and there are less chemicals used in their manufacture.

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Healthy Furniture is the Future in a Green Home

Green Life Smart Life

The new rage in interior design is eco friendly and healthy fabrics, surfaces, textures and finishes. BiOH polyols are a soy based ingredient used in upholstered furniture, bedding, carpet backing and even automobile seats. The reason the switch to BiOH is such a great choice is because they are made from soy bean oil which is a renewable source unlike traditional foam which is made from petroleum-based products.

What to Look for in Green Cleaning Products

Green Home Blog

Fortunately, there are a range of non-toxic, environmentally friendly cleaning products available to help with everything from cleaning your oven to soap scum removal to laundry. The most important thing to look for when choosing eco-friendly cleaning products is to ensure they are made from naturally occurring, non-toxic substances. Soy-based cleaners also provide a safe alternative to toxic solvents. Eco-friendly laundry detergents are also available.

Giveaway of 250 Business Cards from UPrinting.com ends 7/11

Hug a Tree with Me

And while there are quite a few printing companies out there, one truly stands out and that is UPrinting.com Based out of Van Nuys, CA, UPrinting.com has been providing outstanding printing services online since 2000. They practice social responsibility and eco-friendly printing. UPrinting prints with the use of vegetable/soy based inks, they offer recycled paper stock and they properly recycled their waste.

Zero VOC Paint

Eco Friendly Daily

Next time you decide to redecorate consider using Eco-friendly paint. Instead of petrochemicals, the ingredients include a soy-based resin which equals zero volatile organic compounds, or VOC’s, reports Jetson Green. The dyes are mineral based, and the color pigments are clay based. Green Planet Paints has come out with a hand-crafted environmentally responsible paint.

Increase Indoor Air Quality and Eliminate Odors

Hug a Tree with Me

Much like house plants, activated charcoal absorbs the cause of the odor which cleans the air Ditch the Synthetics: Switching to candles free of petroleum and unnatural fragrances will not eliminate odors 100% but it also will not pollute the air which makes soy based candles and other alternatives the more Eco-friendly option

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Earthopolisciousness

Eco Friendly Daily

Now, while it might seem a bit odd to associate “eco-friendly” with a game that seems to indicate that the point is world domination, it’s actually a pretty interesting concept. It’s also cool that all the paper is printed with soy-based inks and the shrink-wrap is made out of corn oil, so it’s 100% biodegradable. Oh, Eco-Toys. How I Love Thee… Eco Summer Camps. Friend us on Facebook. FRIENDS. Categories.

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Naturally Increase Indoor Air Quality and Eliminate Odors

Hug a Tree with Me

Ditch the Synthetics: Switching to candles free of petroleum and unnatural fragrances will not eliminate odors 100% but it also will not pollute the air, which makes soy based candles and other alternatives the more Eco-friendly options. The rapidly growing air freshener industry is constantly offering us some fancy new odor eliminator with advanced technology that is supposed rid our indoor air of foul smelling odors.

How to design eco wedding card?

Green Prophet

Creating and sending out eco-friendly wedding cards is a great way to contribute to saving the planet as a couple. If your plan is to use eco-friendly stationery throughout your event and planning, there are many ways of achieving this. By the way, if you would prefer the responses and wedding wishes of friends and family to be eco-friendly as well, it would be as easy as fitting it all into your wedding prep.

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5 Ways Green Furniture Can Improve Your Sleep Patterns—and the Science Behind It

Eco Chic

Getting serious about living an eco-friendly lifestyle does more than just help save the planet. Eco-friendly mattress for the best rest. For starters, an eco-friendly mattress without harmful chemicals does not ruin the air quality in your room.

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An Eco Christmas

Green Earth Journey

at the old blog address ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ An ECO Christmas Part 1 Ok, so how do I have an ECO friendly Christmas and make everyone, including my three children, happy? Now, obviously buying a real tree is more environmentally friendly, if you dispose of it in an Eco friendly manner or plant it in the ground. Planting a new Christmas tree after is a great way to leave an eco-friendly legacy.

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Folded Paper Jewelry That Makes Origami Look Chic

Green Prophet

They could perhaps be a little greener if made out of recycled paper colored with soy-based inks, but in the meantime Karni’s jewelry is still eco-friendlier than the goods in your average jewelry store. :: Hila Rawet Karni. Read more about eco-friendly jewelry: Yael Uriely Shows Us That Good Things Come in Upcycled Shapes, Colors and Sizes. Hila Rawet Karni’s jewelry items look so luxurious, you’d never guess they’re made of paper.

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Ditto - A Product Review

Green Earth Journey

Made with 100% tree-free recycled paper Ditto Paper Hangers are made with soy-based inks and starch-based adhesives. The fact that they are eco friendly just makes my smile even larger! Have you heard of the brand new hanger that is about to take over the closets of the world?? Closet Domination sounds good! Now I have to tell you that I absolutely loath hangers.

5 Ways to Wrap Easy for the Holidays

The Green Samaritan

Home About Terms of Use & Privacy Policy Disclosure Contact Product Reviews Monthly Eco-Resolutions Quick Reference Guide Subscribe 5 Ways to Wrap Easy for the Holidays November 30, 2010 Black Friday, Small Business Saturday , Cyber Monday – check, check, check. If you need to purchase additional wrapping paper consider looking for paper that has sustainable qualities like being printed on recycled paper and the use of water or soy based inks.

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An ECO Christmas

Green Earth Journey

at the old blog address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ An ECO Christmas Part 1 Ok, so how do I have an ECO friendly Christmas and make everyone, including my three children, happy? Now, obviously buying a real tree is more environmentally friendly, if you dispose of it in an Eco friendly manner or plant it in the ground. Planting a new Christmas tree after is a great way to leave an eco-friendly legacy.

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Jack Johnson Blazing a Green Trail

Eco Friendly Daily

Brushfire Records, for instance, the label owned by Johnson, convinced Universal (their manufacturer/distributor) to use FSC-certified recycled paper for all their Brushfire music and movie releases, developed the first 100% recycled plastic tray, and piloted a new form of environmental packaging called Eco-Pac. Brushfire is currently challenging Universal to develop a biodegradable corn-based shrink wrap and soy-based inks for use on CD packaging.

+HOUSE is a classy take on open and natural living

EcoFriend

In view of the increasing awareness of people to act more responsibly towards the environment, Superkul Inc Architect has designed a home that is eco friendly without compromising on aesthetics. The counters and concrete floors were subjected to soy-based sealers while the curtains were fashioned from hemp and untreated silk. Sonia Renthlei: As environmentally conscious as some of us may be, it isn’t always easy to go about accumulating green points.

Product of the Week – The FruitGuys

The Go Green Blog

One is by using eco-friendly packaging. Their uniquely designed boxes are made from between 75% to 100% post-consumer recycled cardboard (depending on area) and printed with soy-based inks. Tags: Eco-Products Healthy Eating Food That Works fruit Organic The FruitGuys I love fresh organic fruit! Who doesn’t? But it is so hard to find at the chain supermarket stores & who has the time to run around for it.

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Lara Miller: Eco Fashion’s Quick Change Artist

Eco Chic

Eco Fashion designer Lara Miller is an Eco Chick fave ; her supermodern, often convertible, sensuously romantic, yet travel-friendly designs are deceptively simple but always on point. Lara uses the most cutting edge eco fabrics, experimenting with fibers made from seacell, bamboo, organic cotton, lyocell, flax- and soy-based fibers and hemp. Being a “green” company means much more to me than just using eco-friendly fibers.

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Green Gift Guide 2010

Green Blog

If you plan early and do a little research, green alternatives aren’t hard to find; there’s something eco-friendly out there for everyone on your list. For the: friend who’s always on-the-go. Why they’ll love it: Not only is this gift environmentally-friendly, a serious writer or student will appreciate how much more professional and beautiful a high-quality pen looks. For the: friend with a green thumb. For the more traditional friend, flowers or ivy work well.

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Sustainable Furniture: Will We Pay for It?

Green Life Smart Life

From individual furniture makers to national retailers, green furnishing options are popping up in many stores and price ranges to appeal to eco-friendly consumers and conform to stricter environmental laws. Some eco-conscious companies are also socially conscious, including Harden Furniture and Lee Industries. Or, choose a chair with wool or soy-based upholstery fillings. From The New York Times: Once a laggard in the green scene, the $8.3

Sustainable Furniture: Will We Pay for It?

Green Life Smart Life

From individual furniture makers to national retailers, green furnishing options are popping up in many stores and price ranges to appeal to eco-friendly consumers and conform to stricter environmental laws. Some eco-conscious companies are also socially conscious, including Harden Furniture and Lee Industries. Or, choose a chair with wool or soy-based upholstery fillings. From The New York Times: Once a laggard in the green scene, the $8.3

Gluten & (mostly) Soy free: Eating Healthy in Portland, OR

Eco-Vegan Girl

I looked forward to trying fun things like vegan corn dogs at Hungry Tiger Too, but when I did I had quite the stomach ache from all the grease and processed soy. Don't get me wrong, all of that was delicious and worth a try, but the next day I decided to try the gluten-free and soy-free diet - and boy was I glad I did. While we jumped right off the gluten, it took us until the end of the trip to stop eating soy, though I'm sure you could have the same meals without it.

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