4 Earth-Friendly Baby Products for Environmentally Conscious Parents

Living Green & Saving Energy

As new parents know quite well, having a baby is a wonderful and life-changing experience. While caring for a new little one can be immensely rewarding, it might also be a bit overwhelming at times—especially when trying to decide which products you should or should and should not buy.

How to Be Environmentally Conscious

Green Living Ideas

As such, eco-friendly decision-making and behaviors are conscious choices we make. The post How to Be Environmentally Conscious appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Sponsored Posts compost How to be environmentally conscious Recycling Water ConservationThe environment and its preservation has been of worldwide concern since the dawn of humanity’s modern evolution.

Raising Environmentally-Conscious Kids

The Green Changemakers

I mage credit: Nature Conservancy, Paul Barwick Is creating the next generation of environmental stewards as easy as sending your kids outside to play? A study done several years ago by Louise Chawla tried to understand what factors went into the make-up of people who demonstrated significantly pro-environmental behavior. As prominent environmental educator David Sobel eloquently stated, "One transcendent experience in nature is worth a thousand nature facts."

Japan: Aspects of Comprehensive, Environmentally Conscious Housing Design

The Green Changemakers

We have continued to improve the environmental quality of our housing over the past 50 years," said Mr. Nomura. UR uses ingenuity and innovative technologies in their housing to further reduce environmental impacts. Buildings Designed and Built for Long Life UR also addresses the structure of new buildings from an environmental perspective. [link] A housing shortage in Japan in the 1950s was becoming a big social concern as the people concentrated in large cities.

The More you Know, the Less Gold Glows.

Elephant Journal

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Up, Up & Away: How Vertical Farming can eliminate Food Deserts.

Elephant Journal

Even the most conservative of estimates predicts that there will be 9.6 billion of us on the planet by 2050. We are only a generation or so away from a major food and water.

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Back to College: Campus and Academic Guides for Sustainability

Green Life Smart Life

Over the past few years, more and more students are looking at higher-learning institutions that breed environmental awareness, and offer curriculums and policies that parallel their green ideals. The Princeton Review and Kaplan College Guide , two well-respected and long-time resources for college-goers everywhere have releases their annual lists of ranked colleges and professions, now specifically dedicating ratings for environmentally responsible colleges and careers.

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Eco-Friendly Shoes

Eco Friendly Daily

These days, there are innumerable ways for people to make more environmentally conscious purchases. Jared Skye is an environmental scientist and author of sustainability and self-sufficiency themed media. Categories. Garden. Kitchen. New & Exciting. Electronics. Events.

First economy hotel chain to go green

Green Traveler Guides

will implement a program to "reduce environmental impact and waste, meet the changing expectations of today''s environmentally conscious guests and potentially lower operational expenses." Econo Lodge hotels says it is the first national eco-friendly economy hotel chain.

Mayim Bialik Talks Veganism and Religion

Eccorazzi

As an environmentally-conscious Jew, Mayim Bialik recognizes the important role veganism plays in her faith. Read More. Entertainment Film/TV News Top News Vegan Mayim Bialik

Futurekind – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Hardback Manual and manifesto, an inspiration and a call to arms; this rich and timely survey is all in one and presents over sixty innovative, socially and environmentally conscious design projects changing the world for the better.

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Yoko One and Sean Lennon Create Artists Against Fracking

Eccorazzi

Yoko Ono & Sean Lennon have joined with environmentally-conscious celebrities to create Artist Against Fracking, a collation to protest drilling techniques. Read More. Causes Environment News Top News Sean Lennon Yoko One

Denis Vranich – “Spray Foam Insulation Critical for Net Zero Energy Construction”

Green Living Ideas

Spray foam insulation is a versatile and easy way to cut energy consumption and costs while being environmentally conscious. The post Denis Vranich – “Spray Foam Insulation Critical for Net Zero Energy Construction” appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Sponsored Posts green buildings green construction net zero buildings spray foam insulation

Cameron-funded School to Go Completely Vegan in the Fall

Eccorazzi

MUSE School CA, the environmentally conscious school founded by Suzy Amis Cameron, wife of Read More The post Cameron-funded School to Go Completely Vegan in the Fall appeared first on Ecorazzi. The world’s greenest school is going even greener in the fall as it turns completely vegan. Eats Healthy Living Lifestyle News Top News Vegan james cameron suzy amis cameron

Animal Activists Urge Boycott of Marion Cotillard Film ‘Rust and Bone’

Eccorazzi

Despite being one of the more environmentally conscious celebrities out there, Marion Cotillard is at the center of an animal rights issue. Read More The post Animal Activists Urge Boycott of Marion Cotillard Film ‘Rust and Bone’ appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Film/TV News Top News marion cotillard

The "Trash" We Can't Get Enough Of

Green (Living) Review

Retailing Reuse Environmentally conscious designers and clients are eager to reclaim resources for their embodied energies and histories. Not too long ago, structures slated for demolition inevitably found their demise in a landfill.

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THat's all well and good, but what is the incentive for sustainability?

Environmental Economics

Generally speaking, people are getting better and better all the time at managing their own environmental footprints, and the effect that they have on the planet. But, as the world grows ever more environmentally conscious, and as sustainability becomes more a habit of everyday existence, it’s time for businesses – as well as individual consumers – to step up to the plate, too.

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Keeping Businesses Bright – 5 Tips To Cut Down a Growing Energy Bill

Green Living Ideas

It’s time to promote awareness about energy saving tactics and make your office an environmentally conscious workspace for the future. By implementing these simple tips in your workplace, you’ll be able to see immediate changes in your energy bill the next month. When it comes to reducing energy consumption, every bit counts. The post Keeping Businesses Bright – 5 Tips To Cut Down a Growing Energy Bill appeared first on Green Living Ideas.

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Biodegradable vs Compostable Plastic Bags: What’s the difference?

Greentumble

Reducing plastic bag usage has been at the forefront of the agenda for many environmental groups and government organizations. The environmental problems. Environmentally-friendly alternatives. What are the environmental problems with biodegradable and compostable plastic bags?

How Big is Your Plastic Footprint?

Wend Magazine

Thankfully, it isn’t just the environmentally-conscious complaining about it anymore. I probably don’t even need to say it, but: one-use plastics suck.

Parks and Public Lands Win at the Polls

10,000 Birds

Voters across the country support environmentally conscious ballot initiatives. Voters in several states had the opportunity to express their support (or condemnation) of various environmental (or anti-environmental) issues respectively in the recent election cycle.

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Plastic Bag Bans around the World

Greentumble

Even though the usage of plastic bags is still slowly on the rise, many countries have started to become aware of the environmental damage they can cause. People have started to become more aware of the environmental impacts of their daily life choices. Environmental Conservation

6 Tips to Make Kids More Nature-Friendly

Environmental News Network

In a world where young ones live and learn by example, it is important for us adults to be responsible role models who are always ready to guide them in making wise and environmentally sound decisions. By: Guest Contributor, Kimberly Grimms.

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4 Tips for Creating a Sustainable, Green Business Model

Green Prophet

Making a commitment to a greener, more environmentally conscious business strategy is not easy. Doesn’t matter how “green” your business is if you don’t know how to make money.

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DYK, There is Lead in Christmas Lights?

Green Home Blog

In any case, for environmentally conscious Christmas celebrants, the edible tree is a real hazard if it is also strung with lights which haven’t been checked for their lead content. DYK, There is Lead in Christmas Lights?

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Solar Energy: Benefit the Environment and Save Money

Hug a Tree with Me

Solar energy: Benefit the environment and save money Solar Power is becoming increasingly popular in today’s environmentally conscious world, especially with all the stories regarding global warming and climate change.

5 Steps to a Greener Wiener (err…love life)

Wend Magazine

Our love lives can be physically, emotionally, and environmentally taxing. You’ll save precious time if you know where to find an equally environmentally-conscious mate. You’re on your own with the first two issues; I’m here to offer suggestions for the third…. Step One: Meet.

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Top Ten Eco-Friendly Toys for Kids

Green Home Blog

Educational toys can be a fun, easy way to teach your little ones about the importance of being environmentally conscious. The Best Eco-Friendly Toys for Your Kids. Follow these ten easy suggestions to help make the best green choices for your little ones. Pick green plastics. Go green with toys made from non-toxic, recycled and recyclable plastics. Especially be sure to avoid PVC and polycarbonate (#3 and #7, respectively), which leach chemical additives.

Holy Going Green, Batman! The Batmobile Now Eco-Friendly

Eccorazzi

The latest installment of the Christopher Nolan directed Batman film franchise is set to debut next summer, but the Batman Live stage show can tide you over and gets bonus points for the Batmobile taking an environmentally conscious twist!

Eco-Friendly Home Office Tips

Green Furniture Home Design

At this time there are more choices than ever for choosing sustainable, environmentally-friendly home office furniture. With this growing number of environmentally conscious furniture manufacturers, you are sure to find something that fits your ergonomic, style and eco-minded needs. Now is the time to start making eco-conscious decisions about your home.

Sustainability Advice for Small Businesses

Environmental News Network

Generally speaking, people are getting better and better all the time at managing their own environmental footprints, and the effect that they have on the planet. By: Guest Contributor, Hannah Corbett.

The Future is Steel

Hug a Tree with Me

However, as much as we do in our home and businesses to be more ‘green’ we have not put as much thought to make the buildings themselves a better more environmental resource-until now. These days, more and more people are concerned about the environment, as they should be.

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Carpool Lane Access Granted to California Chevy Volt Drivers

Eco Auto Ninja

Hopefully, the extra effort made by General Motors to get the Volt qualified for the high occupancy vehicle lanes will pay off as environmentally conscious commuters and carpoolers will have even more reason to give this new technology a chance. 2012 buyers of the Chevy Volt , a hybrid-electric vehicle introduced in 2010, will now be allowed to drive in the high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane in the state of California.

The Eco-Friendliest Cities And The Cost of Being Green

Celsias

As Americans have become more environmentally conscious, a panoply of eco-friendly services have popped up across the country to cater to our eco-needs. Getting off the grid? Hire a solar panel installer. Messy house? Find a housecleaner who uses biodegradable, non-chemical cleaning agents. Need a house? You can even hire a green architect. But there are two big problems with going green: availability and cost.

The Future is Steel

Hug a Tree with Me

They are the smart choice for the environmentally conscious consumer, looking to save a little bit of money and erect a building that lasts, not only his generation but also the next. These days, more and more people are concerned about the environment, as they should be.

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Green Practices in The Hospitality Industry

Eco Friendly Daily

Pretty much everyone these days is getting environmentally conscious; in fact, the Tourism industry has long since been following green ways. However more and more hotels and restaurants are coming out with new ways and means to go green and woo the environmentally conscious customer.

Reusing plastic utensils in the garden

Green (Living) Review

These days people are looking to be more environmentally conscious, which means using reusable utensils instead of plastic ones. Reusing plastic utensils (flatware) in the garden (and elsewhere) by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Don't toss those plastic knives, forks and spoons.

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5 Ways Businesses Can Increase their Sustainability & Go Green

Green Prophet

As such, partnering with an environmentally conscious group is a great way to do your part for the planet, while also showing your company’s values and beliefs to the rest of the world.

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Poll Shows 57% of Americans Don’t Like Electric Cars, Smart Decisions

Eco Auto Ninja

While an initial glance at these numbers may send a shiver down the spine of our more environmentally conscious readers, the good news is that if 12% of America drove electric cars by 2015 we would be well ahead of President Obama’s goal of seeing one million plug-in electric vehicles on the road by then. USA Today just ran an electric car buying Gallup poll that showed that 57% of Americans would not consider purchasing an electric car or truck regardless of the cost of gasoline.

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Guest Post: What Air Pollution is Costing Us

Environmental Economics

Pollution and health have always been directly linked, both environmentally and medically, but few people consider the economic impact felt by countries afflicted with poor outdoor air quality. Environmentally conscious policy will benefit and stimulate the economy by encouraging efficient use of resources while lessening healthcare costs.

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Let's go and collect laundry detergent

Green (Living) Review

On top of that soap nuts have a large environmental footprint associated with them too by the time the come to us here in the developed world all the way from India.

Air New Zealand Suspends Carrying Shark Fins

Celsias

Air New Zealand markets itself as an environmentally conscious carrier , and has stopped the practice but insisted the shark fin flown to Hong Kong since October was by-product and had not been obtained by the practice of finning, in which fins are sliced off and the sharks left to die.

The Best Green Gifts for the Holidays

Green Home Blog

The holidays are a great time to teach your kids about the importance of being healthy and environmentally conscious. For the Kids. Greenhome’s Earth kit includes a book full of eco-friendly activities for kids as well as a BPA-free water bottle and organic t-shirt. You can also make learning about the environment fun with the Earthopoly board game or a set of eco flash cards. Eco Flash Cards.

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