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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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.

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

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

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

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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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

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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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

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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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?

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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The Dire State of Plastic Pollution

Greentumble

So how did the entity responsible for this environmental catastrophe get away with it? But wherever one is in the world, whether a ban is present or not, all it takes is environmental consciousness to avoid these products.

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How Businesses Can Benefit from Investing in Solar Power

Greentumble

Installing solar panels on your property will position your brand as environmentally conscious, tech-friendly and forward thinking — all important attributes for attracting customers and investors. Thinking about making the switch to solar?

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New brand Enhabit to lead revolution in energy efficient building

Green (Living) Review

The Enhabit team works with homeowners and business's to increase control, comfort and ultimately their quality of space while reducing both running cost s and the environmental impact.”

What part of reusable do people not understand?

Green (Living) Review

People seem to go on a picnic in a park, nowadays, and not wanting to use plastic cutlery (after all that is not very environmentally conscious and “green”) they bring, and some actually buy specifically for this picnic, reusable metal cutlery and then, hold on to your hats, throw those knives, forks and spoons, into the trash because they have, obviously, become dirty in use.

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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.

Radflek Radiator Reflectors: The wheel reinvented – HELP!

Green (Living) Review

We must get away from this and give the environmentally conscious consumer some real proper goods that last. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Radflek Radiator Reflectors, sold by a number of eco stores are said to reduce wasted heat from radiators by 40%. However, what are they really?

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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.

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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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.

Need for more trees confirmed by Forest Facts Summary as businesses urged to go green

Green (Living) Review

As the least densely covered country in Europe, it is essential that we develop sustainable, environmentally-conscious choices when selecting the products we consume and purchase in day to day life.

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Change Your World, One Word at a Time: David Firth Talks Sustainability, Language & Gallbladders at TEDxCSU

Green (Living) Review

TEDxCSU’s environmentally conscious theme “Growing Greener Generations” served as a call to action for students, faculty, and community members alike to live more sustainable lives.

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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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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.

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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Samsill Branches into Raw Ring Binders

Green (Living) Review

Constructed of solid heavy-weight chipboard for lasting durability and combined with a removable ring for easy recycling; these eco-friendly binders are 100% recyclable , contain no plastic, making them an environmentally conscious consumer’s dream.

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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.

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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FaeriesDance.com Pairs Organic Clothing with Peaceful Jewelry Made from Disarmed Nuclear Weapons Cabling

Green (Living) Review

The radiation-free copper cabling is morphed into beautiful, peaceful designs to compliment the eco-conscious wardrobe. Since FaeriesDance.com caters to the environmentally conscious consumer, it seems a perfect pairing.

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!

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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Hopes for an ecological Church raised by new Pope's choice of name

Green (Living) Review

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.