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. Parents who have “gone green” and […]. green products Baby Products

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.


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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.

2016 63

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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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. All Econo Lodge hotels in the U.S.

Yoko One and Sean Lennon Create Artists Against Fracking


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

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. AMP Blogs Network is a group of environmental blogs and websites focusing on delivering green tips and news to readers like you. Categories. Garden. Kitchen. New & Exciting. Electronics. Events. Health. Personal. Clothing & Accessories. Community.

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. All Econo Lodge hotels in the U.S.

Cameron-funded School to Go Completely Vegan in the Fall


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’


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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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

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. Yet, with new platforms, digital communication and engaged online communities, the products we can now design - and truly need - can be made by anyone for social and environmental good.

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How to Make Your Lifestyle Greener

Green Prophet

Are you looking to live a greener lifestyle and become more environmentally-conscious? It is clear that now is the time to take action to reduce environmental impact and when everyone takes steps (even small ones) it will be then that we start to see positive change and heal the planet.

2020 70

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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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. Now, their chance to find second life as a source of design inspiration for architects and their clients is substantial.

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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. Results from November 2018 ballots indicate a large and dedicated block of voters who are concerned about the health of ecosystems, as well as the preservation of complex wilderness areas.

2018 175

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


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! Designed by Gordon Murray , the eco-version of the Batmobile comes with the following green features: -A hydrogen fuel cell. -A A carbon fiber body that “breathes&#. -A A brace of lithium-io9 batteries.

Why Businesses Should Go Green With Their Architectural Plans

Green Prophet

All aspects of the building must be created to become environmentally efficient. It is one of the best ways to show to your prospective investors that your company is among the leaders in terms of environmental awareness. Moshe Safdie, Metalocus in China.

2020 76

Reasons to Use a Business Energy Provider 

Green Prophet

If you want a company that can deal with direct credit or is environmentally conscious, a business energy broker got you covered. Various businesses have established environmental commitments as they try to take responsibility for making the world a better place.

2020 68

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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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.

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. Thanks to our disposable culture , we’re not only filling our landfills with the synthetic products, basically made to never disappear completely, but also our waterways and oceans, and pretty much everywhere else. With more and more bans and fees on one-use plastic bags being instated throughout the U.S.,

Plastic Bag Bans around the World


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. The invention of social media has been an excellent platform for these environmental groups to reach the public on a larger scale than before. People have started to become more aware of the environmental impacts of their daily life choices. Planning ahead is a common thread with almost all environmental issues.

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


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. One would think that biodegradable plastic bags are an environmentally friendly alternative to the plastic bags we are used to. . What are the environmental problems with biodegradable and compostable plastic bags? Environmentally-friendly alternatives to plastic bags.

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.

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


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.

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. Being able to actively contribute this way will help your kids be more environmentally conscious in all their future volunteer work. Most of these websites contain fun environmental facts and eco-games that you and your kids can enjoy playing together.

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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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Green Globe Awards to be Presented to Israel’s Environmental Heroes this Week

Green Prophet

This Thursday will be a very environmentally conscious day in Israel, between the Earth Hour light outages taking place in almost 20 cities , the “Carmel Repair&# event to rehabilitate the burned-down Carmel Forest , and the Green Globe environmental award ceremony celebrating the past year’s environmental heroes. Business & Politics activism Environmental activism environmental activists Israel

2011 69

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.

2011 109

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. In spite of that, the amount of surface lead surprised researchers, most notably child environmental health specialist Dr. Leo Trasande, Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. DYK, There is Lead in Christmas Lights?

2012 169

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. With energy prices increasing, people are now trying to find new cost effective ways to power their homes. By harnessing the suns natural power you can preserve our environment.

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. And considering your partner may share your environmental beliefs you’ll never look sexier than you do in eco-undies and lingerie. You’re on your own with the first two issues; I’m here to offer suggestions for the third…. Step One: Meet.

2011 135

Las Vegas Going Green in a Quest to Become Saudi Arabia of Solar Power

Green Prophet

However, in recent times it has been undergoing something of an image change, as its clientele become more environmentally conscious, expecting their luxurious stay in Sin City not to involve sins being committed against the local environment. A green oasis in the desert?

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.

2016 119

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. Any business owner that wants to create a company that is both sustainable and green should be commended. After all, running the odd green initiative is good enough for most entrepreneurs. Yet, as one might guess, building or even maintaining a green business is a difficult task.

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That’s impossible, if recycling really did save money, some company would have already done it by now

Environmental Economics

Local governments are literally going broke and so are looking for ways to shift the costs of recycling off onto someone, and companies that make the packaging are logical candidates,” said Jim Hanna, director of environmental impact at the Starbucks Corporation. More environmentally conscious consumers are demanding that companies share their values, too.”.

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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. 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. By: Guest Contributor, Hannah Corbett.