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Tips to Shrink Your Business’ Carbon Footprint

Living Green & Saving Energy

Companies that go green are also more productive, according to researchers from UCLA and the University of Paris-Dauphine. In addition to increased productivity, reducing your carbon footprint can help reduce your costs and overall expenses. Going green doesn’t […]. green business practices Green News green work habits saving energy sustainability how to go green for business sustainable businesses

What Is Your Carbon Footprint?

Green Home Blog

What is YOUR Carbon Footprint? Human activity over the last few decades is responsible for creating huge amounts of these gases, which is why reducing greenhouse gas emissions are such an important part of going green. What Is a Carbon Footprint? The term carbon footprint refers to the amount of greenhouse gas released by a person or community. It’s also possible to calculate the carbon footprint for particular countries or industries.

Urban Water Footprint: Extensive and Expensive

Nature Conservancy - Science

Another way to look at the scope of the urban water footprint: urban areas only cover around 2-4% of the Earth’s land surface, but the area upstream of their water sources, their water footprint, covers 41% of the Earth’s surface.

3-D print your makeup for a gorgeous carbon footprint!

Green Prophet

Here’s where that little pink becomes largely green: there is no large-scale manufacturing processes, no international shipping of raw materials and finished goods. Design Lifestyle 3D printing carbon footprint

Green Senior, Green Soldier

Green Home Blog

Green Senior, Green Soldier. Youth seems to take center stage when it comes to various causes, especially the green movement. Many, sixty and over, have been dealing with different aspects of past as well as future green behavior that most have rarely considered. This influence is something that perpetuated forced green living which for many has carried over beyond the forced part. Seniors of today maintain their green living through a variety of ways.

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BookDifferent.com to publish carbon emissions for 593,000 hotels

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | Several travel booking websites now call out eco-friendly lodgings, but in a world-first, not only is the Netherlands-based BookDifferent revealing which hotels have a valid green certification—they are also publishing nearly 600,000 hotels’ carbon emissions.

Stating the Green Case: Small Business Advantages

Green Home Blog

Running a small business is hard enough without having to implement green products or additions. However, what many companies do not realize is that by making their organization more green friendly, in turn, promotes good business. Small Business Green Example: Overkill.

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How To Offset Your Printing Footprint

Environmental News Network

Consumerism Go Green Natural Resources Sustainability Waste Management Conservation Tips From: StinkyInk.com. How To."

Climate Change & Birth Control: Reducing our Footprint with Family Planning

Green Living Ideas

The post Climate Change & Birth Control: Reducing our Footprint with Family Planning appeared first on Green Living Ideas. What is the connection between climate change and birth control? One of the solutions to climate change is improved birth control & family planning options for women around the world. Activism birth control climate change family planning world population

Green Your Laundry & Reduce Your Carbon Footprint on Mother Earth. ~ Dayna Colvin

Elephant Journal

Bedroom Green: 6 Eco-Sexy Tips

Green Home Blog

And while you are finding the time and energy to steal away with your lover, why not incorporate some green tactics to make even the most intimate of intimates another step in lowering your carbon footprint and/or helping heal the planet? Thwart the Swimmers with Green Sense.

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6 Simple Ways to Green Up your Office Space

Hug a Tree with Me

While we may be curbing our footprint by driving less, we are still contributing to un-econess by generating waste and burning massive amounts of energy. 6 Simple Ways to Green Up your Office Space: Recycle Everything: Recycled everything that can be recycled.

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10 Green Ideas That Save Money and Help The Planet

Living Green & Saving Energy

By passing on the knowledge and ideas on living green and saving money to others, you give them a tangible benefit as well as improve the overall greenness of the world. carbon footprint easy green living tip green living saving energy saving money go green save money Green living practical green livingEnvironmental conservation and protection should be a concern for all individuals.

10 Green Ideas That Save Money and Help The Planet

Living Green & Saving Energy

By passing on the knowledge and ideas on living green and saving money to others, you give them a tangible benefit as well as improve the overall greenness of the world. carbon footprint easy green living tip green living saving energy saving money go green save money Green living practical green livingEnvironmental conservation and protection should be a concern for all individuals.

How to Green Birding’s ‘Big Year’

Nature Conservancy - Science

Tim Boucher ( @tmboucher ) blogs frequently on birds and birding for Cool Green Science. Introducing the Green Big Year. Some birders have found a way to reconcile their need to see as many bird species as possible with their concern for the environment — the Green Big Year.

Qatar (Still) Has the World’s Largest Carbon Footprint

Green Prophet

According to the World Wildlife Fund’s latest report, Qatar still has the world’s largest carbon footprint. According to the WWF Living Planet report, high-income countries have an ecological footprint on average five times higher than that of low-income nations. “We

The True Cost of Meat

Environmental News Network

Activism Consumerism Education Food Go Green Health Natural Resources Sustainability Carbon Footprint Farms Green Greenhouse Gas Emissions Tips From: Pounds to Pocket .

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Holiday Efficiency: 10 EPA Tips on Keeping it Green

Green Home Blog

Holiday Efficiency: 10 EPA Tips on Keeping it Green. In the whirlwind of holiday shopping, activities, family, cooking and so much more it can easily let your green intentions slip away from you. Label Look – Purchase products with the following labels to help reduce your carbon footprint: Design for the Environment – U.S. Keep your holiday energy efficient and as green as you can so come January you can work on your list of resolutions or leftovers or both.

Reducing Your Home’s Carbon Footprint

Living Green & Saving Energy

Did you know that your home has a carbon footprint? Appliances, water consumption, heating, cooling and electricity usage are just a few of the ways it contributes to its carbon footprint. green home green home audit saving energy saving money energy saving home Home Carbon FootprintReducing or modifying your home’s reliance on fossil fuels will not only be beneficial to the environment, but also reduces your utility bills, saving […].

The Paris Talks Are Over—This is Where We Start.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green WAYLON: Today Only climate change eco-footprint environment environmental degradation going green green Paris Paris Climate TalksAs much as we need to celebrate the outcome from the Paris Climate Talks, we also need to get moving.

Green Your Family Road Trip

Conservancy Talk

Because of our love of nature and desire to protect these incredible places for our children and future generations, we try to minimize our carbon footprint as much as possible when we travel. Buying local reduces your footprint and supports the local economy.

SMALL FOOTPRINT GARDENING

Green (Living) Review

Small-Scale Gardening How will my blog, Small Footprint Gardening, mesh with GRIT Magazine and the rural lifestyle? gardening gardening tips green living After all, you’re more than likely on a few acres and don’t really need small-scale gardening methods. I hear you, but hear my out.

Run Your Carbon Footprint Against the World’s

Green Prophet

My feet are big, at US women’s size 10, but my footprint is enormous. I tried it and got a footprint of 9.88 Your carbon footprint is the sum of all carbon dioxide (CO2) gas emissions caused by your daily activities in a given time frame. Carbon Footprint Ltd.

Case Study: We Measure One Family's Hajj Carbon Footprint (Part 1)

Green Prophet

If every year around 3 million people make the journey, what is their carbon footprint? Also how can we ‘green’ Hajj to make its impact on the planet gentler? Consequently, this brings the Hussain’s total carbon footprint to approximately 32.77

Living Green and Healthy: 5 Health Benefits from Going Green

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Living Green and Healthy: 5 Health Benefits from Going Green by greenwise on January 12, 2011 I spend a fair amount of time on Living Green and Saving Energy describing how to go green and save money as a result. Green living can improve your health as well.

New Science: Time to Step Away from the Ecological Footprint?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Kareiva and his coauthors argue that the most widely cited measure of global and national sustainability — the Ecological Footprint — has serious conceptual and scientific flaws that render it almost unusable for scientists, policymakers, resource managers and investors.

Carbon Footprint – Summer Travel

Green Home Blog

Carbon Footprint – Summer Travel. For the remainder of the summer why not re-adjust your carbon footprint summer travel plans. Summer travel can be fun, educational and green all at once. Green Travel. Green Hotels.

What is Your Water Footprint?

Green Home Blog

What is Your Water Footprint? Most of us know what a carbon footprint is. That is, if you drive a car today to get to work, and have done so for the last year, your carbon footprint is unlikely to change until you retire. What is your water footprint?

Living Green and Healthy: 5 Health Benefits from Going Green.

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Living Green and Healthy: 5 Health Benefits from Going Green by greenwise on January 12, 2011 I spend a fair amount of time on Living Green and Saving Energy describing how to go green and save money as a result. Green living can improve your health as well.

London Olympic Games 2012: where to go green

Green Traveler Guides

| Greening the Games |. Of the nearly one million visitors anticipated in London for the summer 2012 Olympics, how many will insist on going green? And what does the epicenter of Englishness have waiting to greet the green traveler? The map: essential green companion.

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UK land footprint one and a half times the size of nation

Green (Living) Review

"The UK's land-guzzling footprint is like eating a three course meal when you only need a snack - it's excessive and we're depriving some of the world's poorest communities of their fair share. " Land footprint is land consumed domestically plus land used to produce imported products, minus the land which is used for producing products that are exported. Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article.

8 Ways to Green Up your Wardrobe

Hug a Tree with Me

However, as harsh as clothing is on the environment, there are small changes that we can make to Green Up our wardrobe, consult the 8 tips below. Making your own clothing with sustainable fabrics can save you money while giving you a sense of pride and lessening your environmental footprint.

What Can We Do to Stop Global Warming? ~ Erin Emanuel

Elephant Journal

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Jordan architect wants to green up the capital’s biggest eyesore

Green Prophet

The filthy glass facades soar above a street-level footprint ringed by old hoarding, abandoned building material and trash. Green Prophet met up with Salameh to get the full story. Green Prophet: Congratulations! “Green” is in my blood.

Coal Country Bank First to Report Carbon Footprint to Shareholders.

Mother Jones

Coal Country Bank First to Report Carbon Footprint to Shareholders. The bank has in recent years tried to give itself a green makeover, but apparently not enough to satisfy the shareholders behind the resolution, including a Roman Catholic group and Walden Asset Management.

8 Simple ways to Green Up your Bedroom

Hug a Tree with Me

In fact, studies suggest that if you make small changes in your bedroom habits, you can actually erase symptoms of insomnia - some of those same changes can also lesson your environmental footprint. Below are 8 simple ways to Green Up your Bedroom.

10 Green Prophets for 2012

Green Prophet

Despite civil unrest, dangerous regimes, and appalling environmental crimes and neglect, there are good green things afoot for the Middle East. Here is Green Prophet’s 11 eco-heros for 2011. The year in retrospect has been a positive one.

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How to go green with eco-friendly clothing

Green Prophet

Well, first and foremost–it’s going green! You can choose to go green through your clothing, as well. And, I’m not trying to diminish going green. Just like they care where their food is coming from, their carbon footprint.”

What Is Your Carbon Footprint?

Green Home Blog

What Is Your Carbon Footprint? Human activity over the last few decades is responsible for creating huge amounts of these gases, which is why reducing greenhouse gas emissions are such an important part of going green. What Is a Carbon Footprint? The term carbon footprint refers to the amount of greenhouse gas released by a person or community. It’s also possible to calculate the carbon footprint for particular countries or industries.

Brooklyn’s Gotham Greens builds world’s largest urban rooftop farm

Green Prophet

Growing green roofs is now mandatory for new buildings being built in Canada and France. Puttings its money where American mouths are this super cool company from Brooklyn called Gotham Greens has just built the world’s largest rooftop farm -– in Chicago.