8 Green Items Every Home Should Have

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8 Green Items Every Home Should Have. Greening your home can be a daunting process. Green cleaning products. Reducing waste is one of the most important goals of going green, and composting is an easy way cut down on your trash haul. If you don’t have access to outdoor space, look for smaller bins designed for indoors or find an industrial compost site in your area that accepts household waste. Green lighting.

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Best green household products must for every home

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Green Products. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Best green household products must for every home. In keeping with increasing demand for green products, manufacturers of household items are rolling out eco friendly and useful objects designed to making life easy. Household chores can leave your hands smelling far from sweet. 5 Green products for avid campers. 5 Green products for greener offices. Please login.

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4 Things That Should Never Go Down The Drain

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A household drain can seem like a convenient way to get rid of unwanted liquid waste – we’ve all been tempted to flush away dirty mop water or to just dump cooking oil down the sink and be done with it. Tagged: biodegradable , Cleaning , compostable , compostables , composting , ecofriendly , environmental products , green cleaning , household products , kitchen. 4 Things That Should Never Go Down The Drain. Keep your drain toxic free.

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Five Ways to Teach Kids to Be Green, Naturally

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Five Ways to Teach Kids to Be Green, Naturally. It’s great that children are taught to think green when they’re at school, but how much of that do they remember when they come home? Unless our children see parents and guardians really working on green planning at home, they will believe it to be a school mantra for use only when it suits. Here are some simple ways in which we can practice what we preach and involve the entire household in regular green activities.

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5 Ways to Green Your Pool (and keep it clean)

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5 Ways to Green Your Pool (and keep it clean). Swim clean and green! But that doesn’t mean you have to scrap your family’s outdoor oasis – instead, try following these five easy steps to minimize the environmental impact of your pool and to keep your yard green. Clean green. Build with green materials. Look in your area for dealers that specialize in solar water heating systems to keep your pool warm the green way.

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Debunking Some Green Myths

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Debunking Some Green Myths. And not all “green” corporations are as environmentally friendly as they would have you believe. In fact, phony green companies have inspired the term “greenwashing” – a term that piggybacks on such concepts as “whitewashing,” which means intentionally obscuring some unfortunate, possibly illegal and likely immoral action or event (i.e., Not all “natural” products are natural.

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How to Serve Holiday Dinner Without Waste

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Ensure there is a mixture of green waste (nitrogen-rich food scrapes or green plant clippings) and brown waste (carbon-rich materials such as leaves, egg shells, or coffee grounds). Have a green and happy Thanksgiving and Happy Holidays! Tagged: bagasse , biodegradable , compostables , ecofriendly , Green Holiday ideas , green living , Green tips , greening , less waste. How to Serve Holiday Dinner Without Waste.

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Green Your Bathroom

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Green Your Bathroom. So to help get you started fixing these and other problems, we’ve put together a list of ten ways to make your bathroom safe, efficient, and green. Clean green. You can keep your family and the environment safe by using green cleaning products made from citrus , enzymes , or oxygen. Tagged: Cleaning , environmental products , green cleaning , green home , green living , household products , water conservation.

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10 Ways to Green Your Bathroom

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10 Ways to Green Your Bathroom. So to help get you started fixing these and other problems, we’ve put together a list of ten ways to make your bathroom safe, efficient, and green. Clean green. You can keep your family and the environment safe by using green cleaning products made from citrus , enzymes , or oxygen. Tagged: Cleaning , environmental products , green cleaning , green home , green living , household products , water conservation.

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How Does It Work: Recycling Plastic

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Another problem with plastics is that the process of recycling degrades the polymers, which means that even when we put plastics in the green bin, those products don’t make their way back to us as bottles or food packaging. Defining Green Going Green Household RECYCLABLE Recycling REUSABLE SUSTAINABLY SOURCED recycled material recycled plasticHow Does It Work: Recycling Plastic.

What Is Your Carbon Footprint?

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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. Sites like epa.gov take into account your food, travel, and purchasing habits to calculate greenhouse gas emissions for you and your entire household. What is YOUR Carbon Footprint?

Nov 21st, R.I. Recycles Day

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The state will accept household hazardous wastes. The only appointments that are needed are for hazardous household items such as antifreeze, gasoline, fertilizers, weed killers and pesticides. Tagged: batteries, Central Landfill, household hazardous wastes, recycle, Rhode Island, Rigid Plastics. Tags: Good for the Planet Green Household Local Recycling Safety batteries Central Landfill household hazardous wastes recycle Rhode Island Rigid Plastics

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Green Garage: Getting Your Garage Winter-Ready

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If you’re like me, either a profuse hermit barely visible behind stacks of book, or a car enthusiast eternally pilfering through some engine, or if you just enjoy congregating with fellow man over a cold one, hopefully my notes here will help you keep your garage sanctuary a comfortable green niche throughout winter. The Green Heat Solution. Personally, I prefer the green appeal of electric heaters. Green Garage is brought to you by Shireen Qudosi of Heater Home.

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How to Clean Up After a Flood

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Furniture and household items. Tags: Green Household cleaning up from a flood flood clean up tips Since RI is presently still trying to asses the depth and breadth of damage cause by the historical flooding we all just faced, I though I’d look up and provide some tips on how to deal with the clean up after flooding. Across RI and surrounding states, homeowners are presently faced with one of the worst floods many of us have ever seen.

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Green Bites – Book Review

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Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Green Bites: Ecological Musings from the Front by John Vlahakis 250 pages, paperback, 8.9 For those of us just beginning our path, and for those already going along it, Green Bites offers food for thought about ways to become more informed and make healthier, happier choices for yourself, your family, and the environment. He is the founder of Earth Friendly Products, a green household products brand and a daily blogger at earthyreport.com.

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How to Create a Healthy Kitchen

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Check out t his list on Green Business Owner for the best green household goods. TerraCycle makes dozens of household cleaning products made from naturally derived ingredients and packaged in post-consumer recycled materials. Not the most fun topic ever, but your sponges touch your dishes everyday, so you might do well to find one that is clean and green. Green Living Ideas would like to thank past sponsors TerraCycle, Cuppow and Bambu.

A (laundry) load of (eco)balls

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And they did get voted one of the Ten Best Green Household Products by The Independent January 2005 I bought this set of eco-balls months ago, but it took a while to build up enough courage to try them. The idea is to put all three in your washing machine instead of washing powder. A combination of oxidising pellets inside and the thumping of the clothes by the balls knocks all the dirt out without any pollution. And by jove it works!