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. A water filter. While most of us are lucky enough to have easy access to treated water, there are still contaminants that make their way through water treatment systems and into our homes. Look for a water filter system that uses both reverse osmosis and activated carbon for the safest possible water. Green lighting.

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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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Green Your Bathroom

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Green Your Bathroom. Bathrooms are frequently home to an array of toxic products, use lots of energy, and account for the majority of home water use – in fact, the EPA estimates that toilets alone account for 27% of all the water used in the average home! 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. A family of four can save hundreds of gallons of water a month!

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10 Ways to Green Your Bathroom

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10 Ways to Green Your Bathroom. Bathrooms are frequently home to an array of toxic products, use lots of energy, and account for the majority of home water use – in fact, the EPA estimates that toilets alone account for 27% of all the water used in the average home! 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. Flush away less water. Turn off the water.

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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. Also make sure to set your water heater no higher than 120° and to wash clothes and dishes in cold water.