6 Green Living Principles Every Household Should Learn

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Here are 6 green living principles your household should learn and live by. This can be a source of food available for your household, so you don’t need to buy them when you do your grocery shopping. By: Guest Contributor, Jonathan James More. Image from Flickr.

4 Eco-Friendly Household Decisions to Start the New Year Right.

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10 Household Tricks Our Grandma Taught Us. ~ Ashleigh Hitchcock

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Here are 10 things to erase our worries. These age old traditions are tried and true. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Boulder Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Ecofashion Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Health & Wellness brown sugar dishes erase worry Fels Naptha grandma laundry mice repurpose smile tea

The Dangers of Household Mold

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The Dangers of Household Mold. Tagged: air quality test kit , clean air , Cleaning , environmental products , green cleaning , green living , health , household products. Cleaning Going Green Green Health Household air quality test kit clean air environmental products green cleaning green living health household productsWhat Is Mold? Mold is the common term used to describe a variety of microscopic fungi that play an important role in breaking down organic material.

Nearly half Europe’s electricity could be produced by households by 2050, study shows

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According to calculations by Dutch consultancy CE Delft, households and businesses could meet 45% of the continent’s power demand using their own solar panels and wind turbines.

Celebrity Moms Raise Awareness About Toxic Household Chemicals

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Celebrity moms will be hosting childrens' parties for Healthy Child Healthy World to raise awareness about toxic household chemicals. Read More. Healthy Living Lifestyle News Top News jenna elfman kelly preston susan lucci

Compare 5 green products with their outdated counterparts

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Tagged: ecofriendly , energy efficient , environmental products , going green , green living , green products , household products , water conservation. There are many simple way to live sustainable in your home.

Budget still failing poorer households

Green (Living) Review

His measures to reduce and limit the cost of fuel mean that once again we are incentivising people to use their cars while failing to offer alternatives that would provide a transport lifeline to poorer households without access to a car. Charity Sustrans accuses the Chancellor of delivering a disastrous budget which focuses on short term gains to get popular support.

The Simple Household Product that is Helping Save Lives.

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Ideally, we will discover a more environmentally friendly product that is plant based that will as effectively clean the oil off of sea birds, as we do now with Dawn, but with the choice between life and death there is no question that Dawn truly is saving lives.

Government must act on household waste mountain

Green (Living) Review

Limiting the amount of waste that households can throw out for nothing could be good news for council tax-payers and the environment, provided recycling schemes are improved, Friends of the Earth said today. " "More recycling doesn't mean more hassle and more sorting - the best collection services are the simplest for householders and the most cost-effective for cash-strapped councils."

How To Make Green Cleaning Products At Home

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Tagged: Cleaning , environmental products , green cleaning , green living , household products. ALLERGY HEALTH SENSITIVE Cleaning Going Green Green Health Household NON-TOXIC BIO-BASED environmental products green cleaning green living household products

Banned in the UK: Animal Testing for Household Products

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In Britian, the use of animal testing for cosmetics has been banned since 2008 and now in 2011 the country is finally taking steps to ban animal testing for household products. Animal testing goes on all over the world. It is a sad fact that many are trying to eradicate.

Unilever challenges UK households to waste less and save more

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Unilever uses new research to understand barriers to reducing food waste and help consumers to live more sustainably by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Unilever has launched a nationwide consumer challenge to help UK families lead more sustainable lifestyles and save money on household bills, it was announced recently. They will test practical ways to adapt their daily routines in order to reduce their impact on the environment and cut their household bills.

Honda's fuel cell car can supply household electricity for up to six days

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Dattatreya Mandal: The fascinating scope of electric cars supplying power to our household demands may seem ludicrous to some. This in turn converts DC current into AC current for successfully charging bigger household devices powered by wall outlets (instead of batteries).

Huge solar tower in Nevada to generate power for household users

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Abdul Vahid V: A Federal government-funded massive solar tower is under the final stages of construction in the desert north of Tonopah, Nevada. The 600 foot solar cell-studded skyscraper is meant to produce power for the nearby houses.

A Guide to Radon

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Tagged: clean air , Cleaning , green living , health , Home Improvement , household products. Defining Green Green Health ALLERGY HEALTH SENSITIVE clean air Cleaning green living health Home Improvement household productsA Guide to Radon. What is Radon?

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New Year’s Resolution #4 – Recycle

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Fifty four percent of household waste in 2010 went straight into landfills, while another 12% was combusted to produce energy. And if you’re already an expert at recycling everyday household products, work on reducing other types of trash. You’ll be reducing the waste that comes from your household and encouraging companies to make their own green choices. Recycle all paper, glass, plastic, and aluminum waste from your household.

Zero Waste Household Guide: 12 First Steps

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Welcome to 12 First Steps from the Trash Backwards Zero Waste Household Guide. Today we’ll share some basics that address household waste in general; future installments will cover a typical home, room-by-room. Adapt our ideas as necessary for your own household and lifestyle and keep at that one first change until it’s second nature, or until you’re excited to add another. We’ve compiled solutions we’ve put into practice in our own homes over the past three years.

A Guide to Shopping Organic

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Composting Going Green Green Health Household gmos organic gardening organic good pesticides toxic chemicalsA Guide to Shopping Organic. Recent years have seen an explosion in organic food and products. The word organic is everywhere from grocery stores to coffee shops to furniture stores.

Household Emissions

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A new study in Environmental Engineering Science looks at household appliances that burn natural gas. However, stove tops had much higher emission levels as the burners freely interact with circulating household air.

How I Reduced my Household Waste By 70% With This Unusual Method.

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The owners led me to the back of the eco-house to show me an unassuming box. The box was full of worms! Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Green Health & Wellness Composting green living worms

Toxins in Common Household Cleaning Products

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Toxins in Common Household Cleaning Products. It’s a common sight in most households: a cabinet full of colorful bottles that promise to degrease your kitchen, remove soap scum from the shower, or get grass stains out of a shirt. It can seem impossible to sort out what’s dangerous, both to your family and the environment, so below we’ve compiled a list the hazardous chemicals that can be found in household cleaning products.

What’s In Your Air Freshener?

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Tagged: air quality test kit , clean air , Cleaning , going green , green cleaning , green home , green living , household products. ALLERGY HEALTH SENSITIVE Going Green Green Health NON-TOXIC BIO-BASED air quality test kit clean air Cleaning going green green cleaning green home green living household productsWhat’s In Your Air Freshener? It might not be as flashy as sight or sound, but smell is still a powerful sense.

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What Is Your Carbon Footprint?

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Sites like epa.gov take into account your food, travel, and purchasing habits to calculate greenhouse gas emissions for you and your entire household. Cleaning Composting Going Green Household Recycling clean air green business green home green living greening Home Improvement recycled material recycled plastic water conservationWhat is YOUR Carbon Footprint?

Tips for Cleaner Indoor Air

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Paints and paint thinner are other common household items that release VOCs, so store them in well-ventilated areas away from your home like a garage or storage shed. Cleaning Going Green Green Business Green Health Home Improvement Household air quality test kit Bio Floor carpet clean air green cleaning Green Holiday ideas green living healthTips for Cleaner Indoor Air.

6 Household Items You Can Upcycle for the Garden

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It’s much more satisfying to use an old household item rather than to buy something new, particularly if it would otherwise be destined for the curb. Got a pile of junk destined for the curb? Give it new life as a trellis or planter in the garden.

New Year’s Resolution #7 – Reduce Your Chlorine Use

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Going Green Green Business Green Health Household Chlorine Filtering Shower Heads chlorine free cleaning system Chlorine Free Detergent Chlorine Free Shower Filters oxygen-based cleanersChlorine is everywhere – it’s one of the basic elements necessary for life and is the main component of common salt. So what makes it such a damaging pollutant? Chlorine as it is found in nature isn’t dangerous at all.

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How to Serve Holiday Dinner Without Waste

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Going Green Household bagasse biodegradable compostables ecofriendly Green Holiday ideas green living Green tips greening less wasteHow to Serve Holiday Dinner Without Waste. During the stress of the holidays, it can be easy to forget that responsible food use is just as important as responsible food production. An average American family of four will throw away around 122 lbs. of food a month.

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One Meter High ‘Shattel-Power’ Wind Turbine to Power Jordan Households

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5 Tips for Non-toxic Cleaning of Household Mold

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5 Tips for Non-toxic Cleaning of Household Mold. Fortunately, once you spot household mold it’s usually easy to get rid of. If you have mold on indoor household surfaces like walls or tile, be sure to cover the surrounding areas before you clean to help prevent the spread of spores through the rest of your house. A simple, homemade mixture of vinegar and water will get rid of most household molds and is especially good for soaking moldy fabrics.

Green Ways to Reduce Your Household Bills

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Green Ways to Reduce Your Household Bills. easy green living tip green living how to go green saving money go green save money green and save money save green

The Mental Load Burning Women Out.

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Family Health & Wellness Right Livelihood burn out french comic emma gender gap household mental load stay-at-home mom women burn out"It’s permanent and exhausting work. And it’s invisible.".

Simple Ways to Save Energy in your Household

Living Green & Saving Energy

It’s said that the average household in the US wastes up to 86 percent of its energy and spends around $2000 a year on bills. This wasted money could pay for a day trip to a theme park for your whole family, a sports event, classy meal or short weekend away. Just by making small, barely noticeable changes to […]. how to go green saving energy saving money going green and save money save energy save money

Gardening boom: One in 3 U.S. households is now growing food

Green (Living) Review

During the past five years there’s been a significant shift toward more Americans growing their own food in home and community gardens, increasing from 36 million households in 2008 to 42 million in 2013. The report found that more households with children participated in food gardening.

Why is Laundry Only a Mother’s Job? {Video}

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Cruelty Free International calls for a ban on household product testing on animals

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Household names such as Astonish, Method and Ecover have shown that it is possible to sell safe and effective household products without inflicting pain and suffering on animals. It is now time to do the same with household products and their ingredients.

Household & office items made with repurposed materials

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Some great DIY transformations you will just love – I hope… By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Here are couple – well more than just two – of great projects made with repurposed items. Hopefully these clever ideas will inspire you to try similar projects. Be creative! What can you make today? Pencil bin from tin can. This is an easy to make pencil bin and a great deal cheaper – as it is FREE – than the recycled steel ones that you can buy for way too much money.

How households can save water and beat the drought

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Households across large parts of south and east England are being asked to reduce the amount of water they use and since April 1st are, actually, under a hosepipe ban. But just how easy is it to use less water and what products are available to help? Tim Robertson, Director of Save Water Save Money, who works with the UK’s Water Companies to promote water efficiency advises: “The easiest way to save water is to reduce wastage with water saving devices”.

The “Greenest” Way to Detox our Homes.

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India Ends Animal Testing for Household Products

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India becomes the second nation in the world to ban animal testing for both cosmetics and household products. Read More The post India Ends Animal Testing for Household Products appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

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