10 Tips for a Zero-Waste Household

The Green Changemakers

A year''s worth of our household solid waste now fits in a quart size jar. 7 Ways to Cook Up a Sustainable Diet No Impact Week: Helpful tips for planet-friendly eating. for a one-week carbon cleanse that could change your life, your community, and even the planet.

A Dustier Planet, Your Dustier Lungs

Green Prophet

Even in ordinary weather, plain household dust settles in a visible layer on anything lying around, within a day. It’s more than a household nuisance. Earth’s dust storms and sand storms are becoming more frequent. How does that affect your health?

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Cleaner Cookstoves for a Cooler Planet

Green Prophet

Half the world’s households prepare their meals over open fires or with jerry-rigged cookers fueled by scrap wood, coal, combustible waste and dung. Cleaning up these emissions may be the fastest, cheapest way to cool the planet.”

Save Water, Save The Planet

Green (Living) Review

By taking small steps to conserve water, you can help the planet in big ways. According to the American Water Works Association, the average household uses 20-28 gallons per day just to flush the toilet. To illustrate, Ridoutt chose two common household food items: an 18-ounce jar of Dolmio pasta sauce and a small bag of peanut M&M's. Just because water comes gushing out of our faucets, it doesn't mean that it's an infinite resource.

Best green household products must for every home

EcoFriend

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. The planet’s water sources are slowly drying up as dependence on this life essence grows. Household chores can leave your hands smelling far from sweet. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now.

Caring for the Planet while Caring for our Homes: 4 DIY Ideas.

Elephant Journal

Using natural products for cleaning will both help the environment and reduce toxins used in the household, which is a win win situation. Enlightened Society Green Health & Wellness

Laurie David Is Serious About Healthy Dinner: Heroines for the Planet

Eco Chic

While there is still work to do on the issue of climate change, without Laurie’s perseverance, it wouldn’t be the household name (and issue) that it is today. For all her work on behalf of the Earth, Eco-Chick is proud to include her as one of our Heroines for the Planet.

Reducing CO2 to cool the Planet

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Renewable, sometimes called alternative, energy, wind, wave and sun, are touted as a way to reduce CO2 emissions and cool down our, unfortunately, overheating Planet. The to all intents and purposes the very first step we must take and make must be reduction in energy consumption, by us; by households, by industry, by businesses per se, and this can be and must be done on several levels.

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Green Adoption

Green Home Blog

Fortunately for the planet, one person also dies every 13 seconds, but that still leaves a net gain of one human every 15 seconds, one of which will become an international migrant every 44 seconds. The same applies to LGBT households, which now represent five percent of the U.S.

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Don’t Just Complain, Blame, or Worry. Do Something: How You Can Take Action for a Sustainable Planet

Conservancy Talk

But right now I want to focus on what actions all of us can take as individuals to help put our planet on the right path. Everywhere you look, very diverse groups of people are coming together to do what it takes to save the planet. The other leads to a thriving, greener planet.

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Talking to your Children about Going Green

Green Home Blog

In school they are taught about recycling and conservation and on television there are many ad campaigns that make it fun to save the planet. Recycle Metal – The steel industry recycles enough metal per year to save enough energy to power approximately 18 million households per year.

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Trash Planet: Germany

The Green Changemakers

by Marie Look The Trash Planet series highlights various countries around the world and how they handle their waste. Legally, Germans are not obliged to sort their household waste, but clearly the vast majority of them don’t mind doing it.

Terra Tech Corp Company Offers 5 Earth Day Friendly Tips to Eat for a Healthier Body and Planet

Green (Living) Review

OTCBB: TRTC.OB), a leader in sustainable urban agricultural products has 5 Earth Day friendly tips on how to eat for a healthier body and planet. Irvine,CA, April 2012 : Our nation’s current agricultural system is oftentimes at odds with the health of the planet and ourselves.

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Healthy Furniture is the Future in a Green Home

Green Life Smart Life

The new rage in interior design is eco friendly and healthy fabrics, surfaces, textures and finishes. People are finding the importance to using local woods and organic material, they are making a change to their carbon footprint, and making changes in order to “green” their lives.

Solar Hot Water Heaters

Green Home Blog

The sun is a nearly inexhaustible source of power: in fact, there’s more energy in the amount of sunlight that hits the Earth in an hour than the whole planet uses in a year! Going Green Green Energy Home Improvement Household SUSTAINABLY SOURCED WATER ENERGY EFFICIENT Energy Conservation energy efficient going green green home green living green products solar energySolar Hot Water Heaters.

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Green Cleaning- Good For the Health of You and the Planet

Green Living Consulting

A Safer Home Each day, families are put to risk by household cleaning products found throughout [.]. While there are many green practices worth adopting, switching to green cleaning products is one of those actions I advocate for both as a way of helping the environment but also of protecting our own health. Why Switch to Green Cleaning Products?

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Nov 21st, R.I. Recycles Day

Green Life Smart Life

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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Minimalist Living: Is Less More?

Green Home Blog

Reducing your unneeded possessions with minimalist living allows for more breathing space which in turn embraces more earth energy (some call it Feng Shui) creating a potentially better quality of life for you and your planet. Minimalist Living: Is Less More?

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Craigslist and Freecycle offer a chance to find a bargain.

Green Life Smart Life

Craigslist offers a plethora of different areas on which to find things, from vacation rentals and cars to household items or when a local garage sale is happening. Tagged: bargains, craigslist, free, freecycle, Household, recycle, reduce, reuse. Tags: Good for the Planet Green Recycling Saving Money bargains craigslist free freecycle Household recycle reduce reuse

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LEED for Homes Point by Point – Indoor Environmental Quality

Green Life Smart Life

designing and installing a gorgeous and uber efficient mudroom to store shoes, reducing household contaminants and installing filters with a MRV 10 rating. Tags: About the Home Control Energy Good for the Planet Green Green Building Green Electronics Green Products Health Household LEED Safety Smart Home Technology CO2 detectors cooling enviromental recovery systems heating Inddor air quality low emiting materials spray foam instalation vacflo central vacume system

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Greening is a Term That’s Tough to Define

Green Home Blog

At National Eco Wholesale (NEW), we pride ourselves on finding products that are good for the planet, and easy for consumers to switch to, whether that’s a reusable lunch box to replace a paper sack , or an organic fertilizer to help keep our streams and families safe.

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Harmony paint inside the Green Life Smart Life Home.

Green Life Smart Life

Tags: About the Home Good for the Planet Green Green Building Green Products Health Household Smart Home enviroment Harmony Paint preferable product points Sherwin Williams

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The Eco Chick Guide to Life: How to Be Fabulously Green

Green Life Smart Life

Tags: Food Good for the Planet Green Health Household Organic Recycling book eco chick kindle recycle used vintage

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LEED for Homes Point by Point – Energy & Atmosphere

Green Life Smart Life

Tags: About the Home Control Energy Good for the Planet Green Green Building Green Electronics Green Products Household LEED Water atmosphere eNERGY sTAR FOR HOME STANDARDS Home energy rating standard LEED-H NET ZERO solar reflective index

Green Life Smart Life Opens – Our Launch Week Begins!

Green Life Smart Life

Tags: About the Home Energy Good for the Planet Green Green Building Green Electronics Green Products Household LEED Plans Saving Money Smart Home Conservation Service Group Green Life Smart Life home nergy management HVAC LEED-H monitoring system points smart meter

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Homeowners in Massachusetts can sell back electricity

Green Life Smart Life

Tags: About the Home Energy Good for the Planet Green Green Building Green Products Household In the News Saving Money Smart Home Technology electricity net metering solar panels utility Wind Turbine

Safety should be key in purchasing new appliances

Green Life Smart Life

Tags: About the Home Energy Good for the Planet Green Green Economy Green Products Household Safety Saving Money appliances Energy Star energy-efficient Rebate program underwriters laboratories

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A Look at Green Roofs: DaVinci Roofscapes

Green Life Smart Life

Tags: About the Home Good for the Planet Green Green Building Green Products Household LEED Recycling Saving Money Smart Home DaVinci Roofscapes Green Life Smart Life LEED points Roof roofing Slate Synthetic

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Credit Card Applications a bit too much.

Green Life Smart Life

Tags: Energy Good for the Planet Green Green Economy Household Recycling Saving Money apply online credit cards do not call list goverment percentage rates pre screened credit card offers recycle

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Wallpaper is made from paper?

Green Life Smart Life

Tags: About the Home Good for the Planet Green Green Products Household Organic Recycling Safety Water eco-friendly recycle Vinyl Wallpaper homebuyer desighner mold

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A green resolution for 2010

Green Life Smart Life

Tags: About the Home Energy Good for the Planet Green Green Electronics Green Products Household Recycling Saving Money Water cloth napkins going green new years resolution recycle washing clothes in cold water

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Disposable dinnerware is no longer trash.

Green Life Smart Life

Tags: About the Home Food Good for the Planet Green Green Products Holidays Household Recycling biodegradable compostable dinnerware disposable enviroment paper plates reduce reuse recycle

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The Christmas tree debate… real or fake?

Green Life Smart Life

Financially yes that fake tree will bring you artificial joy for years to come but will forever pollute our planet. Tags: About the Home Good for the Planet Green Health Holidays Household Organic Recycling Safety artificial tree biodegradable Christmas tree LED lighting pollution PVC I wondered if I had done something really wrong by cutting down my Christmas tree yesterday and decided to find out the truth, which is more eco-friendly, fake trees or real trees?

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LEED for Homes Point by Point – Awareness and Education

Green Life Smart Life

Tags: About the Home Control Energy Entertainment Good for the Planet Green Green Building Green Electronics Green Products Green for Business Household LEED Local Organic Smart Home Technology Water Audio Video eliminating chemicals energy systems GLSL green blogs HVAC system irrigation John Carter LEED-H Gold lighting minimizing water Newport Geothermal organic fertilizers Robert Saglio

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LEED for Homes Point by Point – Materials & Resources

Green Life Smart Life

Tags: About the Home Control Energy Good for the Planet Green Green Building Green Economy Green Electronics Green Products Green for Business Household LEED Local Plans Recycling Saving Money Smart Home Technology Advantech anderson woodfloors boise wood carlisle wood floor fireclay tiles high performance building techniques HVAC liberty cedar Masonite Mowhawk CSI green label national lumber pearson woodworking reclaimed hardwoods smith ingram western Gaco Green

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LEED for Homes Point by Point – Water Efficiency

Green Life Smart Life

Tags: About the Home Control Good for the Planet Green Green Building Green Products Household LEED Local Plans Recycling Saving Money Smart Home Water EPA water sense high efficiency fixtures HVAC system irrigation system Kohler landscaping rainwater harvesting system water efficiency

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Greening is a Term That’s Tough to Define

Green Home Blog

At National Eco Wholesale (NEW), we pride ourselves on finding products that are good for the planet, and easy for consumers to switch to, whether that’s a reusable lunch box to replace a paper sack , or an organic fertilizer to help keep our streams and families safe. But, consumers must recognize that it’s not just green products that will save our planet; it’s also the decisions that we make on a daily basis.

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Eco-superheros Moving Boxes Man and Boxy expose the “recycling” industry by preventing box abuse and promoting box reuse.

Green Life Smart Life

Tags: Energy Good for the Planet Green Green Economy Green for Business Household Local Recycling Saving Money cardboard gogreenmovingboxes.com recycle reduce reuse UPS

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Our Obsession with Ownership

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Sunday, July 11, 2010 Our Obsession with Ownership I just divested myself of a large portion of my “household” to allow me the freedom to go wandering ("not all who wander are lost…").

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Love's Labor Lost: Those Who Prey on Love

The Alien Next Door

Lets look at the evidence: when my brother told me that my parents found me in the field behind my house, I set him straight: Im really from Mars, I said, just visiting this planet to study humans and report back to the mother ship.

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Starbucks Continues to Do Good

Green Life Smart Life

Recently, in an effort to stay on top of the do-gooder float, Starbucks has launched their own initative called “ Shared Planet “ The idea behind Shared Planet is that Starbucks (as well as individuals) should partake in activities that are good for eachother, and good for the planet. from the Shared Planet FAQ site). As part of the Shared Planet initiative, by the end of 2010, all new company owned Starbucks stores will be LEED certified.

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Five Ways to Help Save the Planet in 30 Minutes or Less

The Green Changemakers

Here are five simple things you can do—in 30 minutes or less—to help protect the environment and save Planet Earth. Benefits of Public Transportation Keeping Your Tires Properly Inflated Could Help Save the Planet—and Your Life Eat Your Vegetables. household replaced just one regular incandescent light bulb with a compact fluorescent light bulb, it would prevent 90 billion pounds of greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, the equivalent of taking 7.5

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Planning Appeal Success for Sustainable Community

Green (Living) Review

It is all part of Wales' 'One Planet Development' project. A 'one planet' development for four families in Carmarthenshire has been granted (29 June 2016) planning permission upon appeal.