Why Driving in the Slow Lane does more than Just Save Gas.

Elephant Journal

All these earth-friendly and wallet-friendly results weren't the only benefits, however. The slower driving pace changed the trip for us in other ways as well. Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Family Green Travel WAYLON: Today Only driving earth-day eco-friendly energy efficient enlightened society letting go Mindful living relaxation slowing down

Natural Living Blog Carnival – A Few Practical Ways to Green up your Summer

Hug a Tree with Me

Public Pools: Keep your pool closed this summer and opt to splash around in community pools to save water. Staying closer to home will help save gas, money and time. Welcome to the June 2014 Natural Living Blog Carnival: Eco-Friendly Summer. This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Natural Living Blog Carnival hosted by Happy Mothering and Crunchy Farm Baby through the Green Moms Network.

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10 Green Ways to Get Through Winter’s Days

Green Home Blog

So many people get used to the convenience of traipsing around in light, comfortable clothing they forget that a few layers will save money, save energy and keep you healthy as blood circulation stays warm and flowing. Save gas all year round and winterize your ride with fatter tires, slip-free pedals and tight, warm, riding duds. Filed under: Save Energy Tagged: air quality , Eco Home Improvement , green living.

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Green Car Care Tips

Green Home Blog

Keeping your tires at the proper pressure level can save gas as well as elongate the life of your tires. Over inflating can be dangerous as this decreases traction capability and under inflating can create ‘drag’ causing the car to burn more gas. Green Car Care Tips. Green your car! If you drive a car on a regular basis chances are it is like a second home. Even if you are only in one occasionally it can sometimes seem like a little cone of silence.

Back to School Green Tips

Green Home Blog

Save your money and pile up unused paper, intact crayons, pencils and pens as well as backpacks that are not damaged, glue that is still half full and scissors in working order. This will save gas, time and add to their sense of independence. Now that children need to power their school electronics, save on electricity overload and purchase rechargeable batteries and/or a smart power strip like the Ecostrip. Back to School Green Tips.

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Tip of the Week – Avoid Drive Through Lines

The Go Green Blog

Save gas by avoiding drive through lines at restaurants & coffee shops. For more gas saving tips check out 20 Under $5 Tips to Improve Your Cars Gas Mileage. Tags: Energy Environment Tips Fuel Gas Mileage Green Tips Travel Instead park your vehicle, go inside, and to order your food & drink. In many cases, this is the fastest way anyway.

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Three Reasons This Is The Year To Go Green

Green (Living) Review

Gas seems to be going up every day, and looks like it will continue to do so. LetsGoGreen.biz offers free shipping on orders over $49, so you can stay home, save gas, and let them deliver the kinds of eco-friendly products you use every day—from recycled paper goods to compostable plates, cups, utensils, and hundreds of others—to your door for free. Gas is just one of the hidden costs of going out to shop,” Jodice says. And the more you spend, the more you save.

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22 Things To Do On Earth Day

Eco Friendly Daily

In addition map out how far away these locations are from each other to save gas when you visit several of these locations at a time. Earth Day is just around the corner. In case you don’t know the date, it is April 22nd, 2008. This year find new ways to celebrate Earth Day, but remember living green is better practiced daily instead of just once a year. Look below for some Earth Day Tips.

How to Make Your Workout Green

Eco Friendly Daily

You will save gas and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by staying home. Every aspect of your life offers opportunities to make earth-friendly choices. You can choose recycled products over non-recycled ones. You can buy local produce rather than imported. You can also make your workout green by making a few minor adjustments. Get outside. Walking and running provide excellent forms of cardiovascular exercise.

Eco-friendly Gifts for Christmas

Eco Friendly Daily

Not only does this help you save gas, but it also makes you more organized so you don’t forget to buy a gift for someone. Stores become crowded and busy during the holiday season, so it’s a good idea to get a head start on your Christmas shopping. Whether buying gifts is your favorite or least favorite thing to do, you can still go about it in an eco-friendly way.

7 appliances that will save you money and energy

Green Prophet

In spite of eager participants who gave their best efforts in the hopes of somehow creating a better world, leaving the responsibility to saving the planet to individuals proved altogether unsuccessful. The world still needs saving! Listed here are seven of the most energy saving appliances you will currently find on the market, with a little info as to exactly what details went into helping to establish each one to earn its status within the appliance industry.

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The Environmentally Friendly Toyota

Eco Friendly Daily

At the company’s success in this gas-saving car, Toyota has recognized a need in the public and a niche in themselves that will take the automaker to the next level of the future in saving gas and the environment. This is a great victory in the battle against emissions and also the battle of high gas costs. The automaker is also working on a fuel cell vehicle that will not need gas.

British Gas New Energy to acquire 19 per cent stake in Econergy Ltd

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith Centrica plc, through its British Gas New Energy division, and Econergy, today announced that Centrica has acquired 19 per cent share of Econergy Ltd , for a cash consideration of £1 million. British Gas is the largest supplier of energy to homes and commercial buildings in the UK, with 15.6 Centrica has recently raised £5 billion for new investments in renewable energy, energy saving, gas production and nuclear sectors.

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Save Money on Kids Clothes

Eco Friendly Daily

Save Money on Kids Clothes. It’s a really great system for conserving resources and saving money at the same time. However, if you take some specialized steps to help mitigate those costs, you can go a long way toward saving way more money than you ever thought was possible. How to Save Water and Energy Washing and Drying Clothes. Save Gas, Save Money. Categories. Garden. Kitchen. New & Exciting. Electronics. Events. Health. Personal.

eBikes From the Future

Eco Friendly Daily

An ebike will save gas money especially now, with the ever increasing cost of gasoline. You Decide: At the Bike Geek web site, you can actually calculate how much money you save in gas by cycling instead of driving. When I lived in downtown Toronto, I used my bike everyday to get to work everyday in the summer, anyway.

10 Green Ways to Save Some Green $$

The Green Changemakers

Given the current dire economic picture we thought we’d list a few ways folks can save some cash while making the planet a little greener. The price of compact fluorescent bulbs has dropped (I just picked up a 7-pack of 60 watt CFL’s for about $8 at Lowes) and they can last up to 10 times longer than traditional incandescent bulbs and save you over $30 in electricity over the lifetime of the bulb. Ride a bike or walk instead of using that gas guzzler.

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Teaching Green: 100 Tips, Tools, & Resources for Every Kind of Classroom

Green Life Smart Life

Sponsored by the EPA, this site has everything from a fuel economy guide to comparisons between different vehicles to tips on ways to save gas. Students can play this game to save Planet Helios from ecological disaster. Incorporating ways to help the environment into your lessons is not only good for the planet, but offers plenty of hands-on activities, lessons, and projects for students.

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Five Thought-Provoking Ideas — Sightline Daily - Northwest News.

Sightline Daily

Sometimes, energy efficiency doesnt save energy. In the end, we save gas -- but also exacerbate all of the other costs of a car-dominated culture. Skip to content. Skip to navigation Advanced Search Document Actions Sections Front Page Daily News Daily Score Blog The Daily Score Five Thought-Provoking Ideas Posted by Clark Williams-Derry 11/19/2010 02:00 PM Smart ideas teach us how little we really grasp of the world.

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Responsible living

The Green Changemakers

[link] Living cheap is the new green 5 cheap ways to save 1,000 gallons of water Switching to more efficient compact fluorescent bulbs can result in energy savings and lower green house gas emissions. In every case, these ideas will save you money, cut energy use, and help balance your household's greenhouse gas budget -- the amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere to produce goods or electrical power.

Ten First Steps Toward Lighter Living

The Green Changemakers

In every case, these ideas will save you money, cut energy use, and help balance your household’s greenhouse gas budget?—?the That means that the average CFL bulb will save $30 in energy costs over the course of its life. Environmental Protection Agency, if every American household were to swap just one bulb to CFL, we would save enough energy to light more than 2.5 That’s equivalent to one ton of greenhouse gases which would have been produced by the energy you saved.

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Home Study to Green Your Education | Green Prophet

Green Prophet

Telecommuting (or working remotely from home on a computer) saves gas, releases fewer carbon emissions, and… enables you to work in your pajamas if you are so inclined. If you factor in the cost of those “first day of school&# outfits, there’s another savings right there.)

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