Smaller Fonts Save Trees – The Minus One Project

Green Prophet

Change your font size by one point and save trees…? . Sagar believes that this is a small step (hoho) towards conserving one of the world’s valuable resources: forests and saving paper. Lifestyle & Culture go green paper treesA bit ridiculous?

How to Save Countless Trees in 10 Minutes or Less

Conservancy Talk

We Americans love our trees – whether they are in our yards, in nearby parks, or in the wilderness. Unfortunately, many of our iconic trees are threatened by non-native insects and diseases that have been accidentally brought to America.

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Saving trees while saving $Green$

Green Life Smart Life

Have you ever gotten one of those supermarket circulars and you get all excited to save some money and then you only find 5 good coupons, you use one and the rest expire in your wallet? Ever wonder how many trees are chopped down so that millions of us can do the same thing? (If The Coupon Sherpa is a new iPhone app that lets you search for coupons, save them, and then when you’re paying at the grocery store they can actually scan the barcode from your phone.

Save Trees by Renting or Downloading Textbooks

Green Living Ideas

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BYO People Towel: Chic Japanese Style Hand Towel Saves Trees

Eco Chic

Guest Post by: Imperfectly Green. It might have started with the cult-like obsession with Anya Hindmarch’s “I’m Not A Plastic Bag” canvas tote spotted on Keira Knightly’s arm, but reusable shopping bags are not the only BYO (bring your own!) garbage-reducer out there.

Green Bites – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Some of those that many fall victim to is the “using less paper saves trees” mantra. On the other hand this book is a goldmine of valuable information and food for thought and some parts should, most definitely, be required reading for our politicians such as the section on carbon capture where John so correctly points out that Nature has provided us with the perfect answer to capturing and storing carbon emissions, they are called trees and we just need to plant a lot more of them.

CATALOG SPREE PLANTING 25,000 TREES FOR 25,000 DOWNLOADS TO AID REFORESTATION EFFORTS

Green (Living) Review

In honor of Earth Month, Catalog Spree will plant one tree for every download of the app during the month of April – up to 25,000 trees – to help the Arbor Day Foundation reforest Pike National Forest in Colorado. Approximately 53 million trees are cut down annually to produce the 3.6

The myth of paperless

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Time and again misguided and misinformed environmentalists try too tell us that we should all ditch paper for digital and go paperless and they claim that that would save millions of trees and the rainforests. Most wood for paper pulp comes from softwoods, and this also includes, in many places one or two deciduous tree species, such as birch and poplar. If we would all stop using paper what would happen to those trees?

Georgian Raptor Protector Up for “Green Oscar”

10,000 Birds

This year’s awards will be handed out on April 27th, and one of the finalists has devoted himself to saving migrating birds of pray from illegal hunting. But he’s got stiff competition, including peers working to save Tree Kangaroos in Papua New Guinea, Sumatran Orangutans in Indonesia, and Snow Leopards in Pakistan. Sparrowhawk photo by Freek Verdonckt, Batumi Raptor Count.

Is the High Street making a comeback?

Green (Living) Review

And e-books, in my opinion, are not an answer for the great majority and neither will they do anything to save trees and the Planet. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) We are being told by many that the High Street, or Main Street, as our American cousins call it, in its last throws.

Better Restoration Through ‘Shrooms?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Want to Save Trees? The important thing to know about mychorrizal fungi is that about 90 percent of the world’s vascular plants – from trees to orchids to ferns – form these relationships and many can’t live without them. The trees can have a hard time coming back.

This Week's Waves for Change Art Contest Winner: Progress | Wend Blog

Wend Magazine

Here’s how Rachel described her plastic-inspired piece of art: The roots of this tree suggest it was once large and majestic. Digital storage is meant to “save trees&# by saving paper, yet where do all those plastic CD’s go when their data no longer serves us any purpose?

Green Printing from ECO Etsy Team

Green Earth Journey

But there are tons of other opportunities available to help you reduce your carbon footprint - and save trees doing it. Producing paper (it takes 17 very large trees to make just one ton of paper), and the electricity used for factory operations requires massive amounts of energy - fossil fuels.

Documenting the value of paper

Green (Living) Review

Far too many people believe and repeat the mantra that going paperless or using less paper saves trees and especially the trees of the Rainforest but that is but a mantra and has little to nothing to do with the truth.

Guest Post - Ideas for a Clean and Environmentally Friendly Home

Hug a Tree with Me

Using so-called 'green' products will make it easier on the environment, and you will make your contribution to the overall saving of our planet. It's better to use cloth rags over paper towels, for it saves trees. Plus, they are reusable and will save you money.

E-Book Readers – what gives?

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) It is often claimed by environmentalists that e-book readers save trees. PDFs on the other hand as e-books are very useful and here especially as you can cut and paste in case you want to make use of some information, you can, b y use of the right reader annotate and highlight – the Foxit Reader makes bot possible and it saves the changes – and you can print the entire document for reading and working on without the use of electronic devices.

TheTreeGeek.com to Celebrate Online Grand Opening from Earth Day through Arbor Day

Green (Living) Review

TheTreeGeek.com, the first tree care site of its kind for DIY tree care enthusiasts, including homeowners, golf course superintendents, caretakers and groundskeepers, announces its official launch and online grand opening event will span both Earth Day and Arbor Day.

Green products – marketing or real change in values and attitude?

Green (Living) Review

According to German research consumers in that country in 2011 spent around 36 Billion Euros worth of “sustainable” products, around 14 Billion of that on products in the energy savings and energy efficient living sector.

Abby’s Blog: Kids Helping the Earth – Using Fallen Trees

Green Life Smart Life

This week a tree fell in our yard. It was a huge oak tree. My mom and dad walked around the tree and were trying to understand what happened and why; they also tried to figure out the clean up. So I suggested maybe we could make something from the tree. We had a local carpenter come look at the tree and he determined that it was an oak tree that was approximately 180 years old. It landed on the playset my parents got for my third birthday.

To tree or not to tree, that is the question?

Green (Living) Review

Now that Christmas is only a few weeks away from us the annual question arises as to which tree is more “green”, the artificial one or the real one. It is the real one that is the most environmentally friendly Christmas tree. So, have a happy and green Christmas with a real tree.

‘Say No To Phonebooks’ welcomes Yell’s concession as the Local Government Association joins the anti-phonebooks lobby

Green (Living) Review

If just this 41% were to no longer automatically receive phonebooks it would save 25,420 tonnes of annual waste that currently needs to be managed by local councils. This is almost four times the saving of Yell’s directory resize and therefore would be significantly more beneficial to the environment and the tax payer, without any impact to consumers.

Corporate Social Responsibility – It’s the Right Thing for Businesses

Eco Friendly Daily

Now, it’s not only about a recycling program or promoting the use electronic documents to save trees, but also an acceptance of broader community based issues. Green is no longer for the environmental mavericks or the placard wielding barrackers.

Seattle man relocates unwanted trees to give them a new life

EcoFriend

Christina Pinto: Tree huggers willingly do anything for the trees they love. Meet Bernie O’Brien, who is as devoted to trees as any environmentalist. O’Brien cherishes his trees due to his belief that they have character, and has rescued many from being cut down or bulldozed. Seattle man rescues, relocates unwanted trees. He transfers the trees to his private five acre Key Peninsula property under the ownership of himself and his wife.

Green Your Magazine Habit

Eco Friendly Daily

address the issue of cutting trees to provide relatively disposable. If you are caught between a tree and a bookshelf, some. By accessing magazines through Zinio instead of in print form, consumers literally save trees from the chopping block.

Going Green, Making the Philosophical Choice Work at Work

Green Living Ideas

And, while the resulting esprit de corps is a good thing in and of itself, the business also wins economically, by saving significant money and gaining ‘good guy’ status as a corporate entity that cares about the planet. Opt for energy-saving LED lights , where possible.