admin - Jan 22nd, 2014
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Become More Eco-Centric with Eco Friendly Reusable Snack Bags

If you’re looking for ways to become more eco-centric (or in other words, “eco-friendly,”) reusable snack bags and sandwich wraps offer a creative and sound alternative to more traditional food packing options. These eco-friendly reusable snack bags and sandwich wraps allow eco-centric individuals to make a worthy contribution toward creating a greener and cleaner environment. [...]

admin - Oct 30th, 2013
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Simple Ideas You Must Consider while Designing an Eco-Friendly House

A gradual increase is noted in the number of homeowners who explore options to make their living space green and eco-friendly. Some people opt for Eco friendly house designs, whereas others renovate their properties to make these more energy-efficient. A homeowner also has several options to design an eco-friendly home that will reduce energy costs [...]

admin - Oct 14th, 2013
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5 Steps to a Greener Life

Helping the environment and saving money come hand in hand. You can help the long-term health of the planet; all it takes is a few minor changes to your everyday lifestyle. The goods and services you choose for your family can contribute to the well-being of your local community. Climate change is a regular topic [...]

admin - Sep 30th, 2013
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How Greenhouses Can Benefit Your Garden

Greenhouse gardening has become quite popular because of its numerous benefits. However, many gardeners do not like building their own greenhouse because of the cost. Before you make a choice, you need to assess all your options. You need to consider the various benefits provided by greenhouses for your garden. In this article, we will [...]

admin - Sep 23rd, 2013
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Going Tankless, Going Green!

The monthly expenditures of a household truly take a lot of the proportion of your monthly income. Not only are food, water and electricity expensive, but as well as water heating costs. As responsible members of the society, we have the full responsibility of saving energy, which can consequently contribute to lower the monthly bills [...]

admin - Sep 6th, 2013
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Growing Organic Vegetables in a Greenhouse

Greenhouses from Gabriel Ash are perfect if you want to grow organic vegetable and fruits. However, just because you are planning to grow vegetables in a protected environment does not mean you’ll be free from garden pests and diseases. Fortunately, you can use some simple tips to have complete control over how you grow organic [...]

admin - Jun 14th, 2013
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Go Green and Be Healthy and Protect the Environment

Since Al Gore shed some light on the human impact on the environment in his “An Inconvenient Truth”  there was a very positive awareness about the environment and everybody started to explore more about the environment and about living green. Living green is not necessarily reducing the impact on the environment. It is also respecting [...]

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How Greenhouses Are Benefiting The Environment

With all the talk and awe on how much global warming is hurting the environment, it is important that the role of greenhouses is examined, at least to verify their importance. It is true that greenhouses aid in agricultural and industrial processes because they provide an ideal environment, but that is not what they only [...]

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Boxed Water Continues to Fascinate Eco-conscious Society

In the thrust towards more sustainable lifestyles, boxed water is fast emerging as an eco-conscious alternative. A company called Boxed Water is Better has been leading the charge, selling carbon-filtered water in single-serve cartons reminiscent of milk containers. The Grand Rapids, Michigan-based company has imagined their namesake product as the antithesis to water packed in [...]

admin - Apr 24th, 2013
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Choosing Green Windows and Doors

Green building practices are popular and only growing in popularity and scope. Even most home remodeling jobs are taking on a green hue since more often than not the decision to remodel has to do with improving efficiency and having a positive environmental impact. When remodeling or upgrading a space, heating, cooling, and lighting are [...]

admin - Apr 11th, 2013
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Environmentally Friendly Furniture from Eco Seatz

Eco Seatz is a new company in the UK that handcrafts furniture from environmentally friendly materials. The company was formed by Richard Holmes whose background is in 3D graphic design manufacturing and was used to working with light, strong materials for constructing exhibition graphic designs. He thought more could be done with these materials and [...]

admin - Apr 9th, 2013
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Green Living Starts at Home

A green lifestyle starts with small steps, like recycling, and buying more eco-friendly products, but then to make a bigger commitment in your life can seem challenging. Fortunately in terms of your home, it is often possible to get help to make changes, and these changes can not only make your house more environmentally friendly [...]

admin - Apr 3rd, 2013
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5 Eco-Friendly Electrical Ideas for the Home

There are lots of small electrical changes as well as more drastic measures to take that make your home ecologically-sound. Help to save our environment as well as your energy costs easily – for instance, something as simple as turning down your thermostat by one degree can save you 10% annually on your household bills. [...]

admin - Apr 2nd, 2013
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How to care for your garden without leaving a carbon footprint

Introduction Gardening is often seen as a natural, healthy and generally ‘green’ activity. However people often don’t realise that their outdoor domestic activities can actually be causing harm to the environment. The use of powered machinery and chemical treatment options can directly and indirectly contribute to harmful carbon emissions. This article will look over some [...]

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5 Ways to Go Green this Spring

The start of spring is rapidly approaching. This means rain, flowers, and setting goals for the upcoming warm season(s). These goals will likely include saving money for summer vacations, weight loss, and even home remodeling. However, you may not know that one of the easiest ways to save money for your spring/summer adventures is to [...]

admin - Mar 28th, 2013
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Why All Retail Businesses Should Ditch Plastic Bags

They are getting thinner and thinner. So thin in fact that pretty soon we will be carrying our shopping around in useless, gossamer-thin bags. For this disgruntled shopper, this is not the answer – not least because I have now taken to doubling up the bags, and this is not doing my green-conscience much good. [...]

admin - Mar 25th, 2013
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Living Green: Some of the World’s Most Environmentally-Friendly Houses

In recent years, humans haven’t always had the most functional of relationships with the natural world. Climate change, holes in the ozone layer, and burgeoning carbon footprints have put environmental sustainability at the forefront of the concerns facing the next generation. With infrastructure being so central to all societies of the world, it is no [...]

admin - Mar 18th, 2013
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LED Light Bulbs Save Money And The Environment

Governments are tightening restrictions on light bulbs because they are a huge waste of energy. Most power that goes in to lighting our homes, businesses and streets goes to waste, and this is bad for the environment, the economy and the wallet. LED light bulbs are the most efficient, long lasting and reliable options on [...]

admin - Mar 4th, 2013
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Go Green with Solar Power Systems

Solar powered homes are becoming a trend amongst the energy conscious and environmentally friendly. The world over, the demand for solar power systems for homes and commercial buildings is going up and in many places it has become competitive with traditional energy sources. If you are thinking about incorporating a solar power system into your [...]

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How to Make Your Home Energy Efficient

Renewable energy is becoming a way of the present, and not a thought for the future as it so often has been looked at. Many homeowners and even small business owners are opting for installing solar panels in their buildings. This will not only help ease their electricity bills in the long run, but it [...]

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All About Electric Cars

When it comes to buying a car many people make the decision of what make and model they want, what colour should they get, do they want a 3 or 5 door car? However something that doesn’t really cross people’s minds is what the car runs on. Choosing from a petrol or diesel vehicle will [...]

admin - Feb 22nd, 2013
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Top 5 Tips for Turning Your Office Into an Environmentally Friendly Zone

In today’s society being environmentally friendly should be a priority for everyone, both at home and at work. Whereas most people have got recycling and other green practices down to a fine art at home, at work it’s often a different story. Bringing your workplace up to date in terms of being environmentally friendly is [...]

admin - Feb 19th, 2013
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How to Go Green

It is important to know that our individual actions makes a vast impact on environment. As a result, it becomes our duty to keep a watch on our actions. All environmentalists recommend eco-friendly living. Opposed to what many people think, Eco-friendly living is not difficult. You can benefit the environment in your simple ways. Here [...]

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3 Environmentally Friendly Gadgets for the Home in 2013

Looking after the environment is, of course, an exceptionally important undertaking for us all and this protection of our planet will inevitably begin at home through the choices that we make and how profligate we are with our resources. Fortunately, however, there are various forms of technology and gadgetry available that will help to make [...]

admin - Feb 8th, 2013
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Top 10 Benefits Of Green Roofing Systems

Green roofs, also known as grass roofs, are an increasingly popular sustainable roofing system. Available in 3 key types in line with the desired level of on-going maintenance, they range from zero maintenance bio-diverse roofs to low level maintenance extensive roofs and intensive, high maintenance build up roofs. There are numerous reasons behind their popularity [...]

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Planting Perennials in Winter – The Overview

Just because it’s going to be a while before the sun comes out, doesn’t mean to say your garden has to suffer as a result.  Most knowledgeable horticulturists will be fully aware of the opportunities that come with a drop in temperature between December-February, knowing that preparation for sunnier climes can start at any point. Just to [...]

admin - Feb 1st, 2013
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The Risks of NOT Using Natural Cleaning Products

Today, more and more households are taking on healthier approach to living. As conscious consumers, we are overwhelmed with decisions that can impact our health, such as choosing to eat organic foods or using certain medications for ailments. One often overlooked aspect of our lifestyles choices are cleaners we use to disinfect and sanitize our [...]

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Biodegradable Cleaning Products That Are Already In Your Home

Everyone seems to cringe when they hear the word “Cleaning.” Cleaning can involve Hulk-like strength, a gas mask, and more waste than need be. But, little may you know, biodegradable cleaning products that work better than most on-the-shelf products, may be within your reach right now! Do you cook with lemons? If so, then not [...]

admin - Jan 18th, 2013
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Green-Cleaning the Kitchen: Tips for a Harmless Shine

Of all the places in a home, the kitchen can contain the highest amount of germs. From dirty, scummy sinks to food and debris on the floor, the kitchen can quickly become unsanitary. Many people use toxic chemical cleaners as their saving grace, thinking it to be the most convenient route to lemony-freshness. However, what [...]