Posts tagged: eco-friendly

Go Green for the Holidays

Make sustainable holiday choices when you are shopping, travelling, sending cards, decorating, and choosing gifts. When you save energy and resources, you protect the environment and safeguard health both now and for the future. Are you one of those organized people who are already prepared for the coming winter holidays? Or do you still have […]

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Technology and Techniques Used in Green Construction

Green construction (sustainable building) is becoming more popular due to people becoming more consciously aware of the importance to take care of the environment thanks to the green movement. In some countries, governments support green building by offering some form of funding. Unfortunately, green construction is not yet exclusive and this might be because the […]

How to Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly in 2017

By: Claire McDaniel Did you know that indoor air can be two to five times more polluted than outdoor air? According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), indoor polluted air can be caused by chemicals from common household products. Chemicals from these products can cause health issues like infertility, thyroid disease and even cancer. If […]

10 Easy Ways to Green Your Apartment

Ahh, rental, sweet rental. If you live in an apartment, many of our go-to green home tips don’t apply: renters usually can’t switch to an Energy Star dishwasher, keep a water-saving garden, install solar panels or add extra insulation. So besides schmoozing your landlord to add eco-renovations, what’s an apartment dweller to do? Read on […]

Green Remodeling: Eco-Friendly Home Improvements

By: Alayna Schroeder Renovating a home can feel like such a fresh and healthy start — until you start worrying about issues like the environmental impact of newly harvested or wasted materials, the off-gassing of newly introduced toxins, and more. Fortunately, you can take steps to make any remodel more friendly to both the planet […]