Energy Grants and Energy Rebate programs are often mired in complexities of paperwork that deter prospective beneficiaries from even starting down the path. If you are a business owner, property owner, or property manager, that does not have time for a lot of paperwork, then this program may be for you.
Question: I am looking for a reupholsterer who uses green products and processes, but no one that I've called has any idea what I'm talking about. Can you offer advice for reupholstering furniture in an environmentally sustainable way? And where I can find nontoxic "stuffing"?
For most of us, getting dressed is personal. We use clothes to convey a message about ourselves to the outside world and to express, perhaps outlandishly or subtly, our aesthetic sensibilities. As such, the questions we run up against in the closet range from the prosaic (“Do these jeans make my butt look big?”) to the theoretical (“Can I wear this on a job interview?”).
LEDs (light emitting diodes) are a hot topic as they are an energy efficient alternative to fluorescent and traditional lighting. However, since the cost of the technology is still relatively high, many commercial property owners and managers are looking for every possible financial edge - from rebates to grants - to make the switch.
Ditching bottled water is one of the easiest ways to protect the planet and slash your spending. Often sold at a 4,000 percent markup, bottled water accounts for about 2 million tons of landfill waste annually -- and its production and shipping guzzle enough fuel to power 250,000 homes for a year!
Petroleum-based plastics are ubiquitous in everyday life – they are used for the production of shopping bags, water bottles, coffee cups, toys, shampoo bottles, candy wrappers and thousands of other products.
Looking for a network of sustainably minded building professionals in the Mid-Atlantic region? Then join GreenNet for their Holiday Networking event
Nowadays, Thanksgiving is primarily about family (and eating). However, the holiday was originally about giving thanks for the bounty of food that was to help folks through the lean winter months. These kid-friendly ideas will help get your family back to Thanksgiving's roots.
Get ready for the tidal wave of Black Friday, Christmas and End of Year sales on big screen TVs and other consumer electronics.
As you've seen from my previous posts, I am passionate about taking "green" into the next millennium by finding effortless ways to incorporate radical new ideas for a better and healthier lifestyle into our daily routine