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Be More Green for Less Green – On the Go!

Be More Green for Less Green – On the Go!

These days, it’s not enough to just green your home. As work and other obligations seemingly dictate our lives, there’s no reason why you can’t work your green lifestyle into your busy schedule. As a city dweller, I am always on the go.

A Good Steel?

A Good Steel?

We are living in a time when environmental innovations are shifting our daily lives. All of the media hype nowadays tells us that the plastic water bottles we buy from the store are about as much “green” as the color red, from their manufacturing pollution through their common landfill disposal.
Even Natural May Not Be Natural - Choosing Healthy, Natural Makeup Products

Even Natural May Not Be Natural - Choosing Healthy, Natural Makeup Products

With the rising demand for green products, many makeup brands are jumping on the natural bandwagon and producing ‘eco-friendly’ makeup.
Invest in an energy efficient refrigerator and save money on utility bills!

Invest in an energy efficient refrigerator and save money on utility bills!

If your refrigerator is older than 1993, you can save up to $200/year by upgrading to a newer energystar model. That means it will pay for itself in 3-5 years!

Invest in an energy efficient clothes washer and save money on utility bills!

Invest in an energy efficient clothes washer and save money on utility bills!

Most of the energy (about 90%) used by a clothes washer is used to heat the water. An energystar energy efficient clothes washer uses about half of the water of a conventional washer, which means you only need half as much energy to heat the water. Half as much energy means more money in your pocket!

Invest in an energy efficient dishwasher and save money on utility bills!

Invest in an energy efficient dishwasher and save money on utility bills!

There is an old myth that it is better to wash dishes by hand rather than that big piece of machinery we call a dishwasher. However, more and more information is showing that even the most skilled hands cannot out-wash the new energystar dishwashers. Some dishwashers even use “Soil Sensor” technology that measures how dirty the dishes are then optimizes the amount of water being used.

Be More Green for Less Green: How to Exercise on a Green-Friendly Budget

Be More Green for Less Green: How to Exercise on a Green-Friendly Budget

Many of us have costly gym memberships that can be a major expense each month. I generally wouldn’t advocate cancelling a gym membership, since having one in and of itself is a personal feat, but in an economic downturn, possibly having to cancel your gym membership is a reality. In addition to a financial drain, there are environmental downsides as well.

Green-up Your Memorial Day BBQ

Green-up Your Memorial Day BBQ

As the weather is just beginning to warm up across the country Memorial Day only a few weeks away, barbecues across the United States are igniting. While you might think that the environmental effects of barbecuing for the entire family doesn’t add up to much, consider the fact that millions are tossing burgers, chicken and vegetables on the grill.

EverBlade  -  Shaving Green and Saving Green

EverBlade - Shaving Green and Saving Green

It seems almost everyone hates buying razor blades. They’re expensive, wasteful, and it’s hard to get a good consistent shave.
Green Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Mom

Green Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Mom

Moms are a wonderful thing, and since they only get one day a year for acknowledgement, you better make sure that you don’t forget. Mother’s day, on May 10th this year, is coming up rather quickly, and before you know it, you’ll be standing in a card aisle at Hallmark with about a half hour until Sunday Brunch.

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