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It’s So Easy, Being Green

October 16, 2011 by  
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With oil and natural gas prices rocketing, stoking terror of long, cold and and expensive winters, a renewed interest in keeping heating costs under control has has been sparked. Homeowner’s have an ignited passion in understanding energy saving methods. If you’re in this boat, stuck in cold waters, here are some tips for energy saving [...]

Why IT has to Go Green

October 15, 2011 by  
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As the amount of C02 that Britain’s data centres emit is more than the total annual CO2 emissions of Norwich and Oxford, it is time the IT industry took responsibility for their actions. In comparison to the widely criticised aviation industry, which accounts for 2% of the world’s total C02 carbon emissions, IT accounts for [...]

What Makes A “Green” Home?

October 14, 2011 by  
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While "green" has become quite the buzzword when it comes to home building and design, what exactly it means isn’t always clear. There are a few standards for eco-friendly homes, but the term "green" doesn’t have a universal definition beyond being a color made by mixing yellow and blue. So how does a consumer know [...]

What do you grow in a greenhouse?

October 13, 2011 by  
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Once you’ve got your greenhouse ready, it can be difficult to know exactly what to grow. All sorts of things will grow in a greenhouse, and most will grow at least a little better than they would outside it, but there isn’t much point in doing all that work just to end up with a [...]

Think Green Around the Home

October 12, 2011 by  
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There are many things we can all do at home to help out our environment, the following are some tips from HG-TV that we could all use: 1) Use that BBQ! You knew grilling was a healthy way to cook, but did you know it was good for the air? Outdoor grills take less energy [...]

Green For Gorgeous Refinished Floors

September 28, 2011 by  
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Hardwood floors are beautiful but anyone who has been through a hardwood floor refinishing project knows just how difficult it can be-dusty, toxic and generally unhealthy. That’s why most homeowners vacate their homes during the process. Fortunately, that’s changing, thanks in large part to companies with an environmental focus. For example, BonaKemi, whose Environmental Choice [...]

Global Warming and Building Green

September 27, 2011 by  
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Building green is one of the solutions to global warming that many people do not think about. Building green is designing and constructing buildings with the environment in mind. It is these practices that can have an impact on stopping global warming. Houses give off a high percentage of a country’s total carbon dioxide emissions. [...]

Why Local Sourcing Is Better For The Environment

August 9, 2010 by  
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Depending on how much you are prepared to do, the range of options for greener living can be modest but beneficial or it can be far-ranging and dynamic. A lot also depends on how much you can afford to spend, as some options are expensive and others are difficult to practise if you do not [...]

Driving A Greener Car

August 9, 2010 by  
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The issue of motoring and the environment is one of the most hotly debated issues on the green agenda. As we know, a majority of the cars on our roads contribute in a greater or lesser measure to the pollution in our environment. People are not going to stop driving, and the issue of transport [...]

Everything Is Reusable

August 9, 2010 by  
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Most people view recycling as something that involves taking used items to a recycling bank and depositing them to be taken away by a municipal body or a private company to be turned into something else. However, recycling can take place in the home and be beneficial to you without ever having to pass through [...]

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