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Apr 08

Growing Up Outdoors

Many years ago before we had all the wonderful technology we have today we spent the majority of our time outdoors. I remember coming home from school, changing clothes, grabbing an apple, and heading out the door to play until the street lights came on. We played in the leaves, climbed trees, played ball, rode …

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Apr 02

Infographic: Green and Efficient Warehousing

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The infographic below details how a warehouse can be more efficient and be greener. Learn steps to an energy efficient warehouse and how to save money doing it. Also, learn about induction lighting and what it can do to improve warehouse efficiency. Source: http://www.adattsi.com/

Mar 25

Product Review: Grandma’s Pure and Natural Soaps

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Do you use soap? For your sake and everyone around you I hope you do. I use soap so I was very interested when I was contacted by Grandma’s Lye Soap to review three of their pure and natural soaps they sent to me: Grandma’s Lye Soap, Grandma’s Grime Away soap and Grandma’s Shampoo and Shave …

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Mar 20

Benefits of the New EPA Vehicle Emission Standards

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On March 3, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it plans to enact a new rule that will impose stricter vehicle emission standards, in an effort to reduce air pollution from cars and trucks. The rule has been dubbed Tier 3, and will go into effect on January, 2017. The EPA hopes that the …

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Mar 18

Go Green to Boost Student’s Academic Performance

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Many students today are struggling with their day to day lives in school. In result their grades are slowly taking a deep plunge. What they do is double their effort to study. But they also have other matters to do, juggling all of these while studying is taxing. As a student, it is your responsibility …

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Mar 12

5 Things to Learn About the Environment from Henry David Thoreau

I first learned about Henry David Thoreau in a literature subject in college. An assigned paper on his life and works brought me to appreciate him. But it was his principles, odd and radical to me, that piqued my interest to know more about our relationship with the environment. Here are 5 of the things …

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Mar 12

Go Green and Save Green with a Residential Metal Roof

There have been a lot of trends since the turn of the century; new diets, powerful smart phones, and battery-powered cars have changed the way people think and live. Perhaps, though, the most important trend of the Millennial Generation is living “green” lifestyles. Fears of global warming are primarily causes of the public’s newfound respect …

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Mar 11

Reusing Plastic Chicken and Salad Containers for Gardens

When you look around your home, almost anything can be up-cycled or re-purposed in order to create something new. If you’ve ever purchased rotisserie chicken or pre-made salads from your local grocery store, they were probably contained within plastic containers with transparent lids. Have you ever considered that these items can serve as miniature greenhouses …

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Mar 05

How to Have a Really Green St. Patrick’s Day

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St. Patrick’s Day is the day when the beloved patron saint of Ireland is celebrated. It is usually recognized on March 17 and is celebrated throughout the world by those of Irish descent and increasingly those who are non-Irish.  The day’s theme is anything and everything that has to do with Ireland, specifically the color green. …

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Mar 04

Why Should You Choose Bamboo?

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Bamboo is rapidly emerging as one of the most versatile and eco-friendly products of today and there are more and more items being created by using this impressive natural material. Bamboo helps to remove CO2 from the atmosphere and is grown without using any fertilizers or pesticides. It’s quick to grow too! As well as …

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Mar 03

Keeping the Energy Costs Down in the Classroom

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Conserving energy can be more than just helping the environment. It can be about cutting costs around the school and classroom. By reducing your energy bills, there could be more money in the budget to afford some of the other things to improve education. What can be done around the school to help promote greater …

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Feb 26

3 Eco-Friendly Entrepreneurs Who Got Paid For Recycling

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It pays to be eco-friendly. Just ask these 3 recycling gurus who were rewarded when they took the time to do some recycling.   Reduce, reuse, and recycle. That’s the mantra we get taught in school. But in today’s fast paced disposable society, taking the time to recycle can often seem more hassle than it’s …

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