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May 16

5 Best Ways to Create an Eco-Friendly Patio

Nowadays, eco-friendly patios are becoming popular as people are becoming more environment sensible. Their patios have become their main living room because they enhance their outdoor living space in an eco-friendly style. If you embrace a green lifestyle, you can have amazing fun-time with your friends and family out in the open. You can enjoy …

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May 05

How To Prepare Your Land For Your Own Backyard Orchard

Maybe you’re a huge fan of apples, peaches and plums. Maybe you don’t like paying the hefty price for store-bought cherries. Perhaps you just love trees and would like to provide an ideal habitat for birds, bees and butterflies. Whatever the reason, establishing a backyard orchard can be a very rewarding experience, both for the …

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Dec 20

Converted Your Home To Run Greener? Now Convert Your Friends!

Credit   When you’re talking about living a greener life, the word “convert” comes up on a semi-regular basis. You convert to driving a more fuel-efficient car, or to using microfiber cloths instead of kitchen towel. You may convert your home power to run from more sustainable sources. It can all begin to sound a …

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Aug 25

15 Ways to Go Green and Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Going green, reducing your carbon footprint, and maybe even saving a bit of money while we do all of that sounds magical. If you want to lighten your carbon footprint and live a greener and more environmentally conscious lifestyle; this post if for you. We are going to cover 15 actionable ways you can go …

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Jul 22

12 Tips for Combating Climate Change in the City

Worried about the environment? Concerned about climate change? These are huge issues. What can a one person do? A lot. Take action to tackle environmental problems and reduce dependence on fossil fuels, even if you’re on the 12th floor of a city high rise. Many small steps from many people add up. Water, Water Everywhere …

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Jan 31

Top 3 Green Technologies to Watch in 2016

3-D Printed Products        Figure 1 Credit Creative Tools   So what does 3-D printing have to do with green living? Well, the revolutionary potential of 3-D printing technology within almost all areas of clean energy and environmental innovation is more significant than most imagine. We already use 3-D printing to produce jewellery, clothing, …

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Dec 23

Green Resolutions for 2016

Get 2016 off to a good start by setting yourself some green resolutions. Whether you are a seasoned eco living expert or you are just getting started, setting some resolutions can be useful. They can help keep you motivated to do your bit and enable you to achieve your green living goals in 2016. Here are some great …

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Apr 21

Seed Paper – Giving Back To Mother Nature

Even though seed paper has been used in the United States since 1941, I personally have only just heard about it! After reading many articles online, I decided to make my own and spread the word about this amazing eco friendly paper. The amount of trees still been cut down to produce paper is astronomical, …

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Apr 08

The Earth Day

The thirsty earth soaks up the rain, And drinks, and gapes for drink again. 
The plants suck in the earth and are 
With constant drinking fresh and fair –Abraham Cowley, English poet (1618–67)   The Earth Day is celebrated around the world on the April 22, usually with outdoor performances, where people willingly perform acts …

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Feb 12

Infographic: Benefits of Urban Forests

This infographic details the benefits of trees in urban areas. Trees reduces energy consumption, aid in air purification and water management. Also mentioned are facts on how trees add to the cityscape and improve the atmosphere figuratively and literally. Also learn about three famous trees: The Survivor Tree, The Oldest Parisian Tree and The Marylebone …

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Dec 03

To Tree or Not to Tree?

We love trees. They clean our air and water, store our carbon, and lend a hand in creating many of life’s needful things, from our homes and furniture to America’s beloved baseball bats. So we should never, ever cut one down for the sole purpose of decorating our living rooms for the month of December, …

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Nov 21

Why Reclaimed Wood Flooring Saves More Than Just Money

Wooden flooring instantly adds character and a warm richness to a room but laying down a new solid wood floor can be an expensive investment. Reclaiming the wooden floors, frames and beams from old buildings and upcycling the wood has very popular as the concerns over deforestation and sustainable wood resources continue to rise. If …

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