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Aug 16

Bathroom Water Saving Devices

Water saving devices are becoming more popular for good reason.  When it comes to water, we’re quickly realizing that it’s not the unlimited resource that we often treat it as.  Some cities have many restrictions to limit a family’s use of water, meaning that a household often has to be more creative about getting any …

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Jul 31

Environmental Impact of Pet Food

Image Credit: Pixabay   Pet food is a huge part of your life if you have done anything with your own pets. You know that they need specific diets and that you want to take care of all that they are doing as well. That being said, did you ever think that there could be …

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Jul 19

5 Ways to Go Green in The Bathroom Without Remodeling

One of the areas in a home that wastes the most resources is the bathroom. Just think about all the paper and water that gets wasted there. That’s why the bathroom is one of the best places to start following eco-friendly practices. And you don’t even need to remodel to go green. Here are five …

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Jul 19

How Can I Get Rid of My Old Mattress in the UK?

There are several options available for getting rid of an old mattress, but of course how much it will cost, either to your household finances, or the planet, is always an issue! Counting council costs Mattresses are the most commonly collected items in council bulky waste collections, according to Reading Council, but disposal this way …

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Jul 10

Fantastic Tips For Eco-Friendly Parents

As a parent, you want to lead by example and teach your children the importance of saving the Earth by becoming an eco-friendly family. Small changes do make a difference, and there are ways you can care for your planet by making a few alterations to your lifestyle at home. To help your green parenting …

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Jun 26

A Greener Home is as Easy as Changing a Light Bulb

Image source   When people think about ways they can make their homes greener, they tend to think they need to have a life whereby their roof is made of solar panels, their garden is a wind farm, they have self-sustaining vegetable patch and gutters that recycle their water. Yes, this would be fantastic. It …

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Jun 22

How to Save and Reuse Water, Inside and Outdoors

Practically anyone could benefit from using less water, whether they live in a drought region or not. Fortunately, everyone in your household can make a difference if you get on the same page. These tips make it easy to cut down on your water consumption, from cooking to gardening. 1. Get Everyone on Board The trouble …

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Jun 21

Easy Ways to Incorporate a Green Lifestyle If You’re Just Starting Out

Starting a green lifestyle can be overwhelming, especially for a person who knows next to nothing about what this means. Rather than make a complete and overall change, transitioning gradually into living green is the best way to go. This way you’re aware of what you’re getting yourself into and it’s easier to maintain the …

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May 24

6 Benefits of Using Deep Green Cleaning Product for Your House

Toxic chemicals are invading our planet, and too many of them are winding up in our homes. Harmful chemicals, such as ammonia and chlorine, are found in a vast number of popular cleaning products. Many of these popular cleaners contain endocrine disrupting compounds, or EDCs, which can obstruct the body’s natural hormone system and contribute …

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May 05

How To Reduce Your Home Wastage For A Happier Planet

The home can be a substantial source of environmental waste. From food and water to things like electricity and heating gas, the average household could do much better at preventing excessive waste. We produce enormous amounts of waste at home each year. In fact, in only the first four months of this year, there has …

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Apr 27

Avoiding Recalls is Beneficial to the Environment

Packaging is everywhere, from the food we consume to the household products and equipment that we buy on a daily basis. Every single packaging, by law, needs to contain important information such as: name of product and the manufacturer, methods on how to store and use the product, warnings and so forth. Now, what happens …

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Mar 23

How To Buy A Green Vacuum Cleaner

The typical household has one or more vacuum cleaners to keep the various floors free from the dirt that can build up. For most homes these small electrical products are a necessity but they do come at a cost. This is especially evident for those people who are looking to conserve energy and be better …

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