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Oct 31

10 Unique Tips to Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

The term, ‘sustainable’ has become a key word in many industries today, particularly in real estate, healthcare, travel, automobile and electricity. Above all, home is where the heart is; and charity (in this case, eco-friendliness), they say, begins at home. From choosing furniture for your home, gardens design and maintenance ideas for your outdoor look, …

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Sep 23

5 Important Points To Consider While Landscaping

Considering to get a complete makeover of your outdoor space? Well, that would be a great idea if carried out right. Landscaping calls for a grasp over art, science and their reciprocity. Any gap between your understanding and design application can wreck it all. In the very first place, you should check whether your outdoor …

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Feb 11

How to Piece Together the Perfect Outdoor Area

When your aim is true for the perfect outdoor space you may get your visions slightly jumbled. You think that you want some things, you know that you can’t live without other things, but your whole picture just seems to not be adding up as you’d like. There are some clear steps in order for …

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Aug 14

How Outdoor Marquees Keep Kids Sun Safe at School

We all know how to slip, slop and slap, but sun protection for kids at school doesn’t end here. Elementary and middle schools (or Primary and secondary schools if you are in Australia) are required to provide adequate shaded areas for kids during recess, lunch and active play, as well for as physical education and …

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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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Jan 09

Top 5 Green Travel Planning Tips

As more people are becoming aware of just how precious our planet is, they are finding themselves doing all kinds of things that would be considered to be “green”. They’re recycling items. They’re composting food. They’re purchasing energy efficient appliances. They’re visiting thrift stores. And they’re even being eco-friendly when it comes to their travel. …

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Dec 20

Reducing Your Carbon Footprint With Your Security System

You don’t want to leave two carbon footprints while you’re on vacation. Reducing the energy consumption of your home while you’re away is easy to accomplish with the help of the latest in security system technology. Adding the human factor assures that you’re protected and that you’re protecting the environment.   Monitoring Your Thermostat Of …

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Sep 25

Natural Spas & Other Relaxing Outdoor Getaways

Looking to get away for the ultimate relaxing vacation? Planning a trip to a resort or spa can be a daunting task with so many locations to choose from in the United States alone. This list offers a few excellent locations to help get you started. There are literally thousands of options to choose from, …

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Jun 12

7 Tips to Cooking Green

When summer comes around I always think of hot days and outdoor grilling. However I think we do not stay as green as we would like when we cook. Cooking and preparing food can take up a big chunk of our garbage and electricity bill. Here are a few ways to cook and stay green …

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Nov 07

Eco-Friendly Winter Fitness Tips

Staying healthy plays an important role in living sustainably, but many people go overboard with equipment and technology while trying to stay fit. For centuries, people got their exercise by working outdoors, chopping firewood, hauling water and tending gardens. Health clubs and gyms use huge amounts of energy to heat and cool vast interior spaces. …

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Aug 14

Why Is an Environmental Education Important for Kids?

The late Whitney Houston once sang about believing that the children are our future, that we should teach them well and let them lead the way. As it relates to our kids and the importance of providing them with environmental education, Ms. Houston’s point is very valid. A big part of the reason why the …

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Aug 14

Top 5 Benefits of An Environmental Education for Kids

The environment is a great concern for all of us, whether we realize it or not. The air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat; every aspect of our lives in influenced directly by the ecosystem in which we live, and the way we live influences or ecosystem in turn. Scientists and …

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