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Apr 06

7 Ways to Go Green in Your Bedroom

The space you spend a third of your life in! Your very own personal sanctuary of calm and relaxation. Your bedroom should be a haven of peace. So how exactly do you achieve this? The answer lies in opting for green and sustainable methods. Here are ways to achieve this:   Houseplants Imagine waking up …

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Sep 07

Think Before You Send Your Trash for Recycling

Regaining Your Footprint As more and more cities and towns have begun recycling programs, we are trying to undo the years of toss and throw. More than 75% of all cities and towns have some sort of recycling program underway but the difference in what is a recyclable and non-recyclable change from city to city. …

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Jan 17

6 Tips for Painting Your Home, While Staying Friendly With the Environment

With the New Year well under everyone’s belts, many people have desires to update their home. After all, what better time to do so, when you have a chance to start fresh in life? One of the easiest ways to bring new life to any room in the house is by painting. It is cheaper …

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Jan 06

5 Ways to Make the Roof of Your Home More Energy Efficient

As many of us are becoming more energy efficient, it’s totally understandable why almost daily, we find ourselves looking for ways to minimize the amount of electricity that we use so that we can save money on our energy bills. Some of these things include purchasing double-pane windows and getting appliances that come with the …

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Oct 22

Thrifty Ways on How to Redesign Your Room

Everybody likes the idea of redesigning their home and turning it into a wonderful and a cozier place to live in, but not everyone has enough money to do it extravagantly. Don’t worry, there are a few ways you can give your place a whole new appearance without spending too much. How? First and foremost, …

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May 13

Why Your Home Office Sucks and How to Fix It

Does your office suck? The answer is “yes” if it is dull, boring and distracting enough to make you unproductive. When you are working from home, there are ways to make your office a comfortable place to be. Follow these five tips to turn your office from ho-hum to extraordinary: 1.Color Method, the popular cleaning …

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Dec 17

How to Paint Without Harming the Environment

We all could use a fresh wall color every now and then. Walls scuff, chip, and fade with years of wear and tear, and so does style. The new project will take some work, and you’re ready to go to the store to look at paint swatches. Is all paint bad for the environment? Do …

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May 23

7 Tips for Environmentally Friendly Interior Design

With the world’s attention turned toward sustainability, it isn’t surprising that the interior design field has promoted some fantastic measures for achieving eco-friendly décor and designing homes with sustainable resources. The following are seven tips that will help you achieve an environmentally friendly living space that looks as wonderful as it will feel! Support Eco-Friendly …

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May 16

Green Home Remodeling Tips

Protecting the environment and improving your home don’t have to be mutually exclusive goals. With the growing concern over environmental issues, making the right choices when it comes to home improvement can not only reduce your carbon footprint but also help you save money on your energy costs over the long run. Almost everything in …

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Mar 12

Eco-Friendly Bathrooms: Accessories Worth Investing In

Every day more and more “green” products hit the market and it can become quite overwhelming trying to determine what we should spend our hard earned dollars on to make the best choice for ourselves and the planet. Well when it comes to eco-friendly bathroom accessories we’ve covered off a few of the options that …

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Oct 11

Easy and Eco-Friendly Home Remodeling Tips

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1. Non-Toxic Paints – Many types of paint release toxic emissions into the air for years after they go up on your walls. These emissions are caused by volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in the paint. Thankfully, new types of paint have been developed with low- or zero-VOC levels that are just as durable as normal …

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Feb 28

Low-VOC Commercial Design Goes Mainstream

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If you’re thinking about how to create a healthier workplace environment, consider going low-VOC. Volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, are chemicals widely used as ingredients in products such as paint, building materials and furnishings, office equipment and cleaning supplies. Elevated levels of VOCs have been linked to eye and respiratory irritation, headaches, fatigue and other …

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