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May 04

4 Ways to an Eco-Friendly Kitchen

Adopting an environmentally friendly lifestyle in your kitchen does not require a complete remodel. Simple tasks such as introducing a small herb garden to your windowsill or composting food scraps will make your kitchen greener. Here are four ways to create a more eco-friendly kitchen that doesn’t involve the sledgehammer. Windowsill Herb Garden Herbs are …

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Feb 01

Love Your Kitchen: 4 Ways to Optimize Your Space

The kitchen serves as a place to gather with family, enjoy a cup of coffee or glass of wine, and for some, relax and get creative while cooking a delicious meal. Many people have an aversion to their kitchen though because of minimal space or disorganization (not to mention a disdain for cooking). These tips …

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Oct 11

5 Eco-Friendly Upgrades for a Greener Kitchen

If you are in the market for a new kitchen, it’s a great time to go green. In addition to the many health and environmental benefits that can be reaped from a green kitchen, using energy and water saving designs and product will add value to your home while decreasing your monthly bills. The kitchen …

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May 22

5 Easy Ways To Turn Your Kitchen Into A Healthy Eating Haven

A kitchen is more than just a place for preparing food and beverages. Sometimes, it can also act as the dining room or even a space for interaction. This is particularly true for small homes and apartments, where there’s just not enough room for a proper dining room. If this is the case with your …

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Aug 18

Tips for Updating Your Kitchen Room

Although you can remodel your kitchen at any time during the year, for some reason many people choose to do so once the summer is in full swing. Perhaps it’s because there’s a little more time available in your schedule during the summer. Regardless, as one of the more popular areas in the home, changes …

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Dec 23

How to Go Green with your Very Own Home-Made Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products

Having had the warmest Christmas in living memory, you may now be wondering about when it’s best to start spring cleaning your home. While it may be a little early to start cleaning in earnest, cleaning your home little by little now will save you a massive job come March. If you’re looking to get …

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Dec 20

5 Environmentally Friendly Kitchen Fixtures

Making your kitchen greener doesn’t require an extensive remodel. A few updates can help you conserve energy and reduce water use. Here are five environmentally friendly kitchen fixtures that will make your kitchen greener.   Reduce energy consumption with LED lighting You’ve probably replaced all the incandescent bulbs in your house with compact fluorescent lights …

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Nov 06

The Sustainable Chef: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Fats, Oil and Grease

While spent cooking oil from restaurant fryers is easily disposed of by calling in a cooking oil recycling service, the grease that comes off the dirty dishes in the sink is harder to deal with. If greasy water is simply washed down the drain, the grease can build up in the sewage system over time, …

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Oct 31

Eco-Friendly, Disposable Products for Your Kitchen

Sometimes, being environmentally conscious can feel like a burden. This is often true when buying kitchenware. When people throw parties, or host large groups of people, it’s customary to break out plastic silverware, red plastic cups, and flimsy plastic plates and bowls. When the night is over and everybody leaves, you’ll find that you’re stuck …

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Oct 10

Kitchen Improvement Project – Things You Need To Get A Green Kitchen With Eco-Friendly Appliances

As stated by the US Department of Energy Statistics, kitchen equipment and lighting consume around 40% or more of a home’s total power usage. When you add other basic kitchen appliances like air conditioners and heaters, lessening the energy usage and cost and enhancing its efficiency and conservation must be well prioritized. In every kitchen …

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Aug 27

Product Review: The Green Cycler

I’d heard of kitchen pre-composters before, but I’d never used one. That was before The Green Cycler Team sent me a Green Cycler to try out and review. The concept is one to make pre-composting fun. You use a hand crank to shred food from your kitchen to speed up the process from kitchen to your compost bin. As …

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Jul 25

10 Easy Steps to Green Your Office

Headline grabbing environmental initiatives announced by multi-nationals may make those running a smaller business think being green will necessitate bold and expensive steps. However, being environmentally friendly is within everyone’s reach. In fact, these practical steps from Rob Fenn at the British Assessment Bureau can help even the smallest business save thousands! Step #1 – …

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