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How to Make Greener Living Work for Your Wallet

We all know the pressures of living green that have been thrown on our society for the last couple of decades. While we know it’s great for us, it’s not always great for our wallet. Things like installing solar panels are very costly to do. However, there are many green living practices you can do that can help pad your wallet instead of empty it. Get Rid of Old Scrap Metal There are scrap metal buyers literally everywhere across the country. Many will come to your doorstep and loa

HannahWhittenly

HannahWhittenly

Is it Greener on Your Side of the Fence? How to Keep Your Yard Environmentally-Friendly

Everyone says that the grass is greener on the other side of the fence, but green doesn’t always mean environmentally friendly. Those homeowners who want to be conscious of their impact on the environment can start with their own yard care practices and what they grow. Doing so can ensure that both your yard and the natural landscape beyond stay green and healthy, and here are a few ways you can accomplish that. Use Native Plants When you use plant life that is common to the commun

LizzieWeakley

LizzieWeakley

3 Ways to Live Greener through Regular Home Maintenance

Your home’s features and condition play a major role on the impact you make on the planet. Many people assume that they need to make huge, expensive home improvements to create a green living environment. While installing solar panels and a rainwater collection and purification system are some of the many expensive projects that you could invest in, proper home maintenance can have a beneficial impact as well. These are some of the maintenance tasks to complete regularly to create a greener home

BrookeChaplan

BrookeChaplan

What should be included in residential solar panels?

Whenever there is the talk of switching to residential solar panels, most of the rules are as follows: If the consumer can also add solar during access to grid electricity, then, in reality, he will not pay much attention to an angle, unless the solar system is completely prohibited and does not provide funding. Because, after paying the solar energy system first, they get the benefit of free energy. So we start paying attention to saving on our electricity bill. Depending on the cost of

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greenenergy

Saving Our Oceans: How Some Companies Use Trash as a Business Model

The amount of plastic that’s being discarded on a daily basis is staggering. Much of this plastic is ending up in the oceans and presents a crisis to these sensitive ecosystems. Here are some of the ways that companies are working to reduce the amount of plastics that are entering the environment. Tackle Recycling Initiatives Many of the single use plastic containers can be eliminated simply by investing in recycling efforts. Some cities are moving to ban the use of plastic bags in

HannahWhittenly

HannahWhittenly

What components are needed in a solar power system?

These days more and more people think about the advantages that they can experience when they decide to go off the grid and make full use of solar panels for their home. This is a smart decision to make, the thing you need to understand is that you need to know the components that make up these systems. This will be useful information that will help you when you need it the most in the process of building your own system or when you are in need of having to make much-needed replacements to parts

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greenenergy

How Literally Anyone Can Profit from Going Green

While trying to be more environmentally friendly is a commendable goal, a lot of people are wary of making the lifestyle changes it requires. One of the more prominent concerns that people have is the cost required to “go green.” As it turns out, not only can it be affordable to go green, but you can actually profit off of many of the efforts involved. Here are just a few ways that anyone can cash in on environmentally friendly choices. Tax Incentives Any time you can write somethi

LizzieWeakley

LizzieWeakley

Better World: How Your Small Eco-Friendly Efforts Make a Difference

Going green is a concept that we can all get on board with. However, it can seem difficult to know what practices to do other than your traditional recycling instead of throwing items in the trash. In today’s short article, we’re going to discuss some small eco-friendly changes you can make to your daily living that will have a large impact on the going green initiative. Use Ecological Home Services If you’re a homeowner, it’s likely that you use home service providers for various

BrookeChaplan

BrookeChaplan

Why Nature Conservation Is Important

Nature differs for different animals, but it's suffering the same fate as well: The endangerment of many species and threats to the natural resources. The seascapes and landscapes, as well as the protection of the many wild species, are important to the economic, social and environmental well-being of our country's wildlife. Here are some reasons why nature conservation important Safeguards Human Life Almost 50 per cent of human medicines come indirectly or directly from the natural world. M

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How to Deal with Contaminated Soil

Plots of land where nothing has previously been developed on are quite rare these days, especially in urban areas. No matter if the land is purchased for farming or house building, checking the soil for contamination is extremely important, in order to avoid hazardous chemicals from coming in contact with anything that’s being developed on in or in the nearby sites. Up until recent years, environmental laws were more relaxed and it was not uncommon for waste was dumped close to where the

Cynthia Madison

Cynthia Madison

Composite Deck Boards – No Ongoing Maintenance

Life is hectic and people want their homes and gardens to be attractive and low maintenance. It is why composite deck boards are so suitable for outdoor living – they don’t need to be stained and they don’t splinter or rot. True, composites do fade just a little bit at first from sun exposure, but then they settle down and the fading stops. Trendy for Residential- or Commercial Properties Composite boards are sought after for the residential market as well as for business

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greenenergy

Green for Green: What You Can Get out of Environmental Awareness

We all like to take pride in being environmentally-friendly. There’s just something that feels good about being kind to the environment around us. However, it’s nice when that kindness lines up with getting us some extra money as well. Here are some great ways to do your part for the environment while putting some much-needed green into your own wallet. Scrap Metal Recycling We’re sure you’ve all seen or heard those commercials about cash for junk cars. The truth is that you can ma

BrookeChaplan

BrookeChaplan

4 Ways Australians are Protecting the Planet

When it comes to environmental responsibility, Australians are among the leading citizens who are striving to do their part. Many Australians understand the importance of global conservation and have made efforts to protect the planet’s vital ecosystems. This includes personal life choices as well as enacting eco-friendly governmental policies to protect their local environment. Here are some of the main ways that many Australians are protecting the planet.  Implementing Strict Pet Travel

LizzieWeakley

LizzieWeakley

Robotic Pallet Wrapping Machine Advantages

Many businesses that manufacture and sell products pay little attention to the packaging methods and processes that they are using, until they realise how many options they have, and as a result end up wasting huge amounts of money year after year. Packaging however is one aspect that businesses of all types, within all niches, should take seriously – Often the first aspect of a product that consumers see, playing a huge part in buying decisions. Not only this but unless the correct packaging me

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greenenergy

Recyclable Materials That Don't Go in the Recycling

Recycling is a key component of sustainability that allows you to do your part for the environment. It's also a great way to help green companies make more products or services that you like to use. However, not all recyclable materials should go in your standard recycling bins. You'll find a few examples of things that you can recycle in other ways below.  Cords This category really applies to any durable material that you can tie into a knot. If it meets these basic criteria, don't r

LizzieWeakley

LizzieWeakley

Why does Stockholm excel at being a sustainable city?

When we are speaking about the cities of the future, we are speaking of green cities, cities that have directed their efforts to transform into sustainable spaces. When referring to these cities we often call them smart cities, and Stockholm can be described as a smart city because it became a green city with the help of the funds it received from the EU. Stockholm is considered a lighthouse city in Europe, together with Cologne and Barcelona meaning that other cities and countries should follow

Cynthia Madison

Cynthia Madison

Green Commute: 3 Extra Benefits of Not Driving to Work Every Day

Commuting is a tradition that probably dates back practically to the invention of the automobile. Over the decades, though, increased population density, urban sprawl and ever-increasing vehicle ownership have increased commute times substantially. Even worse, they’ve turned commuting into a miserable, environmentally damaging slog for many people. While we all know finding alternative ways of getting to work helps the environment, there are some other benefits. Improved Health A d

BrookeChaplan

BrookeChaplan

What to expect at a Bali, Indonesia Five star Hotel Nature

The Ayana Resort and Spa is a leading five star hotel resort in Bali. It is built and set in a unique landscape that excites and rejuvenates its guests by just being there. Perched high on the side of a cliff, it overlooks the vast ocean waters and is a paradise for travelers and honeymooning couples from all over the world. Renowned for its uniqueness in design and service, it is best if you visit the hotel in person for a firsthand experience of world class hotel service.

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greenenergy

What’s Recyclable and What Isn’t? 4 Ways to Discern between the Two

Recycling is one of the best ways to reduce your carbon footprint, but figuring out which materials are recyclable can be confusing. Luckily, this process is going to be incredibly easy once you get the hang of it. Here is a closer look at a few tips that will help you determine which items and materials are recyclable. Organic Waste Many people are surprised to hear that most organic waste can be recycled. If you run a business that produces organic waste, then you should contact

HannahWhittenly

HannahWhittenly

3 Ways to Prevent Spring and Summer Water Waste around Your Home

As temperatures warm up in the spring, you can typically expect to see your water bill creep higher. One of the most significant reasons for this is because of extra water usage for lawn care and other exterior purposes. However, there are other reasons why your water bill may be higher during these seasons. Water waste is significant and problematic in many homes in the spring and summer. A closer look reveals how you may be able to rein in your water bills and save a substantial amount of mone

BrookeChaplan

BrookeChaplan

3 Home Improvements that Improve Your Energy Efficiency

If you’re looking to save money and energy, small home improvements can help a lot. Choosing to upgrade your home to make it more energy efficient can help you save on your heating and cooling costs. It may even increase the value of your home. Here are the three most important updates to make to ensure your home is as energy efficient as possible. Replace Your Appliances This is probably a more expensive route, but ensuring your home has energy efficient appliances is a good first

BrookeChaplan

BrookeChaplan

Plant-Based Plastics Might Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution and Disposal

Plastic pollution is growing into one of the most pressing concerns of the 21st century. An estimated 8.3 billion tonnes of plastic have been created to date, and trends show that if we don't curb our use of plastic soon then there will be upwards of 12 billion tonnes of plastic in landfills and our environment by 2050. Single-use plastics are pervasive in our society, from straws handed out with every drink to throw-away coffee cups, and it can be difficult to know where to start. Below is a gu

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greenenergy

What is Pallet Wrapping?

Pallet wrapping goes under a lots of alternative names, some you may have hear of before, including stretch wrapping and stretch film wrapping. Pallet wrapping sometimes referred to as these other names is an incredibly common packaging method within an entire range of industries, and a method that is used worldwide. Pallet wrapping is renowned for its unique ability to tight secure products together, stretch wrap film is wrapped tightly around batches of goods to secure them tightly together, w

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