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Go Green: 7 Things You Didn't Know You Could Recycle

Whether you are just environmentally conscious, or you are just someone who is on a tight budget and hates wasting materials, it's common knowledge that recycling is very important. Fortunately, there are dozens of things you can recycle. However, there are several things that you can re-use that most people aren't aware of. Here are just a few things you may not have known you can recycle: Athletic Shoes If you have a pair of shoes that are too beat up to give away to charity or use anymore

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Recycling Made Easy: Six Ways You Can Help the Environment and Make a Difference

Despite the numerous benefits for the environment, many people simply don’t recycle. However, recycling is a lot easier than many first assume. Below are six easy ways to recycle and help the environment. 1. Make a Compost Heap Food waste is one thing that often gets dumped into the trash. However, you can actually re purpose this garbage. Create a compost heap in your backyard near your garden. Use multiple layers and add non-food materials like grass clippings and leaves. After several weeks

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Building A Green Home? Tips To Keep It More Energy-Efficient

Giving back to the planet and your wallet by building a green home? Check out this series of tips custom designed to help green home builders become as energy-efficient as possible. With smart planning and a commitment to a green way of life, you can build a dream house made to be resilient and sustainable far into the future. Your Green Exterior A properly engineered exterior shell for your home is the first line of defense against energy waste. Consider using aluminum siding for your home’

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Time to Rewire Your House? Tips for Making Your Home More Energy Efficient

Making your house more energy efficient is going to have a big impact on the environment and potentially save you quite a bit of money in the coming years. If you have decided that you would like to improve your home’s energy efficiency, then you might want to take a look at these simple electrical projects and upgrades. Install a Smart Thermostat Installing a smart thermostat is one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to cut back on your energy bills. These devices can usually

Build a Better World: Building Materials That Are Surprising Eco-Friendly

Unfortunately, the future of the planet is in question. Problems like pollution, global warming, and the destruction of natural ecosystems present serious threats to the environment. Staving off these threats and preserving the earth for future generations requires substantive action by businesses and individuals alike. One strategy for becoming greener is to choose more eco-friendly building materials. Below are a few materials that you may be surprised to learn are low-impact on the environmen

Six Things People Are Doing to Encourage a Greener Future

Two problems the human race faces today are global warming and pollution. To ensure that the Earth remains habitable for people and animals, changes must occur. Thankfully, some people are taking the initiative to encourage a greener future. Below are six such examples. 1. Farmers Starting Wind Farms In years past, farmers could only produce income by raising livestock and growing crops. Today, however, farmers all across the Midwest have been farming wind. This is done by giving permi

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5 Ways Your Factory Can Lessen Its Environmental Impact

For years now, people have been taking steps to help save the planet in their everyday lives. But the fault of our dying planet lies not within the average individual, but within massive industries. It is time for factories to take action to lessen their environmental impact. Measure Your Carbon Footprint In order to lessen your carbon footprint, first you need to know the size of your carbon footprint. Measure how much damage your factory is doing by taking a Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Green Living: Six Tips For A More Eco-Friendly Home

Maintaining an eco-friendly home will actually provide a family with a number of great benefits. Along with helping to protect the environment, they will also be cutting down on their energy bills and could even improve the value of their property. If going off the grid with a comprehensive solar panel array isn't an option quite yet, then you may want to consider these six actionable tips to lower your home's carbon footprint. 1. Start With an Energy Audit This is going to be a difficult proces

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Common Infrastructure Projects That Are Making Our Communities More Efficient

The infrastructure of a community has been important since the beginning of time in all civilizations. Ancient builders in the Indus Valley created a system of indoor pipes and covered street channel to funnel away waste water. The ancient Romans perfected a transportation infrastructure. In modern times, the United States has developed an aviation infrastructure allowing for efficient global travel. Let's look at five key infrastructure areas. Transportation Communities have to move

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Tips For Using More Environmentally-Friendly Products In Your home

You don’t have to sacrifice convenience or live off the grid to help the environment. Just by switching to environmentally-friendly products, you can make a significant difference. Here are tips to help you make the transition. Cleaning the Green Way Many cleaning products contain harsh chemicals. The good news is that it is easier than you think to avoid these. A paste of water and baking soda, for example, can be used when you need a slightly abrasive cleaner to clean countertops o

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