7 Ways to Create a Sustainable Office

Three employees using personal drinking mugs in the kitchen for a more sustainable office.

When the topic of sustainability in the workplace comes up, it most often involves the construction of commercial office buildings. Installing larger windows, providing green spaces on rooftops, and handling greywater are common issues that modern building construction techniques seek to address.  However, you can do plenty of things to promote sustainability in your existing … Read more

Green Living Tips That Won’t Break the Bank

Kermit says, “It’s hard being green”. But that’s not true! Here are some easy ways to live a little greener without laying out a load of green. These green living tips are guaranteed not to break the bank. Vanquish the Vampires Unplug electronics when not in use. Many electronic devices still draw power even when … Read more

How To Make Autumn Decorations with Green Materials

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As the leaves change color and fall from the trees, it’s time to start thinking about autumn decorations. Make autumn decorations with green materials and reduce your environmental impact while celebrating the season. Sustainable materials replenish at the same rate or faster than they are consumed, and include renewable resources, recycled materials, and naturally abundant … Read more

Why Switching to an Energy Efficient Home is Worth the Investment

As of 2021, 85% of people around the world consider ecological impact when making purchases. Sustainable products are gaining traction in the global market, making consumers more conscious of eco-friendly options. Large scale upgrades to your home could have a significant impact in the long-term. With this knowledge, we can seek ways to reduce our … Read more

Electric Cars: An Analysis of the Pros & Cons

It’s incredible to think that the movie Who Killed The Electric Car? debuted as recently as 2006. At that time, do you know how many highway-capable electric cars were available to the general public in the United States? Zero.  That’s not to say there weren’t a few efforts, of course. The Ford Ranger EV was … Read more

Your Room-by-Room Guide to Green Living at Home

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If you’re fortunate enough to build an eco-friendly home from the ground up, congratulations! And thank you for taking such a big step to help the environment. If you’re looking for ways to increase energy efficiency and make your current home a healthier place, congratulations, and thank you for that also. There are always ways … Read more

How to Compost Your Kitchen Trash into Rich Gardening Soil

Hand holing Soil created from Home Composting kitchen scraps or vegetables and fruit along with fall leaves and grass clippings. Final product dark brown earth rich with nutrients and worms to spread around the garden.

When deciding what to recycle and what must go to the landfill, you can’t help but start to wonder about the kitchen scraps. If you’ve ever felt weird about dumping out vegetable stems and leftovers, you’re not alone. Our ancestors survived by figuring out how to make the most of every possible resource and why … Read more

8 Tips for Going Green in the Workplace

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Living a green lifestyle doesn’t stop at your front door or the edge of your property or when you get into the car. Being eco-responsible and reducing waste is something you can do in every aspect of your life, even in the workplace. While it would be great if you could convince your employer to … Read more

11 Ways to Turn Your Travel Plans Green

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Traveling is something that happens to everyone eventually, whether you’re visiting relatives on family holidays, traveling for business, or going on a well-earned vacation. Of course, for the frugal and environmentally conscious, you can’t help but notice that things like road trips, airports, and hotels tend to bring out the worst in us. Everything is … Read more

What Can You Do With Your Dryer Lint Instead of Throwing It Away?

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Last Updated: 10/19/2021 As a responsible homeowner, you know that it’s important to clean the dryer’s lint trap before or after every load to ensure that it doesn’t build up too thick. Most of us had this rule drilled into our parents’ minds as we became old enough to do our laundry, though some people … Read more