Category Archives for "Green Home"

November 23, 2008

Eco Friendly Tips: Travel

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One of the most common eco friendly tips is this: it’s better for the planet if you walk, ride a bike, take mass transit, or carpool wherever you need to go. For those seeking to explore beyond their own community or state this advice can be a bit difficult to apply, especially for those of us with a family. In addition, it is hard to ignore the widespread criticism of environmentalists and green celebrities that do a bit of jet setting. Does this mean you need to forgo any travel plans that your family may have? Absolutely not!

Deciding to green your lifestyle essentially means you want to reduce your environmental impact., not eliminate it altogether. The latter would hardly be possible and there is no reason to think that going green means you have to sacrifice all your fun.

Here are some eco friendly tips for traveling:
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November 22, 2008

Green Living Ideas for Your Family’s Finances

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We’re all concerned about our family’s finances. When people think about budgeting and money matters they visualize check books, account statements, tax records, stacks of receipts, a calculator, and the like. The visual usually involves a lot of clutter and chaos and perhaps a stressed out person poring over their finances. There are a lot of steps we can take to streamline and simplify our finance management for your family and many of these methods happen to be green too. Even paying our bills and managing our money can be hassle free and environmentally minded.

Here are a few ideas to help you green your finances:

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November 20, 2008

Everyday Ways To Help the Environment

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When we read the doom and gloom in the media about the environment, we often feel overwhelmed and confused. Don’t let that make you so depressed that you don’t take action. There are things you can do each and every day to lesson your impact on the environment, starting right now.

Here is a list of things you can start with that won’t break a sweat:

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August 10, 2008

10 Ways to Save Water at Home

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We’re in the middle of summer and chances are, we’re all using more water to keep cool. You’re probably worried about, not just your water bill, but your impact on the environment as well.

Here are 10 easy ways to save water at home. All of us can improve the way we use water. These tips will surely bring your water consumption down.
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