7 Simple Ways to Conserve Water Around The Home

Being eco-friendly and trying to save on your household water usage can be easier than you think. Here are seven great tips to help you on your way.

9 Tips to Make Installing Solar Panels at Home Easier

Installing solar panels doesn’t have to be a nightmare; here are a handful of tips to make the process a little easier (and less scary) for the uninitiated.

Sustainable Kitchen Ideas: 8 Steps to Green-novate Your Kitchen

It might seem like making our homes more sustainable will do nothing to solve such a global dilemma but when done together and consistently, we can make a difference. The kitchen is a good place to start!

How Solar Water Heating Saves You Money

Solar water heaters turn the sun's energy into hot water for your home. With free energy for life, here's how solar water heating systems can slash your monthly utility bills while increasing your home's value.

The Best Eco-Friendly Gifts for Kids

Sharing eco-friendly gifts with our kids may be the first step to raising a new, environmentally-aware generation. Here are our top picks for gifts that reduce waste and encourage green living.

Kids’ Books with an Environmental Message

It's never been more important to educate our kids about protecting the environment. Here is our list of the best children's books with an environmental message.



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Protect Trees from Construction Damage

How to Protect Trees from Construction Damage

Trees provide benefits around the home beyond aesthetics. For instance, properties with trees fetch better prices. Beyond value, trees also clean the air around your home and provide shade. So how do you preserve trees during construction?
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Offsetting Our Global Carbon Footprint – Infographic

What's your individual carbon footprint in relation to the global carbon footprint? Are there steps you can take to reduce your overall carbon contribution? This infographic breaks down the numbers.
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10 Small Changes You Can Make to Save Energy

Energy bills aren't cheap regardless of where you live. However, you can start making changes around your house to save energy. The following simple, yet practical tips should help you get started.
Eco-Friendly Remodeling Ideas

Eco-Friendly Remodeling Ideas: Practical Ways to Turn Your Home Green

Are you planning a green remodeling project? The following tips will put you on the right track.
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What You Probably Didn’t Know About Veganism and the Environment

While veganism is often spoken about in terms of animal rights, it is also a much greener alternative to a meat-based diet. For one, a vegan diet produces around 7x less greenhouse gas emissions than that of a meat-eater.


Why Water is the New Oil – Infographic

What's driving water shortages across most cities in the world and what can be done about it? Here's a look at the factors contributing to the dwindling reserves of clean, fresh water, and what you can start doing now to conserve this precious commodity.

What is the difference between Whey Protein and Casein Protein?

Protein shakes have been the buzz word in the fitness industry for quite some time now. A significant reason is the protein powders, such as whey and casein that help in muscle building. Here's a look at both of these protein sources, and their major differences.

What is a Lacto Vegetarian?

A Lacto vegetarian is a person whose diet excludes meat and eggs but includes plant-based foods and dairy products. We delve into the advantages, disadvantages, challenges and risks of the Lacto-vegetarian diet.

Egg Substitutes for a Vegan Diet

Avoiding eggs might seem like the end of your association with entire cuisines, especially ones that require baking. Fortunately, as the vegan lifestyle becomes common, several products that can effectively replace non-vegan products have come to market.

Butter Substitutes for a Vegan Diet

Finding vegan substitutes for daily animal-based products is one of the main challenges of converting to veganism. Fortunately, there is a ready-market for vegan products, including butter substitutes.