Going Green to Enhance the Quality of Your Vacation Rental

If you’re in the market to rent out your vacation property, going green will not only be an attractive feature for today’s environmentally conscious culture and consumers, it will also save you money in the long run.

5 Ways to Beat the Summer Heat while Staying Green

Stay cool and stay environmentally friendly this summer by following these suggestions. You'll not only stay cool but, also save on your electric bill, and know you're helping protect and preserve the environment in the process.

5 Sources of Energy Leaks in Your Home

Energy efficiency helps to keep your expenses down and provides you with a more comfortable living space. However, you might not even realize how much power escapes daily. Here are the top offending spots and what you can do about them.

How to Create a Healthy Garden on Your Balcony

Creating a garden on your balcony might seem complicated, but, it is easier than it seems. With the right tools, carefully selected plants and planning, you can be on your way to a healthy balcony garden in no time. Here's what you need to know as you create your balcony garden

4 Ways Students Can Go Green in College

Here are several ways how students can go green in college and start living in accordance with their values while conserving the environment.

Cultivating a Sustainable Garden with Beekeeping

Whether you are a fan of honey, want to incorporate more beautiful flowers into your space or love being able to have a positive impact on the environment, beekeeping can prove to be a fun and a sustainable hobby.



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HVAC Considerations for an Eco-Friendly Home

HVAC systems are notorious for their high energy consumption and carbon footprint. However, they are also a necessary part in daily life. So, how do make your heating and cooling systems greener, save some money and preserve the environment? Keep these HVAC considerations in mind when replacing or upgrading your system.

Dreamy Peach Coconut Smoothie Recipe

It's summer and sometimes we want a really cooling, refreshing drink to get us going in the morning or to pick us up in the afternoon. Green smoothies are...

What You Probably Didn’t Know About Our National Forests

The National Forest Foundation put together this eye catching infographic illustrating the amazing things forests do for us. It's important to keep this in mind as each year millions of...
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3 Steps to an Organic and Sustainable Lifestyle at Home

An organic lifestyle is more sustainable, saves you some money, protects your health and preserves the environment. These are just a few ways to live an organic lifestyle.
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12 Tips for an Eco-Friendly Road Trip

Plan a summer road trip without feeling guilty about the environmental impact. Here are 12 simple ways to make your next road trip a little bit more Eco-friendly.


How to Make Your Own Compost: The Ultimate Guide

Making your own compost is the ultimate in recycling; the practice of re-using your kitchen and garden waste is an old one but a good one. Here's everything you need to know before you start composting, and what to do for the best compost results.

How to Conserve Water and Save Money in the Process

As human beings, we all have to share what little freshwater that’s available on this planet. Conserving water is the only way to ensure coming generations also get a taste. Here are a few ways to conserve water, and even save some money in the process.

Is a 12×16 Storage Shed the Right Size for Me?

When your garage is bursting at the seams, and there’s nowhere else to store those bikes, mowers, and lawn tools, then a backyard shed might be the ideal solution.

Low-Fat Spinach and Zucchini Soup Recipe

This soup, while delightful warm, is meant to be served chilled. Perfect for a mid-afternoon snack or the beginning of a meandering several-course summer meal,...

Gardening for Seniors: Benefits and 5 Easy Projects to Try

The benefits of gardening for seniors are tenfold. They include better mental and physical health, and greater connection to the community. Looking to get started? Here are five gardening projects you can try.

3D Printing: The Next Big Thing in Sustainable Housing?

3D printing presents itself as a fitting solution to the chronic housing shortage faced by countries globally. But, can it work? We explore the advantages and downsides to 3D printed houses, including real-life world examples.