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12 Eco-Friendly Road Trip Tips

If you’re in the midst of preparing for your summer road trip but feeling guilty about the environmental cost of your family’s planned activities, don’t fret. There are plenty of simple ways in which you can green up your next road trip without sacrificing too much.
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Saving Money by Upcycling Things in Your Everyday Life

By simply reusing, upcycling, or repurposing the things around your home, you can save hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars a year.
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How to Save Money with Alternative Energy

Do you want to save money? If so, then you should certainly consider using alternative energy.Arguably the most important benefit is that you can do your part to help conserve the Earth's natural resources,...
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How to Make Your Own Natural Household Cleaners

If you’re making the push towards a more natural lifestyle, you may be interested to know that you can actually make your own chemical-free household cleaners at home.Commercial cleansers are often laden with chemical...
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6 Good Reasons to Get a Rain Barrel

Water use in homes increases over the summer, which is mainly because of the amount of water we use to maintain our lawns and gardens. A recent PNAS report says that the average U.S. citizen...

New Technologies That Could Save You a Ton of Energy and Money

As the costs of energy, fuel and consumption rise, consumers are becoming more aware of the need to be conservative. To save money, time and resources, we’re starting to make a shift towards green...

The 5 Most Energy Consuming Household Appliances (and What You Can Do About It!)

30% of all U.S. elecriticity goes to powering homes, which is more electricity than either the commercial or the industrial sector uses.The huge energy consumption in houses is in part due to the huge...
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Energy Retrofits for Older Homes

You might think that old home of yours is pretty hum drum, boring and well… just plain old. But even an older home can become an asset in the fight to use greener energy....

Go Natural With These Recipes For DIY Shampoo, Conditioner And Dry Shampoo

Shampoos, conditioners and dry shampoos all contain some awful chemicals that, if you really knew what they could do, you wouldn’t put anywhere near your skin. Propane, geraniol, parabens and petrolatum are just some...

5 Practical Tips for Reducing Business Energy Costs

It is possible for each business to make changes in order to reduce energy costs.  Changes may consist of investments on a large scale or for some more frugal businesses, the green standard may...