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5 Ways Your Green Habits Are Saving the Environment

Have you ever wondered how much of a difference all of those little green habits make? Are you really saving energy by switching light bulbs? Do those shorter showers save that much water? These numbers show that each little bit adds up and that each small change can make a difference. Turning off the water […]

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Easy Ways to Go Green For Earth Day

Friday marks the 41st anniversary of Earth Day. Here are some great tips for going green. Do you want to “go green” and help the environment, but don’t really know where to start? You’ve probably heard all of the typical environmental tips: turn off the lights when you leave the room, don’t leave the water […]

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Want to go green? Don’t fall for these common myths:

Myth: Going green is expensive.Fact: Although some green products are expensive, not all of them are. Some green habits end up being less expensive in the long run—unplugging your electronics when they aren’t in use will save you money in the long run. Myth: Appliances use no energy when turned off.Fact: Some appliances use as […]

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5 Tips on how to find your dream green job

So you want a green career? Well, you’re not alone. While the economy has been cooling down, the interest in green jobs has been heating up. Many job-seekers these days are looking to use their talents in ways that can make a positive impact not only on their bank accounts but also on the environment. […]

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Hospitals Go Green and Cut Costs

Hospitals are a major source of waste and energy consumption, second only to the food industry in the amount of waste produced every year.

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When is Green Technology Most Useful?

It’s a term that’s being bandied about regularly these days, and if you want to be perceived as doing your bit for the environment, it goes without saying that you must be interested in all things green as well. Green technology is all the rage today – if you’re not going green, you’re viewed as […]

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Eco-friendly Internet: Black Google… Go Blackle!

How is Blackle saving energy? Blackle was created by Heap Media to remind us all of the need to take small steps in our everyday lives to save energy. Blackle searches are powered by Google Custom Search. Blackle saves energy because the screen is predominantly black. “Image displayed is primarily a function of the user’s […]

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7 Sustainable Wrapping Ideas

Gift giving is arguably one of the best parts of the holiday season. Unfortunately, with the bestowing of gifts also comes incessant waste. According to Earth911, discarded wrapping paper and shopping bags in the U.S. total more than 4 million tons annually. Moreover, the EPA states holiday gift-wrapping is largely attributed to the approximate 25 […]

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Green Your Home For The Holidays

It’s mid-November and the thought of guests descending on your home for the holidays may have you in an all out redecorating rush. Do Your Part this holiday season and go green while you paint, clean, and even accessorize. We all know that paint can completely and inexpensively change the look of any space. But did […]

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