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Softening water in hard water areas to reduce energy consumption

7 December 2017 - 10:52pm

The chances are that if you live in a hard water area, your energy bills will be considerably higher than a home in a soft water area, and as around 60% of UK homes are affected by hard water, those bills add up to significant extra energy usage. Hard water contains various elements from region…

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Using reclaimed materials for your garage

7 December 2017 - 10:45pm

If you are doing up your garage at home, but want to make sure it is environmentally friendly and cost-effective then why not consider using reclaimed materials to help get it into shape. You can scour reclaim yards, flea markets and other secondhand shops for items to upcycle and recycle to give your garage a…

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Painting a car without aerosols

6 December 2017 - 12:41pm

Many people like to change the color of their cars to give it a new look after a few years. The prospect of getting a new looking ‘old’ car is a great one if you want to save on the costs of buying an entirely new car! However, getting your car repainted is actually not…

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Keeping your eco-friendly business secure

6 December 2017 - 12:29pm

If you have an eco-friendly business with a focus on saving the planet, then it can be tricky to match those values with the need to protect your business and keep it secure from unwanted intruders or other would-be criminals. But in today’s modern world, there are ways to match security requirements with green credentials.…

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5 Ways to Double Your Green Business Instagram Followers

3 December 2017 - 2:43am

Social has recently emerged as a highly effective marketing channel. Although, all of the different social media options can be overwhelming since each requires a unique approach. That being said, depending on your green business or brand, specific channels are much more logical to pursue than others. Instagram is one of the largest channels today.…

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These 6 Organizations Are Saving Canada’s Waterways

1 December 2017 - 12:12pm

Canada has more than its fair share of fresh water. Its 36 million souls — about 0.5% of the world’s population — claim title to approximately 20% of the planet’s total supply of drinkable water. Though much of that water is trapped in deep aquifers or located in the country’s far north, beyond the reach…

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5 Ways to Make Your Bedroom More Eco-Friendly

29 November 2017 - 2:02pm

Is Your Bedroom as Green as it Could Be? Your bedroom is supposed to be your retreat away from the stress of the world. However, most bedrooms across America are anything but healthy and sustainable. If you want to enjoy your bedroom, then you should pay closer attention to the choices you’re making and invest…

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Improving communications for your eco-friendly business

25 November 2017 - 8:59pm

If you are running an eco-friendly business, it can be a challenge to make sure that every single aspect of the day-to-day running meets not only the business needs but also the green credentials which inspire the company. When you are looking to improve and upgrade systems, the efficiency of both the business and the…

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Helping Victims Of Hurricane Harvey

21 November 2017 - 6:01pm

Hurricane Harvey is one of the most destructive storms in history. It set a new record this August when it slammed into Houston, Texas. This Category 4 storm dumped over 50 inches of rain on the Houston metropolitan area. That is more rainfall than has come from any previous single storm in United States history.…

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What Is Eco-Friendly Living and How to Maintain It?

17 November 2017 - 8:46pm

We bet you have already heard about eco-friendly living. In the 21st century, it is difficult to find someone who is not in one of those 2 categories:      people who believe that living a greener life is easy;      people who believe that living a greener life is something incredibly difficult to do. So, which category…

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Environmental Pollution and Students Role to Control It

25 October 2017 - 5:01pm

We have only one Earth, and most people recognize that it’s important to keep the environment safe and protected. While many may feel that the onus of controlling pollution should fall on the largest polluters, governments, and corporations, there is much that students can do to help make the environment cleaner and safer for all…

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Tips on Saving Energy and Money at Home

17 October 2017 - 1:56pm

The Wisest of Penny Pinchers It can often feel like there aren’t many things that we have direct control over in this world, and we’re always looking for ways to make those things we do control a little better, or a little easier. What we spend our money on is something that we at least…

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Impact of Virtual Reality on Green Design

5 October 2017 - 12:20am

When it comes to understanding the potential impact of virtual reality on society as a whole, we are only just beginning to scratch the surface. Since the advent of this new technology, certain professions and industries have clearly been influenced more than others. As a result, these professions and industries have also developed innovative ways…

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Not Every Alternative Energy Company Is Legitimate

22 September 2017 - 6:10pm

Are You Getting “Greenwashed” By Deceptive Marketing? You’d think a company that makes the effort to be eco-friendly would have integrity. However, that’s not always the case. Eco-friendly companies are not immune to being founded on a lack of morality that gets them sued. Before installing a new sustainable energy system, or even supporting your…

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12 Tips for Throwing an Eco-Friendly Birthday Party

21 September 2017 - 3:45pm

Throwing a green birthday party may seem an impossible task, but in fact, there are plenty of eco-friendly choices you can make. The following tips will be your guide to throwing the best green birthday party ever: 1. Buy Fresh Instead of Packaged One of the biggest sources of waste at birthday parties is food,…

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Earth-smart Buyers Looking to Sustainable Metal Homes: Here’s Why

18 September 2017 - 9:25pm

Until recently, most U.S. homebuyers had to settle for one particular building material: wood. Sure, other materials found geographical or climatological niches, but the wood was king. For better or worse, wood remains the dominant residential construction material in most of the United States. But earth-smart buyers — in particular, the eco-savvy millennial cohort that…

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5 Ways To Be Environmentally Friendly When Building Your Business

18 September 2017 - 3:09pm

Are you in the process of building your business? Are you hoping to hit it big in the months and years to come? Are you also concerned about being environmentally friendly along the way? There is nothing more exciting than building a business from the ground up. This is one of the best ways to…

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5 Tips for Eco-Friendly Boating

14 September 2017 - 7:27pm

How to be a Friend of the Water: 5 Tips for Green Boating Boating should be fun, safe, and healthy. Unfortunately, not every boater follows the rules, which often makes it a dangerous recreational activity. And while summer is winding down, there’s still time to implement some new eco-friendly practices that you can carry over…

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European Energy Union: Make it a triple win, says European civil society

11 September 2017 - 5:17pm

Concerns over the social costs and the financing of the energy transition ran through all panel discussions at the EESC’s European Energy Dialogue, organized by the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels on 8 September. The event focused on the European Commission’s proposed Clean Energy for All Europeans package as seen by a wide…

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