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7 Sustainable Purchases For Your Business

31 August 2017 - 10:02am

Maybe you already run an eco-friendly business in some ways, but you’d like to step up your game. When it comes to taking your business green, there’s always another step you can take. Many products and services allow you to transform different sections of your business from normal to green. Often, going green will even…

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Striking A Balance: Should You Get An Electric Vehicle?

18 August 2017 - 1:46pm

Fewer Cars Or Efficient Cars? Balancing Sustainability And Manufacturing Those who can afford it are jumping to buy electric and hybrid vehicles based on the dominant narrative that they’re better for the environment – but are they actually better? And when is the right time to buy? Use this guide to help you decide on…

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How Expensive Is It To Build An Energy Efficient Business?

13 August 2017 - 11:27pm

Averaging data across states from all sectors, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory estimates that businesses must spend around 4.6 cents to save 1 kWh of energy. If you’re trying to run a cost-benefit analysis, the answer is that investing in energy efficiency will save you more money than it costs you. Research by the American…

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5 Tips to Growth Hack Instagram Engagement For Your Green Business

13 August 2017 - 11:21pm

With social media marketing becoming increasingly more important, green businesses are now employing a broad range of marketing methods to boost the impact of their online presence. Among these new strategies is growth hacking, or the act of using various quick marketing methods to maximize online brand visibility. Usually a trial-and-error process, growth hacking can…

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Which Home Siding Options Are Most Eco-Friendly?

28 July 2017 - 2:07pm

These Home Siding Options Are Best for the Environment Siding is one of the most important features for comfort at home, thanks to its ability to trap air inside. However, it doesn’t always do its job. When your utility bills start to rise, it can be a sign that your siding is no longer properly…

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How To Protect Your Eco-Friendly Company’s Reputation Online

27 July 2017 - 3:24pm

Robert Greene, the author of the prominent best-selling book The 48 Laws of Power, writes about reputation as one of the cornerstones of social power: “Make your reputation unassailable. Always be alert to potential attacks and thwart them before they happen.” Greene further advocates for the Machiavellian approach of strengthening your own reputation and weakening…

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10 Life Events Eco-Friendly Executives Need To Build Up Credit For

22 July 2017 - 12:49am

For most of us, credit is the financial lifeline that gives us flexibility and freedom. After all, it’s what dictates the house or car we can buy, as well as how much certain everyday necessities are going to cost us in the long run. It’s a long, tedious road to building up your credit score,…

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Why You Should Intern For An Eco-Friendly Company

20 July 2017 - 10:33pm

Recent analysis shows that renewable energy will take over as the cheapest energy source in most countries come 2020. This indicates that a major paradigm shift is underway when it concerns the changes to the energy industry. Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Accords manifests as one of the…

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4 Ways We Can Make Our Companies More Eco-Friendly

17 July 2017 - 8:17pm

A few years ago, being eco-friendly was widely regarded as trendy and fun. Although, that was before companies started seeing the results this shift. Not only were they able to save tremendously on costs, such as lighting, water, and gas, but they were also able to contribute to a global movement. Those aspects are just…

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12 Branding Tips For Your Eco-Friendly Company

10 July 2017 - 1:49pm

There is no denying the fact that a growing number of people are turning their attention to sustainability when deciding who to do business with. That is particularly true among millennials. With this in mind, if you have an eco-friendly company, it’s imperative that you use this to your advantage when creating a branding strategy.…

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Green Construction: Benefits of Building Homes with Sustainable Design

22 June 2017 - 3:29am

What is Green Construction or Sustainable Design? In a sustainable building design, sustainable materials and construction methods are used for building, and the natural energy sources available from your local climate are used to help meet the need for heating, cooling, and lighting. You may be familiar with the terms “Passive Solar” or “Design With…

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Climate Change Facts Revealed

10 June 2017 - 3:23am

What is Climate Change? “Climate Change” is a general term used when referring to a wide range of effects brought about by human activities such as burning fossil fuels, deforestation, and “heat island effects” resulting from buildings and pavement in the major human settlements. Here is some of the facts you can learn all about…

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Air Pollution is a serious problem for children of our age!

20 May 2017 - 2:09pm

The Problem Unhealthy levels of air pollution in many American cities are harming the health of residents, especially those who have asthma. Although clear air laws that regulate industrial smokestacks, car engines and other sources of pollution have resulted in cleaner air, primary sources of air pollution remain. Among the largest remaining sources of harmful…

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Organics isn’t good enough

20 May 2017 - 1:11pm

I’m a self-confessed shopaholic. I don’t just have a wardrobe overflowing with clothes; I have three. And don’t get me wrong, I’m not a hoarder so don’t expect that any of what’s in my cupboard to no longer fit me or suit my taste because they all do. In fact every year, I do a…

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Going green, is it just for the rich?

20 May 2017 - 12:45pm

Supporting the eco cause is a noble one, but sometimes even I’m forced to admit it’s slowly starting to feel like eco-conscious living is only for wealthy and privileged people. You really can’t fault anyone for not taking up a greener life because some things associated with it are just so expensive. It’s so easy…

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Alternative Energy – List Of Renewable Energy Sources

20 May 2017 - 12:43am

What are some Alternative Energy Sources? Each day, our energy needs rise, our supplies of fossil fuels run out, and the state of our planet become precarious. We increasingly need to look at alternative energy sources to meet our requirements for our modern lifestyles. Each of the methods below has been touted both a possible…

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Solar Water Heating System Basics For A Sustainable Future

18 May 2017 - 1:18pm

Introduction Solar water heating uses the sun’s energy to heat water for many different uses. There are successful examples of its use in homes for heating hot water, pool, and spa, as well as the home itself. It has also been used successfully in a variety of commercial and institutional buildings. Solar water heating is…

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Fuel cell – What is it and how does it work?

18 May 2017 - 2:08am

During the 19th century, William Grove found that the energy produced by simple chemical reactions could be harnessed and exploited. His work led to the creation of the first alkaline one-kilowatt fuel cell system in the 1950’s. The power producing the potential of fuel cells was quickly adopted by NASA, which used them in the…

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What is a Green Household?

17 May 2017 - 3:00pm

We are hearing more and more about “being green” every day in the news. But what does “being green” really mean to the typical American household? We’re flooded with green product marketing every day, but which of these products will make the most difference, and (since we’re all on a budget) for the least cost?…

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What is Permaculture?

16 May 2017 - 3:49pm

Permaculture is a design for sustainable living called permaculture (permanent + agriculture). It’s Tasmanian founder, Bill Mollison, coined the phrase in 1972 because there was no word in our language to describe a system of farming which did not deplete the land or endure without constant human inputs. The Founder Of Permaculture During his most…

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