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How to Keep Warm this Winter

By |2017-12-18T15:30:20-04:00December 18th, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Energy-efficient, Green living, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , |

As temperatures start to plummet towards the winter months, it’s important you keep warm while trying to keep the heating bill down to a minimum. Doing that is actually very easy; it just depends on how much willpower you have and what you’re willing to do to keep the heat close to your body. Here are [...]

Tips for Throwing an Eco Friendly Christmas Party

By |2017-12-15T15:36:07-04:00December 15th, 2017|Categories: Christmas, Eco-friendly, Featured, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

With Christmas now upon us, many people will be arranging parties either for Christmas or the New Year. This is a great way to enjoy spending time with close friends and family while also having some fun and entertainment. With the champagne cocktails flowing and plenty of great food to indulge in, festive parties are a [...]

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Mixing Family Vacation With Eco-Travel in Niagara Falls

By |2017-12-04T18:01:35-04:00December 4th, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Eco-tourism, Environment, Featured, Green living, Travel|Tags: , , , , |

The ideal family vacation is a healthy mix of affordable, fun, and informative, but few popular eco-travel destinations provide the affordable and appropriate accommodations and attractions for adults and kids alike — except Niagara Falls. Once the Honeymoon Capital of the World, now one of the best international family vacation spots anywhere, Niagara Falls offers the [...]

A London Trip You Won’t Forget

By |2017-12-01T08:04:01-04:00December 1st, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Eco-tourism, Travel|Tags: , , |

If you’re paying a visit to the United Kingdom, you’re in for a treat. It’s a country that’s brimming with history and culture, from the magnificence of Buckingham Palace to the majesty of the Lake District. But if it’s London you’re looking forward to seeing in particular (it’s currently in the top five sustainable cities in [...]

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Top 5 Tips For an Eco-Friendly Christmas 

By |2017-11-28T00:13:33-04:00November 28th, 2017|Categories: Christmas, Culture, Eco-friendly, Green living, Holidays, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

Whether you live in a spacious luxury condo in the city or a modest country home, Christmas and the holiday season tend to be full of conspicuous consumption, from oversized presents under the tree to lavish feasts with enough food to fill a whole country. However, for those of us with a penchant for sustainability, cutting [...]

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Green Home Building Techniques

By |2017-11-06T15:11:09-04:00November 6th, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , |

With increased awareness of the negative impact of human activities on environment, many people are becoming interested in using environmentally friendly techniques at home.  Home building using green building techniques involves using energy efficient equipment and sustainable materials.  Green homes help reduce the impact of negative, harmful activities and improve human health. It is important to [...]

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Attacking Your Carbon Footprint

By |2017-10-23T23:29:31-04:00October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Featured, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , |

Becoming more responsible as a consumer includes paying a lot of attention to the carbon footprint you leave behind. The more we can do as individuals, the greater the collective impact. That's why we don't have to focus on how to clean up an entire city or country. We just have to focus on ourselves and [...]

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Ways to Protect Your Family at Home

By |2017-10-18T21:38:47-04:00October 18th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Eco-friendly, Featured, Healthy Living, Home|Tags: , , , , |

A lot of planning goes into making the decision to buy a home. You research the crime rate, the school systems, where parks and stores are located, and the condition of the property itself. Now that you own your home there are others things you should do in order to safeguard your home, protect loved ones [...]

A Dozen Ways You Can Conserve Starting Today

By |2017-09-26T21:50:50-04:00September 26th, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Energy-efficient, Environment, Featured, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , |

Did you know that three-fourths of US citizens are concerned about the state of our environment but most don't act on their concern? According to the Pew Research Center, only 1 in 5 Americans say they make an effort to live in an eco-conscious way. If you are looking to align your concerns about the environment [...]

Eco Travel Guide to the Beautiful New Zealand for Nature Lovers

By |2017-09-22T22:23:48-04:00September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Featured, Green living, Travel|Tags: , , |

The world-famous natural beauty of New Zealand pulls everyone from all over the world, plus this all-year fantastic haven consistently ranks high on the bucket list of green travel destinations. From the surrounding Hawke’s Bay, Art Deco town of Napier, the nearby winemaking region on the North Island, to the amazing Franz Josef Glacier nestled on the South Island. There is plenty to see and experience. It can [...]

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3 Questions to Ask About Your Smart Thermostat

By |2017-09-22T16:42:32-04:00September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Energy-efficient, Featured, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , |

Are you shopping for a new thermostat? If so, you are probably hearing a lot about smart thermostats. Even if you aren't tech savvy, a smart thermostat is the way to go. Simply put, they are more intuitive and easier to use. But, not all smart thermostats are the same. When shopping for a smart thermostat [...]

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10 Eco-Upgrades You Absolutely Need in Your New Green Home

By |2017-09-09T22:02:38-04:00September 9th, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Featured, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Eco-friendly|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In love with the idea of a green home but don't know where to start? The good folks at We Love Costa Rica suggest 10 of the hottest trends to realize the green home of your dreams. Want to save money while saving the environment? This handy infographic tells you which upgrades are the most cost effective and [...]

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Top 5 Tips For Living a Plastic-Free Life

By |2017-08-15T15:18:44-04:00August 15th, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green, Plastic-free|Tags: , , |

The world is becoming more environmentally-friendly by the day. Green living is on the tip of everyone’s tongues as of late, as talk of global warming, renewable energy, and reducing our individual carbon footprints becomes increasingly mainstream. Hybrid cars are driving down our streets, sustainable fabrics are being used to make our clothes, and even luxury [...]

A Comprehensive Guide to Climate Change: What You Need To Know

By |2017-05-26T06:00:29-04:00May 26th, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Environment, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

Climate change has been a huge topic of discussion in recent years, but many people don’t yet understand the science behind it. In fact, some believe that climate change doesn’t even exist, despite evidence to the contrary being backed by respected researchers and noted climate experts. Because of the influx of information out there regarding these [...]

Cut Your Plastic Waste in Half… Easily!

By |2017-04-18T12:44:48-04:00April 18th, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Green living, Living Green, Living Green, Waste reduction|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever heard about the Great Pacific plastic gyre? Ocean gyres are convergence zones where different currents and temperatures meet and mix. Often, they end up with a still zone in the center of the swirling mix. It’s a perfect place for junk to accumulate, which shines quite a spotlight on our waste. Plastics from [...]

The Most Eco-Friendly Ways to Get Rid of Old Furniture

By |2017-04-11T00:10:31-04:00April 11th, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green, Recycling, Reuse, Upcycling|Tags: , , , , , |

The most common practice when disposing of old furniture and appliances from around the home is to send them straight to a landfill site or ‘tip’. Even if the items aren’t broken or faulty, we will often throw away what could easily be recycled or sold on to a new owner. These larger items are not [...]

Which Wristbands and Bracelets are the Most Eco-Friendly?

By |2017-04-10T22:01:39-04:00April 10th, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , |

More often than not, the environment is the last thing we think about when we purchase something. But that shouldn’t be the case – we should all start considering the impact of the products we buy to our ecology -- even when they’re the smallest fashion accessories.   "We should all start considering the impact of [...]

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7 Easy Eco-Friendly Lifestyle Tips That Won’t Break the Bank or Your Brain

By |2017-03-11T00:05:41-04:00March 11th, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , |

If you've decided to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle, it's probably because you've noticed that reasons for living eco-friendly and "going green" are all around you. With all the information, tips and guidelines, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed. Yet, it is critical to understand the big picture when it comes to setting realistic goals. You can [...]

The Secret to Saving with Renewable Energy

By |2017-03-08T00:20:57-04:00March 8th, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Green living, Living Green, Living Green, Solar energy|Tags: , , , , , , |

Not all renewable energy is created equally, especially when it comes to your pocket book. Many homeowners want to know the real secret to saving with renewable energy? Don't you? An overarching term, “renewable energy” is any energy that’s generated from natural resources which are readily available like wind, sunlight, and rain. Since they’re naturally replenished, there’s no [...]

Living Green Means Living Healthy: Tips For Staying Active

By |2017-02-03T15:50:40-04:00February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Exercise, Fit & Fab, Fitness, Green living, Healthy Living, Link Love, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Eating right and getting proper amounts of exercise are fundamental to maintaining your health. But it’s hard to work out. It’s hard to remain physically active. Especially when modern modes of transportation and communication promote a sedentary lifestyle.   You’ve got to make a concerted effort at yourself if you want to experience any improving health [...]

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Power Outage Protection: Top Tips for Getting the Best Natural Gas Generator for Your Budget

By |2017-01-20T01:14:47-04:00January 20th, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Energy-efficient, Green & natural home, Green living, Home, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , , |

When you lose power to your home, it is a major inconvenience and sometimes a lot more than that when you lose your connection to the grid. Regular power outages mean that backup generators are now a necessity for many homeowners.   If you are looking to get a generator, it makes sense to understand how [...]

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Reducing Carbon Footprints 

By |2017-01-11T00:25:32-04:00January 11th, 2017|Categories: Carbon Footprint, Eco-friendly, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , , |

Meriam Webster defines “carbon footprint” as: "The amount of greenhouse gasses and specifically carbon dioxide emitted by something (as a person's activities or a product's manufacture and transport) during a given period."   Today, individuals and corporations both try to mitigate their carbon footprint as much as possible. From switching out incandescent and fluorescent light bulbs [...]

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Environmentally Friendly Tasks You Can Start Tackling Right Now

By |2017-01-09T06:17:26-04:00January 9th, 2017|Categories: DIY, Eco-friendly, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Green, Living Green, Recycling, Reuse, Upcycling|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Being an environmentally conscious person doesn’t have to take up a ton of time. There are a lot of things you can do to lessen your impact on the environment. Many of them are free or incredibly cheap, and take almost no time. Some of them actually help save you time!   Switch to E-Mail Alerts If [...]

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Eco-Friendly Changes to Consider This Year 

By |2017-01-06T00:35:21-04:00January 6th, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Environment, Featured, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Thinking of ways to live better this year? Why not start with reducing your carbon footprint? Green living and making eco-friendly choices is a change that will not only help you but the environment. If you weren’t particularly eco-conscious in the past, the goals you create should be easy to follow so that it encourages you [...]

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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.