The choices you make for “greening” your home will impact your home insurance. Here are some of the considerations you need to take into account.
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Canadian generic drug maker Apotex is demonstrating that a pharmaceutical company can implement green and waste-free practices in its operations.
Need some pointers on how to cut electricity, water, and/or gas use? Identify the toxins in your home? Label food products that contain GMOs? You don’t have to look far: green living tips have become standard content throughout the sustainable blogosphere (including here at sustainablog). Of course, you actually have to implement these tips to […]
There’s no doubt that some opposed to environmental action fudge statistics to their advantage. But can large differences in data from like-minded organizations also undermine widespread efforts to “go green” by ordinary people?
My family and I live an ecological lifestyle on one part-time income. To me, living out my values means living simply, living debt free, and living in a way that honors the earth. The primary way I do this is through frugality. The same skills and values that allow me to be resourceful with money also allow me to be a good steward of natural resources.
We love quick fixes. On oh-so many levels, we try to quickly and easily fix something without thinking ahead to the potential longer term problems that often result from the quick fix solution. You can throw rock salt into that very broad category, since it is the number one preferred quick solution for melting ice […]
Author’s note: Turner Publishing provided me with a free electronic copy of this book for reviewing. And sustainablog does get a mention in the book… thank you, Victoria! Got a friend or relative who’s let you know that “I’d love to try this whole eco-living thing, but I’m just so set in my ways?” Or […]
There’s a revolution happening in the middle of the country, outside of urban influence, in the rolling prairies, and nestled amongst fields of corn, wheat, and soybeans. You might be surprised to learn that it is Missouri that is growing to be something of a hotbed for the ecological living movement. Northeast Missouri is home […]
Sean Daily, Green Living Ideas’ Editor-In-Chief, talks about Fair Trade, organically grown Yerba Mate energy drinks with David Karr, Co-Founder of Guayaki. [Courtesy of our friends at GreenLivingIdeas.com] Click Play Below,or Fair Trade Grown Organic Yerba Mate Drinks with Guayaki
One of the great things about many green products is that they’ll actually save you money, sometimes over the long term (solar panels), but sometimes almost immediately (CFLs). In this economy, finding green products that are healthy, environmentally friendly AND economical is more important than ever. So, here are some new products we’ve come across […]
I’ve been thinking. Since I’m not an ironclad expert on … well, much of anything … what I think I bring to any discussion table is the interest in critical thought. And, as I’ve mentioned in past posts here at sustainablog, even that contribution – or the interest in making it – has wavered in […]
… and easily trade cost and environmental impact, for time! “Do laundry”… what does that mean to most of us? It means carting a large pile of clothes in a bin or basket to one’s home washer and dryer, or if you’re one of the many unfortunate bunch like me, you cart it to a […]
So, I was all ready to pick a new video to feature this week, and went over to the Think Green Live Green Challenge page on YouTube to enjoy the latest offerings. Imagine my surprise when I discovered there were none! Did everyone’s video camera crash at once? Or, were the initial week’s offerings just […]