Browsing articles tagged with " Green"
Feb
5
2014

5 Green Tips for Valentine’s Day

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5 green tips for Valentine’s day. Typically, with Valentine’s Day you think of roses, chocolates, jewelry, and other gifts to let special people in your life know you care about them. This year we have some tips for you to stay environmentally savvy while celebrating the holiday. These suggestions help the environment and are a little more creative than a box of chocolates. This Valentines’s Day make green the new red courtesy of Think Green From Home. Happy Valentine’s Day everybody! Image [...]

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Mar
16
2012

St. Patricks Day – a different way to go Green

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St. Patricks day is a day of celebrating Irish Heritage, eating, drinking and everything green.  But how can you implement green into your St. Pattys day without having to wear it from head to toe?  Here are a few ideas… WEAR GREEN – but on a smaller scale Wear green socks, no one may see them… but at least you’ve got spirit! Wear fashionable green jewelry, just an accent piece can be subtle and classy. [...]

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Nov
14
2011

Making the Holidays Green

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The holidays are fast approaching, and you might be wondering how to make them a little greener. With just a few adjustments to your shopping (and your thinking), you can make your holiday environmentally friendly. It’s easy, and it’s fun. Do It Yourself Holiday Cards: Make your own cards on recycled paper. Remember how much fun it used to be to make specialized cards for people when you were little? It’s still just as much [...]

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Jul
28
2011

Green Back to School Shopping

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It’s almost back to school time! You’re going to need stuff. How can you balance a green life with back to school shopping? We’ve got some tips for you. Don’t worry – it’s easy. Make a list. Before you start your back to school shop, plan out what you really need. Do you have to have a new backpack? If it’s not too worn, don’t buy another. Do you really need a new lunchbox? Just [...]

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Jul
27
2011

Green Your Home Office

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When you have a home office, it has advantages. One of those advantages is that it’s way easier to green your work space. You don’t have to ask permission or nag anyone to go green. You just do it. Another advantage is, of course, the money and energy you conserve commuting. It doesn’t take much energy to walk from the bedroom to your home office. (Unless you haven’t had enough coffee yet. ) The things [...]

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Jul
18
2011

What Goes In The Recycle Bin?

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Recycling is the easiest way to go green.You just toss those items in the recycle bin, and they’re picked up curbside once or twice a week. But what, exactly, can you throw in there? There are different rules in every city, so you’ll have to check with your local sanitation department to find out for sure what you can recycle. Most places, however, recycle the following items. Every town has different rules so you’ll need [...]

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Jul
13
2011

Why you Should Go Green Now

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Every single thing we do has an impact on our planet, either good or bad. You, as an individual, have power over your choices. Put simply, that means you can control the impact you make. As globalization makes the world smaller, your choices affect people around the world. Why should you care? I’ll give you an example. Did you know that about a fourth of the medications we take come from plants in the Amazon? [...]

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Jul
12
2011

Going Green and Saving Money

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It’s widely believed that going green can cost you money. That’s simply not true. Green living actually saves you money. Who couldn’t use some extra cash in their pocket? Let’s list some of the ways that you can go green and save money. Household: Lowering your thermostat in the winter and raising it in the summer saves you money on energy bills. It also saves energy use. Using cold water to wash clothing gets your [...]

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Jun
24
2011

Green Summer Parties

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It’s summer time and you know you’re going to want to have a party one of these hot summer days. Whether it’s a barbecue or a picnic, there are ways you can make your summer party greener. Don’t use charcoal. Switch to a gas grill. You’re going to release much less carbon dioxide into the air, and the lighter fluid you use with charcoal is toxic. Fast lighting charcoal is soaked in cancer causing chemicals [...]

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Jun
17
2011

The Power of Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling

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Small things you do in your life can have a big impact on the environment. There’s a reason why you hear reduce, reuse, and recycle repeated over and over when talking about the environment. It’s because these things work, and if we all do our part we can make a big difference. Reducing: Do you have a large family, or do you have plenty of storage space? Buy the case online. Don’t see how this [...]

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