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Christmas creates more waste than any other holiday. Typically, household waste increases by more than 25% between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day. Annual trash from gift wrap and shopping bags alone totals 4 million tons! Then there are the energy...
When making a plan for a vacation, the first item of consideration is usually finances. Whether planning a vacation for the summer holidays or for another time of the year, a great option is the staycation. Not only is this...
Green Living Products are the way forward to a sustainable lifestyle. The aim of many people is to reduce their carbon footprint in these days of environmental uncertainty. Many products in the market place are labeled green, but the best...
Knowing how to inflate tires properly can save you quite a few dollars at the gas pump, plus it will help the tires last longer and improve the comfort and performance of your ride. If you aren't sure how to...
The first step in reducing your carbon footprint is becoming more aware of the impact your actions have on the environment. Take some time to brainstorm and create an action plan to change some of your habits that have a...
According to the Carpet America Recover Effort or CARE, approximately 5 billion pounds of carpet is disposed of in landfills each year. To avoid this, it is challenging but possible to recycle carpet and reduce the number of landfills required.
Portable solar panels may be used to charge a variety of technological devices. Portable solar devices may be used while traveling. The device may be used as a back up when you cannot reach an outlet or may be used...
Green innovations and technology have come a long way in the past few years. Some of these innovations that have come out of the green movement are odd or simply unbelievable. Some of these are real, and others are merely...
The world is very rapidly changing in many ways, and one of the hottest debates going on right now is exactly what is causing these rapid changes. All over the world communities are experiencing hotter temperatures, more severe storms, shifting...
The latter part of the 20th century and the start of the 21st century have seen some of the strongest hurricanes in the history of hurricanes in the Atlantic. A hurricane is the term used for tropical cyclone originating above...
The introduction of chemicals, particulate matter, or biological materials into the atmosphere that cause harm or irritate living organism or damage the natural environment is known as air pollution. The major causes of air pollution can be in the form...
There are many common sights in cities that are shocking to rural visitors. One of the most jarring is the almost ubiquitous presence of city light pollution. Away from large cities, the dark nights and the ability to see even...
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