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Being conscientious about fuel consumption and reducing your carbon foot print are very important when trying to save the planet. There are numerous ways that you can make changes to your lifestyle and driving habits that can help reduce emissions.
In 1859, Colonel Edwin Drake drilled the first commercial oil well in Titusville, Pennsylvania. By the end of 1861 his wells were producing about 5,000 barrels per year. At that same time lighting in residential homes was by means of...
Energy Star spokespersons (Skowronski, 2010) claim the cost of energy bills do vary depending on different factors, but the average household will spend about $2,200 a year on energy costs. While that may seem high for some and low to...
Bottled water became the trend several years ago. Everyone was carrying around designer waters as an alternative to drinking municipal water because of the perceived unhealthiness of local tap water systems. But now a backlash is occurring due to the...
As the world searches for alternatives to oil, the use of tidal energy may be a viable solution. Tidal energy or tidal power is a form of hydropower. It converts the energy of tides into electricity and other forms of...
If you have been made fun of by your android clad amigos for your uber out of date cellular, pat yourself on the back. Old, refurbished or reconditioned electronics reduce waste by reusing as much of an old device as possible...
‘Tis the season once again and in this modern age where more and more people are environmentally conscious and may want to buy eco friendly gift. This goes right along with that concept. The desire to “go green” has already...
In order to reduce our carbon footprint on our planet, it is essential to practice “green”, environmentally friendly practices. Not only are “green” practices beneficial to the Earth but they are also capable of saving you large amounts of money...
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...
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