Whichever way you cut it, moving is a stressful process. From selling unwanted furniture and equipment, signing leases and other paperwork to last minute packing, not to mention coordinating the logistics of the move itself, moving is never easy.
With all these things on your mind, do you really need to be worrying about the environment as well? The answer is yes: you should consider environmental factors when you move. However, it is not as difficult as you might have imagined.
The reality is that moving all your belongings and possessions within a state or across the country can be pretty rough on the environment. The fuel used up by your vehicle, the unwanted items you throw away, and even the materials used for packing all adds up and can take a toll on the environment. Take a look at our tips and recommendations for an eco-friendly move and also how to kick off new energy efficient and green habits in your new home.
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If you want to just plain cut on costs or you want to make a more environmentally approach towards your home, making your kitchen green can help you achieve both. Here are six simple ways you can do to make your kitchen greener.
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In our never-ending war with germs, we tend to use any means necessary to thoroughly clean our home. Therefore, we rely on an array of dangerous cleaning products to do our dirty work for us. In an attempt to eliminate every trace of dust and bacteria, we use these harsh products that are not only harmful to our health but the environment as well.
Eco-friendly industrial products, as well as those made from household ingredients, have numerous benefits over hazardous ones commonly used in every home. Here are some of them.
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With the amount of products and services to choose from nowadays, the importance of differentiating from your competitors has never been more important. Going green is a great way to stand out and a great way to help your bottom line. Becoming environmentally conscious is actually a lot easier than you might think. Something as simple as replacing your old lightbulbs with LED lightbulbs is an easy and effective way to help the environment and your spending costs. Below is an infographic that includes a checklist of some tips to help save both money and the environment.
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Americans use 60,000 plastic bags every five minutes, disposable bags that they throw away without much thought. But where is “away?” Where do the bags and other plastics end up, and at what cost to the environment, marine life and human health?
Bag It follows “everyman” Jeb Berrier as he navigates our plastic world. Jeb is not a radical environmentalist, but an average American who decides to take a closer look at our cultural love affair with plastics. Jeb’s journey in this documentary film starts with simple questions: Are plastic bags really necessary? What are plastic bags made from? What happens to plastic bags after they are discarded? What he learns quickly grows far beyond plastic bags.
What he discovers is shocking:
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