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5 Environmentally-Friendly Benefits of Nurturing Trees in Your Yard

Homeowners are often aware of the superficial appeal of trees in their landscaping, but little more. While they appreciate the beauty of a flowering dogwood or a maple’s changing leaves, the value of dogwoods, maples, elms, sycamores and other common species isn’t purely aesthetic. These trees have a purpose. When you look past their vibrant […]

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Environmentally-Friendly Ways to Remove Hazardous Materials Commonly Found in Homes

Everybody wants their home to be a safe haven for themselves and their family. However, very few are aware that we actually have plenty of hazardous materials lying around in our homes. While hazardous materials are a health issue as is, when you try to dispose of them in the wrong way, they become an […]

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Will Autonomous Trucks Help the Industry Become Environmentally Friendly?

It is easy to dismiss the notion of self-driving vehicles as a pipe dream, but it isn’t. It’s closer to reality than most people think, with fully autonomous cars, buses, and trucks possibly on the road in a couple of years from now. And if that seems a rather optimistic prognosis, then consider this Tech Emergence […]

5 Environmentally-Friendly Tips to Help Make Holiday Shopping Easier

As the holidays approach, now is the time (if you haven’t already begun) to do some shopping for family and friends. Whether you are planning to give out lots of gifts, or only a few, we’ve got five environmentally-friendly tips to help make your holiday shopping easier. Make a List and Check It Twice Santa […]

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Helping Kids Understand the Importance of Being Environmentally-Friendly

More than ever before, there is a need for people who are passionate about the environment. Understanding the basics of a “green” lifestyle and being environmentally-friendly is a great way to help take care of the natural world, and there is no better time to start than in childhood. The idea of taking care of […]

Environmentally-Friendly Camping: Minimizing Your Impact

Camping is one of those family-friendly activities which can be enjoyed almost any time of year, especially here in Southern California. With the weather beginning to warm in many places and spring flowers now in bloom, it is a good time to begin making plans for your next camping trip. Even if you only expect to have […]

Environmentally-Friendly Ways to Remove Snow and Ice

Keeping sidewalks and roads free of accumulated ice and snow during the cold winter months is very important, not only for safety reasons, but for transportation purposes. In some communities, property owners have only a limited time to clear fallen snow from the sidewalks, walkways and driveways surrounding their homes or businesses. In many instances, […]

Environmentally-Friendly Pumpkin Tricks and Treats

With Halloween just around the corner, many of you probably already have your decorations out and your costumes all lined up. So, instead of telling you about ways you can green up your Halloween (which hopefully you are doing on your own), I wanted to give you a few environmentally-friendly tricks and treats to help you […]

Tips on Enjoying a Green and Environmentally-Friendly Vacation

  Whenever the term ‘eco-tourism’ or ‘green travel’ is mentioned many people get a picture in their minds of people camping in the middle of dense rain forests of the Amazon, or rafting down the cascades of Himalayan Rivers sacrificing every possible comfort to minimize their impact on the environment. However, you really don’t have […]

7 Environmentally-Friendly Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring is Here. The Time for Environmentally-Friendly Cleaning Has Begun. I know some of you may still be packed in with snow, and others (like me) are already feeling the warmth of the sun, but either way, spring is here. The time has come, once again, to spring forward into a new season. Daylight savings time begins […]