Cut down on junk mail | Tuesday Tip

The production of junk mail has the same carbon footprint as 9 million vehicles, and the energy used to produce it could heat 250,000 homes for one day.

sustainable homes

7 Commons Myths About Making a Sustainable Home Debunked

If you’re considering building a sustainable home, or renovating your current home for greater energy efficiency, you might wonder if it’s worth it. After all, maybe you’ve read about green building or heard stories countering its benefits and complaining about the costs. Crafting a sustainable home should still account for design and aesthetics, but reap […]

Observe an Eco-Sabbath | Tuesday Tip

An electronic sabbatical something everyone can use! Make sure to take the time off from staring at those screens.

eco-friendly remodeling

How Can Remodeling Be Made Eco-Friendly?

Remodeling can be an exciting time for a homeowner. It’s a chance to upgrade your home with new features and improve your special place. But have you ever considered ways you can take remodeling and make it better for the environment? When you choose to remodel, you’re already making an environmentally conscious choice. Using the […]

Borrow and share with friends | Tuesday Tip

There are so many online resources where everything can be borrowed or shared through verified lenders, and even libraries are expanding well beyond books and media.

Beware of idle electronics | Tuesday Tip

The Department of Energy estimates you could save 10% every month when you unplug appliances when not in use.

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5 Ways to Make Your Apartment Eco-Friendly

Over 80% of Americans say having a green living space is important to them. This is good to remember when building or designing a new apartment complex. Adding eco-friendly features to your apartments will attract renters and save money by conserving energy.  Here are five ways to make your apartments environmentally friendly. 1. Choose the […]

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10 Best Ways to Keep Your House Cool During the Hot Summer Months

Summer is here and the heat is on. You could end up paying a small fortune in air conditioning costs to keep your house cool, especially if you live in a hot climate like California or Florida. However, soaring inflation means you need to pinch pennies more than ever — how can you reduce your […]

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How the Housing and Climate Crises Are Connected

Among the many problems facing our modern world, the climate and housing market crises are two of the most significant. They might seem like independent issues on the surface, but climate change has a major impact on where you can live and what structures you can build.  Here are the notable ways climate change has […]

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Making Sense of Green Living Amidst False Advertising

Interest in buying eco-friendly products has spiked in recent times, especially among millennials and Generation Z. As sustainability becomes a trending value, many brands are aiming their marketing at environmentally-conscious people — but unfortunately, many don’t change their production or distribution practices to match their words. This practice, called greenwashing, can make it difficult for […]