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Improved Indoor Air Quality in 5 Simple Steps

As you may know, we’ve had an extremely harsh summer here in California (and along the west coast) with an outrageous number of fires. These fires have lead to very poor air quality. In fact, at one point, numerous cities along the Western U.S. were being reported as having the worst air quality in the […]

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Green Wishes of the Day

Whether you’re Irish by blood or Irish by heart, we want to wish each and every one of you a Happy St. Patrick’s Day! In honor of today, and all the green-ness it represents, we want to bestow a few Irish blessings, as well as some tips you might find useful in greening your house […]

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Four Window Cleaning Tips to Help Save Water (and the Environment)

Windows are your gateway to the world, but what should you do when that gateway is smudged, gunky, or just plain old dirty? Yes, window cleaning is one of those frustrating but ultimately necessary activities we have to partake in as homeowners and renters, made even worse by the fact it feels so inherently wasteful.  […]

Environmentally Friendly Ways to Prepare Your Home for Spring

Winter is a beautiful season. For many, the snow is a time to enjoy the outdoors, while for others, it’s a time to cozy up by the fire. Even as an avid winter-lover, however, the first day of spring always brings a smile. A warm breeze. Blue sky. Birds chirping. It’s the season of life, […]

Holiday Indoor Air Pollution: How to Combat the Risks

One of the things that really seems to help get people in the holiday spirit is when they smell a scent that reminds them of something from their childhood. The smell of fresh-baked Christmas cookies, just like the ones mom used to make, can bring a smile to almost anyone’s face. Walking into a room […]

5 Natural Ways to Fight Indoor Air Pollution

Image by Missy S / Creative Commons When the days get hot, many people feel they will find solace in the cool indoors. While going into an air conditioned house or building may seem like the ideal place to hunker down and hide from the sun and heat, indoors air pollution is a factor many […]

5 Green Changes You Can Make in Your Sleep

One of the main obstacles reported by individuals trying to “go green” is that they have often found it’s easier and cheaper to do things as they’ve always done them in the past. For example, initial cost to buy a gas-guzzling vehicle is still usually cheaper than buying a hybrid. Why pay for solar panels […]