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Your Guide to Planning and Building a Green Home Without Breaking the Bank

The current status of the climate and economy is prompting many to consider switching to greener living. The market is flooding like never before with options for energy-efficient appliances, water-saving fixtures and eco-friendly building materials. Building a green home on a budget can help you achieve your goals, whether you’re hoping your new build will […]

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10 Everyday Products Made From Recycled Materials

Utilizing products made from recycled materials helps to reduce waste by giving old materials a new life, rather than sending them to landfills. This helps to conserve natural resources and reduce the environmental impact of manufacturing new products. Additionally, using products made from recycled materials can also help to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas […]

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10 Types of Sustainable Materials Changing the Built Environment

Construction is one of the world’s least eco-friendly industries. It makes up 40 percent of all carbon emissions and pumps waste into local ecosystems. Thankfully, the industry has started to make positive changes to reduce its environmental footprint. These 10 building materials in particular are changing the game and creating new-look sustainable communities. 1. Bamboo […]

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Showery® Eco-Flow – Good For You and the Planet

Regardless of where you live, investing in products designed to help you conserve water can be beneficial to both you and your budget. It’s for this reason, we wanted to test out a water filtration and conservation showerhead to see if it would be worth your while. Fortunately, the Showery® Eco-Flow showerhead fit the bill. […]

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5 Thoughtful Ways to Source Green Furniture

In recent years, companies have strived to create eco-friendly furniture as sustainability becomes more important for consumers. Labeling something as “green” is easy, but doing so doesn’t mean the item made is genuinely sustainable.  How can you source furniture that’s actually green? Here are five thoughtful ways to find it.  1. Sustainably-Made Fabric One way […]

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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 […]

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How to Make Commercial Buildings More Sustainable

UK properties are responsible for around 20% of the UK’s carbon emissions, according to the Committee on Climate Change. Business premises are of particular concern. In larger cities, such as London, commercial buildings account for over 70% of the city’s overall emissions. So, it’s understandable why companies need to pay close attention to the ways […]

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5 Ethical Reasons to Adopt Vegan Handbags Over Classic Leather

In the past, every time I reached for my leather Louis Vuitton purse, I felt a slight twinge of guilt. Did I really need a leather bag? Did an animal need to give up its hide just so I could hold stuff on my shoulder in a sturdier sack? Sure, it’s excellent quality, and I […]

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The Top Eco-Friendly Materials to Repave Your Driveway

Driveways are a low-maintenance part of your property, but they need some attention every so often. Repaving touches up cracks and weathering, which makes it an ideal renovation project. It becomes more of a challenge when you want your home to align with your sustainable lifestyle, but not if you learn about the top eco-friendly […]

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Green Renovations to Make in the New Year

With climate awareness reaching an all-time high, more of us than ever are looking for ways to implement eco-friendly materials into our homes and lives. Thankfully, demand breeds supply, so there’s an abundance of environmentally-friendly new trends, materials, and products floating around that can have a substantial impact on your carbon footprint. Minimizing your negative impact […]