Author Archives: Amber Merton

40 Ways to Reduce Air Pollution and Your Carbon Footprint

carbon footprintWith the issues of air pollution and carbon footprints at the forefront of our minds nowadays, it is important to find effective ways that will enable you to reduce them. It is a fact that each time you mow the lawn, turn on a household appliance, or even turn on a light, you’re polluting the air around you.

Composting at Home

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Yard waste and food scraps make up as much as 30 percent of everything we discard via our household trash says the US Environmental Protection Agency.  That makes composting a worthy considerations both for your own personal outdoor space and for the environment.

How to be a Responsibly Green Boater

green boating

As a leisure activity, boating is incredibly popular. Recreational use of man-powered boats, powerboats, and sailboats is attractive to individuals who enjoy the great outdoors. However, to be a responsibly green boater, it is necessary to follow sound boating practices.

13 Ways to Implement Water Conservation in Your Garden

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Homeowners want beautiful lawns and gardens. However, there is a global water shortage. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, although the earth is 71 percent water, only one percent of this is accessible for consumption. This means that the entire world depends on this one percent for drinking, cooking, bathing, and agriculture.

Top 15 Eco-Friendly Apps

green apps

Recycling, reusing, reducing emissions… being “green” is so important in today’s day and age. If being “green” is your mission, achieving your goal has never been easier, thanks to eco-friendly apps – and not just a few apps, but tons of them.

What is Eco Art?

eco art

So what exactly is eco-art? According to eco-art.org, it is ecological art with a purpose, which is created by artists who are concerned with the state of both local and global environmental situations. The word “eco” is Greek in origin, and means “home”, and of course, the word “art” is self-explanatory.

Spring Cleaning in Your Garage: What to Do with Garage Waste

garage cleaning

Spring cleaning the garage is not an activity that many of us look forward to; however, it has to be tackled. With some preparation and the right tools, it is possible to complete the task quickly, and to safely dispose garage waste in the correct manner.

What is Eco Friendly Landscaping?

eco friendly landscape

We all need to do our part to protect the environment.  And, there are so many ways in which we can do this, like recycling, minimizing the use of chemicals in the home, and purchasing energy-efficient appliances.

Being Green in Your RV

 

 

rv trip

Taking your RV on vacation has to be one of life’s most awesome experiences. The thrill of the open road and the adventures you can experience are something that is second to none.

Spring Cleaning: The Green Way

green cleaning products

It’s that time of year: Spring! While it means beautiful blooming flowers and warmer days, it also means it’s time to get out that mop, broom, and other cleaning essentials, and start your spring cleaning. But what should you use as your weapons of choice for battling your household grime, filth, and dirt?