Category Archives: Green

Features of an Eco-Friendly Hotel

green hotel

As people realize the importance of going green, many are now wanting to stay in environmentally-friendly hotels when they travel. Whether it’s for pleasure or business, there are a growing number of hotels that have added green living features. By staying at green hotels, you are assured of an eco-friendly experience that also helps to save the planet.

Water Conservation in the Bathroom

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If you’re becoming more environmentally aware, then you know that conserving water is one of the best things you can do for the planet. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), one of the biggest water wasters is the bathroom. By taking steps to reduce your water usage in the bathroom, you save on your water and energy bills while saving water for future generations.

Natural Pet Care

dog and owner

As a pet parent, you want what is best for your furry friend. If you are also environmentally conscious, then you only want to use natural products in your home. There are a growing number of natural pet care brands that cater to people who want to use healthier products for their cats, dogs and other pets.

Electric Bikes 101

electric bike

Electric bikes are bicycles that have added features that boost their power, range, and radius. They can make commutes far less sweat-inducing than standard bicycles. As demand for these e-bikes is growing worldwide, now is a great time to learn a little more about them and what they may have to offer you, your family, and your commute.

Water Conservation in the Kitchen

conserving water

As part of a global effort to save the planet, there is a water conservation movement gaining momentum. If you’re an environmentally conscious homeowner, there are many things you can do in your kitchen to reduce your water consumption. With clean and safe water a scarcity, it’s the responsibility of everyone to reduce water waste, and save the freshwater supply.

Simple Energy Savings Methods for the Home

50 Ways to Save Energy

*Note: The following is a guest post by the lovely and knowledgeable Uma Campbell of Uma J. Campbell, writing in behalf of Homeselfe.com.

Energy is the foundation of life as we know it, and our ability to control it has made our lives easier than many people believed would be possible. Just think about how easy it is to heat up a house, light up thousands of square feet of office space, or travel around the world in less than a day.

How to Plan an Environmentally-Friendly Easter

colored Easter eggs

Spring keeps sending nice teasing days of warmth and sunshine as small teasers of what’s to come. One of the things to come as spring approaches, though, is Easter. For those of us making the commitment to live greener lives, Easter can present a few moments of unease. There are so many unknowns when it comes to Easter and just how green it is. These green ideas will help you stay true to the traditions of Easter, without causing unintentional harm to your family or the planet.

Tips for an Eco-Friendly Baby Nursery

baby nursery

Very few things in life are more exciting than putting together your baby’s nursery. You have so many dreams, hopes, and plans for the new life you’re bringing into the world, and want to create a perfect welcome home for your little one.

Planning an Environmentally Friendly Valentine’s Day

green valentine

Valentine’s Day is a day each year that is set aside to honor your sweetheart. You have many options available to you to celebrate this important day for couples. But choosing to go a greener, more earth-friendly route really makes a statement about your love for each other and the planet you call home.

Downsizing to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

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When most people think of downsizing to reduce their carbon footprint, the immediate thought that comes to mind is tiny houses, where four people try to squeeze themselves and their most prized worldly possessions into a home that’s smaller than the average RV to live. While that’s certainly one way to do it, it isn’t the only way, and it isn’t even a necessary way to reduce your carbon footprint.