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A Room-By-Room Guide to Reducing the Environmental Impact of Your Home

By |2019-07-27T15:00:28-04:00July 27th, 2019|Categories: Green & natural home, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , |

With increased awareness about the critical importance of saving energy and reducing the environmental impact of our lifestyle choices, more and more people are making eco-friendly moves to help save the planet. One of the biggest areas for improvement involves their homes. There are eco-friendly home improvements to make in essentially every room of a house. [...]

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How Can Using Reclaimed Wood Benefit the Environment?

By |2019-06-05T19:34:38-04:00June 5th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

Since the 1980s, reclaimed wood has become an increasingly popular choice for flooring, furniture, and even building materials. People choose reclaimed wood for a variety of reasons, including aesthetics and versatility. This is especially true among those who are looking for a more natural and rustic style. But while this material can be beneficial for homes, [...]

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How to Start Building Sustainable Habits

By |2019-03-21T16:43:04-04:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: Featured, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

It doesn't have to be the beginning of the year or the start of spring to embrace a new habit. We all have hopes for improving our routines and adding green choices into our day-to-day is undoubtedly on the list. Building sustainable habits for a positive life change can start today. The trick to building sustainable [...]

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30 Simple Ways to Go Green in Your Office

By |2019-03-01T11:13:03-05:00March 1st, 2019|Categories: Environment, Green living, Living Green, Living Green, Work|Tags: , , |

These days, more and more of us are trying go green and do our bit for the environment. Increasingly more people understand how their actions impact the globe and, as a result, look for more environmentally-friendly options. We recycle, try not to use plastic bags, have showers instead of baths and buy cleaner products. Oddly, however [...]

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10 Simple Ways to Make Your Home Eco-friendly 

By |2018-08-30T15:05:05-04:00August 30th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Green & natural home, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

Global warming and climate change are rapidly altering the earth and life on it -- and not in a good way too. Sea levels are rising, islands are disappearing, and many animals are losing their habitats. These phenomena have left -- and continue to leave -- a painful mark on human lives. Rising temperatures are drying [...]

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How to Start Leading a Greener Lifestyle in Birmingham, UK 

By |2018-08-25T14:21:16-04:00August 25th, 2018|Categories: Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green, Travel|Tags: , , , |

A decade ago, the idea of living a "greener lifestyle" was usually saved for more of the hippie type, the environmentalists out there who were hyper-aware of what kind of footprint they were leaving behind. Well times have changed, and here in Birmingham, people have never been more conscious of how they live their lives in [...]

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Bring Sunshine to Your Home with These 5 Stylish Solar Lights

By |2018-08-10T08:38:52-04:00August 10th, 2018|Categories: Gardening, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green, Solar energy|Tags: , , , , |

If you aren’t living an eco-friendly lifestyle yet, it’s time to jump on the bandwagon because this is one trend that will not only save you money but one that can help to conserve the earth for future generations to come. This type of living is especially sustainable once you get yourself in the habit and [...]

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The Environmental Impact of DIY Work

By |2018-08-07T13:33:30-04:00August 7th, 2018|Categories: DIY, Featured, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , |

Upcycling is fantastic for the environment. Instead of tipping your old furniture, giving it a new lease on life can be cheaper and more eco-friendly - saving you money in the process. Many of us who are conscious of our consumerism may opt for some DIY every now and again. When it comes to renovations though, [...]

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12 Eco-friendly Essentials for Your Zero Waste To Go Kit

By |2018-07-14T00:13:45-04:00July 14th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , |

How many times have you wanted to kick yourself because you were out shopping and you did not have your plastic-free, zero waste shopping essentials with you? In order to reduce our use of plastics and reduce waste, I've found that it is important to be organized and to plan in advance before going out or [...]

4 Wonderful Ways to Raise Earth Loving Kids

By |2018-03-05T17:17:43-05:00March 5th, 2018|Categories: Environment, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , |

With so many factors negatively affecting the Earth—from pollution, to depletion of natural resources and global warming—there is no wonder why many parents want to make protecting the planet a family affair. Parents who are concerned about the welfare of the planet can instill in their children values that are aligned with Earth-friendly behaviors. Here are [...]

10 Tips For Choosing Eco-Friendly Furniture

By |2018-01-18T01:14:23-05:00January 18th, 2018|Categories: Ecofriendly furnishings, Featured, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , |

You already do your part to follow a green lifestyle, whether that means bringing your own tote bag to the grocery store or taking shorter showers in order to save water. But, as you’ve mastered these steps toward eco-friendliness, you want to do more. Purchasing eco-friendly furniture is a great place to start. It’s no surprise [...]

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How to Add Eco-Design to Your Home    

By |2018-01-05T13:06:59-05:00January 5th, 2018|Categories: Ecofriendly furnishings, Energy-efficient, Environment, Featured, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , |

As people have become more eco-conscious in recent years, it has become easier to find environmentally-friendly products on the market, as well as new ways to reduce your carbon footprint around the home. Saving energy and reducing waste without compromising on style is now easier than ever.   "Even small green changes can help  you save [...]

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Attacking Your Carbon Footprint

By |2017-10-23T23:29:31-04:00October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Featured, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , |

Becoming more responsible as a consumer includes paying a lot of attention to the carbon footprint you leave behind. The more we can do as individuals, the greater the collective impact. That's why we don't have to focus on how to clean up an entire city or country. We just have to focus on ourselves and [...]

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Going Beyond Recycling: Green Tips for the Modern Family

By |2017-10-16T23:59:14-04:00October 16th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , |

Going green is a thriving trend in America, and for good reason. Investing in greener technology and reducing our carbon footprint will make the world a better place for the future generations to live in. More and more, people are becoming conscious of the subtle ways in which we waste and cause harm to the planet [...]

A Dozen Ways You Can Conserve Starting Today

By |2017-09-26T21:50:50-04:00September 26th, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Energy-efficient, Environment, Featured, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , |

Did you know that three-fourths of US citizens are concerned about the state of our environment but most don't act on their concern? According to the Pew Research Center, only 1 in 5 Americans say they make an effort to live in an eco-conscious way. If you are looking to align your concerns about the environment [...]

How to Teach Your Children to Go Green at a Young Age

By |2017-08-29T00:20:09-04:00August 29th, 2017|Categories: Children, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , |

Despite what we’d all like to believe, resources on earth aren’t infinitely renewable, and our rampant overconsumption has been steering us into dangerous territory for years.  While we can’t turn back the clock, we can make major changes now that will have a serious impact on sustainability for the foreseeable future. So where do we start? [...]

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Top 5 Tips For Living a Plastic-Free Life

By |2017-08-15T15:18:44-04:00August 15th, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green, Plastic-free|Tags: , , |

The world is becoming more environmentally-friendly by the day. Green living is on the tip of everyone’s tongues as of late, as talk of global warming, renewable energy, and reducing our individual carbon footprints becomes increasingly mainstream. Hybrid cars are driving down our streets, sustainable fabrics are being used to make our clothes, and even luxury [...]

Eco-Friendly Options for Furnishing Your Home

By |2017-07-30T21:21:13-04:00July 30th, 2017|Categories: Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , |

They say home is where the heart is, but your heart is set on protecting the earth. You can have the best of both worlds, though: eco-friendly decor has become a popular niche in the world of interior design because of people like you.   "Want to know how to upgrade your space in a mindful [...]

How to Have a Green and Sustainable Lifestyle

By |2017-07-06T12:00:55-04:00July 6th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

Sustainable living is all about reducing your demand on natural resources. It means changing how you do things so that you can start becoming more of an active part of the life cycle of the cycle of life. It is not a secret that global warming, resource depletion and climate change are all having an impact [...]

Why You Should Green Your Roof This Summer

By |2017-05-26T22:20:44-04:00May 26th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

Humans are incredibly good at building things – it’s one of our defining characteristics as a species, after all. But unfortunately, we’re also incredibly good at destroying things, and every building that is erected in a formerly green space destroys the vegetated footprint that was there originally. While it’s not possible to completely replace what was [...]

Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

By |2017-05-23T00:06:41-04:00May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Featured, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

Many people are of the opinion that things like hurricanes are making the consequences of our changing climate crystal clear. To that end, it might be a bit tempting to be of the mind that stricter standards for emissions and investments in renewable energy might lead us to a future that is not as stormy. However, [...]

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Healthy Habits That Are Also Eco-Friendly

By |2017-05-18T14:34:47-04:00May 18th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green|Tags: , , |

Most of us want to be healthier, and we also want to live a more eco-friendly sustainable lifestyle. What a lot of people don’t realize is that these two concepts are closely intertwined and often go hand-in-hand. There are changes, many of which are simple and inexpensive, that you can make in your life that will [...]

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How to Create an Earth-Friendly Yard

By |2017-04-18T22:13:25-04:00April 18th, 2017|Categories: Green & natural home, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

Do you find yourself with an overgrown out-of-control outdoor space and wonder where to begin? Or, maybe you're ready to get going on that earth-friendly lawn but don't know where to start? It's hard not to feel overwhelmed. But we have you covered: Here are some tips to help you get started on creating an eco-friendly [...]

The Most Eco-Friendly Ways to Get Rid of Old Furniture

By |2017-04-11T00:10:31-04:00April 11th, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green, Recycling, Reuse, Upcycling|Tags: , , , , , |

The most common practice when disposing of old furniture and appliances from around the home is to send them straight to a landfill site or ‘tip’. Even if the items aren’t broken or faulty, we will often throw away what could easily be recycled or sold on to a new owner. These larger items are not [...]

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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.