Green Living

If you’re passionate about saving the environment and looking for simple ideas and tips on how to conserve and reduce your carbon footprint you’ve come to the right place! Bright Hub’s Green Living channel provides a panel of eco-conscious citizens and experts ready to share their wealth of experience and insight with you.
Have you ever wondered how to recycle a computer or a cell phone? Find tips on recycling everything from glass to electronics, as well as how to turn your leftover food products into a kitchen compost bin. Make your life environmentally friendly by buying organic and natural clothes and beauty products, learning simple energy saving tips, and finding advice on buying organic and fair trade products. If you’re able to start your eco-friendly home from the ground up find articles on green building, construction and design such as building solar panels in the roof! Also find tips and tricks on natural pet care, organic gardening and recipes for natural cleaning products and insecticides.
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The Small House Movement

Would you consider living in a 500 sq. ft. home? How about one that is 300 sq. ft.? What about one that’s less than 100 sq. ft.? Not only are there houses like this on the market but they are gaining popularity. See if you could be one of the new pioneers in the small house movement.

Picture Gallery of Eco-Friendly Vacation Destinations

Are you looking for a vacation away from the intensity of modern everyday life? Get down to earth and consider a trip to an eco-friendly location where nature is the center of attention. View these eye catching images, be inspired and book your next adventure.

A Guide to Green Up Your Grooming

Looking beautiful doesn’t have to be hard on your budget or the environment. This round-up of insightful articles on eco-friendly products and secret natural recipes for flawless skin can help any woman feel their best while keeping our world clean.

The Benefits of Earthship Homes: Earthships Have Landed

While they may look like something out of a sci-fi movie, Earthships actually exist in every state of the Union and in several nations in Europe. These self-sustaining homes are among the most eco-friendly structures on Earth due to the materials they are made of and the power sources they use.

Re-use or Recycle? Take the Quiz and Find Out

In Europe and the US we are fast running out of locations suitable for landfill sites to store our household rubbish. Use of the existing sites is becoming very costly; so should we begin to re-use or recycle? Take the quiz and find out about these alternative methods for dealing with our waste.

All About Constructing a Green Home

Are you thinking about building or remodeling your home but want to do it in an environmentally friendly way? Here at Bright Hub we’ve got you covered from information on bamboo floorboards to roof top gardens with our complete guide to constructing a green home.

A Guide to Utilizing Solar Energy

Solar radiation, also known as insolation is freely available in many parts of the world.
This energy can be used to provide domestic hot water through solar thermal panels and also electricity from photovoltaic (PV) panels; these are examined in the following guide to utilizing solar energy.

Taking a Real Look at Friedman’s Call to Green Revolution

Friedman believes we are, and the way to get there is through offering tax incentives to those working on green technologies – while that’s a great incentive for businesses, for long-term success we’re going to need to stop being so obsessed with consumer goods and become more impressed by nature.

How Green Are You? Take Our Quiz & Find Out

Ever wondered how much of an effect your daily life has on our planet? Do you think you could do more to protect it, or are you already doing all you can to live an environmentally friendly lifestyle? Find out just how green you really are with this fun quiz.

Energy Saving Ideas For Your Home

Are the energy bills guzzling down your hard earned money? Are you looking for ways to cut down your energy consumption? Then, here’s our timely guide to saving energy in your home.

A Guide to Eco-Friendly Vacations

With sustainability, eco-friendly and eco-just-about-anything at the forefront of our vocabulary, it’s not difficult to focus on going green. Don’t forget to stay green when on vacation or even take a vacation that helps the environment. This guide is bursting with ideas that show you how.

Urban Homesteading & Gardening Guide

Homesteading is mainly about self-sufficiency and living greener with less of an impact on the environment. Maybe you can’t move to the countryside, disconnect the power company or the local water and sewer utility, but you can live a more planet-friendly existence.

Sustainable Living: Tips & Best Practices

We can all do this, there is no excuse in today’s environment for not making the effort to conserve water or reduce the size of our landfills. Families with young children will find the biggest reasons to engage in sustainable practices and from their tiny hands, the biggest allies in recycling.

Use Natural Wood Mulch to Heat a House

Garden waste is natural, renewable energy that can keep you warm in the winter. You can use these materials to form briquettes or logs that can then be burned as firewood. Using garden mulch as firewood can be a low cost, environmentally friendly way to heat a home.

Learn about Plastic Biodegradable Packaging – and Who Uses It

All the world’s garbage ends up in landfills in third-world countries or at home. Plastic manufacturers are doing something about how plastic decomposes and other companies are making packaging from plant-based materials only. Consumers have a few choices available now and more coming in the future