Green Home

  • Roof Color and Its Effect on the Environment

    Solar energy striking building roofs is a significant heat source, and if absorbed by a roof it can contribute directly to the building's cooling load and affect the urban environment. Solar energy absorbed by a roof is largely dependent on color...
    By Cora Wilder July 9, 2011 

  • Ways of Reducing Packaging Material to Lessen Ecological Impact

    Many people do not realize that packing material is a serious danger to our environment. In this article, learn about reducing packaging material to lessen your ecological impact. Read about the startling statistics and find ways to lessen your packaging...
    By jciotta July 8, 2011 

  • Top Choices for Biodegradable Toilet Tissue

    While all paper is biodegradable, the best biodegradable toilet paper is the one that will break down quickly in any sewage disposal system and release no harmful chemicals. It also needs to fulfill its purpose well!
    By Magdalena Perks July 6, 2011 

  • Repelling Pesky Ants Naturally

    Getting rid of ants safely seems like an impossible task to most of us. However, natural insect repellents can be found right in your home or during a quick trip to the local supermarket. In this article, read about how to repel ants naturally through...
    By jciotta July 6, 2011 

  • Clean Your Home with Essential Oils

    One of the joys of making your own non-toxic cleaning products at home is being able to utilize the cleaning power of nature by using essential oils. Try these easy recipes today!
    By Lindsay Evans July 6, 2011 

  • Creating Effective Household Sustainability

    Learn some ways to bring real sustainability to your home.
    By Shane Burley July 6, 2011 

  • Human-powered Laundry: the Wonder Wash Pressure Washer

    Being green and clean is no fun when a quarter-sucking laundromat is involved. For more frequent small loads in the household, the Wonder Wash, the human-powered rotary pressure washer from The Laundry Alternative, Inc can wash up to five pounds of dirty...
    By Lamar Stonecypher July 6, 2011 

  • Organic Mattresses - Be "Green" While You Sleep

    When you decided to “go green”, one of the first things you did was start eating organic foods, right? But what about your non-organic mattress?
    By knsinger July 6, 2011 

  • 3 Important Reasons to Replace Incandescent Light Bulbs with CFLs

    What are the most essentials facts to know about mercury and light bulbs? What are the safety concerns? Do you wonder why you should replace all of your old incandescent light bulbs with Compact Fluorescent lights (CFLs)? Here's...
    By Donna Cosmato July 6, 2011 

  • It’s the Baby Carrot's Fault

    Just how convenient is convenience food? Pre-packaged produce is a 4 billion dollar industry. Is it a good choice though?
    By dmcrill July 6, 2011 
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