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Green Living at Home

Re-Upholstering Dining Room Chairs

Replacing the fabric gives your dining room chairs a whole new look at a fraction of the cost (and environmental impact) of buying new ones — and minimizing environmental impact is what green living is [more…]

Green Living - Reuse

Reusing and Repurposing Everyday Items

Reusing sits above recycling in the hierarchy of the three Rs — reduce, reuse, and recycle — because it doesn’t require any extra energy for reprocessing and because it cuts down on the need to buy new [more…]

Green Living - Yard & Garden

Conserving Water in Your Garden

Water conservation is becoming ever more important in sustaining a healthy planet. Paying attention to your water usage in the garden is one way to promote an eco-friendly lifestyle. You have two primary [more…]

Green Living - Building & Remodeling

LEED Green Building Certification

To help the construction industry define green building, the U.S. Green Building Council(USGBC) devised a scoring method to rate how green buildings are. That rating system, called Leadership in Energy [more…]

Green Living at Work

How to Reduce Energy Use at Work

Part of making your workplace more environmentally conscious and friendly lies in the building itself. You can make suggestions about how to improve electricity conservation, water usage, and even furniture [more…]

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