How Going Green Saves Money: 5 Simple Money Saving Green Tips That Worked For Me

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A lot of people think that going green means investing in expensive solar panels and recycling machines.That is absolutely not true.I’ve tried out small things that did not cost me huge amounts of money and, in return, I’ve managed to save a lot more money.Following are some simple things that I did around the house and some sensible decisions I made when it came to big purchases -- like buying a car, for example. … [Read more...]

Ford Green Cars: Yes, You Can Go Further With Ford

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Two Ford vehicles are on KBB's Top 10 Green Car List: the 2011 Ford Fusion Hybrid and 2012 Ford Focus. Ford is just one automaker among many that are making a point of marketing their vehicles as 'green,' but the Detroit-based automaker is moving beyond powertrain-based green claims. Ford says that its vehicles are also 85% recyclable by weight, and feature unique materials that replace landfill-destined plastics. --Left Lane News Here are Ford Motor Company's top 10 green … [Read more...]

Nissan Leaf Commercial = Hugs From A Polar Bear

If polar bears had a labor union they would probably go on strike until the usage of their white fluffiness as a means to impart environmental guilt came to an end. Nissan's new LEAF commercial is a clever bait and switch that polar bears everywhere would be happy with. Move over Lance Armstrong, it's the polar bears' turn in the Nissan spotlight. Our friends at Ecorazzi say, Nissan has released their latest commercial for the upcoming all-electric LEAF. It features a polar bear searching for … [Read more...]

Hilarious SNL Sketch on the Toyota Prius Recall

The Toyota Prius' (and other models') break issues really aren't a laughing matter. People truly are getting seriously injured as a result of them.So what are the two options? Laugh about it or cry about it. We still choose to laugh about it. Our friends at Ecorazzi turned us on to an awesomely funny (in an admittedly twisted way) SNL sketch on the Prius' problems. Wait for the tag line at the end, trust me.     … [Read more...]

Toyota Prius Recall FAIL

The sky is falling! the sky is falling! The Wall Street Journal sure has created a media frenzy by spreading the rumor that new Toyota Prius recalls are soon to be issued.According to The Detroit Bureau,"Toyota told me “no new recall being planned for the Prius to address this issue.”Whether this ultimately holds remains to be seen. … [Read more...]

See How Going Green Puts More Green in Your Pockets: 3 Great Examples!

Everyone knows that going green is good for the environment.To go green means to consciously eliminate habits that cause harm to the environment and to adjust your behavior and lifestyle to have less of an impact on the earth.It's difficult to exactly pinpoint what going green is -- because everyone has a different standard -- but the EPA has a list of the 12 Principals of Green Chemistry. Those principals include:Preventing waste Using fewer chemicals Increasing energy … [Read more...]

Before You Rush To Buy A Hybrid Car…

If gas prices have you dreaming of a fuel-efficient car, then you may want to look into buying a hybrid car.Hybrid-electric cars use 2 power sources instead of one. They have a rechargeable energy storage system (battery powered) and a normal fuel powered engine.Because hybrid cars essentially have 2 engines, they can run partly on electricity instead of solely on gasoline.  This means a hybrid car’s gas miles will be increased 20 to 30 miles per gallon.  … [Read more...]

5 Reasons To Buy A Hybrid Or Diesel Vehicle

"If gas prices climb, just 7% of Americans will consider buying a more fuel-efficient vehicle," says a recent MSN/Zogby Poll.With the average price of gas here in the US being over $3 a gallon, what will motivate us to start considering other vehicle and fuel options?If you are, however, in that 7%, how do you know what vehicle is best for you?Do you go hybrid, electric, diesel, bio-diesel, or hydrogen? How do you choose from all the options? … [Read more...]