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


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...]

3 Important Considerations For Energy Efficient Remodeling


Let's face the facts – you are more or less dealing with utility bills that you'd love to see lowered. Thanks to remodeling opportunities, you might have a chance to make things better in terms of efficiency and saving money. The first thing to remember is that your home is a system which operates based on how you have it set up. Some of the remodeling you do will affect the way the house looks, with little to no effect on the overall quality of energy efficiency. However, in order … [Read more...]

Can You Install Solar Panels for Free with Government Rebates?


Solar power refers to the production of electricity by utilizing sunlight. Solar power has 2 main advantages: It produces electricity in a renewable way that doesn’t damage the earth; And once the installation has been completed, power is generated free of charge. Its main disadvantage is that the initial installation can be very costly. … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Save Money Greening Your Home


Going green is often portrayed as requiring sacrifice and it’s even considered in many cases that it requires monetary sacrifice. But going green, in essence, is about using resources more wisely and efficiently. Doing so, either through your habits and actions or through the technology and appliances you use, often actually means financial savings. Here’s a list of 5 ways to green your home and save money from doing so (starting with the smaller actions and moving towards the bigger ones … [Read more...]

How Much Does Your Commute REALLY Cost?

A big part of being green is using green transportation. And, as I’ve discussed many times before, using green transportation is not just good for the environment, it’s good for the green in your pocketbook, for your health, and, I would even argue, for your personal happiness. Interestingly, a lot of people don’t consider the transportation options at a house or apartment in much depth before choosing to live there. … [Read more...]

Bike Commuting Secrets: 4 Hidden Benefits Of Bike Commuting

You’re driving home from work in stop and go traffic and a cyclist passes you and proceeds up the line of cars. This makes you wonder, “Why don’t I commute on a bicycle as well?” Your mind starts reeling with all of the other well-known benefits of bike commuting: Bike commuting has no carbon footprint. Bike commuting saves you money. Bike commuting helps you lose weight. In addition to those popular reasons, biking helps reduce your carbon footprint by reducing the amount of air … [Read more...]

All-Natural Green Cleaning Products In Your Cupboard That REALLY Work On 6 Tough Cleaning Problems


If you've ever really paid attention to what a bottle of laundry detergent or window cleaner costs, then you know that overall consumers are spending big money for cleaning products these days. Greening your cleaning habits is an awesome step, but what if you could make your own cleaning products for pennies, rather than purchasing over-the-top priced cleaning items? As if saving money isn't enough to make you stand up and take notice, how about this: Making your own cleaning products … [Read more...]

3 Free Ways To Get Better Gas Mileage Right Away!

Will gas prices ever cease their steep ascent into the stratosphere? I wish we had the problem of the "high gas prices" in the picture to the right. Sheesh. I barely even remember $1.93/gallon!! Luckily, there are an almost infinite number of ways to get more miles out of each gallon of gas we rellunctantly buy. Even better, is that many of them are absolutely free! What more can you ask for than to SAVE money without spending it?   … [Read more...]