Green College Tips: 10 Ways To Go Green At School

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With students slowly returning to colleges and universities, one of the focuses for the coming school year should be to make it a more eco-friendly one.After all, when areas receive the influx of people on the scale that so many neighborhoods with campuses do, it can inflict havoc on local environments.I myself went to a school that had close to 20,000 students who swarmed the surrounding communities. As individuals we may not have realized the impact we had as a large group, but it was … [Read more...]

A Green Checklist For The Environmentally Savvy Individual Who Wants To Go Green At Home, At Work, And On The Go

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Environmental degradation is ever present, as a result of past careless decisions, and it's time that we each take personal responsibility for our part in how to counteract this.Granted, adopting eco-friendly practices is rising in popularity by millions of people around the United States, but we can all do more to better our decaying environment.Contrary to what many may believe, incorporating green savvy practices into your lifestyle does not have to be complicated or expensive, as … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Green Your Daytime Routine

I started a little series on ways to green your daily routine before the holidays started. And then I got caught up with holiday-related posts for a long time. Now that things have calmed down again, though, I’m coming back to this.The first piece was on how to green your morning routine. So, naturally, this one is on how to green your daytime routine. … [Read more...]

Eco-Friendly Gift Wrap Ideas: 8 Ways To Wrap Gifts Without Using Wrapping Paper

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With Christmas coming up quickly, I know most of us probably still have a lot of last-minute wrapping of presents to do.Well before you go out and buy that cute Santa wrapping paper, think back to last year. What happened after the unwrapping of the presents?You were probably left with a pile of that cute wrapping paper torn to shreds and destined for the trash can. (I know my family has in the past!)Call me crazy, but not only does that seem like a lot of unnecessary waste, but all … [Read more...]

FutureMark Paper Is Focusing Completely On Green, Recycled Paper

Have you put it on your calendar yet? America Recycles Day is right around the corner.As we approach this eco holiday, how about some interesting info on a couple recycling dilemmas and some unique ways to address them?Everyone (or nearly everyone) supports recycling and using recycled products -- such as recycled paper -- these days.But let's take a look at a couple of problems facing the recycled paper industry as it works right now. … [Read more...]

Cannondale Rolls Out Recycled Bike Apparel

Calling all bicycle riders, lovers, and fanatics.Bike companies are now making apparel that is made anywhere from 42% to 100% out of recycled materials.Whether you are new to the cycling world or have been an avid cyclist for many years you have probably heard of the bike company Cannondale.  … [Read more...]

Recycled Bricks Designed To Save Water Too

Water is pretty important.Jin-young Yoon thought so as well when he designed the Save Water Brick.As the name states, the brick does more than just the ordinary brick, its unique design actually collects and saves water! … [Read more...]

Tips On Wasting Less From A Suburban Mom

People, especially Americans, throw out a ton of garbage that isn’t... well... garbage.The average American household actually produces approximately 18 pounds of garbage daily.But how much of that could be disposed of in a more eco-friendly way, or not disposed of at all?   … [Read more...]