Green Tips: Close the Door to Conserve Heat

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Looking for a quick, free way to get on the energy conservation bandwagon? Keep your doors closed inside and contain heat to the rooms you’re in. If your family is anything like mine, then you probably tend to congregate in one or two rooms. Keeping the doors closed to rooms that aren’t currently being used […]

Save More, Spend Less with Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs

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According to the U.S. Department of Energy, if every American home replaced just one light bulb with an Energy Star qualified compact fluorescent light bulb, we would prevent greenhouse gases equivalent to the emissions of more than 800,000 cars. Compact fluorescent light bulbs, or CFLs, aren’t just better for the environment, they can save you a lot […]

Green Tips: Try Wood Alternatives for Your Fireplace

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Make your fireplace eco-friendly by using products such as EcoBricks or installing an EcoFire Super-Grate. Homeowners with a fireplace have a unique set of concerns when it comes to greening up their home heating practices. Fireplace owners, here are two methods you can use to help cut your heating costs and make your fireplace more […]

Green Tips for Cars: Don’t Get Dragged Down

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A truly green lifestyle is made up of lots of little decisions every day. And often, it’s these tiny actions that add up to big results. You don’t need big changes to realize dramatic results. You can start small with your current car by increasing fuel efficiency. Today’s Green Tip for your car is all about aerodynamics […]

Winterize Your Home for Maximum Energy Savings

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Home winterization is an important topic this time of year. Of course, we’re concerned not just with effective, but also eco-friendly ways to stay warm and combat the elements. Greener, environmentally friendly methods of home winterization are more popular than ever before. GreenTips 365 has gathered 7 tips to help you go green by saving […]

Where to Recycle Light Bulbs

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Where do I recycle light bulbs?

Unlike incandescent bulbs, compact fluorescent light bulbs should be disposed of professionally, in order to prevent the leakage of harmful mercury. While initially users of compact fluorescent light bulbs had to return the dead bulbs through local hazardous waste programs, the increased adoption of CFLs has led to an explosion of available collection locations.

The Best Alternatives for Eco-friendly Easter Eggs

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It’s that time of year again, the bunny is stretching and getting ready to make his rounds. But this year, instead of the pastel yellows, pinks, and blues—Eco-conscious Easter Bunnies will opt for green eggs. When it comes to celebrating Easter, kids know, it’s all about the eggs. And while what you put in your […]

12 Natural Dyes for Coloring Easter Eggs

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There is nothing like the fresh air of spring to reinvigorate my commitment to green living. Which is why, when it came to coloring Easter eggs this year natural dyes were the natural choice. Every year, eco-friendly families shun the chemicals in mass-market Easter egg dyes by choosing to color eggs with natural alternatives. Not […]

Turn off, Unplug and Go Green

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The world is about to get a little bit darker. And that’s a good thing. Now, in it’s third year — and growing globally — Earth Hour encourages millions of people regardless of country or culture to turn off their lights (and other electrical devices) to collectively reduce carbon emissions. Earth Hour takes place tonight, […]

Dot Com, Dot Net, Dot Eco?

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Right now .eco is just a vision. True, it’s a hope that’s backed up by hardwork and big names. But it’s not a certainty yet. The belief of Dot Eco LLC, the folks behind the .eco top level domain, is that the environmental movement deserves a top level domain, similar to .com or .net, that […]