Save Energy by Making your Old Water Heater more Efficient

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In an ideal world, every home would come installed with an energy-efficient water heating system. But in the real world, that just isn’t going to happen and not everyone can install an efficient system themselves. Maybe it’s not enough time, not enough money, or just an old house that can’t meet the requirements of a […]

Are You Living With Household Hazardous Waste?

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Mention household hazardous waste, and most people think of it as a contemporary problem. It is, but the household hazardous waste disposal problem has roots centuries old. Contaminants and the rapid spread of bacteria became everyday urban problems by the seventeenth century. Today, however, the problem of household hazardous waste has become more acute due […]

Green Tips for Cars: Slow Down, Lead Foot

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Looking for an easy way to make your commute a little more eco-friendly? If you want to green up your daily drive then slow down, lead foot. Faster isn’t always better, especially when it comes to saving gas. The national speed limit was set to 55 mph in 1974 as a way to save gas […]

Now Hear This: Your Body Suffers the Effects of Noise Pollution

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It’s common in most cities. Construction workers and musicians consider it “part of the job.” What is it? It’s noise pollution and it’s time to listen up because the next sound you hear may hurt you. Mounting evidence suggests that noise batters the body. Sound waves literally crash against your body. Normal sound levels are […]

Green Cleaning Tips For A Healthy Home

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Cleaning is a necessary evil. If we didn’t spend some time cleaning we’d be knee deep in filth, which isn’t too good for the environment. But, cleaning with toxic chemicals isn’t doing the environment, or us, any favors either. Choose green cleaning products and you can change the way you clean your home to save […]