Skoy Cloths: Replace Paper Towels with Greener Alternative

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According to ALighterFootprint.com, Americans send 3,000 tons of paper towels to landfills each day. We really need a greener solution. Some folks opt for sponges or dish cloths that, while fine for specific tasks, doesn’t completely fill my need for paper towels. Sponges are too small to absorb large spills, and dish cloths take so […]

The Green House: a new building revolution

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We only have one world to live in. Everywhere we go, people are more aware of their carbon footprint, choosing not to deplete natural resources without a thought about how they will be replenished. This awareness is leading to lifestyle changes that can be described as a new era in building the American dream. The era of […]

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.

12 Ways to Go Low-Energy at Home

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Save energy at home with these 12 efficiency tips. Are you concerned about the amount of energy you use in and around your home? Here are 12 easy-to-implement ideas your family go low-energy at home.

Use LED Outdoor Christmas Lights to Save Money this Holiday Season

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The days of keeping up with the Joneses may be behind us, but if you’re in competition with the Griswold’s for the most outlandish display of Christmas lighting on the block, outdoor LED Christmas lights may help keep your energy costs down. In recent years Light emitting diode or LED Christmas lights have begun to […]

Greenopia’s Guide to Green Living — A Must Have

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GreenWorld365 editors recently attended the Go Green Expo in Los Angeles California. The expo offered us a wonderful experience to meet many venders that believe in Green Living and to experience their products. One of the products that we were truly impressed with was The Urban Dweller’s Guide to Green Living by Greenopia. This guide […]

Fresh & Easy Opens LEED-certified store in California

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Cathedral City Mayor Kathy DeRosa and California State Senator John Benoit joined Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market CEO Tim Mason in opening the grocer’s first LEED Gold Certified store, as established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). LEED is the nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance […]

Blue Helmets Go Green

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Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Um Bello, heads up the Alpha Company of the United Nations Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) which is working in the region of Kakata in western Liberia. On 8 July 2009, Um Bello led his troops in a new exercise: planting trees to contribute to the UNEP-led Billion Tree campaign. “The war against […]