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  • Now is the Hour to Go Dark: March 25th, 8:30-9:30 pm

    As our congressional leaders wrestle with a variety of ebbs and flows from the current commander-in-chief, climate change along with many other environmental issues, are falling to the wayside like a boat with a leak. This is why Earth Hour, in its 10th year, is more important than ever. It is a call to the switch like a call to arms where everyone on the planet including corporations, landmarks a...

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  • Forests and Energy: Celebrate IDF on March 21st, 2017

    March 21st is International Day of Forests (IDF) proclaimed by The United Nations General Assembly in 2012. It is a day of not only awareness but mobilized action to save trees, plant trees and reduce waste. The theme for this year’s IDF is Forests and Energy. This means that by NOT decimating our natural resource, we can attempt to stave off climate change while supporting alternative energy at t...

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  • What Is Greener than St. Patrick’s Day?

    On St. Patrick’s Day, March 17 this year, expect the usual suspects, which include green beer, green shirts with shamrocks printed on them, even green nail polish and green hair – though we sometimes think all of them combined is simply a bridge too far … What you may not expect are new reports released by Consumer Reports, under their Greener Choices umbrella, which show how much American activis...

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  • Deep Ocean Pollution Levels – Shocking

    You might think that the bottom of the ocean would be pristine wilderness. After all, it’s about 36,200 feet away. That’s 7,000 feet farther than the peak of Mount Everest! You would be wrong. The ocean floor – or at least the part of it accessible via technology – is littered with manmade substances, notably polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs). The proof...

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  • Common Recycling Mistakes and Fixes

    Your well intentioned recycling efforts may need to be tweaked. With new information and misunderstandings explained, most of your recycled-upcycled attempts can now be fully utilized. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Americans only recycle about 30% out of 75% recyclable material. Don’t go through the extra effort without learning how to do it right. This way, at least you’...

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  • Expand Your Brand: Small Business Green Marketing Giveaways

    Whether it is at a trade show, a holiday thank you or handed over to a lucky consumer, everyone likes a free giveaway. Yet so many of these are cheap breakable items that quickly end up in the trash which means more unnecessary landfill waste with your name on it. Expand your brand with small business green marketing giveaways that ring true to not only your product but your support for the enviro...

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  • Chlorpyrifos, Just Say No

    It’s one of those Frankenfood chemicals whose name we can’t pronounce either, but that doesn’t mean you have to put up with it in your air, water, soil or food! What Is Chlorpyrifos? It is an organophosphate (OP) insecticide. Part of a family of over 100 chemicals, OPs have a reputation as the most toxic of all pesticides, at least among vertebrates – that is, animals with a spine, like humans. Ch...

  • Small Business and Home Office Eco-friendly Options

    Keeping your small business or home office organized can become a challenge, especially when your life is moving at warp speed. Over time, things can pile up. Before you know it you're wasting office supplies, misplacing important docs, or purchasing whatever you need without thinking of the environmental impact. Eco-friendly options enable you to replace a scattered not-so-green setup with new ea...

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  • Small Business Out of the Box Eco-changes

    If you own or run a small business you probably know by now how essential embracing and offering green options is. As our earth roars through things like rapidly growing climate change and natural resources that are threatened or dwindling, much of the mainstream population wants to do something about. Therefore, offering transparency when it comes to your small business, and using green energy ef...

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  • Smoke and Heat Increase SIDS Risk

    Recent research shows a clear link between cigarette smoking during pregnancy and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS – the sudden, unexplained death of a child younger than one year. Most deaths occur prior to four months, and 90 percent of fatalities occur before six months. SIDS affects slightly more boys than girls. SIDS Statistics The incidence of SIDS, also known as “crib death”, is curren...

  • Coral Reef Hope

    Sure, you may often hear of the many failures of humankind’s affect on the planet but there are also many successes. Albeit some of these successes are repairing human failures such as closing the ozone layer, utilizing solar energy and now possibly reversing the demise of our ocean coral reefs. Regardless of what some say about climate change, the world is getting warmer and if our current govern...

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  • The Real St. Valentine’s Day War: Milk vs. Dark Chocolate

    On February 14, 1929, seven prohibition-era gangsters were shot down in cold blood by a handful of Al Capone’s men dressed as policemen wielding machine guns. Fast forward 88 years, to another Valentine’s Day, and the only war on the horizon is the American Chemical Society’s verbal battle between dark chocolate and milk chocolate. (And we know how much you love YouTube). For those who prefer thei...

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  • February is National Bird Feeding Month

    “Hope,” wrote Emily Dickenson, “is the thing with feathers.” There are few things as hopeful, or as rewarding, as feeding birds, especially in winter, when snow cover, terrible weather and lack of natural food put some of our feathered friends at risk of becoming extinct. The last five years have been particularly hard on the most precious species of birds. This is a result not only of chemical po...

  • Hempcrete, Sustainable Building Material for Small Business and Residential Use

    It has always been known that hemp, derived from the marijuana (cannabis) plant, is a super power raw material. It can be manufactured into rope, paper, shoes, clothing, makeup, food, biofuel, and much more. In fact, in 1938 Popular Mechanics magazine listed 25,000 products which could be manufactured from hemp. Now hemp seems to have made its way into the construction industry as a sustainable, e...

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  • January Is National Radon Action Month

    (And it’s Time to Test Your Air, Says the EPA) According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, indoor exposure to airborne radon particles is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. Moreover, it results in an estimated 21,000 deaths per year to individuals whose basements and crawl spaces are natural sources of radon. Most of those deaths are from lung cancer, ...

  • Eco-Power in the Palm of Your Hand

    As technology rapidly progresses it is important to find ways to use it as an Eco-advantage. One of the most popular technological advancements is your smartphone and now there are several ways you can use it to increase your green support. It is Eco-power in the palm of your hand and, just like millions posting pictures of their pets and food choices, you too can jump on board but with a less sel...

  • The Best Childhood Asthma Remedy? Testing!

    According to a recent report, the most effective remedy for persistent childhood asthma symptoms is testing. All the remedial efforts are more or less meaningless unless pediatricians and parents understand the source of asthma attacks, according to the report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. And the only way to discover sources is to test, for triggers like dust mites, cigarette smoke, mo...

  • Bioplastics for a New Year Approach

    At the beginning of a New Year we like to look toward the future of green innovation. As Eco-pioneers continue to push the envelope with new research, more sustainable materials, and cleaner energy alternatives, it makes the start of a calendar that much more hopeful. It is innovation such as the rapidly growing battery industry, home composting, municipal clean water initiatives, and now bioplast...

  • Ring it In Green

    Each year, finding ways to step up your green game can be a smart, clever mission and what better time to implement your green intentions than while ringing in the New Year. This is a time when we make declarations, affirmations and proclamations to hit the ground running with a fresh start. E-vite your contacts to your digs and show them how you roll when the ball drops. Not only will you be in f...

  • Natural Light Construction for Your Home or Small Business

    It used to be standard construction practice to install required electrical lines and typical ceiling light fixtures in a new structure. Now, more residential and commercial construction is including natural light openings in addition to solar applications. Using natural light construction for a new structure or added to an old one may be a way you can significantly lower your carbon footprint whi...

  • Celebrate Eco-friendly Love

    This Valentine’s Day profess your love for one another through a deep passion and action for your planet. What better way to celebrate than to support the ground you stand on, the air you breathe and the water you consume. Whether giving each other a green gift; hosting an Eco-elegant Valentine’s ball; or working together to make earth more sustainable, there are many ways this holiday is a romant...

  • Saying “I Love You” (and meaning it)

    Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and there are hundreds of ways to say, “I love you”. You can give a gift, usually candy or flowers, but also food – in the form of dinner at a fabulous restaurant, or homemade pizza and a streaming movie or football game. You can even give fun and relaxation, in the form of a night on the dance floor, a camping trip, a skydiving lesson, or even a day at t...

  • Cancer Fighters in Your Kitchen

    Scientists have confirmed that capsaicin – the “hot” ingredient found in some peppers – not only helps prevent certain forms of cancer like prostate cancer, but may cause certain forms of lung, stomach and digestive cancers. Capsaicin is contained in chili peppers, habanero peppers, cayenne peppers, jalapeno peppers,  and also Serrano peppers, to name a few. Capsaicin’s heat potential is measured ...

  • Bugs Be Gone Naturally

    Although we need them, it can drive some people crazy to see a bug in their home. Most will resort to toxic insecticides to drive away scurrying insects and rodents. However, if you want to decrease tiny creature visits to your home most likely from your yard and garden, you may want to try an eco-friendly approach before dousing your home with poison. Accumulated Dangers Chemical companies have o...

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  • Improving Your Water Footprint

    Dangers and solutions to fossil fuel energy have been front and center for so long you may not have heard much about the more endangered natural resource, water. Margaret Catley-Carlson, Vice-Chair, World Economic Forum comments, “Water is an astonishingly complex and subtle force in an economy. It is the single constraint on the expansion of every city, and bankers and corporate executives have c...

  • Green Laundry

    Your washer and dryer use, whether in-home or at your local laundromat, prove to have its own earth draining effects simply when you do laundry. National Geographic reports that washing machines take up about fourteen percent of household water use (do the math for coin operated setups). Combined, this creates such a draw off natural resources that saltwater begins to infiltrate drinking water due...

  • Green Tips for Fall Trips

    Experiencing the crisp, colorful, cold days of autumn can be a real treat. Whether high in the mountains or deep in the forest this season offers many breathtaking, blue skied days. Take a gander at these green tips for fall trips before you step out into it all. Some may be a reminder while others could raise an eyebrow on how to get the most green when traveling amongst this spectacular third se...

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  • Your Autumn Footprint

    As autumn fast approaches your seasonal green senses should be tingling. Entering a new chapter in the yearly seasonal cycle means taking a look at ways you can keep your Eco-friendly habits going at full throttle. This fall, keep in mind these ways you can lower your autumn footprint. Use Natural A/C The fall climate sweeps across each state in its own way allowing less air conditioning which oft...

  • September is Food Safety Education Month

    According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, or CDC, a good portion of the food that ends up making people sick is contaminated before it reaches the home or restaurant. So far in 2016, this has included listeria (in 400 products), E. coli (causing 46 incidents), and Salmonella (sickening 41 individuals, from both alfalfa sprouts and pistachio nuts). Those are the ones we know about. Each ye...

  • Green Natural Cleaning Ingredients

    You may think it’s a no-brainer when it comes to the benefits of natural cleaning ingredients. Yet, so many still purchase conventional choices they know are loaded with toxic chemicals. Today, non-toxic cleaning products are not only made from safe ingredients but have always done the job only chemical products were thought capable. These green natural cleaning ingredients just may raise an eyebr...

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