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The Green Minute: The ‘Green’ Above Conserves Energy

The Green Minute: The ‘Green’ Above Conserves Energy

It may seem odd to some, but owning a living roof is one of the greatest ways to give back to the environment. (Not to mention, one of the coolest…

The Green Minute: Expanded Polystyrene

The Green Minute: Expanded Polystyrene

Commonly known as styrofoam, the expanded polystyrene industry is making a big push internationally to show that they care about sustainability and the environment. In fact, this week, the international business…

The Green Minute: Recyclable Crafts

The Green Minute: Recyclable Crafts

The possibilities for making interesting, useful items for your home are almost inexhaustible, but below are some ideas to inspire you to stretch out and create your own multiple uses…

The Green Minute: Hydroponics, Aquaponics, a Green Combo

The Green Minute: Hydroponics, Aquaponics, a Green Combo

Backyard gardeners have used hydroponics, a system that grows plants in water, since the time of Frances Bacon. But many amateur gardeners are switching to aquaponics, a combination of hydroponics…

The Green Minute: Recrafting: The Best Way to Recycle While Having Fun

The Green Minute: Recrafting: The Best Way to Recycle While Having Fun

We all have too much junk, and if you are like me, you hate to just get rid of things you MIGHT need in the future. A great way to…

The Green Minute: Feed Those Birdies the Green Way

The Green Minute: Feed Those Birdies the Green Way

It’s finally spring—maybe summer where you live, but a wonderful time of year to attract the birds to your yard, have a glass of wine while you view their interactions…

The Green Minute: Low-Flow Fixtures

The Green Minute: Low-Flow Fixtures

For today’s Green Minute check out low-flow fixtures. Sometimes, all it takes to make your home more sustainable and eco-friendly is to “take a walk” through the house and look…

The Green Minute: Solutions For Hard-To-Recycle Items – Notebooks & Wine Tips

The Green Minute: Solutions For Hard-To-Recycle Items – Notebooks & Wine Tips

Can you recycle notebooks?  Wine corks?  For today’s Green Minute, we have found the answers to these difficult recycling questions through a video series by 1800Recycling.com. The answer to both…

The Green Minute – Summer Driving Tips

The Green Minute – Summer Driving Tips

Just in time for summer, the Alliance to Save Energy has released their energy saving tips for summer driving. For today’s Green Minute, check out these energy and money saving…

The Green Minute: Windows

The Green Minute: Windows

Energy efficient windows have gone through something of a revolution over the past few years. Many new kinds of windows can reduce your energy use and save you money. New…

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