Feeding Your Pet Healthy Food

What is actually in our pets’ food?
There have been recalls in the past, and there is a lot to say on this subject regarding the pet-food industry and the standards — well, the lack of standards — for quality control within the industry and the FDA. But I am not going to go into that … Read More.

Get Back To Nature, Even While You Live in the City

The crowds and noise of a big city can leave you anxious and with frayed wits. As a nature lover who appreciates your own personal space, the city sometimes leaves you overwhelmed. However, there are ways you can bring serenity back to your life in the form of the nature you love, even while in … Read More.

Move Over Portland: 5 U.S. Cities That Are Just as Green

Portland, Oregon, is renowned for being the (arguably) greenest city in the United States. And although Portland offers a wonderfully green lifestyle overflowing with public transportation, alternative energy and local food galore, here are five green cities in the U.S. that offer similar opportunities for a pursuit of sustainability.
Chicago
Chicago is dedicated to living green, and … Read More.

Green & Efficient Ways to Cool Your Home This Summer

Summer time. Kids home from school, pool parties, barbecues, summer road trips, spontaneous adventures and … high energy bills. Everyone wants to stay cool. Unfortunately, blasting the air conditioner isn’t a very sustainable or environmentally friendly way to cool your home, not to mention the sharp spike of the energy bill. Here are a few … Read More.

5 Unique Ways to Go Paperless

Want to go paperless, get rid of unwanted color and reduce your office expenses once and for all? Make the paperless office a reality by relying on technology instead. The first step in a paperless utopia is to make sure you backup your digital data for easy access, restoration and the ability to print off … Read More.

5 Best Gadgets for Monitoring Your Energy Use

Bill Gates is investing $2 billion in renewable technology over the next five years, according to an interview with The Financial Times. “Cleantech” companies and startups are on the rise with investors looking for the next big thing in green technology. But you don’t need to wait for the technology sector to catch up and … Read More.

Top Five Energy-Efficient Home Appliances

The importance of sustainable living is picking up momentum. From buying locally grown produce to conserving water, there are endless ways to help make your mark on our planet in a positive way right in your own home.
For those interested in making their home even more eco-friendly — to help save the planet and to … Read More.

Sustainable Neighborhoods in 2016: The Value of the Community

There are a variety of aspects that factor into a home’s value, but its location and neighborhood offerings can make or break a sale. In modern neighborhoods, a move towards sustainability has become the expectation, and for good reason. The effects of sustainability seep into every desirable facet of a neighborhood; one of these important … Read More.

Upcycling Windows & Doors – Urban Gardening Projects

As the modern trend toward “green living” continues to gain popularity, several urban centers have found creative and resourceful ways to reduce their carbon footprints on the environment. In particular, one eco-friendly initiative — upcycling — has become increasingly common among city dwellers due to its ease, accessibility and artsy appeal.
Upcycling describes the process of … Read More.

How smartphones can help in building a sustainable life

With the growing dependency on technology, electronic waste is also increasing by the minute. Business Green said that the problem of e-Waste could reach 50 million tonnes by 2017, with most of it being dumped and traded in developing countries. In fact, up to 90 percent of the electronic waste in the world is illegally … Read More.