Archive | August, 2012

5 Plants to Keep in Your Home Instead of Air Fresheners

5 Plants to Keep in Your Home Instead of Air Fresheners

This guest post is by Heather Green of OnlineNursingDegrees.org. Commercial air fresheners contain a number of chemicals that can be harmful for you and your family — as well as the environment. Many air fresheners will literally blow chemicals into the air, spreading them onto the surfaces in your home and allowing them to be breathed in […]

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From Climbing Trees to Doctoring Them

From Climbing Trees to Doctoring Them

This was written by Sandy Cosser with Australian Skilled Migrant Jobs. Were you one of those kids who spent more time up trees than on the ground? Did you get as much of a thrill from being in the tree as from being way up off the ground? Did you treat trees as your personal […]

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Oceanopolis Brest France

Oceanopolis: An Amazing Work of Nature and Technology

This guest post is by Shaiya Ong of Brest Airport. It is sad to learn that many tourists fail to enjoy the beauty of France, simply because they remain crowded in Paris. If only they realize the beauty lurking in the coastal area of Brest then they would rush over enjoy the beauty of this place.GARD […]

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Composting

Composting: A Green Way to Get a Better Garden

This guest post is by Kelli Cooper for Stock PKG, a site that offers compostable bags for your business and personal needs. A beautiful garden is a great way to spruce up the outside of your home. Understandably, it is important that it looks nice; unfortunately, many methods of growing and maintaining beautiful plants are less than […]

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Ecotourism and Kids

Ecotourism and Kids – An Unforgettable Life Lesson

This guest post is by Shannen Doherty with family adventure holidays. Travelling somewhere with children is a chance to open their eyes to the world. It’s also a chance to help them understand issues such as sustainability, responsible travel and climate change.GARD Pro Not Registered It’s generally true that people who are enthused by natural places around […]

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Reduce Your Clothes-Drying Cost

Reduce Your Clothes-Drying Cost

This guest post is by Joe Provey with Dr. Energy Saver. One of the guilty-feeling moments for anyone trying to live in a green and sustainable way is when you’re emptying a damp load of wash into a gas or electric clothes dryer. You know it’s going to use a lot of BTUs and send more carbon […]

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Natural Foods to Control Belly Fat

5 Natural Foods to Control Belly Fat

This guest post is by Crystal Giannini of the bellyfatguide.blogspot.com. Belly fat and extra flab will undoubtedly understate the way one looks and will undermine the confidence of the person.  Consumption of the right kind of foods can shed the pounds in the belly. Conversely eating the wrong kind of foods will only develop belly fat. Let’s go […]

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Problems With External Power Supplies

What are the Problems With External Power Supplies?

This guest post is by Joe Symons of Meanwell Direct. For those of us unfamiliar with external power supplies they are devices that convert ac power from wall outlet into a lower voltage DC or AC power. To put it simply they are the large bricks connected by cables that you plug into the wall […]

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7 Environmentally Friendly Home Improvement Tips

7 Environmentally Friendly Home Improvement Tips

This guest post is by Kelli Cooper of Accent Building Products. There are lots of ways to be a better friend to the environment that can start right in your own home.  If you are looking to make some improvements around your abode, consider the following tips that will help you be more ‘’green.’’ All of […]

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Curb Energy Consumption Around the House

3 Ways to Curb Energy Consumption Around the House

This guest post is by Stephanie Sundheimer of Mechanical Heating & Cooling. Are your energy bills higher than you think they ought to be? Are they constantly climbing and you don’t know why? The average home has a number of holes that energy tends to seep through, and the amount of energy leakage generally increases over time. If you […]

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