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Save Money by Being Environmentally Conscious

Staying Out of the Red by Going Green: How Businesses Actually Save Money by Being Environmentally Conscious

This was written by Miles Hall of businessbroker.net. The going green initiative has been well under way for a few years now, but many businesses – small and large – are still hesitant to join the movement. They often assume that going green is synonymous with spending more money when this simply not the case. […]

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Seal Fireplace Energy Leaks

Sealing Leaks to Save Energy

This was written by Tim Snyder of Dr. Energy Saver. It’s wintertime. If you can feel cold drafts coming into your house, it’s a sure bet there’s heat energy going out. Sealing air leaks in key areas will cut cold drafts and your heating bill.GARD Pro Not Registered Here in New England, the arrival of cold […]

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Apple iPhones and iPhone Apps

Apple Shines with Green Advances and Popular Apps

As technology continues to grow around the planet consumers and companies are discovering we must be careful of their environmental impact. Many companies are changing their manufacturing techniques and designs. From their eco-friendly measures on the Apple iPhone 4 to the iPhone app developers creating green apps, Apple continues to lead the pack. Apple Minimizes […]

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Reduce Your Company’s Carbon Footprint

Easy Ways to Reduce Your Company’s Carbon Footprint

This was written by Tom Clark writing on behalf of  http://www.gomobilize.co.uk/. It is becoming common knowledge that companies that are aware of what makes a ‘sustainable business’ are becoming more popular with existing customers as well as prospective customers. This awareness, although positive, forward-thinking and admirable, is often not executed with any conviction and is […]

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Green Deal

Green Deal: Let’s Save our Lovely Planet

This was written by Nadine Ryan of I Say! Digital. The advent of new technologies has made life so easy for us through the creation of items and tools used on a daily basis such as washing machine, TV, fridge and so on. But it also has its side effects as it causes us to use […]

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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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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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Samsung Galaxy S III Solar-Powered Charger

Samsung Galaxy S III Solar-Powered Charger Coming Soon

Announced on August 13, 2012, Ascent Solar Technologies Inc. is launching a solar-powered charging case for the popular Samsung Galaxy S III smart phone. Following the successful launch of the EnerPlex for the iPhone 4S Ascent Solar now will have a solar charger for two of the most popular cell phones on the market. Although […]

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A First Hand Account of Second-Hand Shops

A First Hand Account of Second-Hand Shops

This guest post is by Jonathan Pierce of business electricity. I love shopping second hand, for many reasons.  The thrill of hunting through boxes of tat to find an interesting item, the history imbued in a well-thumbed vintage paperback or antique map that lends the item a substance and gravitas that new items just don’t […]

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