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Green Kitchen Countertops

Green Kitchen Countertops – Eco-friendly Solutions for Kitchen Remodeling

This was written by Suzzane Edwards of  Kitchen Cabinetry. A green home is synonymous to healthy, clean and sustainable living. And when it comes to creating a truly green kitchen we must consider every single detail. Most of these kitchen countertops are made from recycled materials and could be recycled again if the homeowner chooses […]

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How to Avoid Bed Bugs

How to Avoid Bed Bugs

This was written by Karen Barnes. Though many people today may believe bed bugs are just a myth, the fact is the pests have been making a major comeback in recent years. The problem has become so prevalent the Environmental Protection Agency has actually created a website to track the number of reports around the […]

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How to Replace the Water Filter in your Refrigerator

How to Replace the Water Filter in your Refrigerator

This was written by Felicia Baratz-Savage of Eat Breathe Blog. The in-door water and ice dispenser in your refrigerator makes it easy to drink clean, refreshing water without the cost of bottled water or the hassle of recycling all those plastic containers.GARD Pro Not Registered Though they do last a long time, eventually the filter […]

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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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Medical Hazard At Work

Medical Hazard At Work

A sore throat, runny nose and fever are all commonly known as symptoms of a flu or common cold. What most people are unaware of is that it’s possible to get sick by sitting at your desk at work. An office desk tends to harbor more bacteria and germs than a toilet! It might be […]

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Make Your Office More Eco-Friendly

10 Things to Ditch to Make Your Office More Eco-Friendly

This was written by Maria Samuels, a designer at In Style Modern Furniture. The office is meant to be a safe place where people can focus on their work and increase their productivity. Such is the reason for strict adherence to safety measures and ways to make it a work-efficient place. There is always the […]

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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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Fitness Retreat Camps

Fitness Retreat Camps: A New Way to Enjoy the Holiday Season

This was written by Shaiya Ong of Daily Chump. The holiday season is just around the corners. Many are already planning their vacation escapade. Why not try a new experience that is healthy for your body and friendly to the environment. Find a fitness retreat camp near your place and help rejuvenate your mind and […]

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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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More Pollution Indoors

More Pollution Indoors than Out?

This was written by Felicia Baratz of Eat Breathe Blog. When we think of air pollution, we tend to think of smog smothering cities and plumes of exhaust chugging out of factories and vehicles every day. But for all that industrial imagery, the worst pollution may be in the air you breathe in the comfort […]

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