Author: Mike, RemodelingExpense.com
In this post you'll discover some incredible insights that will help you navigate the overwhelming process many face when remodeling their home with "GREEN" on their minds.
Last month I published a similar post on home buying where I asked real estate agents to share their best tip for buying fixer-uppers as a first-time home buyer. The tips shared were absolutely priceless (you can find the post here)!
This got me thinking – what about remodeling in a sustainable way that will help save us money and reduce our Carbon-footprint? And not those same boring tips from 10 years ago. But fresh and unique advice from real green experts.
So I contacted some of the most popular and successful green professionals in the business. The result was simply...
Against a backdrop of widespread anger with Big Power in the UK, Ecotricity has launched its "Dump The Big Six" rallying call to ditch your badly behaved supplier and make Britain greener.
The Big Six (British Gas, EDF Energy, E.ON, Npower, Scottish & Southern, Scottish Power) have long enjoyed a carbon-fuelled chokehold the UK's energy, supplying 99% of customers. But is their grip crumbling?
Ecotricity founder Dale Vince OBE, the man credited with kick-starting the world's green electricity market, believes now is the moment to topple the grey giants and bring the UK into the renewable energy future.A cute viral video has been produced and it's just been uploaded on You Tube ...and here is the Facebook page created specifically for the campaign.
A frog in water
Doesn't feel it boil in time.
Dude, we are that frog.
-grist.org haiku winner
Okay, I think this is probably a good idea: Make cloth shopping bags, and then talk with the owner of your local supermarket about getting all the bags you've made and put them in a bin inside the entrances. Maybe get a few friends to help make the bags too, (you'll want to make a lot of them, or, if you have enough money, buuy them).
Then, make a sign and have it say something like "Eco Friendly shopping bags; take a few then replace in bin when done loading groceries into vehicle" or something along those lines, lol. You may have to pay some to have a bin there, but this is why I've formed a strong friendship (it may take a couple months, but after developing a strong relationship, anyone is usually more likely to go along, or even help you with your plans). Anyway,...
In addition to creating safety problems during production, many chemical additives that give plastic products desirable performance properties also have negative environmental and human health effects. These effects include:
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By U.S. EPA
Making a few small changes in your home and yard can lead to big reductions of greenhouse gas emissions and save money. Explore our list of nine simple steps you can take around the house and yard to reduce greenhouse gas emissions: