Welcome (back) to Green Living Ideas! Things have changed around here, and we’ve moved to a new home, joining the Important Media network of sites as of late 2010. Because Important Media is a decentralized network of editorial contributors supported by a centralized infrastructure, it may be a while before we get things going again […]
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Sean Daily, CEO of Green Living Ideas, Inc. and Adam Shake, founder of Twilight Earth, have teamed up to create online environmental media company Simple Earth Media.
Caring for your clothing properly is good for your clothes and the environment. Your clothes will last longer and typically less energy will be used in their care. Whether it’s hanging up the clothesline for the first time or buying eco-friendly laundry detergent, following are some tips for taking care of your clothes in an […]
Driving in the Bay Area, I am reminded almost daily that smog is a major problem. As news reports highlight pollution levels, I look around at the other commuters and see that the majority of cars on the road are transporting single occupants. On these and other days, we are often encouraged to play our […]
The Virtual Energy Forum, the world’s largest online conference dedicated to renewable energy, sustainability and energy-efficient practices in business, will hold a free online event on June 24th and 25th.
As summer approaches, it becomes far too easy to rely on air conditioners to keep you cool from the warmest days or in some areas the overbearing heat. While air conditioners may be convenient, energy costs are on the rise again and using one endlessly this summer will quickly increase your utility bill.
Even though Earth Day was one month ago today, every day is Earth Day around here. Here are some tips to incorporate Earth Day’s ideals and values in your own life throughout the year. Recycle– Take a solid look at your trash. Even if you have green intentions, it’s likely that you probably have some […]
Did you know that 25-35% of your home energy bill relates directly to the loss of heat through windows? It’s true. Most American homes have older windows that are far from being energy efficient. If you are looking to save some money on your utility bill, you should consider installing energy efficient windows to reduce […]
For many people, the Mother’s Day gift is a tangible representation of the love and appreciation for the mother figures who touch our lives. As with all gifts, it truly is the thought that counts, so it’s important to give something sincere and representative of your mom’s personality and your environmental values. Here are some […]
The cost of gas may fluctuate, but one thing remains constant: you are always responsible for the carbon emissions you release into the environment. Currently, each U.S. passenger vehicle emits about 160 grams of carbon for every mile driven. Even though hybrid cars are now available and other alternative fuel cars are under research and […]
Conclusion of GreenTalk Radio host Sean Daily’s conversation with American independent filmmaker Sam Bozzo of Purple Turtle Films about his new award-winning documentary on the global water crisis, “Blue Gold: World Water Wars“. Part 2 of a 2-part series (listen to Part 1).
If you live in a city apartment or in a small home, then good ventilation might not have been part of the architecture. Like many of your neighbors, you probably experience some type of odor problem. It might be from your cat, or from the fabulous fish stir-fry you you prepared a few days ago. […]
Approximately only 3 percent of the earth’s water is fresh, and less than 1 percent is available for human consumption. With growing populations causing a continual rise in water demands, using less water and using it wisely has never been more important. The water issue is local as well as global; by implementing a few […]
Do vampires and phantoms haunt you? No, not the kind that lurk around your psyche or those two-fanged kind traditionally from Transylvania. We’re talking about the energy vampires and phantom loads that suck the energy from your home when your appliances are turned off but still plugged in. It’s true: appliances that are plugged in […]
GreenTalk Radio host Sean Daily talks with American indy filmmaker Sam Bozzo of Purple Turtle Films about his new award-winning documentary on the global water crisis, “Blue Gold: World Water Wars“.
Earth Day is finally here! Today is the day to get out and celebrate our planet. And by that we mean hug some trees, plant some seeds, walk to school. Pick just one thing…it can be anything different to what you normally do, to reduce your carbon footprint today. In case you have not looked […]