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Top Geothermal News!

January 15th, 2014 | by Andrea Bertoli

Though we don’t talk too often about clean tech here on Green Living Ideas, we’re certainly big fans of a


Eco-Friendly DIY Decorations for Thanksgiving

November 20th, 2012 | by Chris Keenan

As Thanksgiving swiftly approaches, the store aisles are overflowing with cute decorations to put your home in the mood for the holiday. Instead of spending your hard earned money on decorations (many which are “disposable” and made of plastic, which is non-biodegradable,) why not use your creativity to decorate your home in an eco-friendly manner


5 Easy Ways Students Can Craft a Beautiful, Yet Green, Dorm Room

August 31st, 2012 | by Guest Contributor

Unless you've enrolled in a university that boasts its dedication to preserving the environment and features LEED certified buildings, then chances of you living in a sustainable door room for the next four years will be slim. Just because your room may not come automatically equipped with the necessary tools needed to make it "green" doesn't mean you can't take the initiative to ensure that your new dwelling is eco-approved


Green Diva Style: Decorating with Non-Toxic Paint

June 7th, 2012 | by The Green Divas

What we learned back then was that the VOCs that impact our health are not regulated - WHAT?!? Only the ones that are harmful to the ozone are regulated. There are a lot of other chemicals in house paint that are NOT researched or regulated.


Fresh Cut Flower Alternatives for Your Sweetheart

February 7th, 2012 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Sure it may be easy to stop by the local grocery store for a bouquet of blooms, but do you know from where they came? Are they organic? Were the workers who cared for them and cut them treated and paid fairly? Worry not a minute longer about the ethics of the floral world. Here are some fresh cut flower alternatives for enchanting your sweetheart this Valentine's Day


Plastic Vs Pine Christmas Trees

December 10th, 2011 | by Chris Keenan

‘Tis the season to be jolly and nothing makes us jollier than taking care of the earth, right? This holiday season when you decorate your home, stop and consider how your home decorations are effecting the environment. A good place to start is the centerpiece of most homes during the holidays: the Christmas tree (or Yule tree, or holiday tree, or whatever you choose to call it.) Also known as the good old fashioned “evergreen tree,” one has to stop and wonder: is it really green



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