Eco Friendly Household Goods

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Plastic Vs Pine Christmas Trees

‘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?

December 10th

Vegan-Friendly Blankets for Gift Giving

Vegan-friendly materials are those which do not take advantage of animals in any way. It turns out that many of these materials not only respect animals, they also make some gorgeous blankets which are also lovely to the touch as well. Here are a few vegan-friendly blankets for gift giving that your vegan loved ones will appreciate, as well as, anyone with a penchant for curling up in comfort.

November 22nd

Eco-Friendly Dinnerware Choices

The holidays are a great time for families and friends to come together and enjoy conversation and good times and your dinnerware can actually spark some great conversations about being eco-conscious. Here are some great eco-friendly dinnerware choices for those who are avid environmentalists or those just venturing in to the world of green living.

November 15th

California May Regulate TV Energy Consumption

If you live in California and want a new television, you may have to move to get that super big flat screen of your dreams.  Governor  Schwarzenegger has given his support to the California Energy Commission’s (CEC) proposal to limit TV energy consumption.  Current CEC figures estimate TV power usage to be approximately “10 per […]

October 22nd

Household Appliances: The New Green Standard for Energy Efficiency

Household appliances.  Ah, those must-have energy guzzlers that render critical services to our homes, offices, schools, restaurants, hotels, spas and stores.  All are available for our daily use and convenience, at the price of a ever-higher monthly utility bill. We’ll show you how the energy consumed by your household appliances is divided up, provide you with […]

December 18th

Kitchen Appliances and Home Energy Conservation

Choosing green appliances for your kitchen conserves valuable natural resources and saves you money in the process.  When it comes to purchasing eco-friendly appliances for your “green’ kitchen, you’ll find a wider array of energy-efficient models than ever before.  Continual advances in technology and design reduce the amount of energy needed to run large appliances […]

December 18th

Green Appliances Put Green in Your Pocket

Everyone knows that green appliances save money on energy.  However, there is another way that green appliances can save you money.  Many times, manufacturers and stores offer ENERGY STAR rebates in hopes that more customers will choose to go green with their new washers, refrigerators, or other appliances.  In addition, the government sometimes encourages tax […]

October 22nd