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Top Geothermal News!

Though we don’t talk too often about clean tech here on Green Living Ideas, we’re certainly big fans of a renewable future! Wind, solar and geothermal energy technologies are always evolving and expanding, and today it’s more common than ever to find solar panels, electric vehicles and wind turbines around the world. Geothermal energy, energy […]

January 15th

WallArt makes Beautiful homes Sustainable

This PR article was sent to us by the folks at WallArt, and it was too cool not to share! WallArt makes eco-friendly wall decoration tiles made out of recycled sugarcane bagasse. The WallArt 3D Wall Panels are modern and chic, plus they’re made from a biodegradable substance (we love a bit of righteous decor). […]

June 21st

The Coolest Solar-Powered Garden Features

It’s easy being green! More and more people are making the effort to live a greener lifestyle, and there has been an increase in the different types of sustainable and environmentally friendly technology available. Renewable energy technologies have come a long way, and they are much more efficient and adept at capturing, storing and using […]

January 17th

Eco-Friendly DIY Decorations for Thanksgiving

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?

November 20th

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

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.

August 31st

Earth Day Inspiration: 15 Reuses for Plastic Bags

We all know about the devastating effect plastic bags have on nature. Plastics degrade too slowly. The chemical bonds that make plastic so durable make it equally resistant to natural processes of degradation. Since the 1950s, one billion tons of plastic have been discarded and may persist for hundreds or even thousands of years. A […]

April 6th

Fresh Cut Flower Alternatives for Your Sweetheart

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.

February 7th

The DIY Craze

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” Аlvin Toffler The rise of DIY Have you noticed how much speed DIY-ig has gained lately? Yes, DIY has been steadily securing its place among the green activities you can engage in […]

January 23rd

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

Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Live Christmas Trees

The Christmas tree has become one of the staple holiday decorations for most homes but sustainable Christmas trees aren’t always available. Sometimes severe asthma and allergy sensitivities can leave you shunning the evergreen as well. Fear not my festive friends, if you don’t want a real Christmas tree you don’t have to settle for a traditional artificial replica. The following are a list of wonderfully eco-friendly alternatives to live Christmas trees.

December 6th