Posts Tagged 'going green'

Economic and Environmental Savings – Save Pounds and the Planet

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Research has shown that a big driver in the public adoption of greener living is the financial savings that can be made as a result of recycling, reusing and reducing. Whilst we witness a price hike on food, energy and petrol we cut back on household spend and as such are now looking for ways to reduce our use and consumption – a key ingredient for greener lifestyles.  

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Insulating a loft can save up to £145 per ...

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The Green Garmento—A Unique and Practical Alternative for All your Laundry and Dry Cleaning

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Green Dry Cleaners are popping up all over. Gone are the petroleum based solvents and the odors associated with them. Yet, dry cleaners continue to deliver your garments in flimsy plastic bags that add 300 million pounds of garbage to our landfills each year.  Now, you have a viable alternative—The Green Garmento.

Those of us that have “gone green” switched from paper or plastic at the supermarket to reusable bags made from recycled materials. Now, we can do the same for ...

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Green Grass Can Mean Cleaner Air

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If you’re like many of us, you are making a sincere effort to do your part to help the earth by doing the right things in your home and in your habits. You may not think that there is much more you can do to help improve air quality. Not so fast. Doing your part to help create cleaner air can be as simple as planting a few grass seeds. Like trees, shrubs and other green plants, grass ...

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Three Ways to Go Green Online

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Go green with all of your paper-related needs! Thanks to online printing, you can save time, money, and the environment.

Mother Earth is in pain. And the cause of her pain is our foolishness. We, through excessive use of non-renewable resources, have played with the delicate balance between nature and life. Pollution is on the rise. The ozone layer is depleting. Glaciers are melting due to global warming. More and more endangered species are becoming extinct. And the worst part is ...

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US $80B in Contracts Awarded by DOE

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced on December 18, 2008, the award of new Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs) to sixteen Energy Service Companies (ESCOs). These contracts could result in up to US $80 billion in energy efficiency, renewable energy and water conservation projects at federally-owned buildings and facilities.

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US $80B in Contracts Awarded by DOE

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