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30 Ways to Stop Global Warming

1.Drive smart. Avoid abrupt acceleration and unnecessary braking. Drive at constant speed. These          do not only save gas, but also save your life.

2.Keep your car maintained. On-schedule tune-up, air filter cleaning, change oil, and keeping tire          inflated improve you fuel mileage and reduce carbon emission.

3.Avoid excessive idling. Zero miles per hour give you zero miles per gallon. 

4.Walk, bike, or carpool whenever possible. These do not only save you gas but keep you in good          shape.

5.Combine errands into one car trip. This saves time and gas.

6.Invest on a hybrid car. It consumes less fuel and release zero or less carbon

7.Invest on power saving devices for your home.

8.Switch to renewable energy. Encourage others to do the same.

9.Insulate your home properly. Leaks around the house increase your energy consumption, thus              consuming more fossil fuel.

10.Wash clothes only on full load.

11.Use less hot water. It will save you a lot on electric bill and reduce…

The Benefits of Eating Organic Foods

There is a good chance that you have seen an organic food aisle at one of your local grocery stores.  In fact, you may have even driven past a farmers market where organic food was sold.  Unfortunately, if you are like many other Americans, there is a good chance that you kept right on walking or driving by.  This is because many individuals do not eat organic foods.

Despite the fact that organic foods are not consumed by nearly all Americans, they still come highly rated and recommended.  In fact, many health conscious individuals swear by them.  Many claim that eating organic foods helps to promote lifelong health and happiness.  Organic food consumption has increased in popularity over the years and that increase continues to rise at a relatively steady pace.  If you are interested in eating organic foods, but if you have never done so before, you may be wondering what the benefits are.  If so, please continue reading on.

When it comes to organic foods and their benefits, you will fi…

Being an Eco Conscious Consumer

As a single individual, you can make an impact on curbing the environmental pollution with the purchases that you make. The items that you do or don't purchase can create change in your local area and on a much larger scope, also.

Searching online, using google or yahoo will give you results about manufacturers who have the environment in mind when creating their products. Include the current name brands that you currently use to discover if that business is contributing solutions or harming the environment.

Some companies are employing techniques to handle the environment but are creating toxic products. There is one company that I know of that is utilizing the stuff in a garbage dump to create the energy to run the factories. This is certainly a step in the right direction but the products the company creates are toxic household cleaners that are packaged in plastic bottles. This is a company that is still not on the right track because the point is that you want to eliminate the …

Online Shopping: An Eco-Friendly Choice

The threat of global warming and the depletion of our natural resources have resulted in a world where conservation has become a necessary and important responsibility for everyone. Today, more consumers are looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprint. One method of implementing environmentally friendly practices is to take advantage of the eco-friendly benefits of online shopping.

Other than its convenience, shopping online can help reduce the negative impact that we have on the environment. The environmental benefits of online shopping include: 

1. If you live a fair distance from a shopping mall or retail district, then you know how much fuel you burn when travelling back and forth. As well, your car will produce a lot of emissions which has a serious impact on global warming. Shopping online reduces the amount of driving you will do and as a result, there will be a lower amount of emissions being emitted into the air.

2. Many online stores now use eco-friendly packaging when th…

How to Reduce Food Waste in Your Home

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When it comes to saving money, food consumption is one of the first areas you should consider. There are many ways you can cut down on food waste that happens in your home. Here are a few things to think about.

Think Twice about What You Buy

When you are at the grocery store, don’t just pick up whatever looks good. If something is jumping out at you, put it on your grocery list and decide whether you will actually buy it the next time you are in the store. This will save money immediately, and will be a good reminder that a person often doesn’t even really want or use many of the items they buy.

Make Meal Plans

At the beginning of each week, create meal plans for you and your family. Make a grocery list based off these meals plans. This will keep you focused on purchasing necessities rather than frivolous items.

Use a Shopping List

Make a shopping list and take it to the store with you. Stick to this list at all times. Do not deviate or be tempted by purchases that are last-minute temptatio…

How Does A Green Lifestyle Help You Contribute To The Welfare Of Mankind?

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The trend of going green is gaining momentum in countries all over the world. However, most of the publicity about the going green initiative is primarily based on building and energy. With rise in concern for environmental degradation as well as the imbalances in the Eco-system, Eco-friendly products have become a useful alternative for majority of people. No doubt, Eco-friendly living has also taken a new turn.

We already have Eco-friendly clothing, organic food and Eco office supplies. Moreover, there are some products for which you would find it hard to believe that they are biodegradable. The growing environment consciousness has made green living a part of life for many people.

Environmentally friendly describes the services and goods, laws, policies and guidelines that cause minimum or no harm to the environment. In order to increase the awareness of consumers, Eco-friendly services and goods often carry the Eco-labels. However, the most important reason to pursue the manufacturi…