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Tips for Going Green While Traveling

Many people strive to travel for leisure on a regular basis. After all, the world is big and there is so much to see — like the 597 square miles of Oahu in Hawaii. But as fun as traveling is, it can often have a negative impact on the environment. Fortunately, it is possible for travelers to significantly reduce their [...]

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Why Steel Container Homes Are The Green Housing Option You Don’t Want To Miss

In the world of green housing, there are some surprising eco-friendly options available for building materials. From 3D printed concrete houses, to houses made out of straw bales, to recycled plastic homes, people keep coming up with unexpected creative ways to build their homes while helping the environment. One example of this ingenuity at work: steel shipping containers. These containers [...]

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When The New Meets The Old: Modern Technology In Vintage Environments

A recent survey concluded that around 57% of American consumers are interested in vintage furniture and decor elements, a fact that is supported by just about every episode of every TV show that airs on HGTV. The style — perceived as elegant, romantic, and offering an air of antiquity that is reminiscent of a classier era — has become increasingly [...]

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Green Thumb, Small Space: How To Make A Tiny Garden In Your Tiny Apartment

Living in a modestly-sized apartment in a big city is certainly environmentally-friendly in reducing your carbon footprint, but that shouldn’t prevent you from filling your apartment with greenery. These creative solutions allow you to let your green thumb go crazy and make the most out of small outdoor or indoor spaces. Grow Vertically When you have limited floor space in [...]

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Technology and Horticulture: Why Gardeners Should Utilize Apps and Devices

Gardening is one of the most relaxing and rewarding warm-weather activities. Homeowners can enjoy getting their hands dirty and watching their flowers, fruits, vegetables, and herbs blossom and grow right before their eyes. But there are a lot of things that can get in the way of fully enjoying gardening, like back pain, poor garden design, and even pests and [...]

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8 Tips to Create an Energy Efficient Home

More and more people are looking for energy efficiency when they buy a home, and current homeowners are often upgrading their houses to be as energy efficient as possible. If you’re one of those people, take a look at some of these tricks. Insulate your home When you go inside during the cold months, you expect your home to be [...]

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Lawncare Creativity Gets The Job Done

Homeownership is hard. All that property to take care of constantly keeps getting out of hand. A task in futility, perhaps, but it’s a necessary evil. The home and garden market may have been worth $272 billion in 2017, but this guy’s home and garden creativity was priceless. This Canadian man was in the weeds, literally. He had let his [...]

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Thinking Green When Redesigning Your Home’s Exterior

When you are redesigning the exterior of your home or if you are a New home builder, you may not think in a totally eco-conscious way. It is easy to choose conventional designs and materials and overlook the green materials and energy-saving designs that you have access to nowadays. By thinking green for the outside of your home, you’re being [...]

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Tips for Your Eco-Friendly Kitchen Remodel

Does your kitchen feel cramped, out of style, and just overall not right? If so, it might be time to consider remodeling. This year, 76% of renovating homeowners will be giving their kitchen a makeover, making it the second most popular type of home renovation. And not only can a minor kitchen remodel make your kitchen area feel more welcoming [...]

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How Protein Can Help Your Infant Grow Taller, Faster

New research out of the University of Colorado Denver-Anschutz suggests that protein-rich foods may help a child grow taller earlier in life. According to NDTV, study author Minghua Tang, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the college said at five-months-old, children can start growing tall with the help of protein. “Meat, such as pork, provides important micronutrients, is an excellent source [...]

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