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Business is Booming for Companies Going Green

Business is Booming for Companies Going Green

A recent MIT report found a 55% increase in the number of companies focusing on sustainability when compared to last year. This means that lower carbon footprints are leading to increases in profits, paving the way for additional investments in sustainability.

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Zero Energy Homes Are Now a Reality

Zero Energy Homes Are Now a Reality

Zero energy homes have arrived taking neighborhoods across the U.S. off the power grid. Forget having to use energy efficient tips to save money, just buy a house that ensures your energy bills will be free, or in some cases energy companies can even pay you.

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Iceland is the Greenest Country in the World

Iceland is the Greenest Country in the World

The island nation of Iceland is ranked #1 as the greenest country in the world according to the EPI index. Iceland is also among the happiest nations on the planet, providing interesting parallels between the two. The leads to the question of whether going green equates to true happiness.

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The Benefits of Green Cleaning Products

The Benefits of Green Cleaning Products

Green cleaning products offer numerous benefits to your health and help reduce environmental pollution. When deciding whether to use green cleaning products ask yourself why would you to want to spend more money in order to use toxic chemicals that pollute the air and water around you.

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Reusable Water Bottles Help You Go Green and Stay Healthy

Reusable Water Bottles Help You Go Green and Stay Healthy

Bottled water is not better than tap water, seriously! Reusable water bottles will help you save money and are also a healthier choice for you and the planet. If you don’t want to see the planet look like one big garbage patch then use green water bottles today.

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New Year’s Resolutions for a Sustainable Earth in 2012

New Year’s Resolutions for a Sustainable Earth in 2012

Going green in 2012 can be easy and help save you some cash along the way but you have to resolve that a sustainable earth is within your grasp. What green habits will you commit to strengthening as part of a sustainable lifestyle?

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Saving Money by Going Green – 3 Tips That Can Save Hundreds

Saving Money by Going Green – 3 Tips That Can Save Hundreds

Going green can also mean saving money since a sustainable lifestyle often means using fewer resources to accomplish the same task. We have done the homework for you and found 3 money saving tips that can help you go green today.

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Historic EPA Rules Protect Against Environmental Pollution from Power Plants

Historic EPA Rules Protect Against Environmental Pollution from Power Plants

Victory for Mother Earth! The new EPA Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) cut pollution from outdated power plants. The MATS standards are expected to help America’s children grow up healthier, even preventing up to 11,000 premature deaths per year.

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President Obama Announces Energy Savings Initiative

President Obama Announces Energy Savings Initiative

President Obama and former President Clinton unveiled a new energy savings initiative in partnership with the private sector. This $4 billion energy efficiency plan builds on the existing Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPC) program which has been in place for over a decade.

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Xeriscaping Can Help Save Money on Your Water Bill

Xeriscaping Can Help Save Money on Your Water Bill

Xeriscaping is a form of landscaping that helps conserve water, raise property value, reduce chemical contamination and lower your household bills. As part of a sustainable lifestyle you should utilize xeriscaping when planning a garden or establishing your home’s yard.

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