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November 16, 2017 No Comments
Transforming the Look of Renewable Energy

Two Companies That Are Reimaging the Renewable Energy Space As people become more thoughtful about their energy consumption, companies are getting more and more creative with renewable energy technology to develop products that encourage sustainability and look good doing it. Let’s Talk Renewable Energy Renewable energy is energy that is collected from renewable resources, such […]

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August 3, 2017 2 Comments
Save Money, Time and the Environment

Keeping Your Cool Looking for ways to survive the long, hot days of summer? In addition to drinking lots of fluid and staying in the shade, you can also ride the bus or train. What? How does taking advantage of public transit make a difference on a hot, sunny day? Well for starters, riding public […]

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June 20, 2017 6 Comments
Saving the World with 3 Liters a Day

Solar-Powered Device Pulls Water Straight from Desert Air It sounds incredible and more like something you would find in science fiction instead of science journals. Nevertheless, a team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the University of California, Berkeley, has invented a device that can pull water out of the air in any […]

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June 1, 2017 9 Comments
9 Tips to Help You Save Energy While Washing Clothes

Energy-Saving Laundry Tips Even if you have a high-efficiency washer, there may be still more you can do to save energy at laundry time. Energy.gov has some great tips for saving energy while you’re doing laundry. Check out one of our blogs, “9 Tips to Help You Save Energy While Washing Clothes,” for helpful info from Energy.gov. […]

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May 2, 2017 5 Comments
Chicago Puts Renewable Energy in the Works

Known for Wind, In a Whole New Way By 2025, buildings owned by the city of Chicago are to be powered by 100% renewable energy such as wind and solar, according to an announcement earlier this month by the city’s mayor, Rahm Emanuel. If implemented, Chicago will become the largest U.S. city to decarbonize the […]

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April 11, 2017 13 Comments
When You Think About Recycling, Do You Include Your Electronics?

Electronics Can Be Recycled Too! Wait! Before you close the door on all the Spring cleaning you’re doing, be sure to include those no longer used electronics taking up space in your home. The old mobile phones, computers, TVs, telephones, printing equipment, and audio and video devices can all be recycled. There are so many […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, DIY, Energy, Environment, Health, repair, Reuse Recycle
March 2, 2017 4 Comments
Which Country Leads the World in Electric Vehicles?

Zero-Emission Vehicles are Gaining Popularity As we all come to grips with dwindling natural resources and growing air pollution concerns, alternative, sustainable energy sources are becoming a huge priority for countries around the world. Norway is a leader in the alternative fuel movement. The country already has the largest percentage of electric vehicles on the […]

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February 28, 2017 10 Comments
New Possibilities for Alternative Energy in the Future

What Might Replace Fossil Fuels? It’s no secret that fossil fuels and nuclear power are finite energy sources, and they’re also costly as well as potentially damaging to the environment. Luckily, alternative energy sources that are renewable, cost-efficient and eco-friendly are becoming more plentiful than ever. Wind and Solar Power The most common forms of […]

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February 14, 2017 6 Comments
Welcome to the Salad Bowl: Tokyo Workplace Offers Unique Benefits

Adding Agriculture to the Work Farm Can you imagine sharing office space with broccoli, lemon trees and rice paddies? Pasona Inc., a Japan-based firm that specializes in human resources and temp staffing, has found a revolutionary way to meld its international corporate headquarters in Tokyo with an organic farm. According to architect Yoshimi Kono, the […]

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February 9, 2017 2 Comments
Why Mopping Is My Most Hated Chore

Sprays, Sponges and Strings: Just Say No Of all the household cleaning chores I’m not a fan of, I must say mopping is right down there among my very least favorites. Oh sure, I appreciate having a clean floor that my bare feet won’t stick to. And I realize the importance of keeping the floors […]

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