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Occupy Wall Street: An Environmental Protest?

Occupy Wall Street has grabbed headlines worldwide as a novel, grass-roots reaction to the inequities in our country. But is Occupy green? And what are the "green credentials" of Occupy WallStreet? Get the facts on the Occupy movement.

Help Reduce Pollution, Go Solar

With growing concerns related to pollution and other environmental issues, a seemingly large segment of the world population is looking for cleaner and sustainable ways of living. It is no wonder that many people are switching to renewable sources of energy rather than depending on fossil fuels.

Why You Need a Greenhouse

Today with all the frequent news stories of product recalls and infection being spread throughout the country by food that is contaminated, what better way to eat healthy than to grow your own food in a greenhouse. You control the environment, what is applied to the growing food and what is not and

A Guide to Plastic Storage Bins

Over the years, plastic has been blamed for being responsible for the excess non-biodegradable garbage in the world. It is ironic that plastic is also the solution for messes in homes and offices. Plastic storage bins are a good way to store clutter and other items around the home that are not used

Eco House Features - Solar Panels

If the environment is important to you, you probably realize how harmful these large power companies can be to the environment. Some are nuclear power plants, others burn coal for power... they have many methods to produce power but almost every single one of them has negative side effects on mother

Solar Power Equipment and Solar Electricity System Explained

It is very amazing to know that the energy that human beings consume in one whole year is only equivalent to one hour of sun's energy being emitted to the earth. Indeed the sun possesses enormous amount of energy and yet massive it may be, it gives life to all the creatures on the earth's

Using Solar Power at Home

Many of us get tired of constantly seeing our power company increasing the rates. Also, most of us live in an area where we only have one power company that will service our home, so when the rates do go up it feels like we have no choice but to pay more money and try to cut back on power usage. I&a

Key Benefits Of Solar Panel Renewable Energy

Have your energy bills been stressing you out lately? Have you considered solar panels, but you don't know enough about them, or if you can even afford them? This article will take the mystery out of solar panel renewable energy. We will discuss the basics of this clean energy resource and ever

Alternative Renewable Energy - Magnetic Generators - Free Energy?

There are many renewable energy advantages, most well documented elsewhere. I just want to take some time to explain how magnetic generators work. They are really quite a nifty idea, combining natural laws of electromagnetism with our endeavors to save on electricity.

The Benefits of Radiator Foil and Panels

Radiators, to save space, are usually installed lying flat against a wall, maybe two to three inches away. However, what this means is that all the heat radiating from the back of the radiator is lost - soaked up by the wall behind.

Planting Trees And Shrubs For An Environmentally Sound Tomorrow

The right tree in the correct place is often a phrase well worth remembering. Think of it like this: a new Maserati would be the perfect automobile for touring down any road in the Italian country side; however, you would not haul a ton of dirt in one. Likewise, an old pick-up may be ideal to keep a

Best Solar Hot Water System

Water heating in any household takes a lot of energy, and it can cost you a lot on your utility bills.Talking about heating water while at the same time saving some money on electrical or gas bills may seem like a pipe dream.

Storage Building Plans - Your Greenhouse Can Be A Gas

Building, owning and operating a small, or medium home greenhouse, is something that really gets in your heart. Once introduced into the greenhouse world, you just never want to be without one again. A greenhouse can be a wonderful playhouse of magical greenery, or it can be a lalapalooza of rainbow

Eco-Friendly Bamboo Countertops

Bamboo countertops can be a outstanding option for anyone who is interested in replacing their current counters with a new, eco-friendly option. There are lots of fantastic reasons to consider bamboo, we'll go over them all here.

Get Organized and Go Green

This year Earth Day is on Friday, April 22nd. Are you ready to participate? It's easy to make a positive impact on the environment for yourself and future generations, if you are organized.

Solar Power - Can Solar Energy Be Affordable?

Is there really affordable solar energy? We hear advertisements an T.V. and Radio about all kinds of solar power where someone will come to your home or business and give you an estimate for thousands of dollars to install half of your roof top with panels to generate electricity for your home.

Green Cleaning 2.0: Equipment Manufacturers Get the Memo, Too

For many years, the Green Movement has taken the nation by storm. Per customer request, business small and large promote their social responsibility by using eco-friendly and chemical-free products. The cleaning equipment itself has now began manufacturing products to promote a cleaner, more green e