December 10, 2012 - Green Cleaning: Electric Snow blowers vs. Gas Snow Blowers and Alternate Snow Removal Methods
Driveways, walkways and patios filled with snow are a common enough sight across the Northern Hemisphere in the festive season, and while snow blowers have been slow to evolve, there have been slight advances in technology to help people deal better with their cold, white problem. There are three basic snow blowers to choose from — single-stage electric, single-stage gas, and two-stage gas. Most snow removal problems can be tackled by all three, or at least two, of them. It is important, therefore, to consider one's particular needs and compare between the different snow blowers before opting to buy one. Read More →
December 3, 2012 - Green Furnishing: A Guide to Buying Christmas Trees - Artificial Trees versus Natural Tree
Whatever its origins, the custom of bringing Christmas trees inside and decorating them was nearly universal by the 1920s. Cultivated trees are preferred over wild ones because they are more symmetrical in shape. Scotch pine and Douglas fir are the two most popular species, followed by noble fir, white pine, balsam fir, and white spruce. With such widespread use of these trees every winter, it becomes important to consider the impact Christmas has on the environment each year, and the options available that can be used to mitigate it. There is a vast selection of Christmas trees that can be bought, but they should be chosen carefully, keeping both the financial and environmental costs in mind. Read More →
October 4, 2012 - Green Parenting: Living Green with a Baby - Choosing the Most Eco-friendly Products for Your Little One
Healthy, eco-friendly baby products are the best way to ensure that you will give your baby a healthy environment in which to grow their first few years. Fortunately, green baby products have become explosively popular recently. Rightfully so, there are many chemicals that babies do not necessarily need to be exposed to. Read More →
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