• Green Home Remodeling: Low-Flow or Dual Flush Toilets?

    If you live in an older home or apartment, the toilet in your bathroom uses between three to four gallons of water each time you flush. ย In fact, your toilet is the largest daily user of waterย in your home. Some water conservationists respond by only flushing down bowel movements and posting signs for visitors reading: […] More

  • Eco-Friendly Playgrounds

    Parents know the benefits of installing playgrounds and playsets. Beyond being a fun activity that gets children outdoors, playground equipment is important for a childโ€™s cognitive, emotional, physical, and interpersonal development. A day in the backyard or at the park does wonders for kidsโ€™ physical health, as well as improving their self-confidence and social skills, […] More

  • Green Your Water, Save Green With Eco-Friendly Plumbing Fixtures

    As the crises surrounding the environment and spending in the U.S. (and the world) begin to enter their crescendo โ€“ I believe we havenโ€™t even begun to see the full force of pushback on environmental issues yet โ€“ itโ€™s important to keep track of all facets of our carbon footprint.

    Often times we donโ€™t really look at our water consumption, though, until water conservation efforts our put into place by our communities. Even then, itโ€™s kind of an afterthought. More

  • The Waterless Toilet: 5 Options for Greater Sanitation with Little or No Water

    This post is sustainablog’s contribution to Important Media’s celebration of World Water Week. Like many of my peers, I was pretty excited when the Gates Foundation announced its “Reinventing the Toilet” initiative (which our sister site Ecopreneurist covered very thoroughly). As the Foundation’s video introduction (above) notes, the lack of sanitary means to handle human […] More

  • How to Raise an Eco-Friendly Puppy

    “Can I have a puppy?” Itโ€™s inevitable.ย  Just about every young child is going to ask this question at some point.ย  You walk by the pet store in the mall, and suddenly, your little boyโ€™s world revolves entirely around getting a puppy at some point in his very near future.ย  But, what does that mean […] More

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    Eco-Friendly Kitchen Sinks

    Seekers of eco-friendly sinks, I have some bad news and some good news. The bad news first: Affordable, new kitchen sinks arenโ€™t 100% eco-friendly. When choosing a sink you’ll be balancing different aspects of sustainability. We’ve tried to give you a starting point for all the buying choices you’ll have to make. Most sinks sold […] More

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    Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products

    Too many cleaning products contain chemicals that are extremely harmful to the environment and its inhabitants, including humans. Eco-friendly cleaning products are an easy alternative and solution! The ozone, water, air, land, and the entire ecosystem are all affected by the choices we make as humans, including what products we use. Today I am going […] More

  • Eco-Libris: Trees or Soft Toilet Paper – What Do You Choose?

    This post was originally published on Eco-Libris’ blog on February 26. How green is your toilet paper? Not sure? Here’s the guide that will give you the answers: Greenpeace has just released on Monday its latest Recycled Tissue and Toilet Paper Guide. The report is providing customers with important information about tissue products and toilet […] More

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