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From Guest Blogger Marcus: Going Green at the Grassroots Level–Is It Worth It?

Can a homeowner really benefit from adopting environmentally sustainable habits into their daily living?  The reality is that the average person probably won’t bother to ask this question at all. But if one stops to consider the current trends of

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From Guest Blogger Kara Masterson: Living Green–A Guide to Incorporating Alternative Energy into Your Home Lifestyle

Being green matters. Not only does it help the world, but it also helps you. Making your home a little more eco-friendly can save you money by helping you switch to renewable energy. The following are a few pointers that may

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From Guest Blogger Devin Morrissey: An Argument for Sustainable Healthcare Practices

Common discourse about reducing society’s impact on the environment usually centers what we can do in our own lives to change the world for the better. While choosing eco-friendly transportation and getting your community involved in recycling can yield some

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With This Level of Impact, Is It Still Correct to Refer to Renewables as “Alternative” Energy?

March of 2017 saw solar and wind contribute more than 10% to the U.S. electricity grid mix for the first time in history (up from 8.6% in March 2016). In a very short period of time, renewable energy has gone

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From Guest Blogger Brooke Chaplan: Conscious and Effective–What New Businesses are Doing to ‘Go Green’

When launching a new business, you need to find a way to make a splash with your target audience and to differentiate yourself from the competition. Going green, or being environmentally friendly, is an excellent way to stand out from

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From Guest Blogger Randy Carlson: Solar Osmosis–a Better Drought Solution for the Southwest

America’s Southwest is running out of water. Reservoirs are drying up, and our population continues to grow. Our cities, our high-value agriculture, our environment and our future all depend on water resources we don’t have. One abundant resource the Southwest

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From Guest Blogger Lizzie Weakly: Four Reasons to Use Propane to Heat Up Your Office Building

During the winter, many business owners use propane gas to heat various areas in different office spaces since propane is a reliable energy source. If you need devices that are energy-efficient, affordable, and convenient, you’ll benefit from equipping your office

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From Guest Blogger Brooke Chaplan: Green Waste Technology – Three Alternatives to Messy Landfills

As growing populations result in the inevitable larger, messier landfills, more aggressive and viable solutions are being developed and implemented through three major channels: organic recycling, technology, and other creative forms of recycling at every level. While admittedly not totally

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From Guest Blogger Jayde Ferguson: Farming and Generators–Four Uses for Generators and How to Choose the Best

Running a farm can be hard work. From working and living in very remote locations to smaller locations just at the cusp of the city, farm life comes with its own set of unique challenges – ones that require innovative

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Alternative Energy Is Making Some Decent Progress

When was the last time you read a blog post that combined data on alternative energy with notes on English grammar? Here’s a discussion on Quora.com in which I’m participating: Question: Why has alternative energy failed? First Answer: SolarCity IPOed

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