07 May '11, 3pm

7 Eco-Friendly Ways To Prepare Your Home For Travel: In your own home, you can be just about as eco-conscious as...

7 Eco-Friendly Ways To Prepare Your Home For Travel: In your own home, you can be just about as eco-conscious as...

In your own home, you can be just about as eco-conscious as you want. You choose the food, the cleaning products, the furniture, even how often the air conditioning goes on (of course, you might battle with your housemates over that one). However, once you hit the road for a trip, you have less control over your carbon footprint . Sometimes those eco-friendly options just aren’t out there. In order to reduce the guilt factor next time that fuel-guzzling plane takes off, green your house in these ways before leaving for vacation: Heating and Cooling Systems : You really don’t need these on while you’re away. I know some people love to come home to a toasty home in the winter or a cool one in the summer, but if you can brave a couple of hours of less-than-desirable temperature when you get home as your systems kick back up, you can save a ton of energy while you’re away. Rem...

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5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Home With Condiments

5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Home With Condiments

planetgreen.discovery.com 06 May '11, 10pm

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7 Ways to Beat Allergies Naturally |@PlanetGreen| #Health

7 Ways to Beat Allergies Naturally |@PlanetGree...

planetgreen.discovery.com 08 May '11, 3pm

Aaa-choo! ‘Tis the season for Kleenex, eye drops, and decongestants. Allergy season is upon us. Its symphony can be heard ...

7 Ways to Beat Allergies Naturally

7 Ways to Beat Allergies Naturally

care2.com 05 May '11, 11pm

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mnn.com 07 May '11, 2pm

Meanwhile, the cicadas provide two important environmental roles. First, they provide a good supply of food for local pred...

10 Cancer-Causers to Remove From Your Home (rt ...

care2.com 07 May '11, 5am

Given poor government regulation, many of the cleaning products available on the market contain “everyday” carcinogens suc...

7 Myths About Caffeine via @PlanetGreen

7 Myths About Caffeine via @PlanetGreen

planetgreen.discovery.com 06 May '11, 2pm

For many of us a morning without coffee or tea is a like the proverbial day without sunshine. For me much of it is about t...

Bin Laden "Home Videos" Released by US

Bin Laden "Home Videos" Released by US

care2.com 07 May '11, 7pm

US officials have released five clips from videos found in Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. The videos ...

Environmental Economics: For your travel cost models: We've added the distance calculator from zip-codes.com way...

Environmental Economics: For your travel cost m...

env-econ.net 03 May '11, 2pm

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How to Improve Home Cooling with Trees

How to Improve Home Cooling with Trees

jetsongreen.com 09 May '11, 5pm

While green homes often sport all manner of technical solutions to keep them optimized and efficient, the landscaping can ...