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Getting to the 'top' of energy and comfort issues

(BPT) - While rising energy prices can lead to higher heating and cooling costs, any spike in energy bills should invite further investigation. If your home’s heating and cooling bills are …
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How Does Effective Recycling Help Our Communities?
When the recycling of waste is done effectively, it can benefit both the environment and your local community. Here are just some of the ways in which recycling can help our communities.
Sprinkle less, save more: a waterwise approach
On November 5th, residents across the 18 counties of the St. Johns River Water Management District are urged to adjust their sprinkler systems and limit watering to once a week.
Create a Cozy and Inviting Garden with These Design Tips
Whether you have a sprawling backyard or a small balcony, these design tips will help you transform your garden into a welcoming haven.
6 Reasons Gable Boxes are a Smart Choice for Businesses
After working with brands across industries on their packaging, I've seen the unique benefits these paperboard boxes offer. Here are six compelling reasons gable boxes are a smart choice for all kinds of businesses.
Alternative Water Supplies for Florida
Without remedial action, the state is facing saline intrusion, lower spring flows, sinking lake levels, and loss of wetlands. That's why alternative sources of water are now on the table.
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Clean smarter, not harder: 5 tips to a tidy home when time crunched this holiday season

(BPT) - Parties, family gatherings, time with friends and the occasional surprise guest — the holidays are full of fun get-togethers and reasons to celebrate. While there’s much to look …

Climate hub project in West Virginia draws bipartisan support from Senator Joe Manchin


(NewsUSA) - Washington, D.C.—The Center for Research in Environmental and Sustainable Technologies (CREST Foundation), a leading non-profit based in Washington, D.C., has received important local …

3 ways homebuilders can incorporate sustainability into their operations

(BPT) - The demand for homes with sustainable features is growing. However, home building companies that are committed to sustainability recognize that how you build a home is just as important as …

The woes of wish-cycling

(BPT) - Wish-cycling (v.) – the well-intentioned but unfounded belief that something is recyclable when it is not. Most consumers have the best intentions when it comes to recycling. In recent …

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Concrete is one of the biggest contributors to carbon emissions: New technologies could change that
Machinery Partner looked at solutions to roll out low-carbon concrete to curb the emissions of the prominent construction material.
10 ways cities are going green
Looking at recent news reports, CheapInsurance.com compiled a list of 10 examples of how cities are incorporating eco-friendly practices into their policies.
How sustainability has reached the forefront for consumer products
Flowcode analyzed industry research and news to track the evolution of environmental sustainability. Consumers value sustainability, but do they speak with their wallets?  
Want to save money and reduce your home’s carbon footprint? Explore hybrid heating
(BPT) - As temperatures dip across the country, homeowners are shifting their attention to keeping their indoor spaces comfortable during the cooler months. However, many conventional heating and …
3 Backup Power Innovations For Home and On-The-Go
(BPT) - Have you ever wished you could do more to harness the solar energy captured by your home’s solar panels? Have you ever wished your generator was quieter and didn't smell so bad? Have …