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Eco-friendly Nontoxic Finishes
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Webinars and other Green Building Information Resources
  In the past, people knew very little about sustainability and green building, however, EnviroCitizen.org has found that through the use of the Internet, the information about the need to protect our environment has spread all over the world in the blink of an eye.
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Reducing Reconstruction Waste
  EnviroCitizen.org has found that home reconstruction and renovation contributes to a huge percentage of our usage of natural resources. This includes materials like glass, wood, bricks, concrete and even in petroleum.
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Green Renovation Checklist
  If you're planning to go green on your next renovation project, EnviroCitizen.org has found that there are ways to make your home and/or office "greener" and more eco-friendly.
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Green Construction and Demolition Debris Recycling
  The 2004 Statewide Waste Characterization Study conducted in California unveiled the startling statistic that 22% of waste in this state is made up of construction and demolition materials.
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How Does Green Building Improve the Environment?
Green building improves the environment in several ways. The atmosphere has been a topic of discussion a lot recently, since the atmosphere is where all of the carbon dioxide goes, which then translates into global warming. The materials are important, since according to the first law of thermodynamics, energy cannot be created or destroyed, but only changes forms.
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Green Renovating: Does It Really Make a Difference?
Does green renovating really make a difference? EnviroCitizen.org's answer to this question is, "Yes". The average, conventional 2,000 square foot home emits about 27,500 pounds of carbon dioxide (CO2) annually. By completing green renovations, you could reduce your carbon dioxide emissions by as much as half!
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The Top 10: 5 Tips for Small Projects and 5 Tips for Big Projects
Deciding which green renovation projects to take on can be daunting. There are so many options available to homeowners who want to make their homes greener. If you're wondering where to start, here are the 5 best small projects and 5 best large projects that you can do to make your home greener.
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Green Renovation: Let's Do the Numbers
If you're renovating your home, adding green features won't actually cost much more than using conventional features, but you'll save money over time. A famous study done in 2003 in California found that going green with renovations costs only about 2% more than conventional renovations, but that over time the average operational savings was 20%.
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The REGREEN Guide to Renovating
If you're planning on renovating your home, EnviroCitizen.org highly recommends the REGREEN guide. The American Society of Interior Designers' Foundation and the United States Green Building Council collaborated to create the REGREEN guide.
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