Green Ranch House Plans

The Ranch style house is an all American architectural style for homes. The ranch house is noted for its long, close-to-the-ground profile and minimal use of exterior and interior decoration. The houses fuse modernist ideas and styles with notions of the American Western period working ranches to create a very informal and casual living style. Their popularity waned in the late 20th century, considered nostalgic house designs, when a return to using historical and traditional decoration became popular. However, in …

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Ecotourism Travel

What is Ecotourism Travel

Apart from the current green and sustainability movement, ecotourism travel has drastically caught the attention of various individuals. It has become the latest and perhaps the best trend when it comes to holiday, vacation and even business travel. Ecotourism travel promotes natural attractions and destinations to help improve the economical, cultural and social situations of most developing countries. When you visit a natural destination in a lesser known part of the world, you’re also granting the opportunity to help the …

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Renewable Energy

Investing In Renewable Energy

If you’re looking to invest in renewable energy, Jeff Siegel’s book, “Investing in Renewable Energy,” provides great information not only on the actual investing in stocks, but also in the knowledge you need to discern the differences between different stocks and technologies, and how each technology works. Siegel is the managing editor of Green Chip Stocks, a service that advises investors on stocks in the renewable energy market and organic and natural foods industry. He is also an avid capitalist …

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Green Travel Gifts

Gifts and the act of giving foster a sense of bonding between people and are an essential touch point in our lives. Be it between relatives, friends or acquaintances, it symbolizes trust and affection and one tends to choose gifts very carefully, bearing in mind the recipients likes. Now, wouldn’t it be great if the gift you buy positively touches the lives of the producer & the environment besides being loved by the recipient?  EnviroCitizen.org has found that you can!  …

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Eco-Trip

What Is An Eco-Trip?

To be an eco-trip traveler, you need to understand exactly what you’re aiming to do and what an eco-trip is. There are many definitions of the term eco-trip, but EnviroCitizen.org has tried to provide an accurate overview below. The Environment When most people think about eco-trips they immediately think of the environment and making choices that will minimize environmental impact and damage. For example, you might take public transportation instead of driving a car because it will cut emissions, or …

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Biomass Energy

Biomass Energy

In short, biomass energy is the process of incinerating organic waste, such as dead trees, branches, yard clippings, crops, wood chips or sawdust, to create energy. Biomass is converted into energy through a relatively simple process, especially when compared to other manners used to obtain energy. First, the organic waste is collected at biomass power plants. The organic waste may have come from factories, farms or municipalities that participate in collecting homeowners yard waste. The waste is then burned at …

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Children's Checklist for Going Green

Children’s Checklist for Going Green

If you’re a parent and want your children to live a green life, there are lots of things you can do to make their environments greener, like using green cleaning products to clean their rooms and toys. Companies like Seventh Generation, Method, and Mrs. Meyers all make green cleaning products, or you can make your own cleaning solutions with vinegar or baking soda. Vinegar is a disinfectant and a great glass cleaner. Baking soda neutralizes both acids and bases, eliminating …

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US Self Sufficent

How Much Land It Would Take to Make the U.S. Entirely Energy-Independent

Making the United States energy-independent is quite possible; it all depends on how Americans go about doing it. To start, there’s the question of renewable energy versus clean energy. An energy source might be renewable, but not clean. Take, for example, the idea of clean coal. The first and most important thing you need to know is that there is no such thing as clean coal. Clean coal is like a healthy cigarette; there is no such thing. However, using …

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Green Baby Bath Products

Green Baby Bath Products

At bath time, we try to find the most effective, gentle bath products when it comes to our babies. You’ll be happy to hear that the transition to a green lifestyle can easily begin with baby products that will help you accomplish just that. What’s healthy for the Earth is also usually safe for infants. With so many products being recalled on a daily basis, it is easy to be motivated to make the switch to worry-free, eco-friendly baby bath …

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Natural Products and Supplements

Choosing Natural Products and Supplements – What You Need to Know

Choosing products for yourself and your family can be a daunting task, especially if you seek to avoid toxins, carcinogens and environmentally unfriendly ingredients.  Here at EnviroCitizen.org we are committed to educating and informing people about natural products.  We are also committed to making a robust selection of natural products available in our online superstore.  How to choose natural products and natural supplements has as much to do with what to look for as well as what to avoid.  We …

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