Green Office Supplies

Green Office Supplies

It is a common misconception that buying green office supplies can be expensive. Actually, it’s easier to buy green office products than ever before. The three largest office supply retailers, Staples, Office Depot and Office Max each carry thousands of reasonably priced products with recycled content and other great eco-friendly options, such as Office Depot’s Business Solutions Division (BSD) website. “Your Greener Office” is your portal to 6,500 green items, from paper to furniture to cleaning products. You can search …

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Eco-Tourism in the Dominican Republic

If you want to go on a green vacation, EnviroCitizen.org suggest that you consider going to the Dominican Republic. This country is full of eco-friendly tourist options, including two of the best green hotels in the world. The Dominican Republic is an interesting place to go, not only because of the beauty and eco-friendly features, but also because of its history. The island of Hispaniola is divided into two countries: the Dominican Republic on the east part of the island …

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The Green Maid

The Green Maid

The cool thing about being eco-friendly is that you can find (or create) a green alternative for just about everything out there. Since 2007, EnviroCitizen.org has discovered that the Green Maid has taken housecleaning to a whole new green level. Based in Chicago, Illinois, they don’t use toxins or chemicals, but they do make homes immaculately clean. They always use biodegradable cleaning products and take pride in their green clean. The Green Maid also offers office cleaning packages for businesses …

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RV Solar Kits

Putting recreational vehicle (RV) solar panels on your vehicle may be one of the best decisions you can make. The most immediate benefit is you can go along your journey without making frequent stops at various RV parks. This means you can travel further and see more in less time. You may have experienced the frustration of having to search out places where you can charge your batteries. EnviroCitizen.org discovered that having solar panels on your vehicle eliminates all these …

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Windside Wind Turbines: The new concept of wind energy

Windside Wind Turbines: The new concept of wind energy

In 1979, Risto Joutsiniemi developed Windside wind turbines. Based in Finland, Windside manufactures and distributes Joutsiniemi’s revolutionary design today. The Windside wind turbine doesn’t look like the kind of wind turbine that you’re familiar with. The wind turbine that you probably imagine has a tall, narrow base and three blades that rotate like a fan. The Windside wind turbine has a completely different design. Windside turbines resemble a DNA helix more than they resemble traditional wind turbines. They look like …

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Eco-Friendly Mulch

Eco-Friendly Mulch

EnviroCitizen.org has found that mulch is a very important component to any thriving garden. Especially if you’re growing an organic garden, mulch is a great way to enhance your garden without using chemicals. Mulch is basically a natural covering placed around the bottoms of plants. It prevents the growth of weeds, reduces erosion and water loss and helps to regulate the soil temperature. Once decomposed, mulch also improves the soil quality. You can buy commercially made mulch at any gardening …

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Furniture Made From Recycled Goods

Furniture Made From Recycled Goods

In the quest to be sustainable, we usually begin in the home. It begins with simple things such as decorating with sustainable goods. It can evolve into turning the home into a very efficient, green place. The purchase of recyclable furniture is a perfect start to this process. Living green and becoming eco-friendly in your home does not require giving up beautiful furniture and other household items. In fact, green can be beautiful. It can be beautiful in that the …

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Carbon Offsets

Carbon Offsets

Why Carbon Offsets? Carbon offsets allow you to take action on global warming now. Offsetting your carbon footprint will support greenhouse gas reduction projects and hasten the transition to a clean energy future. Carbon offsets can be more efficient than other measures an individual can take to fight global warming, while reducing the same or more carbon dioxide emissions. After all, it is more cost effective to build a 100 MW wind farm in Texas than a 5 kW windmill in …

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The WindPipe: A different perspective of the wind energy

WindPipe: A different perspective of the wind energy

John R. Tuttle has come up with a new kind of wind energy technology that may just change the future of wind power forever. Tuttle’s WindPipe does not resemble traditional wind turbines as there are no long blades or rotating power generator. In fact, there are no rotating parts to Tuttle’s WindPipe at all! Tuttle’s WindPipe looks similar to a funnel connected to a pipe with a horn-like wind capture head at one end. Tuttle’s prototype can be mounted vertically, …

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Ecofriendly Soaps

Eco-Friendly Soaps: Green Soap

Anyone who has ever owned a pet knows how wonderful animals can be. EnviroCitizen.org has found that the desire to avoid animal testing has made many consumers choose companies that practice less wastefulness as well as maintain cruelty-free practices. Finding cruelty-free skin care products is now easy, thanks to the hundreds of companies who want their products to be recognized as humanely tested and therefore more likely to be purchased. Companies committed to staying cruelty-free have all assured PETA in …

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