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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Can Wind Power run out?

Can Wind Power Run Out?

Wind power has been around for thousands of years, first appearing approximately 5,500 years ago. Wind power was used for shipping and sailing, to provide natural ventilation, and to create power for ventilation systems. Over hundreds of years wind power continued to evolve, pumping water and being used for grinding. Wind power largely disappeared during the modern era, eventually returning with a contemporary design in the early 1980s. It was at this point that wind power began to be used …

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Green Wedding Ideas

Green Wedding Ideas

When planning a green wedding, there are many personal touches that come in to play to reflect the taste of the bride and groom. If you would like to have a green wedding, you can still do so without losing an ounce of style or sophistication. EnviroCitizen.org has come up with some handy tips for creating the perfect, green wedding! FLOWERS:  Choosing fresh cut flowers for your wedding is not the most eco-friendly choice. Not only are they mass-harvested, using many dangerous and …

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Eco-Friendly Nail Polishes

Eco-Friendly Nail Polishes

In the summertime, when we all enjoy the freedom of throwing on a pair of sandals, many of us like to show off all kinds of colorful shades on our toes and fingers. However, nail polish and the products related to maintaining your nails are among some of the most dangerous cosmetics.  EnviroCitizen.org found that according to the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, most nail polishes contain dibutyl phthalates, formaldehyde and toulene, all of which are carcinogenic to us, as well …

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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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Moodlighting Made

Moodlighting Made Environmentally Friendly

Creating an atmosphere is essential to any party. Lighting helps create the mood for any party. Whether the party is indoors or outdoors, there are ways to do this that are environmentally friendly. For more outdoor events, light up your party space with natural candles made from beeswax, soy, and palm oil, rather than petroleum-based versions that are not environmentally friendly. Eco-friendly candles typically burn cleaner and longer than their petroleum-based counterparts, which allows you to reuse them at future …

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Eco-Friendly Pool Options

Eco-Friendly Pool Options

There are certain things to consider when choosing an eco-friendly pool. After you have chosen the ideal shape, it’s all about location, location, location! Placing it in direct view of the sun will allow the pool to be heated by the sun, which will lessen energy consumption. It is also a good idea to keep it away from trees and debris where extra damage is possible and extra cleaning is necessary. POOL CLEANING The reduction or elimination of chlorine in …

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