Eco-Friendly Personal Care Products

How To Find the Most Eco-Friendly Personal Care Products

Eco-friendly personal care products are widely available in a number of boutique and mainstream stores. The best eco-friendly personal care products are gentle on the environment and on your body. Large cosmetic companies spend billions of dollars to try to get you to buy their products. Their advertisements don’t hold much weight when it comes to the environment, though. Conventional cosmetics and personal care products are often bad for you and bad for the environment. Here are a few things …

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Microfiber Towels

Microfiber Towels

Microfiber is composed of synthetic fibers that are microscopically thin. The most common types of microfibers are made from polyesters, nylon or a hybrid of polyester and nylon. Microfiber is used to make several kinds of textiles. The shape, size and combinations of synthetic fibers are selected for specific characteristics, including: softness, durability and absorption. Microfiber is commonly used for apparel, cleaning and textiles. Microfiber towels are eco-friendly because they reduce water usage, the use of cleaning products and they …

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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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The Reusable Grocery Bag It's More than a Fashion Statement

The Reusable Grocery Bag: It’s More than a Fashion Statement

Chances are, you already own a few reusable grocery bags. But, if you’re like many Americans, you forget them from time to time when you go to the grocery store. Here is a look at why EnviroCitizen.org believes that it’s so important for you to remember those reusable grocery bags every time you need to buy something. Throughout the world, somewhere between 500 billion and 1 trillion plastic bags are consumed and discarded every year, which translates to more than …

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Emissions Calculator

Emissions Calculator

Before the internet, estimating your carbon footprint would be nearly impossible, unless an individual had access to a skilled expert. Today, your carbon footprint can easily be estimated with a quick online search. One of the more relevant calculators is the emissions calculator, which estimates how many pounds of carbon dioxide your life habits emit each year. Unlike footprint calculators, which tell you how many earths it would take in order for everyone to live your lifestyle, an emissions calculator …

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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 Baby Toys

Green Baby Toys

These days, baby toys can be found just about anywhere and in many different forms. However, concerns over plastics in toys are causing many parents to look for non-toxic, eco-friendly options. In many toys made with plastics you’ ll find questionable stuff like BPA, an infamous plastic component that pops up a lot. BPA hasn’ t been officially declared a hazard yet in the US, but studies show that there could be many long-term health dangers associated with exposure to …

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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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