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An Eco-Friendly Kitchen Checklist

Posted by Darryl Crosby, Guest Contributor

Apr 13, 2015 9:55:26 AM

If you’re serious about creating a kitchen that’s less costly in terms of embodied energy for construction, here’s a primer.

A RESIDENTIAL KITCHEN ACCOUNTS FOR A SIGNIFICANT PORTION of its initial resource “footprint.” It typically involves products that are costly to extract from the earth: granite, metals and plastics for appliances, acrylic finishes, pvc-based flooring or heavily coated wood floors and so on. So when it comes time to remodel your kitchen, why not make the most sustainable choices possible? With the “big five” high environmental cost materials in mind (plastics, glass, concrete, paper and aluminum), it’s possible to reduce your project’s impacts significantly. Here is a helpful roundup of eco-friendly kitchen improvements you can refer to as you plan your sustainable kitchen remodel.

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Can Black Friday Be Green?

Posted by Christina B. Farnsworth

Dec 16, 2014 3:26:08 PM

We are done with Black Friday and Cyber Monday but not the most consuming season of the year. It may be a little late for Black Friday, but are there ways to make this consumer season green? I say yes. And so does Green America.

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Healthy Living Tip: Greening Dinner Reduces Obesity

Posted by Christina B. Farnsworth

Nov 18, 2014 10:56:00 AM

Eating organic foods and eating lots of fruits and vegetables is good for healthy living, here's another tip to improve health and reduce obesity.

We all know that eating organic foods and eating lots of fruits and vegetables is a healthy living tip, but research is proving that sitting down to dinner for more at least 20 minutes is one of the secrets to improving health and reducing obesity.

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Honda: Smart Homes As Well As Smart Cars

Posted by Christina B. Farnsworth

Apr 22, 2014 11:59:00 AM

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Nail Down the Benefits of Green Building

Posted by Carrie Van Brunt-Wiley

Apr 9, 2014 3:58:00 PM

Green builders have more sales tools at hand than some might think. While eco-friendly homes tend to cost a bit more than comparable buildings using conventional construction, builders typically can market the long-term benefits: savings in utilities costs, durability, quality of life, and the effect on the environment.

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