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Best tips for throwing eco-friendly BBQ parties

Summers are incomplete without barbecue parties with the smoky smell of grilled meat filling the air. At the advent of summer BBQ lovers starts making arrangements and cleaning their backyards for a cozy party at home. Despite of our love for BBQ parties we have to admit that they are messy and cause quite a lot of pollution. Today’s homeowners are more conscious about their carbon footprint and wish to limit environmental pollution caused by them. No need to be disheartened as it is possible to throw an eco-friendly BBQ party this summer season. Here are some simple tips to follow for a greener BBQ.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - December 18, 2014 at 4:44 am

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Ideas and opportunities for a business aimed at waste disposal

Today almost everybody talks about importance of green environment, thanks to the awareness that has come in recent years. To go green is the coolest thing that is almost everybody’s ideology today. Under such circumstances, to start a waste disposal business is truly a very smart and a lucrative business choice one can make. Although recycling business is not new, but a major segment of our population is unaware of the real benefits and the sparkling opportunities that a waste disposal business can bestow on them. If you have a penchant for this kind of business but are ignorant of the business opportunities, then read on and find some lucrative […]

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - December 7, 2014 at 8:54 am

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Inspiring tips for celebrating an eco-friendly Thanksgiving

Social networking sites and popular media have spread awareness about the importance of reducing our carbon footprint far and wide. As a result, people have become far more conscious about carbon emissions and the negative impacts of our daily activities on the environment. Probably as a responsible and eco-conscious citizen you too try all year round to keep your surroundings clean and uncluttered but during the festivities things tend to go out of control. Thanksgiving is one of the most awaited festivals when we let our hair down and enjoy delicious meals with friends and family. It is not a time for restrictions but a time for vigorous enjoyment. If […]

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - November 28, 2014 at 10:56 am

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Eco-friendly inns from around the world

Nowadays it is becoming very important to be eco-friendly and if you are going out on a vacation, then we have a list of inns that are eco-friendly without losing out on any of the luxurious features that you are accustomed to.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 31, 2014 at 9:14 am

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Stadiums Implementing Eco-Friendly Measures to Sustain the Sports

We all like to watch our favorite games live in stadiums, have fun and enjoy our time. However, there is a lot of energy consumption and waste production in stadiums. Now many stadiums are paying attention to this issue and taking various eco-friendly steps. Let us look at some such stadiums and the steps they have taken to be more eco-friendly.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 19, 2014 at 10:33 am

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The Basics of an Eco-Friendly Bathroom

While the bathroom might only take up a fraction of space in your home, it’s a hotspot for overindulgent water use and excessive paper waste. According to the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the bathroom requires the largest amount of water usage in most homes. From water-efficient bathroom fixtures to water-conserving toilets, it’s not difficult to transform your bathroom into an eco-friendly one – the environment, and your wallet, will thank you. Low-Flow Toilets If you’re only going to replace one fixture in your bathroom for eco-friendly purposes, experts recommend replacing your toilet with a dual flush alternative – most toilets account for over 30 percent of household water consumption. […]

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 2, 2014 at 4:42 am

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Impressive green rooftops from around the world

Green rooftops are an amazing blend of philosophy of art, economy and ecology. Now a days, green rooftops are becoming very popular and are significant in many big cities. They not only help in maintaining a soothing green environment all around, but also help in various other ways such as reducing energy costs and absorbing storm water, etc. Here is the list of world’s amazing green rooftops that have set their own standard and trend.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - September 20, 2014 at 5:45 am

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Inns that flaunt sustainable and eye catching designs

The hotel business all around the world is in an attempt to go green and offer the best sustainable services one could ever have imagined. Here we have compiled five most fabulous and eco-friendly inns that would provide you with great hospitality along with the most luxurious services.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - September 18, 2014 at 11:33 am

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Misconceptions that shadow the use of cross laminated timber

Cross laminated timber was first used in Europe as an alternative to stone, masonry and concrete construction. It has proven to be an innovative building material that eases the process of construction of various types of houses. Since it is flexible, it can be used on surfaces such as walls, floors and roofs.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - September 17, 2014 at 10:49 am

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Construction industry likely to undergo a sea change with self-repairing concrete

Human activities have led to the devastation of the Planet’s environment affecting lives of all its inhabitants. Efforts are on to mitigate this damage, and as a result several new methods that can reduce the damage are showing up. This involves being sustainable at every stage of our life including the way we design our homes and the materials that we use in construction.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - September 16, 2014 at 5:46 am

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