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Meet the Mobile, Off-Grid Tiny Solar House Traveling Across America

Green Homes - Wed, 2016-12-14 08:31
After visiting California, Chance plans to take the tiny house north with stops in Oregon and Washington State.
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Choosing an Eco-Friendly Artificial Tree

Green Homes - Mon, 2016-12-12 14:48
For some, allergy or other considerations preclude the purchase of a real Christmas tree. Although no artificial tree is 100 percent eco-friendly, there are definitely choices you can make that will lessen the environmental impact. Here are some things to consider.
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2016 Eco-Friendly Gifts Under $65

Green Homes - Thu, 2016-12-08 10:02
Gifts for adults, children and pets. Natural, healthy, recycled and organic.
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The Importance of Insulation

Green Homes - Wed, 2016-11-23 08:13
A well-insulated home is an energy-efficient home: lessons learned from mistakes.
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Small-House Kitchen

Green Homes - Tue, 2016-11-22 13:37
Design ideas that compress a fully functional kitchen without compromising your culinary artistry.
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5 Ways to Help Your Smart Home Heat and Cool More Efficiently

Green Homes - Mon, 2016-11-21 09:26
Energy efficiency and smart home technology go hand-in-hand. Here are a few energy-saving home automation options you can implement in your own home.
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Harvest Civic Culture in the Filbert Grove

Green Homes - Fri, 2016-11-18 08:30
This blog describes how neighbors are helping to restore a neglected filbert filbert grove on public property. The benefits go way beyond harvesting filberts. Building civic culture addresses virtually all of todays environmental, social and economic challenges. And, its a lot of fun!
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Pringle Creek: A New and Improved Green-Living Option

Green Homes - Thu, 2016-11-17 09:24
Learn about this green living subdivision in Salem, Oregon. Buy a move-in ready home or buy a lot and build your own.
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Women in Sustainable and Social-Impact Tech Companies

Green Homes - Wed, 2016-11-16 14:09
One significant way for women to enter the tech industry is by harnessing sustainability and social impact as the mission, while tech is the tool. Here are some tips on where to begin and how to enter the tech industry if you are a non-technical founder.
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Utilizing Outdoor Space for Small Homes

Green Homes - Wed, 2016-11-16 08:31
A front porch or deck can function as a great space extension for a little house.
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Think Green AND High-Performance Building

Green Homes - Tue, 2016-11-15 13:44
High performance building can be incorporated with green building to ensure homes meet even more goals for their owners. Learn about high performance homes and two ways to achieve your desired outcome.
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Are Straw Mattresses the Natural Bedroom Solution You've Been Looking For?

Green Homes - Thu, 2016-11-10 08:23
Conventional mattresses are hardly sustainable - here I share my experiences with making and sleeping on a straw mattress, and why it's not as crazy as you might think.
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Natural Alternatives to Conventional Mattresses

Green Homes - Mon, 2016-11-07 08:23
Do you really need to buy a mattress? There are a surprising number of natural, sustainable, and even DIY alternatives to mattresses.
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Salvaged Trees Become Living-Roof Garden Arbor

Green Homes - Thu, 2016-11-03 09:56
Arborist Jeremy Harper repurposes would-be waste trees into beautiful projects including a living garden arbor at his family home in the United Kingdom.
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