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Posted by Mikalah On February - 1 - 2018 0 Comment

There are many ways that you can utilize renewable energy in your home. Even making simple changes can save you money and help the environment. Tax incentives for installing renewable energy sources can also help make the transition affordable. Be sure to check your local building codes before you settle on an option. Green Power Since you are likely already connected to the power grid, […]

Posted by Adrianna On December - 20 - 2017 0 Comment

With stricter regulations on industrial manufacturing and development coming from the Environmental Protection Agency, more properties that were home to industrial activities that were previously considered environmentally safe are now deemed as brownfields, or environmentally contaminated. Before new development and economic activities can occur on these properties, extensive assessments, testing and remediation will often be necessary. Additionally, many properties that saw industrial activities have yet […]

Posted by Inigo On November - 27 - 2017 0 Comment

While building a green home from the ground up may not be financially possible for everyone, there are many ways to make your current home more environmentally friendly. In fact, even seemingly small changes can save you a lot of money each year. Green Renovation If you’re replacing your hardwood floors, consider swapping traditional timber for bamboo. It’s just as beautiful but has less of […]

Posted by Alexa On December - 14 - 2016 0 Comment

The eco-friendly trend has entered pretty much every other industry so why not vineyards and distilleries? Companies are trying more and more to be conscious of the effect their work is having on the environment. It is an important task that each and every one of us should take seriously. Many people believe that environmental impact is only for the big corporations to worry about […]

Posted by Leland On October - 14 - 2016 0 Comment

Printing; safe for the environment? Not really, but there are ways you can improve the impact printing does have on the environment. More and more companies involved in printing and print media are becoming conscious of the negative effects and are trying to reduce them as much as possible. You can follow in their footsteps by following these simple tips.

Posted by Alexa On April - 21 - 2016 0 Comment

One of the everyday conveniences that we use, and sometimes take for granted, is light. It is one of life’s greatest necessities. Think about it…we use lighting for practically everything we do. As soon as we wake up in the morning there is light until we go to back to bed at night. Aside from natural lighting, electric light is the most common way humans […]

Posted by Leland On March - 9 - 2016 0 Comment

Every day, we’re faced with the reality that almost everything we do in a day impacts the environment. Whether you’re driving to work, forgetting to turn off your kitchen light, or throwing out a bag of trash—we are always impacting our planet in some way. Unfortunately, we affect our planet more negatively than we do positively. Things we may not think about or see daily […]

Posted by Leland On February - 22 - 2016 0 Comment

The biggest trend right now is to go green. You can find helpful eco-friendly tips just about anywhere now for just about anything you want to do. It’s amazing how even the smallest changes you make to your daily routine can affect the planet. Traveling is one of the largest producers of wasted, carbon emissions, and harmful outcomes that ultimately affect our planet. We’ve constructed […]

Posted by Leland On November - 30 - 2015 0 Comment

One of the best parts of Cape Cod is its beauty along the islands. Cape Cod has many protected areas throughout its islands that are run by both the state of Massachusetts and the local authorities. Upkeeping the islands is so important to the community. That’s why sustainable tourism is such an important factor being increasingly upheld in the area.

Posted by Leland On October - 20 - 2015 0 Comment

If you’re one of the many that has a wood burning stove, it’s time to pay attention to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In the beginning of 2015, the EPA finished its new set of regulations for wood burning heaters and stoves–a regulation that had not been updated since the 1980s. The EPA updated its regulations in response to strengethen clean air standards for […]