A Call to Conserve Water

Posted by on Jan 25, 2012 in green living, Save our Planet | 0 comments

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Caring for nature is one of humanity’s responsibilities. Knowing the importance of how to take good care or even preserve the earth’s natural resources is something that would be both rewarding and satisfying.

There are so many ways to take care of the earth. There is the classic-conserve water by not wasting a single drop of it. Sure, the earth is made up of seventy percent of water, but to what extent. Everyone is aware that global warming is beginning to take place, and there are predictions about the time coming where there will not be enough water for everyone. No one will be able to take a bath anymore; drink fresh, clean and cold water; or even wash your hand. It is not because you do not want to, but because water has run out.

This is not a lecture. No one wants to be lectured. This is simply a reality check. You’d think that people who preach about “Saving the Earth” are obnoxious and over-reacting. Face it, it is happening and the rate that everyone is going with being careless, carefree and inconsiderate, it might happen sooner than predicted.

You can start doing your part to conserve water before it is even too late. Save the planet for future generation. You would not want your child to miss out the experience on splashing on clean and refreshing water.

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Have a Green Office Christmas Party

Posted by on Jan 17, 2012 in Green Goods, green living | 0 comments

Your office Christmas party can be earth-friendly too! This does not mean that an earth-friendly party will stop you from having fun. How would you organize a green office Christmas party? Quite simple, and you can begin by doing these things:

  • When it comes to party invitations, no need for paper. You can email blast the party invites to all company employees. Just make sure that you invite each and everyone in your office. If you want clients to attend the event, send them an e-Christmas card with the details about the party.
  • Go potluck! A small plate of finger foods from everyone who is attending the party will mean more foods to enjoy too. This is a good way to turn the event into a feast of various foods.
  • If you are going to use disposable plates and utensils make sure that they are made of biodegradable materials.
  • You can do away with the kris kringle. Admit it, you rarely receive the perfect gift during an office exchange gift. You do not only save on using Christmas gift wrappers but you save yourself the disappointment of receiving something that is not really useful for you.  Instead of buying gifts, you may opt to save money and donate it in charitable institution.
  • Last but not the least, label the trash bins. Recyclable and non-recyclable, this would remind people to proper dispose their rubbish.

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Illuminating Life For A Cleaner And Greener World

Posted by on Jan 11, 2012 in Green Goods | 0 comments

 

The discovery and technological development of LEDs or light emitting diode is our redemption from high energy costs and the key to lighting efficiency. LED lights are semi-conductors that use relatively low heat to produce light thereby reducing our power consumption. They are also known to be more durable than the common incandescent, florescent and CFL lights, which means we get to save Mother Earth from additional and unnecessary waste.

LEDs have versatile uses for our daily lives. We can find it in industrial and domestic appliances, cars, lab equipments, small personal items like watch, calculator and cellular phones with the primary purpose of illumination.

LED lights come in various shapes and sizes that may be used for both commercial and personal purposes. There’s the general bulb, tube lights, and pin lights for indoors. Water proof and weather proof LED Par lamps, wall washers, backlights and wedge lights are also available for outdoors. Dimmable and color changing LED bulbs and LED Strips can be used for theaters, bars, commercial establishments. An  RGB Controller is usually installed with the lights to control the brightness and color temperature of these lights.

LED strips are thin light strips that can be cut and adjusted according to the length needed. They are commonly used for path markings in emergency exits, auditorium and stairway walkway, amusement park, canopy, bridge edge, landscape outlines and swimming pool markings.

These cost-effective lighting devices may initially cost more than the alternative lighting options but the long term benefits far outweigh the costs for us and our planet.

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Great Green Smiles Are In

Posted by on Jan 5, 2012 in Green Goods, green living | 0 comments

To get those pearly white teeth and you need to frequently brush your teeth and visit the dentist. But did you know that most of the tooth brush and toothpaste that people use main contain harmful ingredients? It is sad that to know that not all of the personal products the people use were actually tested for safety. Unfortunately, when the toothpaste available in the market were tested, it turned out that an estimated 30% contain ingredients that could cause cancer.

According to studies, you should avoid toothpaste that contains artificial colors, fluoride, Cocamidopropyl Betaine which is the ingredient that is responsible for creating foam when brushing teeth.

There are Eco-friendly toothpaste that you can use to get that great smile. There are a lot of brands available in the market today. Most of these toothpastes are fluoride free. You may even want to make your own toothpaste, where you have full control on the ingredients that you want to put. When it comes to choosing the right toothbrush, use the one that is BPA-free.

Choose the best Eco-friendly product for the whole family!

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