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4 Eco-Friendly Cotton Alternatives (Infographic)

Cotton fabric is common in many of our lives, occurring in everything from T-shirts to towels. Unfortunately, conventional cotton is also a notoriously "dirty" crop; even though only 2.5% of the world…

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Tips for More Eco-Friendly Clothing

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy Finding "eco-friendly" clothing can be tough, especially trying to sort out which of the many "green" claims on labels hold up. For consumers looking to make g…

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A Greener Way to Build

Colombian architect Simon Velez redefines the architecture game as he uses bamboo to create clean energy buildings, cathedrals, and domes. Photo Credit: The Pug Father via Flickr. Tech News by N…

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Why Bamboo Floors Won’t Make Your House Green

By Carl Seville, Networx Along with solar panels, so called “green” bamboo floors are another stereotypical material that people latch onto when thinking about green homes.  In the same way that th…

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Why We Should Consider Eco-Friendly Underwear

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! Why should you consider eco-friendly underwear? A lively show threaded through with the theme of eco-fr…

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Green Crafting & More on Eco-Pets

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! An all diva crew again this week, with our guest green diva Michele Hollow, author and publisher of Pet…

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5 Reasons Not to Plant Bamboo in Your Yard

By Steve Graham, Networx Bamboo is a trendy star of the eco-friendly construction movement, with a wide variety of flooring, furniture and other items being manufactured with the strong, fast…

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10 Materials That Could Replace Wood One Day

By Steve Graham, Hometalk Whether framing a new addition, building a deck or making a piece of furniture, wood is often the go-to material. Lumber, plywood and other products made with sustai…

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Outdoors: Instant Bamboo Fencing

Here's a great option for instant privacy fencing: bamboo fencing, available by the roll. Bamboo fencing is affordable, extremely strong (bamboo stock has the equivalent strength of many alloys of ste…

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Home Decor: Natural Rugs

If your respectable home décor needs some jazzing up, one item can do the trick in just about any room: a great area rug.  Available in a wide variety of colors and styles, a well-chosen rug can provi…

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