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Emma Sturgis

Emma Sturgis

Emma Sturgis

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How to Test And Improve Your Home's Eco-Efficiency

Households everywhere are making changes to reduce their carbon footprint and conserve energy. While there are many reasons to start living more sustainably, saving money is one which cannot be overlooked.  When you make changes to your home with energy efficiency in mind, you not only reduce ...

The 5 Most Important Things You Can Recycle

Recycling is highly regarded as the best way to preserve the planet. Millions of people around the globe are benefiting the environment by recycling all sorts of things around their homes and neighborhoods. Are you looking to start recycling but aren't sure where to begin? These are five of the ...

The Best Energy Use Reduction Tips from the EPA

Boosting energy efficiency is a money saver for homeowners, and on a grander scale, it means better air quality and a lower impact on climate change. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) offers plenty of ideas on how homeowners can reduce their reliance and usage of energy.Light ...

The Problems in China's New Environmental Policy

China's new Environmental Protection Law (EPL) attempts to reconcile environmental protection with the realities of economic and social development. It describes stringent penalties for discharging pollutants covertly, tampering with data, and other environmental offenses. Whistle-blowers now f ...

How to Conduct a DIY Home Energy Evaluation

If you're ready to lower your energy bills and enjoy a more environmentally friendly home, a DIY home energy evaluation is a great place to start. Performing a home energy audit involves thoroughly inspecting your home from its foundation to the rooftop, inside and out, to identify places where ...

Buying Green: 5 Things to Look For

When you are purchasing a new home it’s important to think green. Green materials are healthier than others that may contain harmful chemical additives. Green construction will reduce your energy costs and provide more natural light. When you update your home, waste materials that are green w ...

The Importance of Metal Recycling

Although metals and mining are vital to the world’s economy, metals are non-renewable, and the planet will eventually run out of these precious and valuable resources. In addition to this long-term consequence, there are short-term repercussions. Continued mining, manufacturing of products, a ...