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Organic Wool Pillows


If you’re looking for a good nights sleep that doesn’t involve resting your head on a cotton sheet stuffed with goose down, then you should take a look at these organic pillows. I just recently got the one made of organic wool because they recommended it for anyone who sleeps hot, which is definitely the […]

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First Green Seal-Certified Hotel in the USA


Recently the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released its annual 100% Green Power Purchaser list which represents organizations that buy enough alternative power to meet 100% of their entire electricity use. Many hotels made that list and the one that stands out the most is the Talbott Hotel which happens to not only be one […]

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Eco-Friendly Cleaning Product Review: Pink Solution


So when we, the Sustainability Ninjas decided to start doing product reviews, the first product that came to mind was Pink Solution. My mother-in-law swears by the stuff and I’d always wanted to try it. The Pink Solution people were nice enough to send us a sample of their products, which could not have arrived […]

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Today Show Features Green Cleaning Products


We were thrilled when we watched the Today show this morning and saw a segment entitled “Green Your Routine,” which brought attention to green cleaning products. Do you know what goes into the cleaners we all use in our homes today? If you’re trying to go green, it’s not as simple as merely looking at […]

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Cheap and Eco-Friendly Home Insulation Tips


One of the most important factors in making your home more energy efficient, and therefore cutting your energy bill bin half, is having your house properly insulated. Thoughtfully ans sustainably designed homes that utilize insulation, thermal mass design and sustainable energy alternatives, such as solar panels, can save some homeowners up to 50% on their […]

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Discover Offers Biodegradable Credit Cards


We all use ‘em – some of us a little too much, but we can’t live without them. You know what I’m talking about. Those wicked little pieces of plastic, which, after they expire get cut up and tossed in a landfill. And now, with the massive credit crunch might going down, many companies have […]

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Consumers Still Buying Eco-Friendly Products in Bad Economy


Are you buying green? If so, then you’re among the 82% of consumers who are also opting for eco-friendly products. Even with the economy tanking, a new study  by Green Seal and EnviroMedia Social Marketing and conducted by Opinion Research Corporation, shows that people are spending the extra cash to have a product that’s better […]

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What is Buckypaper?


Buckypaper is a material that ten times lighter than steel, but 500 times stronger when sheets are pressed together to form a composite material. Made of carbon nanotubes that have been disbursed in a liquid suspension and filtered through fine mesh to make a thin film, scientists think buckypaper will lead to consumer applications possibly […]

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Eco-Friendly Drywall Wins PopSci’s “Best of What’s New” Award


Popular Science’s “Best of What’s New” Award in green tech innovation for their eco-friendly drywall called EcoRock. EcoRock requires 80 percent less energy to produce and cuts CO2 output by 90 percent in comparison to traditional gypsum-based drywall. These reductions in energy and CO2 are won by getting rid of heaters, dryers, calcining and burning […]

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