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Simple Ways to Help Reduce Landfill Waste

While it’s next to impossible to avoid contributing to at least some landfill waste these days, all of us can still make an effort to avoid contributing more than is necessary to our local landfills. It doesn’t even take much effort to do your part in reducing landfill waste....


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7 Types of Vegetarians and Their Impact on Your Health and the Environment

The term vegetarian came into use in 1839 and referred to people who ate a plant-based diet.  However, this type of lifestyle has been in existence from the beginning of time. Some notable vegetarians include Confucius, Plato, Leonardo da Vinci and Henry David Thoreau. In modern times, as in...


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6 Environmental Responsibilities of New Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs have the power to shape their businesses into anything they want. They have full control over the scope and direction of their initial ideas, the types of processes and regulations their business follows, and of course, how the business grows over time. Even franchise owners and business partners,...


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Is RV Travel Ever Sustainable?

Travel poses a particular struggle for those concerned about the environment. You can drive a hybrid car to many vacation destinations, but hotels get expensive and driving takes quite a while. Flying has a huge carbon footprint but it saves the most time and many airlines today allow you...


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Simple and Effective Ways to Reduce Business Energy Costs

Reducing unnecessary business energy costs should be one of the main aims of any business owner. As well as doing your bit for the environment, your bottom line will also look a lot healthier at the end of the year too. Below are some of the easiest and most...


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Why Choose a Forex Broker that uses Metatrader 4?

When looking for a forex broker there are always things you should look at and ensure the one you choose is licensed and authorized to do forex trading. On the other hand, the software they use and provide to you is also very important. The best one is a...


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Avoid these common plumbing mistakes and save yourself some headaches

Most of us don’t think of the plumbing in our houses unless and until something goes wrong that needs to be fixed. However, the more we take a proactive approach to our homes’ plumbing, the less likely it is that we will end up needing to call Mississauga plumbers...


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Tips on How to Properly Maintain a Home’s Plumbing System

One of the biggest adjustments for most new homeowners is the amount of maintenance that is involved. There are a number of systems in a home that will have to be properly maintained in order for them to work right. The plumbing system is one of the most important...


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Squeezing More Function in Green Home Improvement

When you think about changing your home design, do you think about how it can affect the planet? Probably not. Chances are that when you’re in home remodeling mode, you’re too worried about things like the cost and other practical considerations to think about environmental impact. And you’re probably...


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Top Tips for a Sustainable Bathroom Renovation

According to Experian a new bathroom suite will add around £7,250 to the value of your home, so whether you’re looking to update the space for your own peace of mind, or make it more desirable to potential buyers, it is at the top of the list for many...


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Common Mistakes That People Make With their Heating System

One of the biggest concerns for most homeowners is keeping their monthly costs down. There are a variety of ways that this can be done. For the most part, there are a variety of different misconceptions when it comes to a home’s heating system. Doing things to prevent problems...


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Manufacturers – the price you pay for energy can seriously impact your bottom line

The UK manufacturing industry has a lot to be proud about. We employ fantastic people and make fantastic products. In fact, in many sectors we’re world leaders in what we produce. Let’s face it though, the reality of running a business in the UK can be tough. In particular,...


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Top Ways To Lower Your Carbon Footprint Whilst Travelling

With the rising threat of global warming and a strong focus in the UK, Europe and the rest of the world on environmental protection, it is imperative to know of ways to lower your carbon footprint when you’re travelling. It is always important to remember to renew your EHIC...


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The Exciting World of Forex Trading

Forex is the largest financial market in the world. Because of the high volume among traders and the size of the trades, it is quite normal with sharp price movements. This means that the forex market is one of the most volatile there is, and you have the possibility...


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7 Considerations to keep in mind when purchasing commercial LEDs

LEDs play a huge role in most forms of commercial lighting. Traditional lighting solutions have accounted for up to 40% of electricity overhead costs for commercial premises. Businesses are starting to realize the energy and cost savings that can be gained by switching to LED lights. Choosing the right...