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Plant-Trading Site Aims to End Garden Waste

Plant-Trading Site Aims to End Garden Waste

A Canadian based website called plantcatching.com, aims to help gardeners from around North America and the world share their excess plants and gardening supplies with other local gardeners in their area. The site, established in April 2012 connects those with excess gardening materials, with gardeners in need of supplies and plants. As most people know, … Continue reading

Going Green: Remodel Your Kitchen

Going Green: Remodel Your Kitchen

Project Management to Help You with Your Green Kitchen Remodel The home improvement trends across the globe – going green are becoming not only the right thing to do, but becoming trendy, and there is no better place to start – than with a kitchen remodel. With the help of a project manager, your next … Continue reading

Going Green: Remodeling Your Bathroom

Going Green: Remodeling Your Bathroom

Project Management Can Help You Get LEED Credits Thinking about remodeling your bathroom with going green in mind? There are many things that you may want to take into account on your next bathroom remodel, and if you plan on getting LEED credits for your project; a project manager can help you with this task. … Continue reading

Green labels add value to California homes

California homeowners who add insulation, upgrade to more efficient water heaters and make other energy- and water-saving improvements could add as much as 12% to the value of their homes when they are certified as green by the Energy Star, GreenPoint Rated or LEED for Homes programs, according to a study released Thursday. The “Value … Continue reading

More green shoots in housing market

More green shoots are appearing in the nation’s long-dormant housing market. Sales of new homes rose 3.3% in April from March to a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 343,000, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday. That was slightly stronger than what most analysts had forecast, and the latest in a string of recent reports suggesting that … Continue reading

Green Living: What to Recycle

It can be a little confusing. Do I recycle this carton, but not that box? Do I need to rinse this out before I toss it? How does one know what is acceptable for recycling and what isn’t? Here is a very rudimentary cheat sheet for you to use! Let’s break it down into categories. … Continue reading