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How to Buy Organic

Organic foods and products are harvested or created according to strict standards. Buying these products is often the best choice for your health and the environment. Organic items can be expensive, though, and it’s sometimes hard to see why buying something organic is any better than buying a traditional product. In many cases, however, organic products offer a clear advantage to consumers, and there are many ways to save money on these products and make them just as affordable as their competitors.

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Ways to Green Your Home

Green homes strike a balance between functionality and environmental responsibility. Green building practices in new homes create an environmentally friendly structure. For those who live in an older home, simple tactics can increase the green factor of the house. As an added bonus, many green practices save you money. Assess your current living practices to identify areas for improvement. Make changes that fit within your budget to gradually transition your house to a green environment.

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Going Green With Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is sustainable. Unlike fossil fuels–which are dwindling resources that can’t be replaced–renewable energy comes from such infinite sources as the sun, earth and wind. Renewable energy is free from many of the negative environmental impacts caused by fossil fuels—namely, global warming and water pollution. Plus, renewable energy is the wave of the future. According to the US Department of Energy, the world’s available fossil fuels will be consumed in 104 years if there isn’t a global switch to renewable energy. This is a switch the world has to make. Many people are already going green with renewable energy in their homes and their lifestyles.

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Modern Baby Room Ideas

There are a bevy of options for parents when it comes to decor for baby rooms. The modern look of clean, simple lines or abstracted geometric shapes and patterns is increasingly popular and accessible, thanks to lines of modular furniture and accessories by Pottery Barn, Crate and Barrel and Ikea. Remember the essential ingredient in any modern room is to have adequate storage for organizing and hiding clutter.