Archive for the ‘Green Movement’ Category
Tips to start a Green cleaning business
Posted on: Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at 5:07 pm
If you are concerned about the environment and want to start a cleaning business that uses eco-friendly measures and equipments then you are most probably setting up a green cleaning business. If you want to set up a green cleaning business then here are a few tips that should be followed:
• Because green cleaning business requires a different type of training for the staff, it can turn up to be a very costly business to run. The best option therefore is to collaborate with a big organization.
• Make sure that you know how to charge for your services. Mostly cleaning businesses charge by the hour. Green cleaning businesses however are usually apt for those who are ready to pay a higher price for the environment. You need to strike a balance, make sure that they you charge enough to cover your expenses, yet not burn a hole in your client’s pocket.
Talk about eco friendly garbage disposal
Posted on: Thursday, December 6th, 2012 at 3:48 pm
Improper garbage disposal has been found to be seriously disturbing for the environmental safety and hence the green experts all over are suggesting taking eco-friendly garbage disposal measures. It’s good to mention that concerned citizens all over have come up with different means that can manage the trash without harming the surroundings.
The eco friendly means of garbage disposal include recycling waste or waste composting. Waste composting is one of the widely followed practices these days and as per the latest records, Americans composted & recycled around 85 million tons of waste in the year 2010. Yard trash composting has led to nearly half of the waste reduction these days. Mulching the lawnmower have become increasingly common now and a good bunch of home owners have built waste composting sots in their backyards.
Besides you have the electronic devices for garbage disposal that could be placed on kitchen drain. These devices would shred off the food particles in micro pieces so that they can pass through the drain pipes easily & safely without causing any problem with the surroundings.
Encourage eco friendly movements in your city
Posted on: Monday, January 3rd, 2011 at 7:34 pm
We all want to make this earth a better place to live in, right? If we all try we really can. For this we ask you to encourage the eco-friendly movements in your city. Now how can you encourage it, you might ask, and the answer is – by abiding by the rules of the movement yourself.
Eco friendly movements are initiated in your city with the aim of making your city a better place by trying to bring down the pollution levels. For example little things you need to observe on your part like try and avoid the use of plastic bags, avoid smoking in public places, never spit or throw wrappers or bits of papers on the roads, for it adds to the pollution.
Always encourage eco-friendly movements in your city, plant trees whenever you can and always remember it is your environment and preserving it is your duty.
How to teach your child to be eco-friendly
Posted on: Sunday, October 17th, 2010 at 11:54 am
Sometimes children can be quite irrational. At other time they can be quite sensitive. It falls upon you to bring your child up in such a way that he or she is aware of the environmental needs. In fact you will have to take every chance to show your child the values of being eco friendly.
The first step to teaching your child is to set an example. Take small steps on saving the environment. Switch of the Electrical switches whenever you get a chance. Make sure the tap is turned off whenever water is not being used. Children are quite observant.
You just do not know how closely they keep watching you. You must teach your child about the three Rs or Recycle, Reduce, Reuse. When you talk to your child about being eco friendly, make sure you do not sound like some boring teacher giving a lecture. Make it interesting so that the child will think it is cool to be eco friendly.
Environmentally Friendly Camping
Posted on: Thursday, June 17th, 2010 at 9:00 am
Camping is fun, and offers one an opportunity to blend with nature and relax. However, most of the camping expeditions have been characterized by people leaving litter all over the camping site, polythene papers, and other unhealthy wastes. The following tips can be followed, to ensure that the camping is Eco friendly.
To begin with, one should be cautious when walking around, to avoid damaging the fragile ecosystem, which may include seedlings or wildlife. Secondly, all trash should be collected before leaving the camping site. Even trash left by earlier campers can be removed, and basically the unwritten rule is that the camping site ought to be left better than one found it.
Campfires are built at designated rings only, unless with permission from camp guides. Plastics and other toxic materials should never be burnt in campfires. Finally, campfires must be completely doused when breaking the camp. These easy tips are a sure way of ensuring an Eco friendly camping.
How to Join the Green Movement
Posted on: Monday, September 28th, 2009 at 10:29 am
The green movement includes a large range of organizations and this can either be joined formally or you can contribute to the effort by individual effort and community initiatives designed to raise environmental awareness. The green movement attracts contributions from the unlikeliest of places including structural design where one can build their house to utilize the most minimum amount of energy as well as exploit the naturally available sources.
The best way in which one can contribute is by grassroots initiative since at the international level a lot of organizations routing for the environmental course tend to have different approaches to the problem of the planet’s pollution. One can also visit the local conservancies and learn of the species that need attention as well as network with their fellow environmentalists. With neo-environmentalism straddling issues that involve energy utilization it may do well to get involved in alternative energy initiatives.