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7 steps to make your home more sustainable toward a green building

At present, there are around seven billion people on the planet. And each one of us draws on the Earth’s natural resources. Unsurprisingly, this takes a huge toll on Mother Earth. This makes it…

Radically Sustainable Green Buildings.

Nurses: Trump Administration is letting American citizens die in Puerto Rico

An elderly woman in Puerto Rico is helpless as her husband’s body becomes a patchwork of ulcers and sores from Parkinson’s disease. Another woman risks respiratory disease from a…

Radically Sustainable Green Buildings.

Light Bulb Moment? Researchers See Bright Idea

The humble light bulb has been around so long that it feels a bit strange to discuss it in the realm of eco-tech. We forget that the light bulb, now found in virtually every single home in America, was once a groundbreaking innovation. Light! At…

CFLs, LEDs And Incandescents, Oh My!

While changing a light bulb is a simple chore, picking the right bulb is more complicated. That’s because light bulbs are constantly evolving. The 135-year-old incandescent bulb is more efficient than ever, but new light bulb technologies that use…

#SmallSteps: Change Lightbulbs One Paycheck At A Time!

Changing Bulbs to LED Did you know the average household has 40 lightbulbs? When you think about changing out ALL those bulbs to LEDs, it’s an overwhelming thought! Especially at an average cost of $36 per bulb. That’s $1440 to outfit your entire…

Add Some Color To Your World With ilumi’s LED Light

Ever since the advent of the light bulb, bulbs have been…well…pretty darn basic – either on or off.  95% of the time bulbs were white.  Boring.  Then came CFL lights followed by LED lights.  Are you ready to add a little color to your life an…

Light Up Your Party With These Beautiful Upcycled Tiki Torch Bottles

Be sure to subscribe to Earth911TV on YouTube and give us a thumbs up! These beautiful upcycled tiki torch bottles not only look great, but they keep bottles out of landfills and give you some unique decor. Show Notes Tiki Torch Wine Bottles Led…

Making The Case For LED Lighting

Be sure to subscribe to Earth911TV on YouTube and give us a thumbs up! John P is breaks down the math and makes the case for switching to LED lighting. Show Notes LuminAID Inflatable Solar Lantern LED Lighting Articles LED Bulb Saving Calculator…

Smartphone Meets Smarter Light? Turning On Remote Controlled Lighting For The Home

Smart technology has moved beyond smartphones and personal electronics. Its future lies in household interconnectedness – smart homes that make Jetson-like living closer than ever. As our appliances, thermostats and other devices become…

The Hip ‘Eco-Lightbulb That Looks Better Naked’

The company behind the world’s first low-energy designer bulb is back with a softer option — and its own crowdfunding campaign.