Painting the interior of your home should be a wonderful experience. It makes everything look new again, brightens up a room, and helps you create the ambiance you envision. Common commercial paints can do all that, but at the same time cause dangerous problems from fumes that … [Read more...] about How to Buy Eco Friendly Paint
Photo courtesy of natashalcd at Flickr.com The jury is still out on the Cash for Clunkers program. The last paperwork was filed on Monday, August 24, 2009, but crushed cars still waiting to be recycled. The final numbers are in - so how did the program score? All told, C4C … [Read more...] about Was Cash for Clunkers a success?
Photo courtesy of kendrak at Flickr.com Eco-conscious drivers pay a lot of attention to how much gasoline their cars use, but what about the motor oil? When cars are properly maintained, they use far more gasoline than they do oil, and driving a car requires more trips to the … [Read more...] about Save the planet with motor oil
Photo courtesy of WallyG at Flickr.com Here at the Practical Environmentalist, weâ€™re green news junkies. We keep an eagle eye out for the latest science, social, and environmental developments and try to sum up the big picture. A lot of exciting things are going on right … [Read more...] about In the news: Environmentally friendly legislation and programs
Photo courtesy of Saw You On The Flipside For some people, travel is an unpleasant necessity. They travel to meet clients or commute. For other people, travel is a joy and the reason that they work. They save up money for vacations and sight seeing. Whether you're in a hurry … [Read more...] about Green ways to travel