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HM Launches Garment Recycling Program…WE LIKE!

March 18, 2014 | posted in: Fashion, In The News, Lifestyle | by

HM Launches Garment Recycling Program…WE LIKE! HM garments recycling programs are devoting serious attention to the preservation of the environment through development of its recycled clothing line. HM development department has set a goal to increase the use of recycled fabrics in their clothing line. HM has a garment collection process enabling the promotion of..

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Wheat Grass…Drink Up Its Good For You!

February 25, 2014 | posted in: Green Living, Healthy Living, Lifestyle, Uncategorized | by

Consumers everywhere need to know more about the health benefits that wheat grass will bring to them. This may actually encourage them to incorporate wheat grass in to their diet. It will be important to talk with a nutritionist to learn more about their dietary needs. Almost everyone will notice that they can dramatically improve their health by..

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Solar and Hydrogen Going Hand in Hand

Solar energy offers the potential for freeing people from use of fossil-based fuels. Today’s photovoltaic cells capture the sun’s energy and converts it to directly to electricity for immediate use or storage in a battery. All without greenhouse emissions. What if you were able to harness the sun’s energy in another way? Like using it to..

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Teaching Children About Solar Technology

February 11, 2014 | posted in: Current News, Green Living, Lifestyle, Uncategorized | by

What is Solar Technology? Solar energy is best defined as brilliant light and natural heat from the sun. When harnessed by such technologies as solar heating, solar photovoltaics, solar thermal electricity, artificial photosynthesis and solar architecture it can then be used as energy derived from the sun. It may all sound a little scientific and..

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New York Solar Industry Modeling Incentives Mirror California’s

In recent solar news, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced in his state of the state address an additional $1 billion in funding for solar projects. This is in addition to the NY-Sun Initiative which made PV news in 2012, with 300 megawatts of solar photovoltaic installed or in development. This new funding for NY-Sun also..

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Community Gardening

November 13, 2013 | posted in: Healthy Living, In The News, Lifestyle | by

A community garden can be any piece of land that is gardened by a group of people in a town, city, apartment building, neighborhood, or hospital. A variety of plants are grown in community gardens like flowers, herbs, vegetables, and fruits. Community gardens bring people together working on a project the provides a positive and..

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Woman in Technology

October 30, 2013 | posted in: Lifestyle | by 1 Comment

In recent year, women have taken a bigger role on the technology front, especially in the areas of renewable energy. This industry has seen several women emerge onto its forefront, most notably in clean energy technologies in developing nations. Groups such as Solar Sister in Sub-Saharan Africa are actually taking it upon themselves to empower..

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Charge Up LA!

August 6, 2013 | posted in: Green Living | by

We are finding that more and more consumers are looking towards purchasing an Electric Vehicle instead of those big gas guzzling SUVs. Well Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has come out with a new way to help the EV market with the introduction of their newest program “Charge Up LA! – Home, Work, and..

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DIY Solar Lights

Want Solar lights but, don’t want to spend an arm and a leg for them? Create your own by making sun jars. It’ simple, easy and affordable. Follow the steps below and in no time you will have your own solar powered lights!   What you need: A mason jar with a clear glass lid..

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Solar Continues to meet fashion with Project Runway’s Seth Aaron Henderson Solar-Inspired Line for Portland Fashion Week!!

The last thing designer Seth Aaron Henderson  wants you to do is take him or his work too literally. The Season 7 Project Runway winner will be unveiling a runway line that pays homage to solar technology. This line, however, isn’t heavy on the solar panels though. Set to debut at Portland Fashion Week in..

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