Lifestyle

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 1 Comment

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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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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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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Wearable Technology: Solar “PowerCloths” Turn Clothing Into Energy Generators

June 10, 2013 | posted in: Green Gadgets, Green Living, Lifestyle, Uncategorized | by 1 Comment

    Ready to give the sun a reason to sweat for a change? Strap on Exotic Solar’s “PowerCloth 1G,” an innovative new textile that turns everyday clothing into wearable solar-powered generators.Unlike conventional photovoltaic panels, which are stiff and brittle, the Utah-based company’s fabric cells are ultra-lightweight and flexible. A single $65 device, available for..

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So-Cal Solar attending the Orange County Home & Garden Show

  So-Cal Solar Inc. will be attending the Orange County Home & Garden Show this weekend. The show will focus on educational and informative displays and showcases for home and garden improvement. So-Cal Solar will be attending the show with information on the benefits of going solar. We will also be giving away a solar..

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Top Ten Earth Day Tips

Happy Earth Day from the So-Cal Solar Family! Here are our top ten Earth Day Tips:     1. Unplug Electronics: Leaving electronics plugged in when not in use is called the “vampire effect.” Even when not turned on, an appliance that is plugged into a power source can still draw energy. According to the..

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