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Six Tips for an Eco-Friendly Summer

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While rising temperatures may lead you to believe that we’re in the dead of summer, the first official day of the season was June 21, which is good news if you want to start your summer off on an eco-friendly note. To help kick off your green summer, here are six tips that will take you all the way to fall

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Eco-Friendly Summer Camp, Packing Tips for Kids

Eco-Friendly Summer Camp, Packing Tips for Kids | JustGreen Lifestyle | Scoop.it

One of the greatest things about summer as a kid is packing up your rucksack, kissing your parents goodbye, and hopping on a bus bound for sleep away camp! From meeting your bunkmates and daily dips in the lake, to campfires and canoe trips, summer camp is a magical time for those coming of age. Before you send your kiddos off for the summer to become one with nature (and enjoy your own parenting vacation), take a few moments to make sure their experience is eco-friendly and helps to preserve the environment around them.  Below, we’ve included our short list of summer camp packing tips.

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Work towards a cleaner planet with JustGreen

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It is our goal to help people become aware of carbon pollution that is created by none other than us. We have invested about $70 Million on behalf of our customers on various green projects that helped us offset over 1.7 billion pounds of carbon emissions.

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Tips for the Eco-Conscious Traveller - Part II

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In a few short days, summer vacations commence and many of us will head out – by plane, train, car, boat or bus – for a much-anticipated getaway. But what happens upon arrival at your destination? Last month, we shared with you tips for staying green during your vacation with Go Green Products.  And in this follow-up article, we bring you a few ways to green your hotel stay and limit your carbon footprint.

 

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Green Your Life with the JustGreen Lifestyle Savings

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With the Family and Metropolitan Memberships by JustGreen Lifestyle Savings, a great selection of gift cards from department stores, lifestyle, restaurants and many more will be available to you.

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Tips for the Eco-Conscious Traveller - Part I

Tips for the Eco-Conscious Traveller - Part I | JustGreen Lifestyle | Scoop.it

If you’re like most people, right about this time of year, you’re itching to get out of your house, blow off work and hit the road for a spring vacation. But those extra long car trips, airplane rides, train tours and cruises can do some major environmental damage – all in the name of fun and relaxation! Not to mention the additional energy expended as hotels fill to capacity with the all-consuming tourist. Well, fear not, environmentally conscious traveller! Here are a few green travel tips to be used when planning your next vacation.

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Diaper Duty: Greening Your Baby’s Bum

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Any new or experienced parent can tell you that you can never have enough diapers. Really, never enough. Disposable diapers are the third largest source of household waste in the United States. But there are a number of options to green your baby’s routine, including biodegradable and reusable diapers.

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Clean Energy: A DIY Hydrogen Fuel Cell

So what, exactly, are hydrogen fuel cells? Hydrogen fuel cells are quite possibly the most perfect energy source. A hydrogen fuel cell creates electrical power using hydrogen gas and oxygen, without polluting or harmful byproducts—only heat and water are expelled into the atmosphere.

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Carbon Offsets | Global Warming - JustGreen Community

JustGreen Community helps reduce carbon emissions by offsetting them through their products. Join us for our carbon offset products. For more details visit us or call us on 905-670-4440

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Help to Stop Global Warming with Metropolitan Membership

Get metropolitan membership with JustGreen Lifestyle and help to stop global warming. Buy metropolitan membership at just $9.99/mo.

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5 Useful Urban Homesteading Ideas

People who are concerned about the environment and global warming issues are making changes in the way they live.Click here to edit the content

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Carbon Emission Calculator - Calculate Carbon Emission

Calculate your own carbon footprint and reduce it with the help of JustGreen Community carbon offset products.

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Work towards a cleaner planet with JustGreen

It is our goal to help people become aware of carbon pollution that is created by none other than us. We have invested about $70 Million on behalf of our customers on various green projects that helped us offset over 1.7 billion pounds of carbon emissions.
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Green Your Office Space

One of the greatest things about the summer is all of the fun pictures your friends and family post online of their jaunts on beautiful beaches, their bouquets of fresh flowers straight from the garden and their sweet, summer cocktails. But one of the worst things about summer is being stuck in your office and having to look at all of those alluring photos from behind your desk, under the fluorescent lights. While you may not be able to join your friends on their fabulous vacations this week, bring a bit of summer into your cubicle with any of these plants -perfect for the office – as they help clean the air around you, require little maintenance and help promote productivity.Click here to edit the content

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Eco-Friendly Summer Camp, Packing Tips for Kids

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One of the greatest things about summer as a kid is packing up your rucksack, kissing your parents goodbye, and hopping on a bus bound for sleep away camp! From meeting your bunkmates and daily dips in the lake, to campfires and canoe trips, summer camp is a magical time for those coming of age. Before you send your kiddos off for the summer to become one with nature (and enjoy your own parenting vacation), take a few moments to make sure their experience is eco-friendly and helps to preserve the environment around them.  Below, we’ve included our short list of summer camp packing tips.

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Offset your carbon footprint through JustGreen Family Membership

Purchasing the Family Membership enables you to offsets 26,448 pounds of carbon each year. Once on the Family membership, you can choose your reward from our selection of $50 gift cards in two increments; 1) $25 within first 3 months and the other $25 in 6 months.

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Grow Your Garden Greener: Eco-Friendly Landscaping Ideas and Tips

Grow Your Garden Greener: Eco-Friendly Landscaping Ideas and Tips | JustGreen Lifestyle | Scoop.it

With spring in full effect and the start of summer just around the corner, our lawns and gardens are beckoning for a makeover. Fresh flowers in bright colors, lush plants and a healthy lawn will make you the envy of the neighborhood. This year, let’s make an effort to make your garden greener!  As we always do here on the Just Green blog, we’re offering some tips to keep your garden green in more ways than one. Our sustainable gardening ideas will not only maintain your outdoor spaces, save you time, money and energy, but also nurture wildlife and reduce pollution.

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Reduce Waste and Recycle More

There are a host of reasons why someone might put off recycling: “It takes too much time,” they might say, or, “I don’t have any trash that’s recyclable.” Well, it’s time to throw away those lame excuses, lower your trash output and recycle more. Here are a few tidbits and some waste management recycling guidelines that will help get you get started and along the way.tourist. Well, fear not, environmentally conscious traveller! Here are a few green travel tips to be used when planning your next vacation.

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Why a Green Business Makes For Better Business

“Social Responsibility” is sort of a heavy hitting term, isn’t it?  There are many implications and levels of decision-making attached to the idea of doing the right thing to benefit society at large. Most of us want to do our part to keep the Earth healthy and many of us make daily decisions to lessen our impact on the environment.  We shop with businesses or brands that are considered  “green” enterprises, and we like to consider ourselves eco-friendly, responsible citizens of this planet. “Going green” is a great thing on an individual level, but it’s also hugely beneficial for businesses.

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Facts About Wind Farms

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Wind power is the fastest-growing source of electricity in the world, not to mention that it’s an incredibly clean and inexpensive method of harnessing energy. Learn more about wind technology and its future with these 10 fabulous facts about wind farms. If nothing else, you’ll be sure to impress your friends and family on your next cross-country road trip.

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Global Warming Issues and their Solutions

Global Warming Issues and their Solutions | JustGreen Lifestyle | Scoop.it

Reducing carbon or greenhouse emissions is one of the best and most efficient ways to help fight global warming. We need to diminish all the carbon emissions that pollute the eco-systems.

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"Energy-Efficient Ways To Stay Warm When It’s Downright Freezin "

"Energy-Efficient Ways To Stay Warm When It’s Downright Freezin  " | JustGreen Lifestyle | Scoop.it

While we know that global warming isn’t doing much to make us feel warmer in the winter months, it is proof of climate change’s very real affect on weather patterns. There are countless things we can do to help slow the effects of climate change

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Carbon Offsets - JustGreen Lifestyle will donate 500 LBS on your behalf

JustGreen Lifestyle is dedicated to reducing daily carbon emissions. Join our community to reduce the excessive carbon emissions in your life and JustGreen Lifestyle will donate 500 LBS of carbon offset on your behalf . Please visit us at justgreencommunity.com

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Offset Carbon Footprint with JustGreen Lifestyle

We at JustGreen Lifestyle offer exclusive opportunities to our annual members to choose which local green project you would like to support. You may choose any project that is most relevant towards helping offset your carbon footprint.

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Projects that help in the Offsetting process - ST. JOSEPH WIND FARM

We at JustGreen believe that generating energy from renewable sources is a better alternative than using traditional energy sources like coal. The Wind farm at St. Joseph, in southern Manitoba has successfully completed construction after the successful negotiation of a 27-year power purchase agreement between Manitoba Hydro and Pattern Energy.

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