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A Sustainability Living Blog Can Provide Great Ideas

Using sustainable options is becoming a popular trend and a big business today. Because of the interest in it, the sustainability living blog is also becoming popular with people who already blog and those who might like to get started. Whether you want to start your own blog or you just like to read the blogs of other people, there's a place for you to teach and learn where sustainability is concerned.

Don't overlook the value you could get - and the value you could give to other people - when you get involved in the sustainability movement. It offers more than just going green. There are also plenty of ways to save money, reuse, and recycle, so you get the kinds of things you need, have less waste, and save plenty of money in the process. Starting a blog to help others means doing your part in teaching others sustainability.

There are also plenty of great blogs you can read if you're new to sustainable living and want to learn all you can. With the right tips and tricks, you'll find that you can do a lot more than you would have expected. New ideas are generally always welcome, and you can use what works for you and discard the rest, so you provide more sustainability to your life and the lives of others.

Being eco friendly in your home means a lot more than just being good to the environment, it also means saving money. Have some smart plans in place in your home to be more energy efficient can end up saving you hundreds of dollars each year. To get started, it’s pretty easy, let’s take a look at some easy ways to make your home http://www.enjoywarmth.com more...

  Photo via http://www.checkcity.com/   The fall is always a great time of year, but for many, that means winter is just around the corner. Which means an increase in your heating bills. If you are someone who has oil heat, your bill can be even more expensive, with a tank refill costing hundreds of dollars in one shot. But, there is good news, there are...

Photo via Rentagreenbox.com Moving as it is usually done is one of the more eco-unfriendly things we do. As I noted in my previous post on the topic, moving house can add as many as 90 cardboard boxes and thousands of square feet of bubble wrap to the landfill, not to mention emissions from driving trucks around the landscape. That’s why the green moving industry...

It’s a fact: school supplies costs more and more every year. However, you don’t have to tap in to your 401K just to stock up on all the essentials this year. Just take a few simple steps that will save you some cash. Shop at Home Before you head out to the store, make sure to see what you can find at home. You’d be surprised at what you can find with just a...

  I’m happy to report that we’ve just finished a complete interior retrofit for adding LED fixtures at our La Porte storage facility in Texas. While you may have already read about the exterior LED lighting at many of our storage properties, this is our first time to add interior LED lights throughout a storage property, and I’m very proud of the work our team has done.   Adding LED fixtures means that things are certainly going to be much brighter at this property, both in terms of energy savings and light. For...

  When it comes to efficiency and comfort, sometimes it helps to centralize things a bit. So, I’ve been working with Mark Duncan, Facilities Services Manager in Florida, on the implementation of a complete energy management system. We selected ASI, which allows us to remotely monitor HVAC systems at the selected properties. Since it works with our existing equipment, ASI is a cost-effective choice for us.   But what exactly is this ASI system, and what’s it going to do for us? ASI is essentially an energy management...

  There are many names for green spaces built on old rail lines: rail-trail, linear park, elevated park and aerial park, or linear greenway, aerial garden …. You get the idea! I can’t decide which one sounds best, so I’ll mix things up a bit.   While people use many names to describe these unique elevated parks, they’re a relatively...

Moving, the way it’s typically done, is a very wasteful activity. Moving a house can take as many as 90 disposable boxes and thousands of square feet of bubble wrap. That’s not to mention the emissions from the trucks that haul your stuff around the landscape. It doesn’t have to be that way. Green moving is on the way up. Mother Nature Network tells us the story...

  When it comes to saving money with energy-efficient lighting, hallways are the place to look, at least in storage facilities! So, while we’ve installed exterior LED fixtures in the past, we’re now bringing that great LED technology inside as well. We’re currently in the middle of our very first complete interior LED retrofit, and I already have some before and after images to share.   When we acquire new properties, we always look at how we can retrofit to save energy with new lighting fixtures, and we found...

  Sometimes it’s nice to be more daring and independent, to do things a bit differently than before. And I got to do that with some special lighting recently. In Lake Elsinore, California, we’ve gone completely off the grid to provide lighting for our RV canopies. While installing the RV canopies at this property, we were able to skip the usual step of adding conduit and meters for electricity. Instead, we worked with 1st Light Energy to install solar LED lights from RAB Lighting. I’m very excited about this off-grid lighting...