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‘Community Solar:’ A New Option For Greener Apartment Life
The world is seeing a rise in interest in alternative energy, especially solar. Today around 1.6 million solar installations exist in the U.S. alone, and projected growth shows that number reaching 4 million by 2022. American homeowners have had a few options for incorporating solar energy into their property for a while now — emphasis […] The post ‘Community Solar:’ A New Option For Greener Apartment Life appeared first on Green and Clean Mom.

4 Great Reasons to Cut the Sugar from Your Diet
Have you been considering cutting back on your sugar intake? Maybe it’s an article you read online, something you heard in the media or perhaps your doctor’s suggestion that’s spurred this interested in cutting back on sugar. Whatever the reason is, good for you. If you are on the fence, maybe this article will help […] The post 4 Great Reasons to Cut the Sugar from Your Diet appeared first on Green and Clean Mom.

Healthy Avocado Veggie Dip Recipe
It seems like I do a lot of entertaining in the summer. This means I’m always grilling, cooking or baking something to serve – which isn’t ideal for the waist, if you know what I mean. I do try to make healthy salads and dips to offset the chips, burgers and treats that seem to […] The post Healthy Avocado Veggie Dip Recipe appeared first on Green and Clean Mom.

Study: What You’re Eating May Be Doing More Damage to The Earth Than You Think
A recent study suggests that if Americans were to stop buying meats and other animal products, they could help drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions and their personal carbon footprint. According to Phys.org, altering meal choices could significantly decrease greenhouse gas emissions, as food accounted for 16% of emissions in 2013. Residential and commercial activity accounted […] The post Study: What You’re Eating May Be Doing More Damage to The Earth Than You Think appeared first on Green and Clean Mom.

DIY Bug Repellent Lotion Bars
Bug bites are simply the worst. You are outside enjoying the evening and B-A-M, an annoying mosquito takes a bite out of you. Immediately, a red bump appears and starts to itch. If you’re like me or my children, your skin is sensitive and the bite swells and lasts for days, often turning into an […] The post DIY Bug Repellent Lotion Bars appeared first on Green and Clean Mom.

How to Be Environmentally Friendly When Traveling For Your Honeymoon
You’re finally ready to get married, and even though planning your wedding can be stressful, planning your honeymoon can be a lot of fun. While about one in three weddings take place in religious institutions, honeymoons usually take place somewhere a bit more tropical. When booking flights, finding hotels, and searching for local attractions, it’s easy to […] The post How to Be Environmentally Friendly When Traveling For Your Honeymoon appeared first on Green and Clean Mom.

Taco Tuesday with a Twist
Taco Tuesday is my friend. First, because I love me some tacos. Second, it is an easy dinner. I always have the staples for Taco Tuesday on hand. I buy organic ground beef in bulk, cook it and store it. It’s as easy and thawing some meat, adding some spices and making sure my hubby […] The post Taco Tuesday with a Twist appeared first on Green and Clean Mom.

Cooling Your Home With Your Lawn: Dandelion’s New Project
Dandelion, a spin-off company of Google, is working to use your lawn to cool your home. Though geothermal technologies are nothing new, the widespread application from this project can cut down final costs and reduce our impact on the environment. This eco-friendly form of heating and cooling relies on geothermal heat from the ground — […] The post Cooling Your Home With Your Lawn: Dandelion’s New Project appeared first on Green and Clean Mom.

Homemade Walnut Cake
There is something about cake and a hot cup of coffee. My grandmother used to have a cookie or cake in the evening with black coffee. Black coffee that had sat in her Bunn coffee pot all day and had the consistency of tar. She would warm it up in the microwave and enjoy her […] The post Homemade Walnut Cake appeared first on Green and Clean Mom.

How to Survive Allergy Season (And Still Enjoy Being Outside!)
For people with allergies, the nicer weather may be something to avoid more than enjoy. If you suffer from allergies year-round, you’re probably familiar how to combat those indoor irritants. For example, the carpet may contain 100 times more allergens than hardwood floors. It’s likely that you don’t have any carpeted flooring in your home. […] The post How to Survive Allergy Season (And Still Enjoy Being Outside!) appeared first on Green and Clean Mom.