8 Commandments of Natural Beauty

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See on Scoop.it – Green Living This is the story of a reformed beauty queen — a girl who was once drawn to her local drugstore by the allure of a magazine ad and its promise of magical ingredients, snazzier packaging and better results. No longer… And here’s why: According to a 2005 survey of… Read more »

Go Green Global Technologies Corp. Acquires Patent Portfolio Relating to Sonical(TM) Water and Fuel

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See on Scoop.it – Green Living OXFORD, CT–(Marketwired – Jul 9, 2013) – Go Green Global Technologies Corp. (OTC Pink: GOGR), an innovative U. S. water and fuel technology licensing, marketing and development company, today announced that it has acquired intellectual property assets from Water Treatment Systems., LLC for the Sonical™ product line. Patents now owned… Read more »

President Obama’s Climate Change Plan (Infographic)

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Climate Change Plan Crop

On Tuesday, President Obama announced his new climate change plan. Below is an infographic produced by the White House illustrating some facts about climate change and how these new proposals will reduce carbon pollution. If you didn’t see the speech, here are four key moments you should know about. You can read the climate change plan and watch the speech here. You… Read more »

Hawaii governor makes State go green – eTurboNews.com

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See on Scoop.it – Green Living Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie signs a bill advancing Hawaii’s Clean Energy Goals As outlined in the 2013 State of the State address, Gov. Neil Abercrombie today signed Senate Bill 1087, which establishes a green infrastructure financing program for Hawaii. The Green Energy Market Securitization (GEMS) program is an innovative… Read more »

Go paperless, Go Green? Most consumers don’t believe it. It’s time for companies to quit saying it.

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See on Scoop.it – Green Living As banks, utilities and other types of companies push paperless bills saying electronic communications are “greener” and “protect the environment,” results of a new nationwide poll  show consumers just don’t buy those claims.  In fact, an overwhelming majority — 87% — believe the main reason companies want to shift customers to… Read more »

Cutting Down Trees Facts | Graphs.net

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See on Scoop.it – Green Living Every year 3 to 6 billion trees are cut down. The lumber from these are then distributed amongst industries. 46% of the lumbers is consumed by the energy industries, 42% by non-lumber industries and 11% by construction industries. 5.6% of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) is made up of salvageable woods. In… Read more »