Green Living

How a Green Home Saves You Money

– Posted in: Blog, Green Living

One of the first questions I almost always get asked about green homes is “doesn’t it cost more?” It comes as a surprise to most people that a green or greener home often not cost more than a traditional built, remodeled or upgraded home. Plus your green home saves you money over time and does [...]

RECYCLING VS TRASH

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Recycling to Reduce Trash Our neighborhood in Oklahoma City has recently gone to the big recycle bins that can be picked up by the automated trucks. In addition to holding a LOT more than our “Little Blue Bins” we had before, they have the extra advantage of preventing trash destined for recycling from ending up [...]

Doing as You Say: Sharing Your Green Values

– Posted in: Blog, Green Homes, Green Living

If Your Firm Values Green Building, Let People Know  Focusing on your company’s values and how they are portrayed in your communications and media—can play a big part in attracting your ideal clients. Because today’s buyer looks not only for energy efficiency but also for green and sustainable products and practices, these values are often [...]

Green as You Go – Paint by Numbers

– Posted in: Blog, Green Gab Podcast, Green Homes, Green Living, Renewable Energy

“The whole idea of green can be done one choice at a time” which is basically what Marla’s book Living Green Effortlessly: Simple Choices for a Better Home, is about. Marla and Tony agree that it’s not just about radical “tree-hugger” kind of stuff but everyday simple choices. Tony wants folks to know that making simple changes can [...]

Father’s Day Green Gift Guide

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Father’s Day is coming up and I’ve put together some of my favorite gift ideas for the special Father, Grandfather or Husband. These eco-friendly ideas are perfect for the man who has everything. Let me know what you’re planning to give this year!   ECO-BAGS Black Canvas Wine Tote Solar LED Garden Light Torches MOSO [...]

Walking the Talk: The why behind sustainability

– Posted in: Blog, Consumer Issues, Green Gab Podcast, Green Homes, Green Living

Nothing’s new under the sun. Marla and Tony discuss how the basic principles of green and sustainability have been around for centuries, even since the times of the Greeks and Romans. However, as technology has evolved in our society we have become lazy. We choose convenience over stewardship and then we find ourselves struggling with [...]

Water -Just Use What We Need

– Posted in: Blog, Green Gab Podcast, Green Homes, Green Living, Landscaping and Water

Gabbing today about using water wisely. Because water is integrated into almost every part of our lives and is used in almost everything we manufacture, water affects us on every level.  And because water is a limited resource which we cannot live without, it’s vital we keep learning and remembering to use water responsibly. Tony [...]