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The following is a list of all entries from the Product of the Week category.

Definition and Product of the Week 09.25.2010

Upcycling is when an item is recycled, but it is used to make the same product again! Glass drink bottles can be recycled and made into glass again. However, aluminim cans cannot be upcycled because the material on the top of the can is different from the rest of the can.

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Definition and Product of the Week 09.18.2010

As greenhouse gasses collect in our atmosphere, they block the heat from escaping into space. This warms the Earth, and we call it Global Warming.


Definition and Product of the Week 09.11.2010

Instead of talking about a particular product, this week I want to educate you on eco friendly lighting. Lighting can be broken down into the fixture itself and the lamp (the lamp is really what we call the light bulb.)


Definition and Product of the Week 09.04.2010

Each Saturday, we post a definition and a product of the week so that you can learn more about going green and what makes particular products green. This week, we’ll define DOWNCYCLING and the product of the week is AMERICAN BARN COMPANY.


Definition and Product of the Week 08.28.2010

A whole house fan can save you a lot of money when the temperature is cooler outside. Accroding to the whole house fan website, running one costs one-tenth of the cost of running an air conditioner over 6 months!


Definition and Product of the Week 08.21.2010

“UltraTouch [denim insulation] contains no chemical irritants and requires no warning labels compared to other traditional products. There are no VOC concerns when using UltraTouch, as it is safe for you and the environment.” – Bonded Logic Website


Definition and Product of the Week 08.08.2010

Don’t be afraid to consider wallcovering. Because of new technologies for easier removal, it is gaining populatirty once again.


Definition and Product of the Week 07.31.2010

Graeber is a leader in eco friendly window treatments. Admitedly, we still have a long way to go in this area of green design, they have taken some noteworthy steps that warrant mentioning here.


Definition and Product of the Week 07.24.2010

One of the missions of Waste Not Resourcing is, “…environmental protection through a zero tolerance landfill policy for the disposal of electronic waste (E-waste).”


Definition and Product of the Week 07.17.2010

eCollection is a line of transitional to contemporary styled upholstered furniture that is environmentally friendly. The company uses recycled materials, formaldehyde-free finishes, natural fiber textiles, and sustainable wood to create a great product.