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A Little Free Publicity for American Home Decor Manufacturers .....Just Because

Greenspiration Home Announces American Made Home Décor Pick-of-the-Week Campaign
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Beginning September 1, 2011, Greenspiration Home will highlight one extraordinary piece of American made furniture or home décor item each week through December.  From sofas to lighting, Greenspiration Home will be sharing its “Pick-of-the-Week” via 3BLMedia, Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin. 

 

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Beginning September 1, 2011, Greenspiration Home will highlight one extraordinary piece of American made furniture or home décor item each week through December.  From sofas to lighting, Greenspiration Home will be sharing its “Pick-of-the-Week” via 3BLMedia, Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin. 

 

A Tale of Two Showerheads

Fatter Drops Make for a More Satisfying (Yet Water Conscious) Shower
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 Greenspiration Home publisher, Trish Holder, compares two WaterSense™ labeled showerheads and discovers that "fat is where it's at" when it comes to water droplets.

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 Greenspiration Home publisher, Trish Holder, compares two WaterSense™ labeled showerheads and discovers that "fat is where it's at" when it comes to water droplets.

LEED®-EB: O+M Certified – CIM: 2101 Webster Building

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Oakland, CA - August 10, 2011 - The 2101 Webster Building, a 20-story office building located in Oakland, California and managed by the CIM Group, Inc., has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (LEED®-EB: O+M) Certified level of Certification by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).

When Being Green Can Cost You Your Home

Conservationism and Homeownership Collide as New England Homeowner Fights to Keep Home From Toppling Into Ocean
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Erosion along the coastal bluffs of Plymouth, Massachusetts threatened one couple's home within a few feet of its life.  From there a battle of wills ensued between the homeowners and Conservation Commission.  Ultimately, Mother Nature would rule unless the homeowners found a solution to her liking...which it appears they have!

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Erosion along the coastal bluffs of Plymouth, Massachusetts threatened one couple's home within a few feet of its life.  From there a battle of wills ensued between the homeowners and Conservation Commission.  Ultimately, Mother Nature would rule unless the homeowners found a solution to her liking...which it appears they have!

CSR Minute: UK Publishes Planning Guidelines for Sustainable Development; Dole Food Launches New Web Site for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

Home Size: How Big is Too Big?

Despite What Some Might Believe, Square Footage Is NOT the Key to Happiness
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 A recent family vacation got me to thinking about happiness and how understanding THAT just might be the key to choosing the perfect size home.

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 A recent family vacation got me to thinking about happiness and how understanding THAT just might be the key to choosing the perfect size home.

Blueberry Bushes Make an Effortlessly Edible Landscape Plant

Sunshine Blue Highbush Blueberry Plants Survive DESPITE Greenspiration Homeowner Neglect!
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 Greenspiration Home landscaping has had its ups and downs since the project was completed in 2009.  However,  Sunshine Blue Highbush (Vaccinium x ‘Sunshine Blue’) blueberry bushes have surpassed our expectations in every way!

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 Greenspiration Home landscaping has had its ups and downs since the project was completed in 2009.  However,  Sunshine Blue Highbush (Vaccinium x ‘Sunshine Blue’) blueberry bushes have surpassed our expectations in every way!

I Can't Do This Alone: Greenspiration Home Calls Upon Homeowners from the 3BL Media Community for Shared Experience

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Real life experience is the one thing that clears all the smoke and shatters all the mirrors that homeowners face as they attempt to make more sustainable choices for their homes.  What are you keeping to yourself that might pave an easier way for other homeowners?

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Real life experience is the one thing that clears all the smoke and shatters all the mirrors that homeowners face as they attempt to make more sustainable choices for their homes.  What are you keeping to yourself that might pave an easier way for other homeowners?

What the Heck Is An Ecobroker (R) and Why Should I Care?

Trish Holder Interviews Ecobroker Sarah Olson from LEAP Realty
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) July 6, 2011 -

An Interview by Trish Holder

Real estate agents.  The very word conjures up images of cheesy looking business cards with fake smiles and a lot of air brushing.  But a new type of broker has emerged that has me intrigued—the Ecobroker®.  Are they the same overdressed, overeager, over-perfumed lot we’ve all caught putting their lipstick on in showcase home powder rooms?  We'll see.

Pennsylvania Homeowner Follows “Bayscaping” Guidelines for Lawn Makeover

Greenspiration Home Guest Blogger Applies Guidelines from the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
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 Pennsylvania homeowner, Jenny Engle, talks about how "Bayscaping" improved the aesthetics and property value of her home while also reducing yard maintenance and pollution that would otherwise have been destined for the Chesapeake Bay. 

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 Pennsylvania homeowner, Jenny Engle, talks about how "Bayscaping" improved the aesthetics and property value of her home while also reducing yard maintenance and pollution that would otherwise have been destined for the Chesapeake Bay. 

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