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What is the Recycling Loop?

What is the Recycling Loop?

Published on: Feb 03 2014 by EcoFoil - Comments Off
Here at EcoFoil protecting the environment is one of our number one concerns.  It is crucial that we all reduce our impact on the environment by conserving our...
The Basics of Green Insulation

The Basics of Green Insulation

Published on: Jan 27 2014 by - Comments Off
The Basics of Green Insulation Today the idea of “being green” is quite popular and it seems that many products are labeled as green. In order to determine the...
Ten Ways to Conserve Water at Home

Ten Ways to Conserve Water at Home

Published on: Jan 13 2014 by - Comments Off
Reducing water usage has a host of benefits. In addition to lowering utility bills, it helps to reduce pollutants in rivers and lakes, and also prolongs the life...
6 Ways to Recycle Construction Waste

6 Ways to Recycle Construction Waste

Published on: Dec 23 2013 by EcoFoil - Comments Off
Building a home creates a surprising amount of trash. In fact, building a 2,000 square foot home also creates approximately 8,000 lbs. of debris. Most of this construction...
Environmentally Friendly Paint Options

Environmentally Friendly Paint Options

Published on: Oct 30 2013 by EcoFoil - Comments Off
Common household paints are often overlooked as environmental offenders. Did you know standard formulations can contain over 100 chemicals that are recognized toxins?...
3 Sustainable Lumber Certifications and What They Really Mean

3 Sustainable Lumber Certifications and What They Really Mean

Published on: Oct 23 2013 by - Comments Off
Certified sustainable lumber is available at many hardware stores. If you are building or remodeling, you may have considered buying sustainable lumber for your...