Green Home Guide roundup: Sustainable heating, green gifts and composting stats

On Fridays, USGBC shares green home-related content curated from around the web. If you see a great article on aspects of environmentally friendly home living such as green building, renovation, energy use or cleaning, please send it our way.

  • As the weather gets colder, you may be wanting to crank up the heat...and wondering if there is a more sustainable way to keep your hosue warm. Take a look at this blog by Joe Borras at The Fix for a breakdown of some greener winter heating options.
  • Looking for some green gifts this holiday season? Check out Inhabitat's list of eco-friendly stocking stuffers for some inspiration, from cute bicycle bells to reusable coffee filters.

  • For World Soil Day this past week, the Institute for Local Self-Reliance released several infographics about composting. You may do your own home composting, but #DYK that using it in overall green infrastructure can create more jobs than the incineration and landfill cycle?

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