Green Home Guide roundup: Your energy IQ, nontoxic counters and the zero-waste life
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.
- Are you an energy genius? Energy.gov challenges you to take their Home Energy IQ test. See how you do on their 13-question quiz, and then try your hand at proving your Climate Change IQ.
- Going zero-waste can sound intimidating, but reading "Trash-free Is the Way to Be" on Green Living Ideas, you'll see that it can be simper than you think. The blog links to resources on textile recycling and zero-waste grocery shopping.
- My Chemical-Free House has blogged about elements of "A Non-Toxic Kitchen," addressing the basics of keeping cabinets, countertops and cooking implements free of VOCs and unhealthy chemicals.