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Aug 31

4 Tips on How to Recycle Waste in Your Household

Having waste lying around in the house is not a good sight. It may harbor pathogens and attract bad odor in the house. Developing proper waste management techniques will help sort out the situation. You have to think recycling before you dump the waste in a bin or landfill. Household waste will include kitchen waste, …

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Nov 07

Your Green Home: Five Tips for Saving Money and Decreasing Your Carbon Footprint

Homes today can have large carbon footprints that affect the environment and reduce air quality in neighborhoods. Shrinking the size of this footprint means lowering energy use and consuming fewer resources. Implementing these five tips will help to decrease the footprint of a home and save money every month. Replace Old Insulation Insulation reduces energy …

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Aug 27

Product Review: The Green Cycler

I’d heard of kitchen pre-composters before, but I’d never used one. That was before The Green Cycler Team sent me a Green Cycler to try out and review. The concept is one to make pre-composting fun. You use a hand crank to shred food from your kitchen to speed up the process from kitchen to your compost bin. As …

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Jun 07

6 Amazing Uses for Orange Peels

Oranges, other than being a delicious fruit that we typically enjoy during the winter time, have an extremely useful peel. Unlike bananas, orange peels can be used for a long time after you’ve peeled the fruit. Here are six amazing uses for orange peels, that you didn’t know about. 6. Potpourri You can use orange …

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Apr 22

Improving on the Environmental Benefits of Aquaponics

According to Wikipedia, Aquaponics or pisciponics, is a sustainable food production system that combines traditional aquaculture (raising aquatic animals such as snails, fish, crayfish or prawns in tanks) with hydroponics (cultivating plants in water) in a symbiotic environment. In aquaculture, effluents accumulate in the water, increasing toxicity for the fish. This water is led to …

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Apr 08

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint by Using Humus Compost

As the environment heats up due to global warming more organic matter in the soil will decompose and be converted to carbon dioxide.  This will increase global warming even more.  It will also decrease the fertility of the world’s soil and decrease the capability of producing food.  One way to combat the decrease in organic …

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Aug 30

Making Green Convenient

For obvious reasons, protecting our environment is an important and worth while cause. A cause that many people have dedicated themselves to. In fact, it seems that more and more people are taking up the “green” banner each day. These individuals are looking for eco-conscious products for every aspect of their lives from household cleaners …

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Aug 24

How to Stay Eco-Friendly While Cleaning the Kitchen

For homeowners concerned with their impact on the environment, there are a number of changes throughout the home they can make to reduce their ecological footprint. One way is to focus on the kitchen and the steps to keep it spotlessly clean. There’s no reason why you can’t use eco-friendly techniques throughout the chore of …

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Jul 09

Becoming Self Sufficient by Building a Vegetable Garden in your Outdoor Space

Tired of paying a premium for veggies that were likely sprayed with a chemical cocktail you couldn’t even begin to pronounce? Then it’s time to get your hands dirty with a backyard garden. Many urban and suburban dwellers are looking to become more self-sufficient by planting, growing and harvesting their own vegetables. With rising food …

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Jul 02

Reduce The Carbon Footprint Of Your Business With These Easy To Follow Steps

Recycling has forced it’s way into public consciousness over the last few years. Gone are the days when green living is just a concern of eco warriors and hippies, now all of us are doing our bit to help mother earth. This is partly due to the fact that the government has placed greater emphasis …

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Jun 15

Guest Post: 5 Green Initiatives Every Home Can Take Up

Carbon-footprint reduction is on everyone’s radar, and reducing the footprint of your home has never been more important. Global warming is becoming more of a reality with each passing day. More options are available to help you green-up your home and provide healthier alternatives to the people and environments in your everyday life. Here are …

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Apr 02

9 Top Tips For A Greener Lifestyle

Do you want to live a greener life? If so, you’re not alone. Millions of people are starting to actively seek ways to minimise their carbon footprint and conserve resources. Living a greener lifestyle helps everyone, from your family right through to the wider world. Individual actions may be small but together they combine to …

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