How can we take steps to being more environmentally friendly in everyday life? Start in your own home by following these tips on saving energy and reducing waste in your kitchen, bathroom and living room. We offer tried and true methods as simple as changing a light bulb to cut down on electricity, using natural cleansors to avoid harmful chemicals, and getting a new shower head to save gallons of water! The best part of these simple tips is many will save you money as well as saving the planet.
Every day the message to consumers tells us the marketplace for personal care products and home cleaning products is complicated, and that switching to natural or organic products is the way to go. But where do you go to decipher labels; and if the product is not monitored by the government, how can we believe what is really “natural” or “organic”? Following you will find what some of the labels mean in terms of certification.
You’ve romanticized about having your own honeybee hive apiary; have thought about helping save the bees from disease, nutrition and pesticides; or contemplated how great it would be to have bees populate your garden. It’s doable, but will take some time and effort.
The summer months bring melting popsicles, late sunsets, and utility bills that can leave you and your vacation aspirations covered in sweat.
What if I told you there could be something in your home more likely to cause lung cancer than cigarette smoke? Learn why every home should test for radon with this to-the-point FAQ.
Solar radiation, also known as insolation is freely available in many parts of the world. This energy can be used to provide domestic hot water through solar thermal panels and also electricity from photovoltaic (PV) panels; these are examined in the following guide to utilizing solar energy.
Ever wondered how much of an effect your daily life has on our planet? Do you think you could do more to protect it, or are you already doing all you can to live an environmentally friendly lifestyle? Find out just how green you really are with this fun quiz.
Are the energy bills guzzling down your hard earned money? Are you looking for ways to cut down your energy consumption? Then, here’s our timely guide to saving energy in your home.
We can all do this, there is no excuse in today’s environment for not making the effort to conserve water or reduce the size of our landfills. Families with young children will find the biggest reasons to engage in sustainable practices and from their tiny hands, the biggest allies in recycling.
Tankless hot water heaters are also known as demand heaters as they supply hot water upon opening the hot water faucet. There are many different makes and models available to choose from; among these is the more modern water heaters that run on electricity and these are very energy efficient.
Has tarnish dulled your brass artifacts and fixtures? Here are five quick and easy brass cleaner recipes to make them shine again.