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Solar Energy Advantages and Disadvantages

Solar Energy Advantages and Disadvantages

People of this modern time have enjoyed countless solar energy advantages and disadvantages as well. With the great advancement and development in technology, a good number of sophisticated implements have been introduced into many homes and offices, including industrial plants. Many tools, gadgets,......[Read More]
Take Bigger Steps to Protect the Environment With Solar Power for Your Home

Take Bigger Steps to Protect the Environment With Solar Power for Your Home

Whilst we all do our bit by turning off lights and recycling our bottles, paper and tins, we need to do more if we are going to live in an environmentally friendly way. Moving over to renewable energy sources to power you home is an excellent step to take.......[Read More]
Shipping Container Homes - Structural Integrity

Shipping Container Homes - Structural Integrity

Shipping Container Homes are becoming more popular. More people are starting to turn toward living in one.......[Read More]
Go Green Pictures - Life in the Digital Age

Go Green Pictures - Life in the Digital Age

Have you heard comments regarding technology that make you cringe? People stating that technology is the downfall of society. That's what's wrong with the world. We need to go back to a time where we used our brains not a piece of electronics. How many of you agree? How many of you don&apo......[Read More]
How Some Industrial Degreasing Solvents Threaten User Safety

How Some Industrial Degreasing Solvents Threaten User Safety

When companies perform professional parts washing and machinery washing, they use industrial degreasing solvents. These chemicals can be applied by spraying, wiping, or brushing them directly onto the surface of a machine or machine part to remove dust, dirt, and grease. These degreasers are benefic......[Read More]
5 Simple Ways To Go Green and Save Money

5 Simple Ways To Go Green and Save Money

With the both the environment and the economy being top of mind for us today, we are demanding more eco-friendly, longer lasting products for use in our daily lives. In addition, we are also looking for ways to stretch our dollars to ensure the money we work hard for every day is doing its best to w......[Read More]
Environmentally-Friendly Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

Environmentally-Friendly Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

We are fast approaching Thanksgiving, a time for families to get together. Here are some ways for you to make Thanksgiving environmentally-friendly and involve the whole family at the same time: ......[Read More]
Is It Easy to Build Solar Panels? 3 Things You Need to Make One Easily

Is It Easy to Build Solar Panels? 3 Things You Need to Make One Easily

Is it easy to build a solar panel? Most people ask this question and think that you need to be a rocket scientist or a handyman to get to build a solar powered home. This is absolutely incorrect. There are only 3 things you need to know to build it correctly.......[Read More]
Surplus Solar Panels - Some Pros and Cons

Surplus Solar Panels - Some Pros and Cons

There are surplus solar panels that are for sale and there are also companies who give broken or used solar panels. Used solar panel doesn't mean that it's no good. ......[Read More]
Solar Panel Costs Are Just the First Step in Pricing a Solar Energy System

Solar Panel Costs Are Just the First Step in Pricing a Solar Energy System

As a homeowner interested in solar, you've been diligently pricing solar panels, using an online solar calculator to estimate your home's energy needs. You've got a pretty good idea of the type of panel you want, as well as the approximate number you'll need. Certainly, you have ......[Read More]
A Quick Chat About Slow Food

A Quick Chat About Slow Food

Slow food and the slow food movement are one part of the larger slow movement, a liveable, creative antidote to the modern world's emphasis on speed and mass consumption. But what is slow food, and how can one adopt a slow foods lifestyle as advocated by Carlo Petrini?......[Read More]
Solar Lights Can Provide a Very Efficient and Alternative Light Source

Solar Lights Can Provide a Very Efficient and Alternative Light Source

Solar power has been around for years however in the early days owing to the lesser technology and cost solar power was very much a commercial product. However this has changed dramatically over the years resulting in a very cost effective alternative power source for many applications, solar flood ......[Read More]
Plastic Containers Shopping Guide

Plastic Containers Shopping Guide

Almost every household has plastic containers. They could be used for storing foods or other smaller items to promote organization in the house. However, do you know that some plastics are not really recyclable than the others? Do you use plastic containers that are safe for living? Check out the sh......[Read More]
How to Cook With a Solar Oven

How to Cook With a Solar Oven

Solar cookers are extremely efficient, and they cost almost nothing to manufacture at home. It is simply amazing how many types of foods you can cook in such an oven. You simply need to add all the ingredients, cover up your pot, then place a plastic wrap or a fiberglass sheet over the oven and let......[Read More]
Home Wind Power Kits Now Available At Local Electronic Super Stores

Home Wind Power Kits Now Available At Local Electronic Super Stores

The other day my brother and I went to Fry's because I wanted to price some computer gear. I was amazed when walking down the aisle of this electronics super store to see home wind power kits sitting right there next to some solar panel kits - not even ten feet away from the computer accessorie......[Read More]
How to Make a Compost Using Worms

How to Make a Compost Using Worms

Some people would think that a worm compost is filthy. However, there are other people who would think that a worm compost would be a great convenience.......[Read More]
How to Build Magnetic Generators

How to Build Magnetic Generators

Peter Peregrinus created the first "magnetic motor device" way back in 1269. Since then considerable improvements in the form of newer magnetic generator models has been created by inventors and researchers. In this day and age, magnetic power generators are one of the best forms of renewa......[Read More]
Decisions To Make With An Eco-Friendly Flooring Installation

Decisions To Make With An Eco-Friendly Flooring Installation

When it comes to installing new flooring in your home or business, there are several options as to what type of flooring you want, the style your like, and the flooring installation company you hire. Here are a few pointers to help you make those choices.......[Read More]
Ideas for Green Landscaping

Ideas for Green Landscaping

Green landscaping is landscaping without using dangerous chemicals or harmful methods that will destroy the environment. Green landscaping also saves us money and helps restore the natural resources back to earth.......[Read More]
Environmentally Friendly Paint: The Safe Choice

Environmentally Friendly Paint: The Safe Choice

Natural ingredients are used for environmentally friendly paint or organic paint. You might be surprised that organic paints can contain any or a combination of the following familiar substances - milk, soy, clay, lime, and chalk. If you can use safe paint, then why go for toxic paints?......[Read More]