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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]
Alternative Energy - Which Is the Best Source?

Alternative Energy - Which Is the Best Source?

What form of alternative energy is the best source? A question not easily answered since their are different types available, as well as technological progress being made daily. Many factors play a role when trying to find the "best source".......[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]
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]
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]
8 Tips for a Green Laundry

8 Tips for a Green Laundry

Make clothes washing a little more sustainable by saving energy with these easy, affordable green laundry tips.......[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]
Reuse and Re-Wear - 5 Repurposing Tips

Reuse and Re-Wear - 5 Repurposing Tips

There is a lot of talk in the eco friendly world about recycling. Recycling, is of course highly important if we are to ensure the generations to come, are not burdened with our waste, but there is more to recycling than just placing our glasses and paper in recycling bins.......[Read More]
Power From The Sun: Solar Powered Homes

Power From The Sun: Solar Powered Homes

Tapping into the energy from the sun is free and provides a never ending way to create power for your house or office. You can continue making power as long as the sun keeps shining. And due to advances in technology, it can now be very efficient and affordable to build solar powered homes.......[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]
Simple Living Done Simply

Simple Living Done Simply

The simplified lifestyle is key to the green movement. In this article, learn why sustainability and living "green" depends on simple living with frugality as a focus.......[Read More]
7 Recycling Symbols to Know

7 Recycling Symbols to Know

Recycling symbols for paper, plastic and metal are explained in easy-to-understand language. Learn how to recycle by finding out what different recycling symbols mean.......[Read More]
Going Green for the Good of the Planet

Going Green for the Good of the Planet

If you are interested in the environment, you are now fully aware that there are many people concerned about the future of the planet. Will resources continue to be replenished as populations increase?......[Read More]
Vertical Wind Mill Designed For Home Use - 2 Explanations Why Not

Vertical Wind Mill Designed For Home Use - 2 Explanations Why Not

Most of your electricity cost worries can be solved by taking a vertical wind turbine for home use and installing it at your house. However, there are a number of downsides. When you are looking at something this important it is good to acknowledge carefully the good and the bad.......[Read More]
Points to Consider Before Starting Your Aquaponics System

Points to Consider Before Starting Your Aquaponics System

We all agree that aquaponics is the thing to do right? If you're here it means you want to know more about setting up your own aquaponics system.......[Read More]