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Environment
by Yindee
11 months ago
Going Grey is the Green Solution for Saving Water

Over half the water we use goes down the drain yet it can be used for watering the garden. Here are ways to use this "grey" water from the bath and shower more effectively and keep the garden green.

Environment
by RoseWrites
1 year ago
100 shares
Safe Mosquito Eradication That Works: Using Coffee, Bti, Rubbing Alcohol, and a Cat

While researching the Zika virus, I discovered the safest, most effective ways to eradicate disease-carrying mosquitoes. Turns out: used coffee grounds sprinkled over stagnant water sources (like bromeliad flowers or leaves) acts as a larvicide and as a deterrent to egg-laying mosquitoes. If you live in a Zika-endemic area, I highly recommend Bti (Bacillus thuringiensis serotype israelensis). Two other ways I have remained bite-free: a spray bottle of 70 percent rubbing alcohol and my trusty sidekick, Editor Cat.

Environment
by SparkyStar
2 years ago
5 Easy Ways To Help The Environment And Save Money

Here are five easy to implement long-term tips to save money and help the environment too.

Environment
by J. Larson
2 years ago
What is Permaculture Landscaping

Instead of agriculture we should be doing permaculture.  Permaculture is system of growing things that relies on natural patterns, perennials planting and good design. 

Environment
by SparkyStar
2 years ago
5 Simple Ways To Save Water In The Home

Here are five easy and manageable ways in which you could save on your water bills today.

Environment
by SparkyStar
2 years ago
6 Step Guide To Making Your Own Compost

Help the environment today by learning how to make your own compost. It is free and will save you money too.

Environment
by Yindee
2 years ago
302 shares
Propolis comes from trees and bees and is a potent antibiotic

We can benefit from the antioxidant and anti-microbial action of propolis - a resinous substance made by honey bees. It can also be used as a stimulant and also has healing, analgesic, anaesthetic and anti-inflammatory Properties.

Environment
by SparkyStar
2 years ago
5 Easy Ways To Reduce Your Food Waste

Are you often throwing away leftover food or food that has past its sell by date? Use these 5 simple tactics to reduce your food waste, put more money back in your pocket and help the environment.

Environment
by Eliza R.
2 years ago
9 Reasons Why You Should Start Raising Backyard Chickens This Summer

Do you know someone who raises chickens in their backyard? Ever wonder if you could do it too? The answer is yes! And here are 9 reasons why you should start this summer!

Environment
by Chedie
2 years ago
How to Increase Your Home's Value By Gardening (Even When You Don't Have a Green Thumb)

Did you know that having a well-maintained garden can help boost a home's worth? Now that is a big problem for people with "black thumbs". Fortunately there are ways to make nature's elves work their magic for you.

Environment
by Wild Ginger
2 years ago
The Perfect Trio: How to Buy Your Dream Home by Saving the Environment and Improving Your Health

It's all about creating win-win-win situations where you and the environment both thrive. Here are a couple practical ways to trim your waistline, fatten your wallet, and live green.

Environment
by Wild Ginger
2 years ago
Can You Really Save Money AND Save The Earth?

Eco-friendly living doesn't have to be a major sacrifice. In fact, with a few subtle lifestyle changes we can benefit from being good stewards of the environment. Here's an introduction to thinking green...for the environment but also for your savings account!

Environment
by J.N. Thurgood
3 years ago
Why You Should use a Cover Crop

If you find that after harvest your soil keeps getting blown away by the wind or swept away by the rain then read this article. Here are some reasons why you should use a cover crop.

Environment
by J. Larson
3 years ago
Peak Phosphorus: The End of Industrial Agriculture

Phosphorus is one of the three main nutrients used today in modern industrial agriculture. Along with nitrogen and potassium the use of massive amounts of phosphorus is the main driver behind the green revolution that has shaped agriculture since the 1960's. Without the massive inputs of fertilizers America and other industrial agriculture powers could not produce the amounts that they do. The problem is phosphorus is relatively rare and according to leading researchers in the subject we could be running out in a little as 30-40 years from now.

Environment
by mjpyro
3 years ago
Conservation of Energy: Money Saving Tips and Energy Conservation Techniques for Your Home

It is estimated that heating and cooling a home accounts for as much as 50% of a homeowner's monthly utility bills. Here is how you can make a dent in those electric bills.

Environment
by Stefan Collins
3 years ago
How To Find A Green Hotel

When traveling far from home, one of the best ways of minimizing your environmental impact and reducing your carbon footprint is to find a ecofriendly place to stay.

Environment
by Stefan Collins
3 years ago
Green Travel Tips

Feeling guilty about taking a long trip purely for pleasure? Here are several ways in which you can reduce your environmental impact while on vacation.

Environment
by Indexer
3 years ago
Progress Being Made in Saving Whales From Extinction

Although huge progress has been made in reversing the decline of whale numbers, there is no room for complacency

Environment
by mjpyro
3 years ago
Green Cleaning Recipes to Safely Rid Your Home Of Grime, Germs, Bacteria and Mildew

Clean does not equal a chemical smell that is so prevalent in a room after spray from some of the commercially available products on the market. There are natural products to use that won't make you sick.

Environment
by breunig
3 years ago
Renewable Wind and Solar Energy in Your Backyard

Creative forms of solar and wind energy that can be used for free.

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