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How to Start A Sustainable Community and Why it is Beneficial

By | 2017-09-08T21:59:57+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Categories: Environment & Planet, Lifestyle, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

The words sustainable community may seem strange to you. However, they are starting to creep into everyday language. Mindsets are starting change, and people are starting to understand the idea behind sustainable living. Communities that emphasize shared resources and eating organic products are starting to develop. Sustainable living means a lifestyle change. It is embracing new perceptions and way of life. What are the features of these communities? Do they have benefits? If you have decided that forming such a community is the way to go, how

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Alternative Car Fuels: A Full Guide – Infographic

By | 2017-04-24T00:48:44+00:00 April 28th, 2016|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , , , |

In this article, we will explore the benefits and drawbacks of 10 of the most common alternative car fuels. The modern day motorist is far more likely to be environmentally conscious than those from previous generations, with the effects of air pollution from fossil fuels well publicized. Motorists who may not feel comfortable with using traditional fuels such as petroleum and diesel now have a wide range of greener alternatives from which they can choose, and the benefits and drawbacks of 10 of the most

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How to Build a Completely Off-the-Grid, Self-Sustaining Home

By | 2017-11-18T13:49:01+00:00 June 27th, 2015|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet, Home Improvement & DIY, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , |

With the problems resulting from climate change appearing daily in our news, a trend has slowly been emerging to go back to nature and live in a totally self-sustaining home. These houses are being designed by a company called Earthship based in New Mexico. The idea behind these homes is that they are “off-the-grid,” meaning that they try to rely as little as possible on public utilities. The man behind Earthship, Michael Reynolds, came up with the idea back in the 1970s. He had three

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5 Great Home Improvement Ideas to Choose This Summer

By | 2017-08-02T17:51:56+00:00 April 14th, 2015|Categories: Home Improvement & DIY, Lifestyle|Tags: , , |

With summer approaching, home improvement seems to move up on majority of people’s priority lists, and quite rightly so. You have got more hours to put into work every single day and there’s no bone-chilling cold to freeze you out there. When you talk of improving your home, it covers almost everything from fixing broken lights to replacing bathroom fixtures and taking care of your backyard. The best of all are the home improvement endeavours that cost you nothing or very little, so we are

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The Truth About Plastic – Infographic

By | 2017-06-25T09:58:15+00:00 April 4th, 2015|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , |

Plastic — can you imagine a day without it? It has come to be a component of nearly everything we buy and use, it seems. On the one hand, plastic has made things possible that might not have been possible. On the other hand, there are a few major problems (at least) with its widespread use: It lasts longer than we can adequately comprehend. It causes harm to countless animals and fish that try to consume it or get entangled in it. Much of it

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How to Green Your Cleaning Routine

By | 2017-09-07T21:52:51+00:00 July 1st, 2014|Categories: Life Hacks|Tags: , , , |

Cleaning products are everywhere in our homes and offices: on dishes, countertops, furniture, clothes, floors, windows, and floating through the air. In our war on dirt and germs we may often actually be making things worse. Most of the conventional cleaning products we all grew up with are petroleum-based and have dubious health and environmental implications. Instead of opting for cleaning products that annihilate everything in their path, there are plenty of natural products and methods that keep a house clean and fresh-smelling without the

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