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How to Recycle Used Coffee Grounds in Your Home and Garden

By |2020-04-02T18:51:06+03:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Environment & Planet, Gardening, Home Improvement & DIY|Tags: , , , , , |

If you're reading this, you're probably a die-hard Java lover. Now there's one more reason for you to drink coffee - coffee grounds are recyclable. We'll show you why and how to recycle used coffee grounds in innovative ways you've never imagined. Why recycle used coffee grounds? Australian environmental foundation Planet Ark conducted a feasibility study of 921 cafes across Sydney. It found that these cafes sell over a million cups of coffee yearly. 7% of the coffee grounds go to worm farms while the rest

14 Unexpected Uses for Wood Ash in Your Home and Garden

By |2020-03-07T17:22:03+03:00March 7th, 2020|Categories: Gardening, Home Improvement & DIY, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

Do the burnt logs in your fireplace frustrate you? Is clearing them a hassle? Why not knock on wood, and burn it? There are more uses for wood ash than you may think. Combusted wood has its place in both the home and the garden. We'll show you how to turn this disintegrated object into something useful. What Is Wood Ash? Wood ash is the residue from combusting wood. It is what's left behind when we burn wood in fireplaces. Industrial power plants produce it

8 Himalayan Salt Lamp Benefits That Explain Their Popularity

By |2019-12-02T14:34:36+03:00November 29th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Home Improvement & DIY, Natural Health|Tags: , |

People have made many different claims regarding Himalayan salt lamps in the recent past. They are becoming popular day by day due to their properties. Owning a Himalayan salt lamp is believed to have a number of health benefits. First of all, these lamps are said to have the ability to release negative ions into the atmosphere, and this is a good thing. While there is no particular scientific research to prove these claims, Himalayan salt lamps still could have health benefits. As the name

6 Simple Steps to an Eco-Friendly House You Should Follow

By |2020-02-23T16:35:29+03:00August 30th, 2019|Categories: Environment & Planet, Home Improvement & DIY, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

People who make their homes eco-friendlier usually find they cost less to run too. It has to be an added bonus if you are helping the planet and saving money at the same time. Many people do not know where to start with making their house more eco-friendly though, so here are a few tips to help you. Here are some simple steps to an eco-friendly house anyone can follow: Be More Energy Efficient The less energy you use, the less has to be made

How to Make Homemade Toothpaste with Natural Ingredients

By |2020-05-20T19:34:22+03:00July 18th, 2019|Categories: Home Improvement & DIY, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , |

Have you thought of giving Colgate a run for its money? It may seem like a chore to make your own homemade toothpaste, but the health benefits of doing so make it worthwhile. We explain why you should make homemade toothpaste and have a few recipes that use ingredients that you can get from your kitchen. The Benefits of Making Your Own Toothpaste Few people would disagree that a toothpaste made with natural ingredients is the best for the teeth. If it still feels tiresome

How to Plant a Tree in 7 Simple Steps & Why You Should Do It

By |2020-02-27T14:06:36+03:00July 14th, 2019|Categories: Environment & Planet, Gardening, Home Improvement & DIY|Tags: , , |

Your sparse-looking backyard won't motivate you to spend time at home, so you might want to bring it to life. Learn how to plant a tree in it and give it a fresh start. A tree in your garden may seem bulky and ill-placed, but it is the best way to renew it. We will tell you why you should go-green with trees and share which are suitable for planting. Then, we will provide a full guide to planting a tree yourself. Why should you

8 Benefits of Bamboo That Make It Great for Going Green

By |2020-02-27T14:24:50+03:00June 18th, 2019|Categories: Design, Environment & Planet, Home Improvement & DIY|Tags: , , |

The bamboo conjures the image of a cute, cuddly panda. Beautiful imagery aside, the benefits of bamboo extend beyond keeping this huggable creature alive. Few of us realize that bamboo plays a large part in protecting the environment. We can give it support by using it in furniture and materials in the home. You will discover the benefits of bamboo and learn how to include it in your projects. What is bamboo? The bamboo is an evergreen flowering plant. The word "bamboo" originates from the

How to Remove Limescale from Your Kitchen Utensils Naturally

By |2020-02-27T21:43:07+03:00May 24th, 2019|Categories: Home Improvement & DIY, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , |

That chalky white substances on your pots, pans, and pipes are unsightly and seem to stay there forever. We explain what it is and how it gets onto your cooking utensils. This article also has a few tips to help you remove limescale from them. What is limescale? You'll find limescale on your kitchen utensils and the inner surfaces of old metal pipes. This chalky deposit hardens once the water in them evaporates. Limescale builds up when calcium bicarbonate mixes with hot water and carbon dioxide.