How to Start a Sustainable Community and Why It Is Beneficial

The words 'sustainable community' may seem unfamiliar to you. However, they are starting to creep into everyday language. Mindsets are starting to 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…

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

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…

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5 Great Home Improvement Ideas to Choose This Summer

With summer approaching, home improvement seems to move up on the 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 about improving your home, it covers almost everything from fixing broken lights to replacing bathroom fixtures and taking…

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The Truth About Plastic – Infographic

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…

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How to Green Your Cleaning Routine

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…

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