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How to Design a Greener Home

Living in a house that is both environmentally friendly and economically friendly can give you piece of mind and improve your financial health. Using environmentally friendly building materials can save you money and save your health.

Steps to Build Your Own Hydroelectric Generator

In a recent trip to Hoover Dam I realized how simple it would to build your own hydroelectric generator. The basic principles of a dam gave me some valuable insight how to design my own system. However, by no means is a dam like Hoover simple, or was it easy to construct, but some great ideas can be adapted for anyone living next to a river or stream.

Ecofriendly and Sustainability

Today it seems more important than ever to save our resources. Air, land and water must be preserved for our future. Sustainability is now the new clever term used to describe conservation. But how can you make an impact?

Worm Composting Bins Help You to Recycle Your Kitchen Scraps

According to the EPA, we throw away 96 billion pounds of food every year. 96 Billion! That’s over 25% of the food we prepare! There is no need to put kitchen scraps, junk mail, envelopes, and newspapers into our landfills. As landfills continue to grow, recycling and composting is becoming more important to each of us individually. Worm composting is a great way to turn kitchen scraps, junk mail, cardboard, and newspapers into nutrient-rich material for your plants.

The Factors and Benefits of the Wind Turbine Technology

Wind is a renewable energy resource that can be harnessed and converted to electricity. Windmills have been around for years, but recent technology advancements have made it possible for homeowners to tap into this alternative energy resource.

Tips to Keep Your Aquarium Water Healthy

Having an aquarium will be beneficial for you because the presence can be said as the right decoration for your needs. In this case, you will see that keeping the water healthy is the most important thing you need to perform for your needs. Besides, the presence of this aquarium is seen as the best ecosystem for the collection of fish you have so you can provide the best place for it. If you are confused on how to keep aquarium water healthy, it is important to check this article out that gives better explanation for you.

Save Money Build Your Own Solar Panel

After seeing my utility bill climb again this year I decided to do something about it. I have already constructed my own wind turbine and come upon the idea of combining solar with wind. I knew I could build my own solar panels if I had the proper instructions.

Natural, Low VOC And Non Toxic Paint: What’s The Best Choice For Me?

If you’re looking to decorate your home or other living area in a non-toxic way, you need to consider the different dimensions of health, sustainability, environmental toxicity and performance. Chemically sensitive people need to take extra precautions to eliminate those products that cause problems specifically for them. Questions of environmental safety and toxicity apply to everyone, however.

Light Bulbs – Out With The Old, In With The New

Well the time has come for us to do away with the traditional, incandescent light bulbs that first gave us light, but what is their best replacement? This article discusses the pros and cons of the potential replacements for the incandescent bulb.

Clear Tarps For Greenhouse Construction

If you’re constructing a metal greenhouse, make sure you use welding blankets to keep yourself and your metal frame safe from harm when welding. Crystal clear tarps make the ideal roofing and side wall material because it’s long lasting, affordable, and lets the sun shine through.

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