7 Key Benefits of Recycled Plastic Products
The need to use Recycled Plastic Products has never been greater. We are constantly reminded to recycle our glass bottles, newspapers and other items as well as buy products that have been recycled, and in doing so we are helping to do our bit for the environment. But although we know that using them is better for the environment, what are the specific advantages of doing so?Worm Bin Bedding: The Right Stuff For Your Composting Needs
Worm composting is relatively easy and a quick way to turn those kitchen scraps into rich compost you can use in your garden. However, like all other living things compost worms need the right environment to thrive and do the work they are meant to do. Here are some tips on getting your kitchen worm composting bin started and going strong starting with choosing the right worm and worm bin bedding right through to the types of scraps that you should be putting in your compost bin.Clothes Airer – The Great Energy Swindle
Energy costs money. This is the plain and simple truth, and is known by us all. You simply cannot afford paying for energy unless you buy an expensive solar panel system.Cleaner Energy Using Wind Power Electricity
Wind power is another one of the earths free power resources that is bountiful, unlimited and free for mans harnessing of it. Humans have used it for thousands of years. They pumped water, grinded grain and sailed ships. And now new technology has allowed man to harness this wind power into the form of making energy.Green Architecture – Is This Our Future
We hear about green living and sustainability. We have recycled our bottles and glass. Purchased our clothing at thrift stores. Changed our viewpoints about “things.” Now, what about the buildings that we live in and work in? Shouldn’t someone address the green standards of buildings? We all want to live in an efficient working home. What if it was a smart green house? The kind of home that utilizes everyday green materials?Solar Anyone?
If you have dismissed the idea of solar energy based solely on the initial cost, it could be time to take another look at the bigger picture. There currently exist several threats to the overall health of our national electric grid, including the age and instability of our grid infrastructure.Are You Prepared Should Technology Fail?
Most of us don’t want to imagine how vulnerable we really are should technology fail. We all need to follow our pioneer ancestor’s lead and learn to be self-sufficient in the event it becomes a real necessity.We Live in a Throwaway Society
Let’s “trash” our throwaway society, and opt for budget friendly and earth friendly alternatives. Consider a repair shop, a donation center or a recycling program.Green Innovations in HVAC Systems
Growing concern for our environment has led to innovation in the HVAC industry. With all of the developments in economical, energy efficient, low environmental impact HVAC systems and the changing regulations and building codes that have been brought about by these innovations, it is probably time for you to have your HVAC system evaluated and to consider making some improvements.A Simple Step for Greener Living
To be honest, I’d never given much thought to living a more “Green” lifestyle until recently. I discovered easy ways to improve energy efficiency in my home and live a more environmentally conscious lifestyle.