Most of us try our best to limit the amount of times we visit the gas pump. But as our busy daily routines take center stage, sometimes we forget the little things that cast a greater foundation for fuel conservation. And it's here, the little things, that we can (and should) do better while out on the road. These fuel conservation tips go beyond a rehash of some of the familiar fuel conservation tips you may or may not have read before.
Although cooler weather can bring many beautiful days and lasting memories, it can also have the unfortunate side effect of bringing higher energy bills due to heating costs. High heating costs can lead to headaches and unwanted money-management problems that most people do not want to deal with at the end of the year. Try implementing one or more of these winter energy saving tips and see how much you can cut down on your energy usage costs this winter.
Focusing on seasonal vegetables as we prepare for winter is a sustainable approach to vegetable gardening. Winter vegetables grow slower, need slightly less water, and don’t overdraw on the nutrients in the soil. Here are 8 essential tips you can use for gardening in winter.
Winter always sneaks up on us. It seems to come out of nowhere, sliding in on the breeze that rustles through the autumn leaves, turning the world from golden to brown. For homesteaders, the autumn also sparks a sense of urgency as they realize the amount left to do before the real cold and snow arrive. Here are seven tips to get wintering homesteaders started.
Green homes are a green trend that is gaining popularity in the U.S. What's a green home and how is it different from a regular home? And how can an Eco-friendly green home help you reduce your carbon footprint, your living expenses and increase your quality of life? This article discusses the benefits of having a green home and offers 15 green home ideas to help get started down the path towards living greener!
While most of us are only thinking about our workout routine, have you ever thought about a cleaning routine for your at-home gym? When we’re in the comfort of...
The impacts of global warming have brought on more than just an influx of natural disasters. Throughout history, it’s been documented that climate change increases the spread of diseases, mortality rates, shortages in essential resources and destruction of livelihoods. But, those aren't the only effects. There's increasing evidence of mental impact from climate change. Here are three ways climate change impacts human behavior.
Earth is breathtaking. To help capture the beauty of our planet and its wildlife, we’ve collected the most awe-inspiring photos from National Geographic this week.
Learning to garden can quickly go from hobby to obsession. If you get really good at it, it can be a business. No matter what you learn, you will always have ways to learn more. Connect with gardeners who grow what you love to eat or the flowers you adore to learn more each season.
Installing a water filter in your home is the perfect way to simultaneously improve your drinking water while lowering your environmental impact. A good water filter will also save you money on drinking water costs.