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You don’t need to be a die-hard environmentalist to lead a green lifestyle. Follow these guides and you and your family can go green in your everyday lives.

frosty flowers

Winter Weather & the Damage it Can Do to Plants

As the temperature starts to drop from double figures into single digits, we all know it isn’t too long before winter really takes a hold. Whilst there’s probably a few people out there who...
thanksgiving cornucopia

Celebrating Thanksgiving in an Eco Friendly Way

The holidays are a wonderful time of year to celebrate traditions with family and friends, but some of the practices are not especially eco-friendly. You can, however, reduce the carbon footprint of this holiday by...
Solar air heating on home

How to Use Solar Air Heating in Your House

Fuel prices may increase at anytime, but sunshine will always be free. And this is why many people are turning to solar air heating systems to keep their homes comfortable during the winter season....
smart city

What is a Smart City and How Will They Help the Environment?

What is a smart city? According to Techopedia, a smart city is one that incorporates information and communication technologies to enhance city functions and the quality of life of its citizens. Livability is a key...

6 Reasons To Live In A Tiny House

If you’ve been wanting to live in a tiny house but you’re not just convinced yet, these reasons may just change your mind.   1. A tiny house allows you to be mobile Don’t be stuck in...
upcycled frame

14 Easy Ideas for Upcycling Plastic Items

It seems that more and more goods are being distributed in plastic bottles. While some people carelessly toss them in the trash, others (thankfully) recycle them. As for myself, I choose to recycle them...
Ground source heat pump

Dispelling the Myths of Ground Source Heat Pumps

As the popularity of renewable energy in the home grows, so too does the buzz around its technologies. There is a wealth of choice for property owners when it comes to powering a domestic...
Halloween celebration

How to Celebrate Halloween in Eco-Friendly Style!

Halloween is almost here, and for those of you who plan on celebrating the spooky holiday, you’ve probably started putting together a few ideas for costumes, parties and treats. And while we only want you...
halloween pumpkin

5 Tips for an Environmentally-Friendly Halloween

Millions around the world celebrate All Hallows Eve – Halloween – on October 31, in spooky costumes, filling their tummies with candy. When I was a kid, growing up in a suburb of Toronto, Canada,...
Solar water heater on roof

Getting Started with Solar Water Heating for Your Home

After solar power, solar water heating is often the next step that homeowners take to make their home more sustainable. A solar water heating system works by converting sunlight into heat using a solar thermal...

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