From recycling, to using new eco-friendly building materials - put your Green Living tips here.
Anyway, I exercise everyday to keep my cholesterol down & might as well do this. Sorry, to the point now, one day on "The Drs" I saw a stationary bike hooked to a rechargeable battery & it would be great to use the energy to charge up a generator battery so you cab use it later. I went & trued...
So, in the last six months I've decided to change alot and for the better! I decided to stop caring about what others think and have kind of turned into a new age hippie. I'm loving my new lifestyle! Anyway, along with that change I started reading about the environment and realized we're all in...
I'm thinking of building one of these and I'm looking for some tips or any good tutorials on websites. Thanks.
Check out this site: http://www.greywaterguerrillas.com/ I was reading about this greywater system in Sierra Club magazine. I wana do one for my house. :)
what is the strangest project THAT WORKED for you using society's throw away stuff?
I made a sign for a musician friend's front porch out of a wall-hanger harp (I couldn't repair it)
I found that baby wash clothes work great for cleaning rags and you can find them anywhere salvation army or yard sales. wash and reuse!
Ive got a system for my reusale rags. Blue washclothes are for the bathroom. Brown and green dish rags are for dishes and any other rag is for cleaning. I...
Ok so I'm all for recycling, post consumer goods, organics etc. But something I dont understand is "biodegradable goods" that will eventually become trash, that will be put in land fills. Arent land fills lined with plastic first? Not mixed with soil or anything? How is something going to break...
Earth friendly make-up brushes...
I was surfing around the net and I found this little advise.
Some of the methods are pretty funny:
I thought this was a pretty cool idea, a great way to use those plastic barrels, I see them free all over the place. I already have rain barrels and Id love to have some chairs that could just stay outside, no worries about them getting ruined!
From this site
OK, so I got this old project that I was thinking of and an LED light bulb is my only solution. See, I have this really ugly brass light fixture on my front porch that I'm going to replace. We bought some arts and crafts/mission style fixtures to place around the house, when ever we can get enough...
By Green Century Enterprises Inc.
Everything in their product line is 100% Biodegradable and Compostable under normal or commercial conditions with no harmful chemical residues. Made from reed pulp fiber and sugar cane bagasse, they clearly outperform other non-organic product applications...
Ok so Ive been looking into renewable resources for my house and PA has some energy loans that look pretty good. Up to 30% tax credits, to a certain dollar amount. The interest rates on the loans dont seem to bad esp for low income families which is the catagory I fall under.
I am looking to start sewing some fabulous new threads and I was hoping that I could find a great reasonably priced vendor to get organic bamboo and other organic fabrics. Do you have any resources that you could share? web-pages? fabric stores in or near Northern Vermont?
got a klean kanteen from amazon
40 oz stainless steel, no liner
100% post consumer content and the tag is printed with soy ink
$17.50 and some change
i thought it were a decent deal, figured i'd pass it along
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One of the many things on my to do list was to trim up the venetian blinds
After we put in the new windows we blocked the glare with some venetian blinds, cheap, easy, quick, although I do prefer drapes, and those will come eventually.
We bought enough for all the windows, proper width, fit...
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