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DIY Coffee Table from Recycled Wood Pallets

Create a beautiful coffee table from recycled wood pallets. The table is perfect for an outdoor living space or a family room. People cherish handmade gifts at Christmas. Dings and dents add character to the table. The table is sturdy, fashionable and unique.Supplies:PalletsScrewsHammerElectric Scr ...

Home Sustainability 101

There is a small number of sustainable houses on the current  market but they will become increasingly more popular in the future. Sustainable houses can be a very good way to reduce the impact on our natural environment and this article will present you some alternative ways which you can use ... ...

Endangered: Penguins

I love Penguins! Who doesn't? They walk funny, slide funny and look funny. But despite their adorable quality, we do not notice that out of 17 species of penguins, 11 are close to becoming extinct. The cause of this are pollution, their lack for food supply, they're being hunted for oil, ta ... ...

11 Fall and Winter Gardening Chores

The first frost does not mean an end to gardening chores. Fall and winter gardening chores means less clean-up and healthier soil for planting ease in the spring. Put the gardening gloves back on and bring out the hoe and rake for fall and winter gardening chores.Clean the garden of dead vines and ...

How To Heat Your Home Sustainably

Are you renovating your home soon? Are you considering building one yourself? Do you need to find a green and economical way to heat your house? How about considering a woodstove to save both cash and the environment?If gas and electric heating are out of the question for you, this option could be ...

A Greener Departure

In our eco-minded society, we are increasingly seeing those who have lived a ‘green’ life seeking an environmentally ethical funeral.  An ‘eco-send-off’ doesn’t mean cheap or disrespectful and the topic of an ethical burial is no longer taboo. With that in mind, h ... ...

7 Foods We Could Lose Due To Climate Change

Rising temperatures and harsher winter, that are caused by climate change are threatening several food production systems. There are a handful of food production systems that producers may have to up and abandon due to climate change.David Lobell, the deputy director of the Center on Food Security ...

Giant Sinkholes Appearing All Around The Globe

Due to weather conditions, water main breaks and mechanical failures more than twenty six huge sinkholes have appeared in different places across the globe between 2008 and 2014. Let’s take a look at these holes and the damages that they caused.This year a sinkhole appeared on McKnight Road i ... ...

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3 Tips to Make Your Home More Baby Friendly

One of the most exciting times in a couple's life is when they prepare for the arrival of a new baby! Babies are truly little blessings and that provide much joy to the lives of their parents. However, it must be noted that while babies are the cutest and sweetest people ever, they are also a t ... ...

8 Ways to Keep Your Home Environmentally Healthy

Home is where the heart is. It's the place where happiness, health and growth are cultivated. In order to maintain a healthy environment, it is important to be diligent about the cleanliness of the home. Where there is a lot of filth, there is normally a lot of confusion and chaos. There is no ... ...

Kayakers Prepare for Climate Change Protest

In West Seattle, off Seacrest Park, kayakers are in the water, but not for leisure time and relaxation. These kayakers are preparing for an upcoming mission regarding climate change and advocating for mother earth. They are practicing drills and water-safety preparations for an upcoming protest aga ...

Nappies Ready for a Sustainable Push

Becoming a parent means having to make some tough choices. One impending choice relates to cloth versus disposable nappies. Nappies, also known as diapers in some parts of the world, are a necessary decision for a new parent. It can be a daunting task to choose one of the two and both have their ad ...

Will Swimming Pools Ever Be Sustainable?

Drought is a real-world problem that often makes homeowners think twice about installing a swimming pool. There's also the concern over safety and the waste of other resources, like electricity.But what if a swimming pool could be sustainable?Pool CoversA heated pool is a luxury, no question, a ... ...

Water Efficiency Lessons

Water is one resource that many of us take for granted because it seems like it will never run out. But that’s just the thing with these types of resources; we’re only going to miss them when it’s far too late. By now, we all know that water will indeed run out if we’re not ... ...

It's Eco-friendly, It's a Home and It Floats

Have you ever thought of owning an eco-friendly home that is both stylish and environmentally friendly? Perhaps your dreams will one day come true with the latest floating, eco-friendly home named WaterNest 100 designed by Italian architect, Giancarlo Zema.The sleek-looking residence is a little mo ...

Build Your Own Simple Compost at Home

Composting is an important part of an environmentally conscience garden. Using compost in your garden enriches the soil, replaces chemical fertilizers, lowers your carbon foot print and it helps form humus.There are two ways of making compost. The easiest way is called cold composting. This entails ...

Live it Like Peggy

What wouldn't a person give to have a house that they could transport to potentially any location they desire? Location has always been a big factor in real estate, but the tiny house movement in America is challenging that.A perfect example of such living comes from San Juan Island, where Pegg ... ...