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Fracking: Friend Or Foe?

Fracking has certainly caused much controversy around the world, but what’s all the fuss about and are protestors right to be concerned?What is fracking?The technical term for fracking is ‘hydraulic fracturing’.  It’s an industrial mining process which entails injecting ...

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 ...

How To 'Green Up' Your Computing Habits

These days, everyone wants to be ‘greener’.  One obvious way to ‘go green’ is to use less power during our day-to-day routine but that can be easier said than done in this technologically-driven age.  Greener computing is not about doing less. It’s about usin ...

Save the Environment: Make Your Own Household Cleaners

Everyone needs to do their part to save the environment and one way is for you to start in your home. Using harsh commercial cleaners in your home is dangerous for your health and the environment. Therefore, it is necessary that you understand how non-toxic items found in your pantry can make the b ...

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 ...

4 Best Recycling Tips for Your Daily Life

The facts speak for themselves. Americans generate more than 200 million tons of trash a year with an average person producing about 4 pounds of trash daily and 1.5 tons of solid waste annually. There is a great need for recycling programs and initiatives to recycling what of this trash we can and ...

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 ...

Why Solar Power is the Way Forward

The sun is often heralded as the Earth’s savior as fossil fuel reserves dwindle, and awareness of the planet’s suffocating greenhouse gas plight increases.  Domestic properties worldwide are sprouting solar panels in an effort to generate power for individual households, and many c ...

Simple Ways To Green-Up Your Home

Making a few simple transformations around your home is a great way of saving money, and making your lifestyle a little bit greener too.  The good news is that you don’t have to be a DIY expert to get greener.  With just a little know-how, these projects can easily be tackled over a ...