The leaves are starting to turn, and you know what that means; dinner parties, holidays, and family visits. With summer vacations out of the way and children back in school, it's the perfect time to refresh and refurbish the interior decor. Before heading to your closest department store, however, give some thought to your decor materials and methods. Are you choosing nontoxic materials and sustainable alternatives?
Growing plants indoors can be an enjoyable hobby, but it will require some time and commitment, and you will need to know the proper soil, lighting and temperature for the plant you wish to grow. There are also several various ways of growing pot plants.
In a world where supplies of fresh and clean water are becoming increasingly scarce, now is a great time to learn more about rainwater harvesting. From simple DIY systems using the crudest of make-shift tools, to the installation and use of professionally produced and scientifically designed equipment, rainwater harvesting systems can really be put together just about anywhere.
Many smart shoppers are talking about eco-clothing these days. People are becoming increasingly aware of materials used in the products they buy, and how they are manufactured. Designers are looking for ways to incorporate materials from sustainable resources. Eco-clothing lines are those which are designed in such a way as to maintain harmony with nature.
When you recycle your toner cartridge, you preserve the environment while lessening the toll of printing costs on your pocketbook as well. These days, throwing your toner cartridge in the trash is not just a waste; it’s like throwing money away while unnecessarily filling landfills at the same time.
This simple DIY recycling project can be used for educational purposes, as a school or class activity for kids, or when you really do want to recycle your own paper. It serves as a good demonstration of how recycling works, and anyone who has gone through with this process is likely to think twice in the future, before discarding waste paper into the wrong basket.
There is no need for old, replaced, or even obsolete electronics to go to waste. It can be reused, repurposed, or recycled, and in more ways than one. This very amusing video will make you think twice the next time you’re about to toss your 1980s walkman or you 2007 computer; and will give you some ideas on how to better approach the issue.
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