how YOU can save the planet with small decisions

Ideas for a More Eco-Friendly Bathroom

Creating an eco-friendly bathroom can be as simple as choosing your shelving materials wisely and investing in new towels. Find tips on how to avoid products that release dangerous toxins into your home. Learn which natural fibres and materials work well in bathrooms and are also safe for your family and good for the planet.

Time to Revisit Solar Power and Discover the New Innovative Designs

So why should we look to solar power now? Solar power was originally inefficient, and then it was expensive, now we live in a time when, in certain fields, it is priced competitively.

Solar Power Kits for Camping/Tailgating

If you love camping and even tailgating in the great outdoors you’ll love adding a solar power kit to add even more fun in the great outdoors. With just a little bit of effort you’ll be able to use this solar kit to add music to you outdoor party or even something like a blender. Sunforce makes solar power kits for about any purpose you can think of.

Solar Chargers for Cell Phones

Today’s solar power cell phone chargers offer a variety of options to fit pretty much any need and a variety of different applications. They come from quite large sized ones to relatively small and compact. They are perfect for areas where you have no access to plugs such as when camping or in a car when you are stranded and you’ll still be able to charge your phone.

Green Interiors – Make Your Old Home Green

A lot has been said about sustainable lifestyle and green homes. The beauty of this concept is that it can be applied to any space. While the scope for incorporating green interiors is higher in structures that are under construction, there is a lot that you can do to convert your existing home into a green space.

Want to Try Solar Power? Now Is the Time

Now is the time to try solar power. If you’ve got the money and the desire to go green, now is the time to start thinking about making solar energy improvements.

How Green Is Your Lawn Mower?

Before Edwin Budding came up with the lawn mower in the early 1800’s, men would cut acres of grass using large blades similar to what the Grim Reaper uses. Fast forward to the future, these turf-trimming metal marvels have come a long way from the manually pushed, foot-eating chore/punishment that they used to be. With the multitude of styles, technology and innovations available, they are currently built to meet most backyard needs. Yet are these lawn mowers built to meet the earth’s needs?

Yard Maintenance and Natural Lawn Care

Yard maintenance is certainly a hot topic during those summer months. You have many options at your disposal when hiring a lawn care service provider. They can do something as simple as weekly grass cuttings, to more involved services such as fertilization, rolling, and aeration, to specialist functions like pH balancing for your lawn, weed control application and even nematode applications to control European Chafer beetles and white grubs.

MIL-PRF-680 Versus P-D-680: Frequently Asked Questions

P-D-680 is an industrial degreasing solvent that has often been canceled due to EPA regulations. Most companies have replaced P-D-680 with MIL-PRF-680 – a degreaser that is similar to P-D-680, but is formulated to be safer for humans and the environment. If you have questions about the two solvents, the answers below should help.

Industrial Degreasing Solvents: How to Avoid EPA Penalties

Β  When companies shop for industrial degreasing solvents, they look for degreasers that have the necessary cleaning power, but they should also search for solutions that are environmentally safe. Over the past four decades, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has increased the regulation of the use of harmful chemicals. EPA regulations primarily affect companies that use a high volume of chemicals.

Degreasers 101: What to Look for in an Industrial Degreaser

Β  Historically, industrial degreasers are toxic solvents that harm the environment and damage people’s health. Today, many dangerous degreasing agents still exist, but they are counter balanced by degreasing agents that are relatively harmless to people and the environment. If your company is still using a traditional degreaser, switching to a non-toxic product will produce several benefits, particularly:

Reasons to Use Ecofriendly Industrial Degreasers

Emission caps from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPS) have given industrial solvent makers a new segment of customers: companies who must use ecofriendly degreasers or be fined for violating emission caps. If your company uses a parts cleaner solvent or a general degreaser that contains toxic chemicals, the EPA will regulate the chemicals, if it has not already.

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