A Review of Soy Candles, Paraffin Candles and Beeswax Candles
Different types of candles can bring dissimilar effects and results to users. Some people will choose for the lowest cost candles while some others will look for candles with quality assurance. Generally, chemical based like paraffin candles offer better position in price but natural candles like soy and beeswax candles do better when quality is a concern.How To Start Composting – Part 1 Choosing A Composting Bin
If you are thinking about composting or perhaps there are laws about such where you have moved to this article will attempt to help you get started. I will assume that you will actually be collecting materials to create compost to be used by yourself or someone later in the yard, garden or potting soil, rather than the method where scraps are accumulated and carted away by a service. Types of containers used in composting will be discussed in this article.Is Your Dish Soap Destroying The Planet?
Recently, people have become more environmentally aware and are trying to live a “greener” life. On this road, there are a number of items that are discovered to do harm to the planet, as well as to health, that no one previously considered. Household soaps are some of the items that usually fly under the radar.Earthship Is Stewardship
We think of our homes today as ‘traditional’ but are they really? I say ‘traditional’ in quotes because it is the Earthship that is a traditional dwelling; in harmony with the earth, environment and climate.Mimicking Nature Is the Epitome of a Sustainable Landscape
A type of sustainable landscape design that uses mostly native plants is often called “Nativescaping”. Sometimes it is a type of theme garden labelled as a “Native Plant Garden”.Are Rainwater Catchment Systems Worth It?
Before you buy a rain barrel or install a rainwater catchment system, consider feasibility. Is it worth it?Use Less and Think Green: Energy Efficient Floor Plans
The end of WWII caused the market of modular homes to flourish, yet the energy efficient house plans of such homes have only recently caught the attention of energy efficiency experts. The truth is that reduced energy costs and modular homes go hand in hand. One example is that the very first U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED platinum-level certification was issued for a modular home installed in 2006. The National Association of Home Builders reports that more people across the nation are trying to reduce their impact on the environment by using these homes.World’s Top 10 Solar Energy Nations
Solar Energy is becoming of immense importance in current times. With global warming breathing heavily over our shoulders, we just cannot do without wind and solar energy. Countries across the world have geared up to develop alternative energy sources for better living. Let us take a look at the top 10 countries using solar power.Dangers of Hydraulic Fracturing
When it comes to hydraulic fracturing or “fracking”, here’s what everyone should know. First, it’s important to understand exactly what fracking involves.Clean Power and Light
If you haven’t been following my articles in the past few weeks, I’m in the middle of building a small sound studio. I have been trying to make it high-end on a moderate budget while cutting a few corners whenever it’s possible. Two of the most important things to consider when building any listening space is light and power because these two things can impact audio quality.DIY Solar and Wind Energy
With the economy today seeing energy bills skyrocketing, more and more people are turning to solar and wind energy to reduce electricity costs. Both solar and wind energy are extremely environmentally friendly, significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions and subsequently keeping a clean and green environment for future generations.Effective Water Treatments For The Removal and Prevention of Limescale
With over 60% of Britain living in hard water areas, the need to descale a kettle or coffee machines because of the build-up of limescale is a constant problem for many households and businesses, and as a result, some form of descaler is required. So What Causes Hard Water? Hard water is caused by the high content of dissolved minerals, such as Calcium and Magnesium in the water supply.