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Green Energy – Who Benefits?

Clean energy initiatives across the nation will most likely generate economic, public health and environmental benefits. Every state should identify their specific cost effective policies and initiatives that will address climate change and promote renewable energy, efficiency and technology related to clean energy production and promotion. There is a State Climate & Energy Program which was designed to help states develop programs and procedures in order to reduce energy costs, improve public health, and air quality as well as helping to achieve state specific developmental goals.

Most Effective DIY Ways To Save Water

Do you want to save water? South Africans are wasting a huge amount of water each year, and we have the perfect list of DIY ways to put an end to this waste!

Advantages of Green Homes for Owners

Houses built to be environmentally friendly have a number of benefits for owners. Explore advantages of green homes to learn more about this option.

How to Properly Recycle Aerosol Cans

Aerosol cans are 100% recyclable. However, the process is slightly more complicated than other household items. Here’s how to properly recycle aerosol cans.

Reutilizing Greywater at Home

Typically speaking we can see three types of water at our places. Freshwater or tap water which is the good waste and can be used for drinking. The fresh water when utilized can be categorized into two types. The used water after washing dishes, laundering, or bathing is called grey water. Any other water that is discharged from toilet wastes or kitchen is known as the black water. The grey water usually contains soap, oil, food particles, dirt, hair etc. but can be reutilized after removal of the same. This has twofold benefits. First, it reduces the demand of fresh water required at the household for non-potable activities, and second, it minimizes the amount of wastewater entering the sewer, drains or septic systems.

Recycling – Are You Doing It Right?

With increased awareness for global warming and environment pollution, more and more people are turning towards recycling, taking a step forward for saving our beloved planet. However, if we look closely, how many of us are really making the right contribution and how many of us think that we are doing the right thing but are actually making the process difficult than it actually should be? While it’s true that recycling technology has been vastly improved and we can recycle more products and much better than ever, however, the further the technology has advanced, the difficult it…

7 Things to Do With Fireplace Ashes

Many studies have proven to us how useful wood ash can be, now let us put this into practical applications today. If you own a wood burning fireplace or an outdoor fire pit, here are a few ideas of what to do with all that built up ash before you decide to throw it out.

How To Properly Dispose Of Your Household Waste

Do you do your best to live a clean, green life? If so, you should read this guide and learn how to properly dispose of your household waste, without harming the environment.

Air Quality Facts You Need Not Overlook

Did you know that you can improve on the quality of air in your homes and offices with less effort? Did you also know that the air quality of your surroundings, most especially, at your homes, restaurants and offices contribute to the poor indoor air quality? This article serve to elaborate on some of these issues and also provide recommendations on how to mitigate the risks involved with them accordingly.

Top 4 Tips on How To Improve Air Quality In Homes And Offices

So you’re searching for information on how to improve air quality in homes. I guess the reason for your search due to the fact that you might have encountered any of the following signs in your homes: Development of mold or fungi in places like bathrooms, under your kitchen cabinet close to the sink or any other places very inviting for their growth. An unpleasant smell from the air condition ducts. Constant accumulation of dust over your furniture no matter how frequent you get them clean The smell of any toxic colorless gas Or you or any member of your household is or has developed cold, stuffy or runny nose, itchy throat or with constant sneezing.

Don’t Ignore These Air Quality Facts!

Most people turn to shift blame to the major industries when considering the effects of air quality facts. They seem to forget their very own contribution to the greenhouse gas emission each single day. This article serves to enlighten some of these air quality facts that are usually overlooked while they stand as some of the major causes of most of the harmful diseases ever emerged on our planet. Now, the question is, can these facts be dealt with individually to mitigate their respective risks to mankind? The answer to this question is Yes!

How To Test Indoor Air Quality In Dwellings and Offices

Are you looking for information on how to test indoor air quality for your dwelling or office? I guess your search for this information is because you may have encountered with one or more pathogens or pollutants inside of your dwelling or office. These could be any of the following signs: 1- You may have smelled the presence of strange gas scent like ammonia, carbon monoxide or methane just to mention a few. 2- You or any of household members may have colds and other allergy symptoms like itchy skin, sore throat, red-watery eyes and consistent sneezing. 3- You may have observed the presence of mold or fungi, pollen and other allergens. If any of the above is the cause for your search on how to check air quality indoors, then you are at the right place. This article serves to provide exactly these answers for testing indoor air quality.

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