An evening foraging 🍄 Bear’s Tooth and Chicken of the Woods

Improving Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

It is the responsibility of the homeowner to reduce energy use. Fortunately, there are simple ways for a homeowner to do so.

Home Compost Bins – A Healthier, Greener Way to Live

Home compost bins can be your answer to better living. Why should you contribute to those already ‘stuffed to the max’ landfills when you can use kitchen garbage to save the world? Granted, this may seem like a small step, but if more people were to take the initiative to ‘Make the Most out of Compost’ it would be a major move in the right direction.

Solar Energy Provides Low-Cost, Clean Power

The many advantages in using solar power are quickly becoming apparent, just when people are experiencing a critical need for them. We are living in a time when heightened awareness of the need to conserve natural resources has met with an urgent necessity for many people to conserve financial resources.

Eco Friendly Window Treatment Ideas

There are many options available to you when it comes to eco friendly window treatment ideas. If a window treatment is designed properly, it will not only add that perfect decorative touch to your room but it will also conserve energy.

Why You Need Rain Barrel Kits

First of all, what are rain barrel kits? These are kits that you can buy that are basically rain barrels, lids, and attachments to connect to your rain gutter drain spout. On the average, if you have just a 1,000 square foot roof, every inch of rainwater can equal about 600 gallons of water that is wasted every year.

Eco Friendly Toys – Doing Your Part to Help the Environment

Nowadays, there’s an increased awareness when it comes to the environment. Obviously, this was not the case before as we wouldn’t be in this position if only we took care of the environment in the past few decades. Fortunately, more people are aware now and they’re making a conscious effort to help out. Individuals are doing their part in their homes and in the products that they purchase. Businesses are putting out environment-friendly options like eco friendly toys. This is why it’s now a valid consideration when people are thinking of business opportunities.

Mini Houses – Why Anyone Would Want to Live in One

Houses come in all kinds of shapes and sizes, often pushing design and architecture to its limits. I’m sure we have all seen a structure or 2 at some point that seemed to defy all natural logic or reasoning.

Eco-Friendly Landscaping Designs

Firewise landscaping is quite common in Arizona, but we don’t frequently hear as much about eco-friendly landscaping. Given the challenges of landscaping in the Phoenix area, eco-friendly landscaping is often overlooked. The reality is that it’s easily accomplished no matter what kind of landscaping you’re adding to your back yard or garden.

How Your Home Can Save the World

What exactly is a ‘Passive House?’ It is a self sustained house which is far more eco friendly than all other forms of housing being used today. It is a very effective form of the green movement. The green movement has been basically centered on solar heating panels and eco friendly cleaning supplies, using products like these to help people to reduce their carbon footprint.

Live Green, Clean Green: Earth-Friendly Carpet Cleaning

Choosing to be green is a step that highly contributes to the well being of the earth and the cleaning tasks in your home or business should not be exempt from such contribution. Carpet floors might not require the regular deep cleaning like other floor types. However it is very important to have your carpets professionally cleaned at least once every 12 months.

Rain Barrels – How To Conserve Water

Rain barrels of water and rainwater tanks are becoming a key part of life in areas that have contributed to recent climate change. Previous generations, the water was stored in barrels, tanks and reservoirs.

How Long Will Solar Panels Last?

Solar panels, once installed, will generate electricity for the home as long as the sun is shining. While there are numerous advantages to solar panels, the single biggest disadvantage is cost. Subsidies and tax incentives have made it possible for people to purchase and install solar panels and earn a reasonable return as long as the solar panels will remain in operation for a sufficiently long period of time. Thus, it is worth posing a question that is seldom asked. How long will solar panels last?

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