Category: <span>Green Home</span>

9 Ways to Create a Healthier, Greener Home

9 Ways to Create a Healthier, Greener Home

Most people think that by installing solar panels or by using less electricity they’re doing Earth a favor and there’s no need to make more changes. Although these decisions are a step in the right direction, it is far from enough. Here nine more things you should be doing that will help you create a...

Green Cleaning: Products That You Should Never Mix

Green Cleaning: Products That You Should Never Mix

If you think you will get better cleaning results by mixing different household products together, you are falling victim to a common misconception. In reality, mixing these products is dangerous, as you never know the outcome of the experiment you are conducting. There is no point risking health problems. Likewise, before you mix any two...

22 Steps Closer to Zero Waste Living: Disposable Items to Stop Buying Right Now

22 Steps Closer to Zero Waste Living: Disposable Items to Stop Buying Right Now

Some people think or expect zero waste lifestyle practitioners to create no waste at all. As I have mentioned many times before on this site and elsewhere, there is no such thing as 100% sustainability in life unless you live away from modern civilisation perhaps in an undiscovered indigenous tribe somewhere in the Amazon Rainforest. The whole point...

How to Build an Environmentally-Friendly House

How to Build an Environmentally-Friendly House

In most cases, those constructing their home for the first time only care about short term frugality. This means paying less for material, fees and construction company. However, this kind of approach is quite short-sighted. Why? Well, simply because there are much more important issues to focus on. Two of them are: getting the home you...

How to Have a Zero-Waste Christmas

How to Have a Zero-Waste Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year once again as the entire world celebrates Christmas and New Year with family, friends and loved ones. Unfortunately, the outlook is not so wonderful for Mother Earth as the holidays are expected to bring in more waste from all the celebrations. In the United States alone, Stanford...

7 Simple Steps to a More Sustainable Home

7 Simple Steps to a More Sustainable Home

We all want to do our bit to care for the environment. But it can be hard to change our habits, and find the time to make your home green. It’s time to stop feeling guilty and get your house in order. As 2017 approaches, why not commit to turning up the green rating of...

12 Ways to Enjoy a Sustainable Summer

12 Ways to Enjoy a Sustainable Summer

You want to make this summer a greener experience in your house, but you’re worried the process will be difficult. Read on and find out how to make the coming sunny season a sustainable summer. 1. To start, do a general audit of your household. This might not sound like much fun because at face value, it really...

5 Reasons Why You Should Switch to a Green Lifestyle

5 Reasons Why You Should Switch to a Green Lifestyle

We’ve all heard about the importance of ‘going green’ and taking steps to reduce our carbon footprint. For most western countries, the discussion has become an integral part of life and society. Homeowners are encouraged to recycle more diligently, use water sparingly, and invest in eco-friendly products. Yet, such talk can feel distant from real...

4 Simple Rules for Eco-Friendly Home Decorating

4 Simple Rules for Eco-Friendly Home Decorating

Coming home everyday to the same old boring house with dusty décor would make anyone anxious about redesigning immediately. Since you’re conscious of your ethical and environmental impact, however, you want nothing less than eco-friendly home decorating, which not only takes care of waste, but also allows you to maximise your expenses without sacrificing quality....