Sep , The kitchen of the future is likely to include technology that knows what you have in the fridge, what your favorite recipes require, and what you need to purchase on your next grocery run In addition, these technological advancements will be able to keep up with expiration dates and exact measurements of
For those concerned about sustainability and eco friendly living, acacia makes a good choice Acacia trees grow in such abundance in many regions of the world, in the western world now comes from carefully managed plantations The superiority of teak wood for creating outdoor furniture is reflected in its high price tag.
Mar , Urban exploration photography has gotten quite a bit of publicity in recent years, with more and more photographers taking their cameras to off limits and or abandoned parts of their city in order to see and capture what most people never get a chance to While it may be a fun pastime of practitioners and
Oct , While the regular pit latrine can be regarded as the old school environmentally friendly and odor free (as possible) solution, the composting latrine takes you one step further in the eco warrior scenario and will provide you with top of the line fertilizer for your crops or garden If you re a pro active kind of
Aug , A more eco friendly approach involves the installation of solar panels to actively capture sunlight and convert it to electricity to power your home Passive Houses typically cost more upfront than traditional construction, often upward of , although proponents argue that homeowners quickly recoup the
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Feb , Fencing In many regions, deer will eat your garden without extra protection, but if you rent, or you live in an urban or suburban area, you might be surprised Composite Raised Garden Beds Designing your watering system during the planning stages will help you minimize costs and maximize benefit.
Watch this video on LED light bulbs to find out they are more energy efficient, longer lasting, durable, and eco friendly than incandescent or CFL bulbs Now, as technology continued to develop, you started seeing LED bulbs that cost about , which is still a little pricey for practically everyone, but today you can buy
Dec , To minimize environmental impact during construction, the site was encircled by a filter fabric fence measures were implemented to reduce, contain, and Once construction was complete, a large rain garden was added on the west side of the property to serve as an eco system, as well as a means for
Jan , Like a lot of guys, I like to dodge into a store, make a quick purchase, and then skedaddle Things change a little when I head to my local home He was there to help me load up and was surprised to find out that his lumber was considered eco friendly I don t think Kenny was ready to smack a Sierra Club
Jun , But you do have to choose carefully to avoid contaminating the soil and find an eco friendly source When you The best choice (and often the lowest cost) is locally sourced wood, coming from sustainably managed tree farms (as opposed to decimating old growth forest by clear cutting) FSC Certified.
Mar , In most areas of our lives, making green product choices has become relatively easy, even without changing our habits or expectations For example, we can use eco friendly cleaners or buy organic produce that is similar to, if not better than, its non organic counterpart, but having an organic lawn may not
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