May 12th, 2013.
I recently received this pepper mill made from old-growth teak; reclaimed from structures built in the early 20th century. Read more [...]
May 7th, 2013.
An electricity and water miser, the MightyKool from Swampy Cooling Systems is a portable evaporative air conditioner designed with energy efficiency and off grid living in mind. Nearly 4 years on and I still think it's one of the best purchases I've ever made. Read more [...]
April 28th, 2013.
A man in India has grown a 1,360 acre forest from scratch on his own - and there are some lessons in his efforts for all of us. Read more [...]
April 22nd, 2013.
Suffer from cold feet? You might be able to avoid energy-sucking space heaters by using a heating pad. Read more [...]
April 20th, 2013.
Cigarette butts are one of the most common litter items found on roadsides, beaches and waterways around the world. They aren't just unsightly - cigarette butts are also toxic. Read more [...]
April 14th, 2013.
Fabric protector products might help prevent carpets, upholstery and other textiles from staining - but this protection may come at a cost to the environment. Read more [...]
April 10th, 2013.
Every where we turn it's plastic this and synthetic that - including baby wipes; and it's not just the packaging. Learn more about the impact of diaper wipes on the environment and alternatives. Read more [...]
April 1st, 2013.
Millions of tonnes of improperly disposed of dog poop hits our streets, parks and beaches each year. It's not only smelly and unsightly, but dog poo poses a significant threat to the environment. Read more [...]
March 29th, 2013.
One of the greenest things anyone can do is not have children. The price paid for taking that stance can sometimes be high, particularly for women. Read more [...]
March 17th, 2013.
Well over 90% of all tires are made from synthetics - and disposal can be an environmental headache. Even some tire recycling methods are extraordinarily unfriendly to our planet. Learn more about the issues and how you can minimize adding to tire waste (and save some money in the process) Read more [...]