Extreme hoarders aren’t just troubled people – they are teachers; albeit likely unknowingly.
I was an air freshener abuser. But in fooling my nose, I was also poisoning my immediate and wider environment. There are certainly greener ways to keep nasty smells at bay.
Another throwaway item that we probably don’t give much thought to with regard to the environment is the pillow – and many of us will sleep our way through dozens of pillows during our lives.
Ants are industrious critters and very beneficial to the environment; but at times they clash with human habitation and can become quite troublesome. Instead of reaching for insecticide there are other ways to deal with ants – pick up some tips in this article.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, or in this case – an ounce of enzyme is worth a pound of caustic soda; or a hundred bucks spent on a plumber.
How long do different types of waste such as paper, plastic and other materials take to break down in the environment? That’s a tricky question, but here’s some decomposition figures to consider.
Fabric protector products might help prevent carpets, upholstery and other textiles from staining – but this protection may come at a cost to the environment.
I’ve significantly cut down the amount of garbage I generate, but I was still putting out the bin each week for collection out of habit – another opportunity to green my life just a tad more.
Handy with knitting needles, a sewing machine or crochet hooks? Here’s some links to interesting and useful craft items you can make from plastic bags, complete with photos and instructions!
Before you reach for the fly spray, here are some tips for dealing with flies and avoiding fly infestations in a more environmentally friendly way.