June 5th, 2013.
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. Read more [...]
May 20th, 2013.
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. 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 [...]
February 9th, 2013.
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. Read more [...]
November 13th, 2012.
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! Read more [...]
June 16th, 2012.
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. Read more [...]
May 27th, 2012.
Whenever I see non-stick coatings, I immediately think "teflon" and all the health and environmental issues associated with it - but a new generation of coatings is changing things for the better. Read more [...]
November 18th, 2011.
There are dozens of wood certification programs around the world - so what does the term "certified wood" mean and can these certifications be trusted to indicate truly environmentally friendly wood products? Read more [...]
October 28th, 2011.
Rats stir up repulsion in many, but like us, they are just trying to get by. Unfortunately, co-existence in many cases is not an option; but before reaching for rat poison or snap traps, consider some more environmentally friendly alternatives. Read more [...]
August 28th, 2011.
Disposable plastic shopping bags are becoming a thing of the past in some countries, but they need to be replaced with something. In this article, I take a look at different types of reusable bags. Read more [...]