What Extreme Hoarders Can Teach Us

March 30th, 2014.

Extreme hoarders aren’t just troubled people – they are teachers; albeit likely unknowingly.

Earth friendly air freshener tips

December 26th, 2013.

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.

Greener pillow alternatives

August 5th, 2013.

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.

Deterring and dealing with ants

June 25th, 2013.

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.

Preventing blocked drains the earth friendly way

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.

How long does X take to break down?

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.

Fabric Protectors And The Environment

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.

Taking Out The Trash (Less Often)

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.

Recycling – getting crafty with plastic bags

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!

Tips for controlling pesky flies

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.