articles & guides

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.

Farming Bugs For Food

October 6th, 2013.

I’ve kept an open mind on eating insects – mainly because billions of people around the world have been eating bugs for a very, very long time.

Simple Tips For Extending Food Shelf Life

September 29th, 2013.

Extending the shelf life of food can be a very simple green action that may also save you a bunch of money as well.

Rechargeable and disposable batteries – the environmental impact

September 4th, 2013.

Rechargeable batteries are definitely better for the bank balance; but what about the environment? And where can they be recycled once they’re worn out? Learn more in this article.

Tissues And Our Forests

August 31st, 2013.

Do the tissues you use contribute to the destruction of old growth forests? What we blow our noses into can impact negatively on the environment.

Unsung environmental heroes – random acts of green

August 21st, 2013.

The green movement also has its share of home-grown heroes who inspire many people. What inspires me more is witnessing what would appear to be random acts of green carried out by ordinary folks – the unsung environmental heroes.

Natural Gas And The Environment

August 18th, 2013.

With the turning against coal fired power generation, electricity generated via the combustion of natural gas is becoming more prevalent. Just how environmentally friendly is natural gas?

The environmental impact of tea

August 12th, 2013.

Tea in its various forms is the world’s most popular flavored beverage. Learn more about the environmental issues associated with the production of tea.

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.