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Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) can be made from waste wood materials; even from recycled paper – but is it entirely environmentally friendly?
With electricity prices skyrocketing and energy efficiency an important part of a green living; a kilowatt-hour shaved from our consumption here and there helps our pocket and the planet; as does reducing food waste associated with refrigerator use.
At a personal level, hyperconsumption is disturbing – but collectively, it’s simply mind-boggling. Some fast facts and statistics on consumption.
When I think of ammonia, cleaning products and fertilizer spring to mind. It seems it can also be used as a "green" fuel for our cars; with vehicles requiring very few modifications to use it.
What is a weed? In many instances it’s just a plant in the wrong location. In this age of rapidly changing climate; perhaps we need to view weeds a little differently and take advantage of their many uses.
Products we buy may still be tested on animals first. While the practice certainly hasn’t disappeared, it’s banned at various levels in some parts of the world. So how are some products tested now?
We can reduce, reuse and recycle all we like, but if we can’t get our kids on board, it will be for nought. Our children need to reconnect with nature to help them understand the importance of these actions – and for the sake of their own health.
Pick up some green tips relating to coffee consumption
Is treated timber environmentally friendly? Learn a little more about the various chemicals used in wood products.
Imagine a world without the excessive noise that humans create. Noise pollution is a very real problem, negatively affecting humans, animals and the wider environment.