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Leftovers Piling Up in the Fridge? 10 Ways to Insure They Get Eaten

February 25th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Reduce food waste in your kitchen by safely reusing your leftovers instead of tossing them out! Food waste is a terribly problem worldwide. As we struggle to feed an exploding world population, wealthy nations that have an abundance throw about 1/3&hellip


Green Lighting… Beyond the Bulb: 46 Upcycled Lamp/Light Projects

February 19th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Need some lamp or lighting ideas? We have 46 DIY lighting projects that you’ll love! Lighting is essential to every single room in your home. It sets the mood and the atmosphere for that space. The problem? New lighting from big box stores can be&hellip


Reclaimed Wood Decor: Incorporating this Reused Material into Your Home

May 22nd, 2013 | by Guest Author

Reclaimed wood is one of the hottest eco-friendly trends to come out of the interior design world. With products like reclaimed wood flooring and veneer paneling, the options and uses available with this type of lumber are limited only by your imagination. By learning more about this type of eco-friendly material, you can make educated decisions about the home design products you choose


Ten Ways to Conserve Water and Paper

May 20th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

Water and forests are among the most precious natural resources on the planet. Unfortunately, they are consumed at an increasingly fast pace. Learning to reduce our consumption is crucial to the preservation of these vital resources. Here are a few simple tips to help you save on water and paper daily


The DIY Soil Block Maker: 7 Plans

January 24th, 2013 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Want to try using soil blocks for starting your garden seeds this year? You can buy a soil blocker... or make your own from one of these DIY plans


Beyond Recycling: On the Road to Zero Waste

November 12th, 2012 | by Guest Author

Zero waste strategies help societies to produce and consume goods while respecting ecological limits and the rights of communities. The strategies ensure that all discarded materials are safely and sustainably returned to nature or to manufacturing in place of raw materials. In a zero waste approach, waste management is not left only to politicians and technical experts; rather, everyone impacted—from residents of wealthy neighborhoods to the public, private, and informal sector workers who handle waste—has a voice



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