Browsing the "reuse" Tag

New Uses for Old Things: 10 Ways to Repurpose Old Items

October 23rd, 2012 | by Guest Author

Our landfills are growing by the second -- but there’s plenty that we can do to help, while also adding some extra functionality or style in our homes! Find decorating inspiration in these five unique ways to reuse items you already have. Mother Nature will be pleased


Learning By Doing: How to Teach Kids Respect for the Environment

August 29th, 2012 | by Guest Author

Chances are you are environmentally responsible to one degree or another. You recycle your trash, purchase energy efficient light bulbs, buy natural cleaning supplies, all with the goal of leaving the world a better place for our children. But one way to make a big impact that you might have overlooked is by encouraging your children to lead eco-friendly lives. By leading the next generation to understand and care about the environment as much as we do, you can help your children to grow up into environmentally conscious adults.


5 Eco-Friendly Options for a Cool Bath Mat

June 15th, 2012 | by Ann Smarty

Your bathroom may be the least appealing room in your house by definition of purpose but that doesn't mean that it can't serve as an oasis of peace and solitude! While many aspects of your water closet determine exactly how appealing it is, there is no denying the power of the bath mat in setting a tone of design and usefulness as your bathroom's centerpiece


5 DIY Projects for Indoor Gardening

May 8th, 2012 | by Tom Chu

When you live in a somewhat unpredictable climate, it can be truly frustrating to try and deal with a gardening routine. Many plants might even die if you accidentally plant too soon. That is why it can really pay off to do an indoor garden or, at least, prepare for it indoors until you are really sure a garden is workable outside


Lean, Mean and Green Spring Cleaning

March 19th, 2012 | by Tom Cranford

Everyone knows how dangerous chemical cleaning solutions are, but avoiding them is easier said than done. Make Spring Cleaning 2012 more eco-friendly with these sustainable cleaning choices



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