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.
August 23rd, 2012 | by Ann Smarty
Here are six super simple, functional upcycling hacks based around common objects to help you organize clutter around the house
August 16th, 2012 | by Guest Author
Forget any notions of baggy hemp skirts and ‘free the weed’ t shirts - the next generation of eco friendly, upcycled clothing is creative, catwalk-worthy, and really bloody COOL!
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
May 14th, 2012 | by Ann Smarty
Got hundreds or thousands of LEGO bricks lying around, and thinking about trashing them? Don't - you can make useful items with those "toys." Here are ten ways that others have upcycled LEGO bricks
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
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
February 2nd, 2012 | by Talancia Pea
Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and it’s a great time to gather up your fabric scraps, upholstery samples and thrift store finds to make the perfect gift for the special people in your life.
January 30th, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg
So what can you do with an old shipping container? How about build a mobile factory that can make biochar kilns right where the customers are? That's part of the thinking behind re:char's innovative production facility design
January 16th, 2012 | by Tom Chu
An overview of some great DIY projects (with sustainability angles) that Sonia discovered in
December 8th, 2011 | by Chris Keenan
Ever tried to get the Goodwill to pick an item that needs repair? Good luck with that. The French "resource shop" model, however, takes anything, regardless of condition... and that's good for keeping useful materials (if not useful products) out of landfills