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Recycling antique furniture, and restoring it to reproduce its original luster not only keeps furniture out of the landfill, it also saves trees from being used to produce new furniture.
Among the emerging trends in the green movement, it is important to remember to conserve one of our most precious resources: WATER. Though big companies often exploit or contaminate our water supply, there are a lot of great ways that we can conserve water through our daily personal choices.
One of the aspects of constructing a 'Green Home' is to pay particular attention to the fact that all materials used in its construction as well as beautification be natural. What qualities should you look for in an eco paint and what are the different types available?
2 to 5 percent of what is thrown out as trash has not yet reached the end of its lifecycle and can be reused. Not only is reuse an eco-friendly choice, it is also a money saver. Here are some common household items that can be reused in unique ways.
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Christy Wilhelmi of Gardenerd shows you the simple and easy (and most efficient) way to clean your garden tools.
GreenBuzz – December 1, 2014
Happy December. For our U.S. readers, I hope you had a wonderful holiday weekend. As December dawns, we're beginning to look both backward and forward — at the year just ending, and and all that's yet to come. For starters,...
Recycling 2.0 – Changing Consumer Behavior Amid Changing Waste Streams
Consumer recycling, once seen as the most basic of environmental practices, has become decidedly more complex. Some communities have mandated aggressive, long-term, zero-waste goals to divert sometimes up to 90 percent of their waste from the local landfill. That can...
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Kids who eat the same food as their parents are healthier
It sounds like common sense, but unfortunately it's increasingly rare to find a dinner table laid with a single meal for all family members. A new study shows how the move toward 'kid food' is compromising children's health.
First object 3D printed in space
The printer onboard the International Space Station has created its first object.
Kitchen cabinet design trend: Stylish and functional
Today's kitchens are more fabulous-looking and functional than ever. And well they should be, since they're the room where families spend a large number of their waking at-home hours. New trends in kitchen cabinetry, reflecting current usage patterns, emphasize...
Tough cleaning job? Consider a pressure washer
Pressure washers are amazingly handy tools. They work by forcing water at extremely high pressure across the surface that you need to deep clean, a technique that's eco-friendly, fast, and suitable for many outdoor maintenance jobs. It saves time...
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