Corporations are undertaking more green initiatives as we, the consumers, are also trying to reduce our carbon prints. Here are some popular companies’ greening methods.
Monthly Archives:August 2011
With changing seasons comes restocking and supplying the medicine cabinet. Forget purchasing a new first aid kit though, instead make your own from natural items and supplies from around the house.
Apart from the devastating role globalization has in diminishing our seeds, the world’s agricultural diversity is at risk every time a disaster strikes, and with a continuous loss of seed varieties we get more and more vulnerable. The idea behind The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is to offer backup storage for the world’s crop diversity.
Fall is around the corner and of all the wonderful things you can do for the garden is mulching and this is why.
This is World Water Week and the following are just a few ways you can bring change in the world’s water supply.
Cool infographic on marine habitat and why we should protect it.
With the rise in popularity of urban farming, most people now know that space limitations don’t necessarily have to limit what you’re able to grow. For those who are space limited but want to take the plunge, there are many approaches to urban farming, here are just a few suggestions: 1 – Use What You’ve […]
If butter is going to top your potato or smear across a slice of fresh bread, shouldn’t it be handmade by you? Learn to make your own butter following these simples steps.
Vacation is about spending time traveling and exploring places to widen your horizons. But it can also be a time when you can get sick from not being prepared and not taking proper precautions. So how do you stay healthy on the road? Read more and find out…
What is sustainable furniture? Its a concept that we often overlook when greening our lives. Here is an easy explanation as to why and how you can furnish your home sustainably.
We have a new winner for FoFlor Mat!
Some people say that there is no such thing as a free lunch. Well I beg to differ. After partaking in a short 1 day foraging course, my eyes have been opened to the world of edible delights growing on my doorstep. Next time you’re on your way to the supermarket, why not have a look in nature’s larder first. Here are some tips to get you going.
Instead of clogging up the recycle bin, why not make your own sour cream and save both the environment and your wallet? Making this dairy staple takes only two ingredients and a container for storage, preferably glass.
Choosing a natural soap is easy when you know what to look for. Here is a simple breakdown of what we should look for when choosing a soap.
You can make your own yogurt using glass containers which helps mother earth, saves money and helps keep you healthy.
More and more people are consciously turning to simple living as a reaction against materialism and mass consumption. We try to live slowly, to reduce and reuse, to lead sustainable lifestyles but in an age when all of us have online presence, it is time to accept that virtual and real lives are parts of […]