By Steve Hanley Sheep’s wool has been keeping people warm for thousands of years. It is by definition all natural, renewable, and recyclable. When used for clothing, its inherent ability to breathe and absorb moisture – keeping it away from the skin – makes it comfortable across a wide range of temperatures. Could it do […]
Composite decking is popular with consumers seeking decks that have longevity while maintaining a wood-like appearance. Find our why this building material is better for your deck and better for the planet.
Copper has many amazing properties, but one of the most important is that it doesn’t degrade after multiple rounds of recycling. Recycling scrap copper can reduce the energy input and amount of emissions as compared to when metal is extracted from its ore. This way, recycling helps in conservation of our natural resources. Copper is […]
Annamaet Petfoods was founded to give the best nutrition and food to your pets: learn why a veterinarian wanted to start a sustainable pet food company, and how your fur baby can benefit from switching to more sustainable pet foods.
What are the various ways we can handle with our increasingly huge rubbish situation?
3D printing – what is it, who’s getting in on it, and what does it mean for consumers? You may have heard about this modern printing technology, which is impacting everything from the military to health care to the fidget spinner craze. But do you really know what it’s all about? 3D printing is the […]
The Department of Hawaiian Homelands (DHHL) owns land across the Hawaiian islands that it leases out on 99-year leases to residents of Hawaiian ancestry, and local company Pono Home has been contracted to deliver energy efficiency to these homes, bringing energy and money savings to residents.
Better waste management starts with better waste segregation. When the waste we produce, be it at home or office, is carefully segregated into different categories, the disposal of different elements of the waste becomes much easier and environmentally efficient
Smart home systems can help reduce insurance premiums by keeping your house safer.
With sustainable landscaping, your yard and garden design can simultaneously address aesthetics and amenity, water management, air quality, climate modification, biodiversity, habitat creation and local food production! Let’s get started!
We all know that energy efficient technologies and greener routines are the future. Not necessarily because we prefer them or because they’re more convenient, but because the health of our world demands it. Yet, one of the reasons why homeowners often struggle to adopt eco-friendly changes is a lack of understanding. We don’t spend enough time […]
SuperEats makes healthy junk food that tastes great: puffs, chips, and kale crispies keep you snacking happy!
Scrap metal is infinitely recyclable, so if you are so concerned about saving the environment from the ill effects of pollution, you must take a step forward towards metal recycling.
Modified wood is a sustainable decking solution. Unlike composite wood, which is made from recycled plastic and wood fiber, treated wood stays cool during the summer months and rarely splinters.
Significant costs will appear when looking at the custom home, ranging from economic market impact to design team costs, and strict planning is necessary to reduce the costs.
Choosing a really good contractor is important to ensure you’re getting quality work. Here are some tips from Ottawa General Contractors for ensuring you’re getting quality work.