November 27th, 2014 | Tags:

One of the best ways to make sure that your home is water efficient is to install high efficiency faucet aerators in your sinks, but how do you know which aerators to get? After all if you’re going to be swapping out your aerators you want to make sure that you’re getting ones that will [...]

November 27th, 2014 | Tags:

When it comes to making your home more energy efficient one of the places you’re not likely to look is at your ballasts, and while it might be a bit obscure, it’s still a valid way of reducing your homes energy consumption. To help you get a better understanding of what a ballast actually is [...]

November 27th, 2014 | Tags:

Looking for an elegant and simple way to save money and make your home more energy efficient? Installing a few basic timers throughout your home is a great way to do exactly that. You see, timers (like the one pictured above) will help to reduce the amount of vampire power that your electronics consume every [...]

November 27th, 2014 | Tags:
thankful fortune

A mega-roundup of 77 things to be thankful for you’re going to be thankful for (HA, get it?). It’s Thanksgiving, ladies! Time to hoover a massive dinner (and pie, of course) surrounded by your family and friends – and dog, who’s patiently waiting for you to literally throw him a bone. By now, you’ve probably [...]

November 27th, 2014 | Tags:
food waste

Thanksgiving is about counting our blessings and taking the time to be thankful for all that we have in our lives. However, we should all be careful not to take that sentiment too far, turning an appreciation for what we have into an unnecessary practice of gluttony, excess and, ultimately, waste. Here is why food [...]

November 27th, 2014 | Tags:
Imogene

You are special. I am special. We all are special creatures. So why is it that some of us think we’re better than others? I’m a Mom now and I understand the temptation of applauding every single thing my daughter does. Whether it’s eating all of her food or the other end of that equation, [...]

November 26th, 2014 | Tags:
KettleCharge, BioLite, KettleCharge BioLite, off-grid power, boiling water energy, off-grid power generation, charging devices, charging phone, charging tablets, camping power, camping electricity, emergency supplies

There’s pretty much nothing more basic than boiling water, but do you ever think about how much untapped power all that boiling creates? The people at BioLite – makers of the BaseCamp Stove – decided to harness that energy by creating a clever little device that can power your electronics anytime you boil water. Whether you are [...]

November 26th, 2014 | Tags:
TGO Press lifts

The choice of low environmental impact sources of energy is one of the founding principles of sustainability, but many people often forget that we have the potential to create energy via our own physical activities: walking, running, and cardio exercise. The British Great Outdoor Gym Company has created “Green Heart”; the first network of eco-friendly outdoor gyms capable of turning burned [...]

November 26th, 2014 | Tags:
green design, eco design, sustainable design , AZPML, KANVA, Kuehn Malvezzi, Lacaton & Vassal, Montreal Olympic Park, A Space for Life Museum, Veoldome, Insectarium

Read the rest of Massive Biodome Upgrade Unveiled for Montreal’s 1979 Olympic Park Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: A Space for Life Museum, AZPML, eco design, green design, Insectarium, KANVA, Kuehn Malvezzi, Lacaton & Vassal, Montreal Olympic Park, sustainable design, Veoldome

November 23rd, 2014 | Tags:
apple crisp

If you are looking to clean up your holiday diet act, start with the following sugar and gluten-free apple crisp recipe, which will satisfy your taste buds and offer you the crave-worthy texture you seek without compromising your figure. Homemade apple crisp is a lot like apple pie, only it is with a bit more [...]