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Living Green

Recycled ideas for great home decor

Paint splattered chair. Redoing a plain cotton upholstery fabric needs nothing more than a household disinfectant and water. Take the fabric outside. Wear glasses, old clothes and gloves to protect yourself from the paint that you’re just about to splash. Mix bleach and water. Use a plastic brush to splash the liquid all over the fabric. When you're done making the pattern, let it dry, then...

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Top ten eco-friendly home décor tips

Decorating our homes in a manner which is both eco-friendly as well as aesthetically pleasing seems like a herculean task to some. People say that going green means spending green and that there simply aren't enough ideas around to plan and decorate homes with eco-friendly materials without it looking nothing like a home. In direct contradiction to such a perspective, here are a few ideas to help...

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Popular methods of making your retirement more carbon friendly

Thanks to all the green movements it’s becoming increasingly easy to live in more eco-friendly ways. People are better educated and are more equipped to live greener lifestyles, making better choices about how and where they live and the way they consume energy. As people grow older, a more carbon neutral retirement is becoming an increasingly viable option especially with those who have the spare time to...

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Earth Hour 2014 launches crowdfunding platform for environmental action

Earth Hour 2014 has broken all records of mass participation across the world. This year’s Earth hour celebration – the eight of its kind – was observed in over 162 countries and over 7,000 cities. It’s now the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment. “It’s always extraordinary to see cities and landmarks involved in Earth Hour, but in 2014 it’s the stories and activities happening be...

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Make a green choice by purchasing eco-clothing for your kids

There are several benefits of organic kid’s clothing. As people are becoming environment- conscious and aware, they are opting for organic clothing which is free from harmful chemicals and pesticides. You can protect your kid’s health by going green. Pesticides which are used to grow cotton have been found to be linked with cancer. You can opt for clothes manufactured from organic cotton which...

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Healthier living: The debate regarding alkaline water

More than fifty percent of our body is made out of water. Water, has its own pH levels and changes in the pH level of water can affect the balance of the body. The body, through various activities such as breathing, circulation, digestion and hormonal balancing, works to balance pH naturally as well. Caustic metabolized acids are removed from tissues and cells in order to facilitate regeneration...

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Back and better than ever: Modern eco-friendly wallpaper

Some design ideas and trends that have made a comeback leave you slightly wondering who might be buying into these things, such as avocado bathroom suites, which were hastily ripped out of bathrooms but appear to have somewhat inexplicably to many, made a bit of a comeback. One recent home décor recent trend that is very easy to understand and is growing traction with every week that passes,...

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5 eco-friendly gadgets for when you travel

Travelling has been a part of the lives of many people nowadays. And once you travel, there are things that you need to bring. If you are a traveller and at the same time a wanderer, then you should be familiar of the must-bring things when you're on the go. Remember that only necessary things should be brought when you travel. As they always say, less is more. And when you travel, you have to...

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Healthy and Environmentally Friendly Ways to Eliminate Pests in Your Home

Nearly all of us have seen unsightly pests in our homes from time to time. Whether its ants, roaches, or even mice, we cringe at the sight of these creatures and worry about the diseases they may bring into our homes. We're also concerned about using harsh chemicals to get rid of them and how that might affect our health and our environment. The following information provides some guidelines and...

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Awaken the environmentalist in you with these 7 films

To be more environment-friendly is a good decision that involves a strong personal motivation. Some people find it in real circumstances in life, others in truths, some deep within themselves. Whatever your motivation is, it is important to know that it's a process that makes you a better person. If you're still at the onset of your transformation, you might want to see the following films. You'...

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