A bag of regular ol’ lemons costs roughly $3. Most household cleaners are about the same price or even less, so why would you even want to spend money on using lemon-based cleaners? Read on to find out why!
Water-efficient landscaping, or xeriscaping, if you’re feeling fancy, carefully plans out where plants, decks and patios are placed to maximize natural resources and native plants. Also, find out how it can help lower your water bill.
So how can we improve our eco-friendly credentials while keeping costs down? I’ve got several quick fixes that will help you to reduce your consumption and energy bills without breaking the bank.
One problem I have with my backyard is that 90% of it sees more shade than sun. While this works out well when we want to play horseshoes or Frisbee on hot summer days, it doesn’t bode well for my garden. After a little research, I found a great solution for my problem.
Using an outdoor clothesline in the summer saves you money in several different ways. Plus it’s another small step toward reducing your energy consumption and making the planet a healthier place.
Why shell out money for water when you can collect tons of it for free? Learn about the benefits and ease of setting up a rain barrel system at your home.
You’d be surprised to know that eco-friendly fashions are more common than you think. From belts to bags and shoes to shirts, you can find tons of great clothing made from organic and recycled materials.
That brand new, (hopefully) eco-friendly, carpet or wood flooring looks great in your home. Don’t sit back and enjoy it just yet. What are you going to do with the old carpet you just tore up?
Are you thinking about getting new carpet for your home this year? Have you thought about getting eco-friendly carpeting? It’s a better, healthier and just as affordable as traditional, chemically made carpet.
While these unconventional home building materials may seem off the wall, they’re becoming more and more common. As recycling and sustainable living increases in importance, how we view scrap materials changes.