admin on August 9th, 2013

The ability to recycle waste into useful products is one of the hallmarks of the environmentalism movement. With rising gas prices and worries of global warming, alternative fuel sources have been emerging. Used vegetable oil is a common waste product from restaurants and due to its high energy content and cost of disposal it would be convenient to use it as a fuel source.

The most immediate use of vegetable oil is as a fuel source to replace gasoline. Fortunately, most diesel cars will have no problem running with a fuel source created from Read the rest of this entry »

Taking action, participating in any efforts to address environmental concerns and even starting your own initiative is a important concern for many who wish to ensure future generations have a brighter future to look forward to. Educating yourself about the programs that might benefit from your support, where to find the best opportunities to make a difference and the ways that you may be able to draw greater attention and support for a wide range of issues can make you a far more effective force for change.Want Read the rest of this entry »

admin on March 22nd, 2013

Right now, your goal is to live a much more green lifestyle. In order to do that, you need to find green cleaning products. One of the places you can certainly look is on the websites for your favorite grocery stores and drug stores. These companies generally sell some green cleaners, and you are usually comfortable relying on them. However, you must be positive that the label reads 100 percent organic on them. If the items are not 100 percent friendly for the environment, then Read the rest of this entry »

admin on March 14th, 2012

Be honest: if I suggested renewable energy as an alternative to what you rely upon now, what would you think? Would you sneer dismissively? Would you be intrigued? Would you even know what I’m talking about? Unfortunately, it seems that even with energy services like the kind you can get through places like the world is still woefully misinformed when it comes to both the efficiency and reliability of renewable energy. In fact, if I were to suggest renewable energy to you now your mind might conjure some humorous anecdote about trying to power your stove with an old-fashioned water mill.

The fact of the matter, though, is that tremendous leaps and bounds have been made in the field of renewable energy. Homes are even being built with implements that allow the residents to take full advantage of solar energy, and that’s just one example. Wind power, hydropower and even thermal energy are all different kinds of energy that are slowly but surely making our dependence on fossil fuels a thing of the past. Good thing, too, when you think about it. After all, a time is coming when fossil fuels will no longer be an option and that’s not conjecture – it’s fact.

Are you looking to go paperless in the kitchen, you can start by tackling the most used item in the room, paper towels. The EPA estimates that paper products alone make up about 31 of household waste. Replacing your paper towels with do-it-yourself kitchen towels is an easy first step that goes a long way in your efforts to go green.
There are different types and textures of cloth that can be used for common kitchen tasks. Finding the best material for the job at hand requires some trial and error. For instance, using recycled Read the rest of this entry »

admin on October 9th, 2011

Do you have old t-shirts and sweaters taking up space in your closet? Why not reuse them by turning them into yarn? The process is quite simple and takes little time. For sweaters, locate the knot at the bottom of the garment to get started. Either untie or cut the knot that is holding the sweater together. Then, just pull! Your sweater should come unraveled in no time. As you get more yarn, start rolling it into a ball to keep it neat and untangled. For t-shirts, Read the rest of this entry »

admin on October 7th, 2011

With the increase of pollution and hazards to our ozone layer and surrounding environment, a cleaner world tomorrow starts with you today. It is in our best efforts to work together and fight for a better tomorrow by little efforts a day which will add up to be a significant amount with the support and help of others.

One of the crucial aspects for a cleaner tomorrow is to recycle. Although it is stressed in the news and highlighted to be an important Read the rest of this entry »

A new type of art festival is appearing in local cities across America. With titles such as “Scrapfest”, turning your trash and recyclables into pieces of art can save money, help save the environment, and maybe turn of a profit for the inspired artists. Going green is high on the priority list and finding ways to reuse our waste materials are getting more and more creative. There are houses completely constructed out of used rubber tires and beer tires that rival any modern architectural designs. Popular modern artists are also using old materials to create new artwork Read the rest of this entry »