Environmental

Reuse in the Workshop

The workshop is a great place for reusing items formally destined for the landfill. Even if you do not have a shop or craft area you can always donate the items mentioned in the following paragraphs to friends, schools, shops, youth centers? The concept of reusing is as limitless as your imagination.

Scrapbooking Tips That Respect The Environment

There are ways to preserve memories while respecting the environment--and that's good news for the growing number of American scrapbookers.

Precycling Saves You Money While Helping The Environment

Recycling keeps trash out of the landfills by reusing the waste for another purpose. Precycling stops waste before it happens.

Green choices: give Valentines Day gifts with the planet in mind

If Valentines Day is an essential day for you or the one you love; then you can show a bit of love for the environment by carefully considering what you buy.

The Future of Solar is Bright!

This is an article about the future of solar. It examines the bright outlook, the current trend of solar and also the disadvantages and drawbacks.

Why The Frogs No Longer Sing - A Case Study On The Survival Of A Freshwater Lake.

What are the steps that can be taken to ensure the survival of the fragile ecosystem of a freshwater lake that has been threatened by external factors of pollution? Will the lake which has been teeming with fishes, frogs, snakes, even cobras be rehabilitated so that the frogs will sing again? Learn how in the case of Tasek Chini, a freshwater lake in the tropical forests of Malaysia is being rehabilitated, and how this can be applied to any other lake elsewhere in the world.

Overview of Solar As An Energy Platform

With renewable energy all the rage these days and fossil fuel costs soaring, solar energy is in the news. Here are some thoughts about solar as a viable energy platform.

Hurricane Season 2006: Four Steps To An Efficient Evacuation.

It?s hard to believe it?s already hurricane season, and it?s also hard to believe that this season is projected to be as bad as or worse than last year?s season that saw hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma. We?re here to help you prepare, but rather than repeat the usual ?flashlight and first aid kit? disaster preparedness checklist, we?re going to give you a few details that will help your family plan an efficient evacuation should a severe hurricane threaten your area.

Why is quitting smoking so hard?

We all know that many smokers are aware of health risks that come along with smoking cigarettes. We also know that that some of them are seeking support and help for their habit. I don?t want you to understand me as some kind of a guru who is making smart statements on how to quit smoking cold turkey in 15 hours for free. No no. My idea for smoking cigarettes is very similar to yours.

Future Energy Concepts ? The Fuel Cell

With global warming, general pollution and rising fuel prices, our future energy needs are a hot topic. Fuel cells may represent a solution, one coming sooner than later.

Energy - What You Need To Know About Bio Fuels

Agro fuel commonly as bio fuel is derived from a biomass. It can be a solid, liquid or gas fuel. Bio fuel is now a common means of decreasing the greenhouse gas emissions and is now used as fossil fuel alternative. It is eyed to replace fossil fuels in the near future. However, it was researched that though bio fuel reduces the greenhouse effect, the release of Nitrous Oxide from commonly used bio fuel contributes much to global warming.

Honda Inverter Generators

Nothing has been quite so exciting in the generator manufacturing business as the new Honda inverter generators. Honda inverter generators give you all of the power that you need in a generator, with maximum fuel efficiency, light weight, and surprisingly quiet performance.

Log Homes, the Natural Green Building Solution

Building and living ?Green? is good for your health, conserves energy and protects the environment. Log homes are the original green building solution made directly from the earth?s natural resource. This abundant, beautiful and renewable natural resource is 100% green.

Pond Weed Clean-Up, A Neighborhood Effort

After answering several inquiries from other towns regarding the success of Sluice Pond Association at eradicating weeds from the pond, this article describing the process might help others in Massachusetts and New England . Sluice Pond is a 50+ acre body of water with approximately 165 homes that abut the pond. We knew that finding funds would be necessary after we had a formal evaluation of the weeds and an estimate for treatment costs while protecting the fish, wildlife and recreational use.

America's Beauty Is Everywhere You Make It

Each spring, millions of volunteers rally for the nation's largest annual community improvement program. It's a great way to enjoy some fresh air, spend quality time with the family, meet new friends and make a difference in your community's environment.

How clean is the air in your house?

It is a little-known fact that the air inside your house is dirtier than the air outside it.

Bird-Watchers Flock To Florida Beaches

There's now another good reason a growing number of bird-watchers are flying toward Florida beaches.

Clean Vacationing

It feels very good to clear up a beach of shards of broken glass hiding just below the surface before an unwary swimmer splashes into it. It does not, however, feel as good to find a large fish hook by imbedding it in the bottom of your foot.

LED Emergency Lanterns: Preparing Your Home for a Power Outtage

Every home should have emergency lighting equipment in case of a power outage or a natural disaster. This article explains what an LED Emergency Light is, where to store it and what to use it for.

Energy Aware and Waste Wise

Constantly bombarded with negative information about the environment, finances and natural resources? Feeling overwhelmed? Each and every one of us can do something to help our world - starting right where we are, right now. Though not everyone can afford to donate cash or time to a cause, there are endless tactics that will decrease an individual?s contribution to the landfill and their resource consumption.

Cut Emissions And Save Money With A Hybrid Car

With oil prices regularly topping the $100-a-day mark and the need for every household to do its bit to combat climate change getting more urgent, the case for owning a hybrid gets stronger with each passing day.

President Bush Goes Solar

Environmentalists throughout the world are still in shock. Who would?ve every thought President Bush would push solar energy?

Climate Change ? What is it?

Climate change is an amazingly simple phrase for such a complex subject. Following, we have a go at defining climate change in today?s terms.

Help For Our Economy And Ecology

There are several ways you can conserve energy and protect the environment.

Is Biomass Really a Clean Energy Resource?

As we strive to find alternative energy resources, many potential solutions are on the table. Biomass energy is one such solution or is it?

Uses for Solar In Every Day Life

Many a person, myself included, has gone on and on about the benefits of solar energy. While theoretical arguments are always interesting, what about daily applications?