Category Archives: Green Tips

Intelligence and common sense for home security can make your energy usage frugal

With the variety of home security systems or equipment available in the market, protecting the home from burglary or any other inconsiderate threats is not an issue anymore. However, while ensuring the security of our home as well as family members, we at times put the green lifestyle we follow at stake. For additional protection to your door or window, you necessarily need not to install energy hungry security devices that inflate your power consumption and thus, carbon footprints. Here we have listed some simple yet effective ways to safeguard your home and family in the most sustainable manner.   Continue reading Intelligence and common sense for home security can make your energy usage frugal

Minimizing your exposure to toxic substances in this synthetic world

Synthetic toxins without any doubt are harmful for the environment, but direct or indirect exposure to toxic chemical can be equally dangerous for you and your family. Entering our body through water, air, food, cleaning products used at homes and offices, plastic container, personal care products, building materials, and many other sources, these chemicals are harmful for people of all age groups, including the fetus in the womb. With our reliance on these products, we might not be able to eliminate exposure to toxic chemicals altogether, but we can definitely reduce it with little awareness and changes in our lifestyle. Here we have listed some easy and effective ways to reduce your exposure to chemicals. Continue reading Minimizing your exposure to toxic substances in this synthetic world

How to make your coffee more eco-friendly

Have you ever thought that your craze for coffee can take a toll on the environment? Yes, you read it right! If you start your day with a cup of coffee and have few more during the day, you are damaging the environment, though unknowing. Every day, millions of coffee cups are brewed in homes, offices, restaurants and takeaway shops for coffee buffs around the world, leaving loads of paper and plastic waste, such as cups, napkins, stirrers, lids, and more, behind. Moreover, a large amount of water is required to grow, harvest and prepare coffee; and not to talk about the fuel and energy required to transport and brew the coffee. It might not be possible for you to stop having coffee and thus, spoil the environment, buy you can definitely reduce your carbon footprints with following tips. Continue reading How to make your coffee more eco-friendly

Ideas to follow for a more responsible car wash style

With summers approaching, your car may have to cope with the dust, dirt and grime that come with the hot weather. Car wash may be an important aspect to maintain your car, but hosing down the car too frequently can affect the environment adversely, as the spillover contain numerous oil particles, rubber, metals and chemicals used in car cleaning products that end up in lakes, rivers and the ocean to contaminate our natural water resources. Car wash may be a good idea, but not at the cost of environment. Here are some green tips to wash your car. Continue reading Ideas to follow for a more responsible car wash style

Simple ideas to remove plastics from your kitchen

You have tried many times but it seems that every time you get rid of the plastics they somehow creep in right back. Imagining life without plastic is a tough task, as this eco-damaging material has become a part of many aspects of our lifestyle. If you are truly concerned about minimizing the use of plastics then start from your kitchen. It is the place where the health of your family is made. Continue reading Simple ideas to remove plastics from your kitchen

Simple tips that lay the path for a greener wardrobe

Maintaining a wardrobe takes lots of effort and dedication. If you don’t attend to it for a few weeks, it will turn into a mess. It is tougher to make careful choices and turning your wardrobe green or eco-friendly. If you are concerned about the deteriorating state of our environment and the fluctuations in world climate then it is advisable that you make positive and eco-friendly changes in every aspect of your life. Your wardrobe is an important part of your life because it determines what you wear everyday. Start recycling old clothes and opt for greener clothing options. In the following, some brilliant ideas have been discussed for turning your wardrobe green this season. Continue reading Simple tips that lay the path for a greener wardrobe

Homemade fertilizers that help your pocket and your planet

You can play your part in making the world free of harmful chemicals by adopting homemade fertilizers that are good for the soil and reduce our dependence on chemicals and toxic compounds. In the following sections, let us look at some of the fertilizers you can create yourself at home. Continue reading Homemade fertilizers that help your pocket and your planet

Simple and superb ways to lower your home carbon footprint

We all know that climate change is taking place, which is not good for life on earth. We all also know that we all are the reason for the climate change. To go by the data released by some environmentalists, around 48 percent more carbon dioxide release is taking place all over the world as compared to the year 1992. The data reveals how we human beings are making earth a tougher place to live. However, some awareness has come in, as some people and organizations have come forward to put in efforts and bring down the carbon footprint level. Continue reading Simple and superb ways to lower your home carbon footprint

Easy ways to help you on your way to a merry green home

Our home is the best place we can ever have in this entire world.  It is not just a house it’s a sacred place where we feel the warmth and love of our close ones. With the so called industrial revolution, pollution has entered our homes making us feel sick and annoyed. Hence, it becomes extremely important to avoid a sustainable lifestyle and it would start right from our home. Here are five simple and easy changes to make your house a green one. Continue reading Easy ways to help you on your way to a merry green home

Make your bathroom a zero waste area

The bathroom is the place that must be kept clean and hygienic. To keep it clean, we buy all kinds of products that further add to the waste. If you want to reduce the waste production, you must start from the bathroom. There are few steps to make your bathroom have zero waste. Continue reading Make your bathroom a zero waste area