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Common Indoor Toxins and Tips to Reduce Exposure to them

A lot of homes and home furnishings today contain unregulated amounts of toxins that can be detrimental for health in the long run. Some of the more common health problems caused by these toxins include neurological disorders, immune system disorders, multiple chemical sensitivities, chronic fatigue syndrome, hormonal imbalances and several allergies. In most cases, these toxins would not start showing up in the body until much later, thereby hindering the treatment process.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - July 28, 2014 at 5:53 am

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Simple yet Effective Tips to Improve your Recycling Skills

Many individuals think that recycling has to do only with plastic bottles and bins. In contrast, it has got a lot more to do than that. Those who find it hard to follow recycling drives organized by corporate companies can opt to start their own personal recycling drive, making it an integral part of their daily lives. Here are some simple tips that would help these individuals achieve this and improve their recycling skills for the better.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - July 23, 2014 at 6:47 am

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Make your yard a zero waste space

Changing your lifestyle to become zero waste is hard. It requires hard work, determination, and the willingness to change. But even though it’s hard, the reward you get back from it is worth it. Here are a couple tips to help you reach your goal in reducing waste in the yard.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - July 21, 2014 at 9:32 am

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Useful things built using reclaimed wood

There is rising demand for reclaimed wood and the reasons are varied. Such wood has its own natural beauty plus use of this type of wood helps to save natural resources as well as a lot of your money. In case you are interested in using such reclaimed wood then opt for color variations to add some spice to your selection, which you can use in your garden, in hardwood flooring or in bookcase.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - June 25, 2014 at 6:11 am

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How to utilize limited outdoor space to the fullest

If you love gardens but not sure how to utilize small space in the backyard for this purpose then details we will provide here will help you innovatively use your available space. In urban living, people have less living space and by properly utilizing your outdoor space, you can create an enjoyable getaway for yourself and your family.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - June 22, 2014 at 5:12 am

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Some great ideas for using a small house in ways other than a dwelling

Running a full sized household is a laborious task. It takes a lot of energy for heating or cooling the home. A big home requires regular maintenance. Many people are opting for smaller houses as they are more eco-friendly, sustainable, and even favorable for the pocket. People have started believing in the necessity of a sustainable lifestyle. That’s why they are choosing the tinier houses that gradually reduce their carbon footprint. A small house can be used in a great many ways. They are flexible and give you a chance of using your house in more than one profitable ways. The following are some unconventional ways of utilizing your small […]

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - June 21, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Five reasons why you should be buying organic meat and dairy

Many responsible citizens are changing their eating habits to lead a more eco-friendly life. People are getting themselves used to a vegan diet. Animal cultivation is the reason behind 80% global deforestation. It also causes severe pollution. Animal farms do not observe or follow the basic rules of hygiene. As a result their surrounding air and water sources are polluted. The livestock has to be fed huge amount of grains. Natural resources are also wasted during transporting livestock from one place to another and in storing beef and pork. Not to mention, several farms keep animals in a deplorable condition. If you cannot stop eating meat or dairy products then […]

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - June 18, 2014 at 8:50 am

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Innovative ideas to create an indoor garden

If you like gardening but lack of space is stopping you from pursuing your hobby, then we have some indoor gardening ideas lined up for you to experiment. These are not expensive to implement and yet make the place look unique. Let us look at them in the next few sections.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - June 16, 2014 at 9:31 am

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Five tips that will make your organic lawn dazzle

You have probably heard about organic farming, and its role in preserving natural resources. Organic farming is environmentally friendly in nature and does not use pesticides or fertilizers. If you maintain your lawn or garden in an eco-friendly manner and do not use polluting substances, then your gardening style will also be considered organic. For this, you must learn some simple tricks and start utilizing the natural resources optimally. Remember that wasting water and polluting soil will only decrease the value of your own surroundings. Here are some tips to keep your lawn well tended, and its soils and plants healthy:

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - June 13, 2014 at 9:02 am

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Shopping green can be time saving and comfortable

Green purchasing means buying things according to the need and keeping this in your mind that product you are buying could affect the environment around you. Choose an option that gives you the sense of being a responsible human being as well. Buying should be along with saving the energy and natural resources.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - May 31, 2014 at 6:18 am

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