In today’s day and age, we as a community and as a country all have to be committed wholeheartedly to reducing the impact that we are having on the environment. The huge impact that we have made thus far through our inexhaustible lust for disposables has caused some damage to the planet, but it’s not too late to reverse the damage. It’s important to think globally and to act locally, and it’s very encouraging when we see businesses in our community taking some excellent steps to reduce their carbon footprint through their environmental actions. After all, these businesses are some of the biggest producers of carbon emissions or wastes, […]
Founded and led by Yoven Chouinard, Patagonia has been an apparel company with a difference from the very beginning. It had always had a green bent and carved a niche for making fashionable outdoor clothing greener. Now, Patagonia has taken a more admirable step forward by launching a line of jeans made by using only eco-friendly dyes.
Many individuals have the general misconception that going green is a hard choice on the lifestyle as well as one’s pocket. However, the truth is that you need not to be extravagant in your pursuit to go green. You can establish an eco-friendly lifestyle with just a few simple changes in and around the household. Here are some such green household tips that would help improve your health and lifestyle tremendously.
The number of clean and green vehicles is increasing slowly but steadily on the roads. It will grow even further as more and more individuals shift towards a greener lifestyle by opting for eco-friendly modes of transportation, including hybrid and electric powered vehicles. Here we have listed five eco-friendly vehicle concepts that can potentially fuel a greener tomorrow.
Electronics has become an integral part of our lives today. We rely on gadgets for nearly every other task, thus crowding our home with electronic items. Although these gadgets do make our lives easier, they also have a downside to them. They contain toxic components that can degrade the environment considerably. Sadly, not most of us realize this and tend to throw away old, used electronic items, thus contributing to e-waste landfills around the world.
As the most superior species on the planet, we cannot be exactly proud of the way we have been treating the environment so far. Clearing forests to make ways for cities, polluting groundwater for the sake of building factories and contributing to greenhouse gases by dumping anything and everything in landfills, the list goes on. It is only when the alarm bells started ringing; we start thinking about our actions and their consequences in the years to come.
We cannot imagine living without a cell phone today. These handy devices have become lifeline for many, connecting them with the rest of the world on the go. However, they tend to have detrimental effects on the environment. No need to worry though, for several mobile phone companies are nowadays taking measures to reduce the environmental impact of the phones they develop.
What do you think about building a high tech retreat for as low as $67600? A New Zealander has managed to achieve this feat by constructing the Skysphere, a futuristic tower retreat that completely runs on solar power. Apart from being sustainable, the tower also boasts some impressive, high tech equipment to reside dwellers in comfort.
Got a pair of old jeans you are thinking of throwing, well you need not to trash it anymore. You can reuse that worn out but extremely durable denim material in your home in different ways. Here are some unique ideas to repurpose your old pair of jeans that will inspire you to take up your own DIY project.
There is nothing more relaxing than sitting by fire, roasting marshmallows as you share your favorite stories with your loved ones over the weekend. The only problem is that we usually do not have a dedicated fire pit in our backyard. Need not to worry, as you can build your own fire pit, using some surprisingly usual household items, in plenty of ways. Here are some such ideas to make DIY fire pit using materials in and around your home.