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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.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 26, 2014 at 6:01 am

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How to Treat Tree Wounds Effectively

Tree wounds are quite common that occur due to various reasons, such as insect attack, animal damage, broken branches or abrasions. These wounds tend to break the bark and result in damage to tissues that produce water and food. Such wounds also result in exposure of internal parts of the tree to bacterial infection and eventually start decaying. Even though we cannot stop decay completely, but timely measures taken to heal the wound can help the tree remain healthy.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 25, 2014 at 6:01 am

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Notable home constructions achieved with waste and recycled materials

More and more people nowadays are becoming environmentally conscious and adapting eco-friendly ways of living. Homes created using recycled or waste material are a good way of conserving the environment. We take a look at some such initiatives.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 24, 2014 at 6:01 am

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Recycle old phones and have a lasting impression on the environment

Just as we discard old clothes and buy new ones on a frequent basis, we do the same to our cell phones these days. If you buy a cell phone today, it is likely the phone will be obsolete in a few months, perhaps a year. Then what do you do? You probably start finding a buyer who is ready to buy your phone; you sell it and then go for that new Smartphone.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 23, 2014 at 6:01 am

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Making shelters for the homeless from repurposed shipping containers

There is no dearth of homeless wanderers on earth. At times it is the natural disaster that leaves multitudes of people homeless, and the other times it is the financial crunch, which hits so bad that the people cannot even afford small homes to live. Many researchers and NGOs keep finding out solutions to help homeless people to get reasonable homes, and one such solution that has come up is the shipping container. Recycled shipping containers can serve as nice temporary shelters.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 22, 2014 at 6:01 am

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Reducing construction’s impact on environment with alternatives to cement blocks

Saving the environment is a serious issue and the first thing we need to do is reduce our carbon footprint. Apart from reducing usage of our car, saving electricity and using recyclable products, we also need to look at how our houses are constructed. One of the main ingredients of any house construction is cement, which comes with a huge carbon footprint of its own. Construction in general is one of the most intensive processes, and has a huge carbon footprint. Let us now look at some of the alternative solution that we have.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 21, 2014 at 6:01 am

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Solar powered 3D printer turns plastic waste at sea into furniture

Out of the many garbage gyres present in various oceans on earth, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is one of the largest and it has gained attention of many environmentalists and researchers repeatedly. It is a large patch covered with plastic rubbish. The patch is as large as that of entire Turkey, and is located in the North Pacific. It is not at all an easy task to recycle such massive debris.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 20, 2014 at 10:49 am

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Apps that go along with your green lifestyle

All of us tend to do things properly if we have the motivation, and know to keep things in check. The same goes for our green habits as well. Although, not intentionally but we all sometimes become careless and do not follow the green specifications. We can take help of some effective apps that keep a close eye on our behavior that directly effects environment, and notify us every time we become careless. These apps encourage us to make the right decisions. Just load your Smartphone with the following superb green apps and take another step on the path of being environmentally friendly.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 20, 2014 at 10:48 am

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Stadiums Implementing Eco-Friendly Measures to Sustain the Sports

We all like to watch our favorite games live in stadiums, have fun and enjoy our time. However, there is a lot of energy consumption and waste production in stadiums. Now many stadiums are paying attention to this issue and taking various eco-friendly steps. Let us look at some such stadiums and the steps they have taken to be more eco-friendly.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 19, 2014 at 10:33 am

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Taking a green route with dresses made from recycling materials

Various things are being made using recycled material and there is no reason why making dresses from recycled stuff cannot be a possibility. The benefit of recycling is that it helps save the environment and such dresses not only look trendy, but are also quite usable. Let us look at a few such dresses:

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 19, 2014 at 10:33 am

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