Archive for April, 2012

PostHeaderIcon 5 tips to make shopping more eco friendly

Posted on: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 at 9:06 am

eco friendly shoppingThe market of eco friendly products, be it food or body care products or dress material is increasing with each day. By buying different kinds of eco-friendly products you can actually set up a status for others that helps other get influenced and become aware of the eco friendly items also. You can buy different coconut made oil products and ready to eat food items.

Moreover different kinds of spices are also being produced from various organic items. You can buy organic chocolate, oats and rice also.  Various online stores are also providing different kinds of organic household items in which you can find bath and bed products, different kinds of furniture, stools and accessories. On the other hand you can purchase several non toxic and odorless home improvement products also. These things you can gift your friends and associates to make them conscious about eco friendly shopping and its benefits.

PostHeaderIcon Tips to save electricity

Posted on: Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 at 2:40 pm

We all know that we are running out of resources. Fossil fuels and non-renewable sources of energy which have helped the earth run for years is now getting over faster and faster. It is our responsibility to switch to renewable sources and save what we can so that we can live comfortably and leave a comfortable life on earth for our next generations. This is called sustainable development.

There are many ways to save electricity. If you live in a community, you can all sit down and settle down on a renewable source of energy such as solar power or wind power. If everybody chips in you all will have unlimited energy, that too without harming the environment. Also, remember to switch off fans, air conditioners and lights when you’re not in the room. Invest in smart cooling air conditioners, which detect presence and switch off themselves when the room is empty. Always remember to use minimum number of lights and switch of all appliances at night no matter how sleepy you are.

PostHeaderIcon Build an Aquaponic garden with simple tips

Posted on: Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 at 11:44 am

Since the technology for building an aquaponic garden is so readily available. It has become necessary to educate yourself about the technology and how it is used. There are a few simple tips that you can use to build an aquaponic garden.

When you decide to build an aquaponic garden the first thing you need to consider is the location where you want to place your aquaponic system, in order to understand the conditions that you have to face like whether artificial or real sunlight is to be utilized. You also must consider the temperatures, climate. If you want a proper health for your aquaculture and plans u must ensure that your water supply has enough oxygen to maintain your garden. You can do this by using simple designs of tubing and air pumping. You must ensure and do a little research on what kind of fish suits your aquaponic system. You must keep searching browsing and researching in order to keep a healthy functioning of your efforts. Thus successful aquaponing is not all that difficult. Is it?

PostHeaderIcon DIY tips to build a wind turbine

Posted on: Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 at 11:41 am

Are you planning to build up a wind turbine yourself? It is indeed a good idea and if you really do so it is a good attempt to reduce or electric bills. Building a wind turbine is an easy job with some concentration.

The first thing to do is to buy a good guide that will teach you step by step how to set up a turbine.

Basic part of turbine is the blades, body and the tower of the turbine. Blades can be made up of PVC pipes and pulley can be used for making hubs. Then attach these blades to the body of the turbine and motor. Old towers of your television can be used as a tower for your turbine.

Follow the steps of your guide thoroughly during attaching the blades to the motor and tower because it is the most crucial part of your turbine.

You can easily build a wind turbine with few hundred dollars. And can easily save your electric bill too.