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Energy efficient light bulbs (otherwise known as compact fluorescent light bulbs or CFL's ) contain a small amount of mercury which is a toxic metal and every product containing mercury should be...
It's an interesting and thorny issue. Planet Green had a post about managing a relationship with someone with different environmental standards than you, but what if it's your housemate...
When was the last time you had your gas heater in your rental property serviced? How many of you just said, 'never'? You could be at risk from carbon monoxide poisoning.  What is...
Ever since I read about Google's new service for measuring power consumption, Powermeter, I wanted to try it, whatever your opinions on what Google might do with your data, it can't be denied...
It's almost December and about that time that people start putting up Christmas trees. People tend to either want a Christmas tree or simply couldn't care less. But what do you opt for?...
People are incredibly sentimental about gift giving and card sending at Christmas. Even as they grow older, many people are miffed, disturbed or shocked by the idea of buying people gifts. Many are...
I love making people gifts and I'm always keen to make my gifts homemade. I didn't have much time for crafting unfortunately so I decided to make some goodies from the kitchen. Reasons I like...
Further to Chris' article on living in small spaces, I came across the website of David Michael Bruno and his 100 Thing Challenge. In November 2008, David pledged to live for one year with only...
Project 1. Reduce drafts in your house While a cool breeze is lovely in summer, i's more common to notice the hot wind blow under the door or rattling the windows. It's unpleasant, and if...
Tree hugger offers these strategies if you struggle with your family dealing with your choice of food. This could also apply to your choice of fashion, partner, your weight or anything else...