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Easy Ways To Go Green at Home, Not Go Broke

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Go Green at Home Going green and opting for a sustainable way of living can often be pretty expensive, so people tend to focus only on a handful of things. If you break things down into several projects, you won’t have to go over your budget or give up your new lifestyle. You need to remember that even a few ... Read More »

Sustainable Features: What Every New Home Needs

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Sustainable Features Sustainable features are a major home selling point and highly desirable lifestyle staples. To integrate them, you are much better off planning ahead of time instead of doing expensive remodeling projects later. Namely, those who are building homes from the ground up have a chance to make the most of various exciting products, save a great deal of ... Read More »

“Wish Trees”, The Fascinating Cultural Trend

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Wish Trees What is a Wishing Tree? Trees serve as spiritual teachers of sorts, and both humans and wildlife are attracted to them for the refuge they provide. An interesting thing to consider is how cultures across the world form various traditions related to nature. Take for instance, a wishing tree. A wishing tree is essentially an individual tree which has been ... Read More »

Water-Saving Bathroom: Things to Consider

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Water-Saving Bathroom In the times when limited resources and water shortages are becoming a reality in many parts of the world, we need to become more aware of the need to conserve water and teach our children to do the same. We have grown accustomed to having water in the house simply by opening the tap, but as we don’t ... Read More »

Benefits of Including Nature in Building Design

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Benefits of Including Nature Before the industrial revolution, people’s lives and homes were closely connected to nature and their natural surroundings. But, in the last 250 years, we’ve experienced a great shift from rural to urban living and we’ve alienated ourselves from nature. However, evolution works very slowly and our development, performance and well-being still greatly depend on the natural ... Read More »

Energy and Waterproofing Your Home

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Energy and Waterproofing Home construction and renovation is a pretty straight-forward business. You have to find the right location, the materials you need, the right crew and the necessary licenses before you start working. But what separates the amateurs from the pros are the techniques they use and it’s only natural to considerthe future and think about increasing your new ... Read More »

Retrofit existing homes to be more energy efficient

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Retrofit Existing Homes Energy efficiency is a hot topic right now and making sure new UK homes more energy efficient is something home builders up and down the country are working hard on getting right. But, improving the energy efficiency of existing housing stock, is another important issue for the UK and it appears that some Dutch ideas could help ... Read More »

The Bios Urn: Add To Your End of Life Plans

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The Bios Urn At the bottom of this post you can download your very own Bios Urn Pre-Planning form to include in your arrangements. In this post, we will detail how you can pre-plan with the Bios Urn. To think about life, also entails thinking about the end of life. We hope that in our efforts to normalize the Bios ... Read More »

Helping Kids Learn: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

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Helping Kids Learn Helping Kids Learn To Reduce, Reuse And Recycle When shopping, ask kids to help you find the products that use the least amount of packaging. Try to repair broken items instead of throwing them away. Model good behavior by separating trash into recycling bins whenever possible. Buy as many products in bulk as possible to cut down ... Read More »