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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

including nature

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

What can fashion learn from the construction industry?

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

5 eco friendly tips

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

the bios urn

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 »

Organic Gardening Practices: Winter Ready

eco-friendly backyard

Organic Gardening Practices The next time you look out your back window and over your lawn, take time to remember all the good times your backyard has provided over the summer. Whether your lawn is relatively new or if you are a veteran with years of experience in caring for your prized lawn, you have likely spent hours of summer ... Read More »

Sustainable Living Trends to Follow in 2018

Sustainable Living Beyond all doubt, sustainable home design not only has remained popular throughout the years, but it’s growing stronger. According to a report issued by the National Association of Home Builders, about one-third of home builders report that more than 60% of their current projects are done in a sustainable way, and over half of them expect to reach ... Read More »

Enviro-Friendly Business Ideas

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Enviro-Friendly We treat our environment everything but consciously, which is probably one of the main reasons the green trend is so popular nowadays, even if people are getting into it just because it’s trending. Like the case is with anything trendy, this means that the green mentality is currently somewhat profitable, and it’s looking to stay that way for a ... Read More »