Article Archive for Eco-Decor & Design

6 pillars for designing a green home
Sustainable design, sometimes called green design or eco-design, is a design philosophy that calls for the use of only renewable...
Learn the best way to break down food waste with worms
Worm composting, or "vermicomposting," is a simple and effective way to reduce food waste in your trash and create inexpensive...
How to build a green home from the ground up
If you're serious about eco-friendly living, consider developing a green home plan. Green home design is among the fastest-...
Why LEDs might be the future of lighting
We've all heard the buzz about LEDs. But what exactly are they, and why is there so much talk about them? Let's take a look at...
What to look for in an energy-efficient water heater
Heating water can account for a large portion of the energy consumption in any home, so it’s not uncommon to wonder if your hot...
How solar power works and what the sun can do for us
We all know there's an energy crisis, and our country is always looking to find more ways to generate our own power. Clean,...
4 tips for using rotating composters
Home composting systems are an easy way to reduce your household waste and create great compost for your home vegetable and...
4 ways to recycle lightbulbs without the hassle
The Environmental Protection Agency states the mercury from one florescent light bulb can pollute 6,000 gallons of water beyond...
4 eco-friendly fabrics to look for when buying clothes, plus insider tips for selecting the right products
The textile industry is one of the most ecologically damaging industries in the world. Petroleum-based products release dangerous...
10 tips for redoing your home in an eco-friendly way
Green home decorating reduces negative impacts on the environment. Making conscious choices about how we live and what we buy is...