Article Archive for Eco-Decor & Design

Baby, it’s hot outside – and central air conditioning is one of the largest guzzlers of energy during the summer months. It’s...
Okay, so I was overly ambitious when I set about planting at least 14 different types of vegetables, plus assorted herbs, in my...
Many of us try to be enlightened shoppers by BYOB (bringing your own bag) to resolve the eternal paper or plastic dilemma. Since...
Ah, a treehouse. If you could design one of your own, what would it to be like? Mine would have a super-comfortable daybed or...
In today's Master Composter class, we began to delve into the science of composting. We did some hands-on (and microscopes on)...
I'm looking out at my yard and feeling depressed. The only living plants left in the garden are weeds. I miss the color and...
Of all the materials used by human beings, there is perhaps none greater, nor more versatile than wood. Offering both beauty and...
Editor's note: John and Nancy built their home using Rastra block, made of 85 percent recycled Styrofoam and 15 percent cement....
The below is an excerpt from Danny Seo's new book Simply Green Giving. Natural box fillers For Christmas one year, I sent all of...
In recent years, many manufacturers have climbed onto the green building bandwagon. Hardly a product in use today can’t be...