Which Coffee Cup is most Eco-Friendly? [Infographic]

Many people need that morning cup of coffee to get through the day. However, depending on their style of coffee cup, their daily jolt could be killing the planet.

Disposable cups made from materials such as paper, Styrofoam and plastic are cheap and convenient, but their impact on the environment can be costly. In fact, paper cups are produced by cutting down 20 million trees, and Styrofoam cups sit in landfills for 500 years before breaking down.

Reusable cups made from glass, porcelain, ceramic or earthenware are better as they don’t impact the flavor and are eco-friendly. Which one you select depends on how much you have to drink.

A traditional mug can be made of porcelain, ceramic or earthenware. It holds two to three times more than a demitasse mug, which is made of porcelain or ceramic. A double-walled metal mug comes in many styles and also can be used with a lid, which is perfect for travel.

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Save Energy with Home Renovation Projects

Most people undertake home renovation projects in order to make their space more functional or to create more space somehow. What some of them fail to recognise is the opportunity to make the house much more energy-efficient through renovation, thus making the investment even more sensible and worthwhile.

Luckily, today we are able to hear and read a lot about how we can kill two birds with one stone, i.e. make the space both more liveable and environment-friendly. Here are just some of many ideas that can help you start thinking in this direction if you haven’t already considered the option of improving your home even more.

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Kintsugi: Repairing Pottery Art [Video]

Kintsugi is a centuries-old Japanese art of repairing broken pottery and transforming it into a new work of art with gold, the traditional metal used in Kintsugi. The name of the technique is derived from the words “Kin” (golden) and “tsugi” (joinery), which translate to mean “golden repair.” The scars and cracks of the broken ceramic become the focus and turn the object into something unique and exquisite.

If you’ve broken your favorite ceramic dish and want an elegant repair solution, follow this guide to making your own Kintsugi art. All you need is a few items and our step-by-step video tutorial below.

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10 popular types of grasses to plant in all seasons [Infographic]

Do you want to know how to grow grass fast? A lot of homeowners want their respective lawns to be as good-looking as possible. After all, it serves as a nice place for relaxation and the aesthetic value cannot be denied. Here, we’ll give you all the information you need to cover up any bald spots on your lawn and make it green in no time.

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How to Sleep better during Pregnancy [Infographic]

Have you been feeling exhausted and sluggish during your pregnancy so far? Is it so bad you’re wondering how you’ll ever survive the second and third trimesters?

Everyone needs sleep — without it, our moods, concentration, and health all plummet. But when you’re pregnant, you need your rest more than ever. You’re growing a new life inside you and that’s physically and emotionally draining.

But when you’re sleeping for two, does that mean you actually need twice as much as sleep as usual? How would you ever get anything done?

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