Reusing Old Belts

“For all the old items, which are no longer in use, throwing away is never a wise way. There are lots of ideas for reusing old belts into useful, stylish, handmade goods or interesting home decorations, rather than throwing them away.”

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Daily Intakes [Infographic]

Recently I read this article where it reads that –based on an updated advice by the American Heart Association– coconut oil is packed with saturated fat which can raise “bad” cholesterol and “is as unhealthy as beef dripping and butter”, say US heart experts.

This made me think it could be useful to have a very basic-quick chart with the recommended daily intakes like fats, salt, sugar and carbs.

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5 Reasons to switch to Solar Water Heaters

Solar water heaters evolved from simple black-painted boxes to modern solar thermal units that we’re familiar with. Clearly, it took centuries of development to fully optimise these heating machines — and be able to apply them in modern houses.

Solar thermal water heaters are regarded as one of the most environment-friendly appliances in the world. If you are sceptical or want to have more information about these appliances; then you’ve come to the right article. We’re going to take a look at the top reasons why you should consider installing a solar water heater in your home.

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Environmentally Friendly Hospitals [Infographic]

These innovative hospitals are choosing to look after the environment as well as their patients. With modern, state of the art facilities, eco-friendly hospitals are winning awards for their efforts.

Here, we take a look at some of the most environmentally friendly hospitals in the USA.

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How to Repot a Plant [Infographic]

Do you know when or how to properly repot a plant? Many of us wait until it is bursting out of its pot, pull it out, put it in a new pot, add some soil and hope it grows.

Here are a few signs that your plant needs a new home:

  1. The plant simply looks like it is too big for its pot
  2. The roots are growing out of the drainage holes
  3. Water is sitting on the top and not absorbing
  4. The soil is dried out or looks like it is disintegrating
  5. It’s been years since you repotted it

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Cigarette Butts and the Environment [Infographic]

This infographic outlines the impact cigarettes have on the environment. It really is incredible that 4.5 trillion cigarettes are littered worldwide every year. Many of these cigarette parts end up in our rivers and end up killing thousands of marine animals annually.

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Commercial Building Energy Usage [Infographic]

Savings could reach that enormous level if energy efficiency for commercial and industrial buildings improved by just 10%, according to Energy Star program estimates. The pie chart in this infographic shows what energy is being used for in commercial buildings. This guide also offers simple tips to improve the energy efficiency of a commercial building.

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