How the Oil industry is pushing Plastic [Infographic]

The fracking boom is flooding the world with Ziploc bags, ketchup packets, and single-use spoons.

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The Eco Guide to Bike-Sharing

We are tearing this planet apart – there’s too many of us, we’re practically walking (or, should we say, driving) pollution and the cause of global warming. Well, we’re trying to make up for it and make an everyday life a little bit more sustainable. One of the ways to do that is to share, but there is a question of a pretty bipolar economic and social impact of this strategy. Apparently, carbon emission is a less problem than the question who’s paying for the gas and who gets a free ride. It doesn’t mean that we don’t care about the planet, but we simply care much more about ourselves. That can be seen in the case of one of the most eco-friendly parts of sharing economy – the bike-sharing. Although the most eco-friendly places in the world (Denmark, Germany, Netherlands) have more than 70% cyclist out of the entire population, many countries still think that bike sharing services are important. Maybe the main reason for this lies in the fact that we are not sure about the size of the impact that bike sharing has on a climate change. Well, let’s take a look what every turn of the pedal brings.

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DIY Dog House Project: a roof over your woofs head

It’s undeniable that our pets are no less than family members. We care for them like they are our children so it’s only natural we want the best for them – which includes making sure that they are warm and comfy in their dwelling. Many families have dogs (which is, by the way, proven to be extremely beneficial in a multitude of ways), but some of them can’t allow their four-legged friends to sleep inside their house. That, however, doesn’t have to mean they will be any less comfortable. With a little bit of effort, the most basic building skills and a surprisingly small budget, you can create an envy-worthy residence for your pup. So, we are bringing you some amazing DIY dog house ideas to spruce up your backyard – and you can even brag about having built it yourself.

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12 Uses for Turmeric + Benefits [Infographic]

Curcuma longa or the famous Turmeric is best known these days. From being an ancient medicinal rhizome it has now risen to become one of the most famous herbs in the pharmaceutical region.

It has been a demand in the market for quite a long time now. It is used by a lot of people worldwide. It is very accessible and has many health benefits.

It is well known as an antioxidant, however, the benefits this turmeric has is way more than that. Turmeric helps prevent cancer; lowers the risk of brain diseases and improves brain function; eases arthritis; slows down ageing; and even treats depression.

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DIY Succulent Garden Wall [Video+Infographic]

Succulents are a great way to add freshness to any space. From table centerpieces to suspended terrariums, these small thick-leaved desert plants have made their way onto the home decor scene in more ways than one. If you’re looking to add some color or interest to a wall in your home, a succulent wall garden might be just what you need. Instead of framing a picture, why not a whole garden?

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