I wanted to sort my rings and bracelets in a way I could easily see them and decide which one to wear, same with the necklaces and I tried to make a holder with kitchen towels tubes but didn’t work, wasn’t stable enough or I didn’t know how to make it right. Until…
Everyone who has ever owned a dog will tell you that cleaning up after a dog is not the easiest task in the world. They bring dirt and mud inside your home and leave paw-prints just about everywhere. Since nobody likes living in a messy and dirty home, we all try to clean up as soon as possible and that’s a process that never ends.
The fact that dogs’ bodies are much closer to the ground means they are more exposed to dirt than their owners. So, if we have to deal with this problem, can we at least make it as natural and eco-friendly as possible? Most definitely.
LED lighting has become an incredibly popular lighting source over the years due to the huge number of benefits they offer. LED light bulbs are semiconductor devices which efficiently convert electricity into light without the use of fluorescent tubes or filaments. LED light bulbs are incredibly energy efficient, able to convert over 80% of their energy to make light. When compared to incandescent bulbs, which give off over 80% of their energy as heat, LED bulbs are truly energy efficient.
Some of the main benefits of LED light bulbs include:
- A lifespan of up to 40 years
- Cost effective
- Energy efficient
This infographic from Efficient Light explores all of the key benefits of LED light bulbs when compared to incandescent and halogen bulbs.
A growing number of consumers are resolving to live a more environmentally-friendly lifestyle. According to a survey that was conducted in 2015, 83% of Americans polled said that they want to take personal responsibility for the environment. Apart from using resources wisely and buying goods for personal consumption, this also applies to items that we plan to give our loved ones in order to better spread the message and importance of an eco-friendly lifestyle. If you need a last-minute present for the holidays or a birthday, consider these unique and sustainable gift ideas.
In the past couple of weeks I had been looking for ways to use some scraps of fabric I had and a bunch of used and washed teabags.I decided to make some gifts for my penpals that would be completely made of repurposed materials. This was my attempt of a Did-It-Myself (DIM) and finally I came down to these: