Here are some valuable Apps listed that might help all of us evaluate, track or find simple solutions to shift our mindset and look at what and how we are buying and using things like food, clothes or even the web. And if that, by extension, saves us money… then why not give it a try? 😉Continue reading “12 Apps that will Help the Earth and Your Wallet [Visual]”
With two-thirds of the global population predicted to live in regions of high water stress by 2025, providing an accurate and deep understanding of this issue is critical.
- The impact of wastewater on the environment.
- Global water waste statistics, with countries, ranked and country-specific case studies. The most common water-wasting habits.
- The entire water process, including production, collection, treatment, and reuse.
- How individuals and families can reduce water waste.
Are you looking for a yard feature that is both beautiful and impressive but also low-maintenance? A rock garden is just that, and it might be the perfect option for you.
Xeriscaping is a landscaping practice that can reduce water waste by 75% with low-water plants and efficient irrigation.Continue reading “How to practice Xeriscaping [Visual]”
Xeriscaping is a landscape designing technique of creating a yard that requires little water. Xeriscaping takes advantage of native and drought hardy plants, along with hardscaping and decorative elements to create an attractive display that requires minimal maintenance.
The practice is most popular in arid and semiarid climates, where watering restrictions are common but can be practiced in any area.
It’s easy to see the appeal of xeriscaping. From lowering monthly water bills and less maintenance to helping out the environment, it definitely has its perks. If you are contemplating converting your lawn to a xeriscaped space, here are a few tips to get you started on the right path.Continue reading “10 Xeriscaping Ideas for Dry Climates [Visual]”
It’s not uncommon for the terms expensive and eco-friendly to be paired together, but this doesn’t always have to be the case. With an increasing number of the population spending more time in their homes, it’s important to assess how increased hours spent indoors can impact our planet. As energy bills rise, now is the perfect time to consider how you can be more eco-friendly with your choices at home, and more importantly how to afford to make these changes.