Home Ec: How to Keep a Clean Home (Design*Sponge) Today is the very first post in a new and ongoing series on our site called Home Ec. Inspired by.: If you appreciate arts and crafts you'll will really like our info!
DIY Solar Lamp: Make your own Eco-Friendly Sun Jar. This is simply a way of taking an existing solar lamp ( garden stake style) and gluing it (solar panel skyward) inside a sealable jar. Soak up sun outside in the day, use indoors at night!
you could add some fish to your water reclamation tank for a small aquaponics system. Grow a few plants to feed the fish and this forms a closed system. There is no need to fertilize, the fish do it for you! Permaculture at its finest!
Why build green homes? Green building is smart building. Aside from their obvious benefit to the environment, green buildings deliver financial savings, are more comfortable, healthier, return higher productivity rates and have higher resale values.