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Set Up a Home Recycling System

In many countries, the government or local municipalities have set up a formal recycling system, where each household gets different containers in which to put food waste, paper, glass, plastic and tin. This is, however, not standard practice in all … Continue reading
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A Greenminded Bathroom

The bathroom and toilet of a home are certainly the most water-intensive areas of the entire house. Each flush of the toilet uses about four litres of water in a modern toilet. Older toilets can use up to about 15 … Continue reading
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A Green Apartment

Many folk that live in an apartment block or flat may feel that, since so many of the resources are shared and they are often renting from someone else, they are limited in terms of the greenminded initiatives that they … Continue reading
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Building Your Greenminded Home

Building your own home is, no doubt, a very exciting venture. There is plenty of planning to do, and this is no cheap task, but having your dream home to look forward to is most rewarding. However, those who value … Continue reading
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Odour Control the Greenminded Way

Instead of using sprays that fill the atmosphere and your lungs with harmful gasses and chemicals, try natural odour removers instead. These are usually more effective, as chemical sprays tend to simply mask the smells, rather than eliminating them completely. … Continue reading
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The Dangers of Phantom Energy Use

Few householders realise that, even when appliances and other electrical goods around the home are switched off, they are still consuming a significant amount of energy just from being plugged into the socket. This use of electricity is referred to … Continue reading
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Things to Replace Regularly for a Green Home

Although having a greener, more eco-friendly environment often means keeping things until they absolutely cannot be used anymore, this is not true of all items. In fact, there are some things that are outright dangerous for your health if kept … Continue reading
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Blocked Loo Blues

A blocked toilet is one of the most common problems for which plumbers are summoned to homes and offices today. It usually incites feelings of dread and embarrassment, especially for employees in a company (in the case of its being … Continue reading
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Staying Green in the Home

All greening initiatives and habits are best when they begin in the home. The family is the smallest unit of society and, therefore, provides the foundation for the greater community. The following tips have been compiled to assist you, as … Continue reading
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Pest Removal the Greenminded Way

Getting rid of pesky flies, cockroaches and other insects is sometimes very difficult, forcing us to resort to sprays, smoke bombs and fumigation. However, these are all poisons and harm us and our pets as well as the insects we … Continue reading
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