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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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Glass Trumps Plastic

Glass, made from melted sand particles, has been used for centuries for a wide variety of applications. These range from vessels (like wine glasses, jars and dishes) to décor, design and even industrial uses. Glass is also used extensively in … Continue reading
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Living High on Hemp

Hemp has received much exposure, not only for its coming from the Cannabis genus (and, therefore, or questionable value and origin), but also for its versatility and the many uses for which it is known. The variety used for these … Continue reading
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Rooibos Tea Comes Tops

Rooibos tea, also known as Red Bush Tea (Aspalathus linearis), is fast becoming a favourite amongst health fundis and tea enthusiasts around the world. It hails from the Cedarburg region in the Western Cape of South Africa, made from the … 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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Dreaming of a Green Christmas

Christmas is an occasion that families eagerly anticipate all over the world. However, it requires a lot of consumption, whether of time, fuel, money or natural resources, and leaves a significant negative imprint on the environment. Here are some tips … 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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Staying Green When You’re Feeling Green

Staying greenminded when it comes to medication and its packaging can be really tricky – especially when one is feeling ill and a little less concerned with the environment than usual. Obviously, your health and well-being is of paramount importance, … 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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Greenminded Home-made Remedies

There are so many ingredients in the home and garden that can and should be used for their medicinal properties. By using these correctly, you can be more confident of a product that is good for you and the environment. … Continue reading
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