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Raise Your Children to be Greenminded

The fact that children are spending more and more time in front of the computer or television has not escaped the notice of most parents and teachers. This has been as a result of a combination of factors; including the … Continue reading
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The Health Effects of Climate Change

Climate change refers to the long-term changes that the global climate is experiencing as an ongoing trend (i.e. not an unusual weather pattern that characterises one season or period). Climate change is largely due to the damaging effect that we, … 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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The World’s Greenest Brands

Interbrand, a global brand consultancy, recently conducted a global survey of the greenest brands in the world. To do this, Interbrand had to surveys among 10 000 consumers from the top 10 consumer markets in the world. These are: The … Continue reading
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Butter The Great

Despite its somewhat negative reputation, butter is actually one of nature’s true gifts to humans. In fact, before the days of margarines and other manmade replacements, there was less heart disease and cholesterol than ever since. Then, fad diets and … Continue reading
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Compost Confidential

Compost is, basically, decayed or decaying organic material that is used to feed and fertilise plant matter in the garden. Using the natural waste that comes out of your home (particularly the kitchen) will ensure that your compost is healthy … Continue reading
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Greenminded Wedding Traditions From Around the World

Your wedding is supposed to be special, memorable and ultimately grand, although that may mean different things to different couples. However, every year, weddings generate an enormous amount of waste. Resources are used, sometimes indiscriminately, and money is spent on … Continue reading
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Recycling Old T-shirts

Old t-shirts have a knack of creeping into the back of your cupboard, rearing their ugly heads in one mangled, worn and a little holey mass five years after their ‘sell by date’. But, they also seem to hold a … Continue reading
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Bugs That Benefit

Pest control should not mean the indiscriminate destruction of every bug and beetle in your garden. There are, in fact, some insects that not only present no danger to you, your pets or your plants, but are actually beneficial for … Continue reading
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