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All About LEED: A Guide to Obtaining Certification and Accreditation

Construction uses up a ton of resources and is typically quite harmful to the environment. Beginning in 1993, the Natural Resources Defense Council began to develop criteria that would make construction more environmentally friendly. Thus, LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) was born. There have since been a few …

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Pest Control at Home: 7 Simple DIY Solutions

Pests, especially in the warm weather, can ruin your holidays and stop you from hanging out at home or in your garden in peace. No one wants to feel those pesky little legs on their delicate skin—or, much to your chagrin, have them drop into your glass of juice or …

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Jute-Tin, another sustainable innovation by Dr. Mubarak

Bangladesh Jute sector had profound glory in Bangladesh economy. This ‘golden fiber’ can regain its image as jute-diversification has been broadening new prospect of jute. ‘Jute-Tin’ is one of the reviving efforts from Dr. Mubarak Ahmad Khan. Instead of using Lead (Pb) and Zinc (Zn), this long-lasting jute made tin …

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9 Green Products Made From Recycled Materials

According to National Geographic, 91 percent of the world’s plastic isn’t recycled. Given that plastic takes hundreds of years to break down, virtually all the plastic that’s ever been produced is still on Earth. Think of every milk jug, every plastic bottle, every plastic bag, all of the plastic utensils …

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6 Reasons to Buy an Adjustable Bed for Your Room

For many of us, bedrooms are a respite from the world. At the end of a challenging day, there’s nothing quite as comforting as falling into bed and getting some well-deserved rest. Getting an adjustable bed is the best way to take your room to the next level. Here are …

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10 Reasons Why Many Environmentalists Choose Wood Furniture

These days, we hear a lot of bad news about the environment, and that’s really not surprising. With overpopulation, pollution, land disturbances, deforestation and various natural disasters in our midst, the environment is changing for the worse. That’s one major reason to make greener choices and look for ways to …

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A Guide to Eco-Friendly Bathroom Products and Practices

The zero-waste movement is gaining traction as people become aware of their impact on the environment—particularly when it comes to single-use plastics and other disposables. Many people don’t realize just how much waste their morning routine or personal hygiene practices may create! In an ideal world, it’s best to seek …

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DIY Composting Toilets: 3 Tips for Success

While 87 percent of homeowners who are making changes to their bathrooms are upgrading their showers, there’s another renovation that can be better for both your home and the environment: adding a composting toilet. Using a composting toilet is a great way to turn waste into a useful resource. These …

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Instant Pot vs. Pressure Cooker: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to pressure cooking, two small appliances have been battling for supremacy in the kitchen. These are the Instant Pot and the pressure cooker. While either of these can be an excellent option for someone who loves making meals, it’s important to take a closer look to see …

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6 Tips for Ridding Your Yard of Weeds Naturally

If you want to live a greener life and avoid exposing yourself, your family, your pets and the environment to chemicals, it’s important to find natural ways to do jobs around the house. This includes how you combat weeds, too. Thankfully, there are numerous steps you can take to get …

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