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  • How to Clean a Dryer Lint Vent Using the LintEater

    Wed 8:01pm By Guest Contributor
    You know the lint that builds up inside the lint trap every time you run a dryer load? Well, that lint can also make its way into the dryer vents. This lint doesn’t just block airflow and cause the dryer to do a poor job of drying clothes. It also presents a…
  • Rick Willianen Brightens the Light on Infrared Saunas

    Wed 6:45pm By Guest Contributor
    Saunas, hot baths, and steam rooms have a rich history around the world. For centuries, people have enjoyed the benefits of soaking sore muscles and detoxifying the body through heat. Increasing the core body temperature for brief periods, like through that of…
  • History Of Energy Gardens

    Tue 2:13pm By Glenn Meyers
    Before I begin writing about energy gardens, it is incredibly helpful to understand what they are, what they aren’t, and their level of independence from whatever energy utility serves the vicinity. The concept of distributed energy According to the US…
  • DIY Ideas: Coffee Tables And More From Wood Or Metal Scraps

    Sep 28, 2015, 4:43 pm By Glenn Meyers
    Wood or metal scraps can inspire your creative side Since I have been writing about using repurposed wood or metal scraps, I thought this was as good a time as any to share an old woodworking project of mine using red oak cutoffs that were headed for the…
  • DIY Tips Repurposing Scrap Wood In The Garden

    Sep 25, 2015, 6:11 pm By Glenn Meyers
    It doesn’t take much looking to find an abundant stock of scrap wood to use in a number of settings. Start your list with this usable material, from shipping boxes and pallets to construction waste and old fences. Check first to ensure reclaimed wood is safe…
  • Home Improvement Lists: Best Tankless Water Heaters & How They Work

    Sep 23, 2015, 9:13 pm By Glenn Meyers
    Purchasing a tankless water heater is a solid idea for many homeowners wanting to improve their green footprint. Instead of keeping the gas or electricity running to keep a large tank of water hot, which you probably won’t need in the middle of the night or…
  • Lisa Joan Overholt Explains the Importance of Building Community Engagement

    Sep 23, 2015, 8:20 pm By Guest Contributor
    Lisa Joan Overholt explains how community building is helpful for environmental engagement The post Lisa Joan Overholt Explains the Importance of Building Community Engagement appeared first on Green Living Ideas.
  • Maintenance Tips: Understanding Treated Lumber

    Sep 21, 2015, 5:12 pm By Glenn Meyers
    When considering how green your abode is, or will be, it’s always a smart step to know the green qualities of any treated lumber materials that make up your deck and landscape. Pressure-treated lumber, for instance – once colored with a greenish tint and…
  • How to be Vegan: Choosing Cruelty Free Cosmetics

    Sep 21, 2015, 12:03 pm By Becky Striepe
    Going vegan is about more than food. Here's how (and why!) to find cruelty-free cosmetics The post How to be Vegan: Choosing Cruelty Free Cosmetics appeared first on Green Living Ideas.
  • What is Ecoguilt? Are You a Guilty Greenie?

    Sep 17, 2015, 3:17 pm By Andrea Bertoli
    What is ecoguilt and how do you fight the urge to beat yourself about about green guilt? The post What is Ecoguilt? Are You a Guilty Greenie? appeared first on Green Living Ideas.
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