Start an Urban Garden

Imagine not having to constantly run to the store for fresh produce and herbs. To be able to pick produce from your very own urban garden is a rare experience for most people. Most of us are aware about the importance of eating more natural, locally grown foods. Today, it’s no surprise to see people taking the time to grow their own food. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have fresh herbs and produce from your own garden at your disposal for cooking, tea or garnishes? We thought so! Here’s how you can get started on your urban garden. Begin by picking any small spot around your...

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10 Natural Phenomena You Didn’t Know About

Nature continues to surprise us every day. We may think we know everything about it but there are many things we do not fully understand just yet. New discoveries are being made all the time, even for things that haven’t changed for hundreds of years. As the environment adjusts to human activities, it causes our natural environment to change as well. And sometimes, wild phenomena happens for no reason at all. Check out our top ten natural phenomena you won’t believe to exist! Gigantic crystal cave in Chihuahua, Mexico. Frozen air bubbles in Abraham Lake, Alberta,...

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Upcycling Old Trophies

The idea of awarding someone with a trophy dates back to the Olympic Games during the Greek and Roman times. Their trophies consisted of laurel wreaths, amphoras and money! The most basic form consists of a cup with handles but over the years it’s changed to many different things, like sports balls or figurines. Over the years, you’ve probably earned your share of trophies. But where are they now? Probably sitting in your closet at home or stuffed in a box in the basement. Believe it or not, you can still show-off all your awards by upcycling old trophies. See what you can do with...

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3 Reasons Fluorescent Light Bulbs Are a Bright Idea

If you haven’t noticed lately, the incandescent light bulb has started to fade out and less people are using them to light up their homes. The first thing to point out is that the incandescent light bulb is not good for the environment. Electrical energy is wasted because it has to heat up and get really hot in order to provide light. Incandescent bulbs emit carbon dioxide. They need to be replaced often due to a short life span. They’re vulnerable to vibrations and break more easily. Why the switch to those curly, solid white bulbs known as fluorescent lights? They are...

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The Henry Ford Remedy

As Henry Ford once stated, “Don’t find fault, find a remedy.” Simply stated, if you notice something isn’t working, then you probably have an idea or two about how to fix it. Skip the “not my problem” attitude and find that remedy. It’s waiting to come out from hiding! Happy Monday everyone! The post The Henry Ford Remedy appeared first on Planet Green Recycle. …read more Source: Planet...

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DIY Homemade Paper

We’re all encouraged not to throw away our paper products so that it can be recycled properly in your community. Although it’s still a driving force in deforestation, total paper consumption in the United States has dropped. Americans continue to consume more paper than any other country! But did you know you can recycle paper yourself? Photographer and creator of Kiss the Groom, Elizabeth Messina shows us how making your own paper is fun and environmentally friendly. It’s fairly easy to make and you already have the hardest part down- gathering the paper to recycle. Some...

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