8 Environmentally Friendly Lawn Care Tips and Advice

As consumers are becoming more conscious about the impacts that chemicals have on their bodies and the environment, people are looking for more eco-friendly ways to rid their lawn of ugly weeds while maintaining a lush, green yard.  Pet and child friendly lawn care is important in today’s home and land maintenance. Most homeowners do not want harsh chemicals hurting themselves, their loved ones, animals and planet.

As governments pass legislation to make the use of chemicals in many outdoor products illegal, the need for more eco-friendly, healthier grass care habits is even more important for property owners who want a lush greenspace surrounding their home.

To keep your grass green and less weedy, these natural tips are eco-friendly and effective:

6 Best Natural Products for Home Cleaning

From everyday tidying to general cleaning, natural products may be an excellent ally in your home. And, when we say natural products, we definitely think about all those things that may be easily found on your kitchen shelves. Or, ready-made products that are completely environmentally friendly [...]

The 6 Materials That Are Most Commonly Recycled

Everyone should play their part in recycling, not just here in Canada but all over the world. Recycling plays a major role in society and we need to do it to help save our planet as well. Unfortunately, even in countries like Canada, many people still do not recycle. That being said, imagine how many people all over the world may also not be recycling, especially in third world countries where a lack of education on such matters will play a big role.

In fact, even in developed countries, people throw out stuff that can actually be used. This too may be down to a lack of knowledge or it could just be sheer irresponsibility. Let’s take a closer look at what recycling is and some interesting facts associated with it.

6 Non-Profit Organizations That Help to Provide Clean Water

In North America, it is a well-known fact that we take our water for granted. We waste it without a second thought, when we brush our teeth, dump out half-empty water bottles, wash small loads of laundry or clean dishes under running water.

Around the globe, however, 1 in 9 people have little or no access to clean water and contaminated water plays a huge role in disease and death in the poorest countries world-wide.

Only 1% of the world’s water can be used for drinking. The rest contains too much salt, is contaminated or is frozen in ice caps and glaciers. Some people have to walk for several hours to find usable water and that water is often dirty or filled with bacteria. Thankfully, many organizations are fighting for the right for clean water. Here are just a few: