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Conservation tips from The Wyland Foundation

Landscape maintenance and irrigation are the biggest users of water in the United States. Efficient irrigation systems and water management practices can reduce the impact of irrigated production on offsite water quality, while conserving water for growing consumer demands, according to Steve Creech VP of the Wyland Foundation—a non-profit environmental group campaigning to reduce pollution and increase conservation in preparation of climate changes in American communities.


How Much Toilet Paper Is Used Per Year?

Toilet Paper UsageThere are many things that come into mind when toilet papers are mentioned, especially the way the world consumes the product. Across the world are many manufacturers of the precious item, but wholly, a few companies seem to have the upper hand in toilet paper manufacturing. It is also worth noting that the importance of the tissue paper is understood once the product has gone out of the market or production has stalled for whatever reason. Even in areas where culture and religion conflict with the use of toilet paper, the item is in use and also comes back as a paper towel for use in other household cleaning related duties.


How you use eco-friendly and natural products to clean your home

Every home is prone to dust, dirt and other such issues even if you live in an area that stays spic and span throughout the year and therefore, cleaning your home is a must. While there is a plethora of products that are available in the market to ensure that you have a squeaky clean home, you also need to realize that these are the products that are loaded with chemicals that can cause severe damage to the environment, not to mention the fact that it can jeopardize your health as well. Therefore, looking for eco-friendly ways to clean your home is very important as these methods will not only make sure that the environment remains free of any unwanted chemicals but will also keep you in the pink of health. Just as you use water ionizers to purify your water and make it increasingly healthy for consumption, given below is a list of some natural ingredients available right in your home that can be used on a daily basis to clean your home.


Winter Energy Saving Tips

After the coldest Thanksgiving in more than a century, this Georgia winter looks to be a cold one. Unfortunately for many residents, a cold winter means high energy costs. It can be quite costly to heat a home, especially in older houses with poor insulation.

Fortunately, there are ways for everyone to save on energy costs without spending a fortune on new appliances and alternate energy sources.  Below are a few tips on how to save without spending from the experts over at Gas South.


Why Geothermal heating and cooling systems are good for your home?

Geothermal Cooling SystemGeothermal heating and cooling systems are a phenomenal new entry that can help you immensely in keeping your home green without you having to spend any kind of colossal amounts on the same. In fact, it will help bring down your utility bills by an unbelievable 25 – 50 %. Considering the trauma that the environment is facing because of the relentless use of resources, the use of geothermal heating and cooling systems can be a welcome break for Mother Nature as she can breathe a sigh of relief, even if the moment is short lived. Essentially, geothermal heating and cooling systems, as the name suggests, uses geothermal energy to ensure that your winters are warmer and your summers are cooler without you having to lift a mere finger. Given below are some excellent benefits of geothermal heating and cooling systems for your shelters and how your homes can benefit from the same.


The Modern Home: An Environmental Challenge

Modern Eco-Friendly HomeAn eco-friendly or environmentally responsible house is an imperative thing in order to facilitate an environmental friendly habitat. The house is one of the biggest contributors to an individual’s global carbon footprint.

The home contains a plethora of appliances, items and ancillaries which can help in making the house eco-friendly. A few elements of an ‘eco-home’ include an insulated and sealed building, controlled and monitored ventilation, improved indoor air mixture, fresh air, cost effective heating and cooling and lower energy consumption in the house. There are many products which can be included into the home in order to improve it.



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