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Planning a Sustainable Bathroom Renovation

Planning a Sustainable Bathroom Renovation

If you've been dreaming of renovating your bathroom, it's important to balance your sustainable principles with the look you desire. Here are some tips to help you get started on creating a green bathroom, whether you will be doing it yourself or hiring a contractor. Getting Started: Energy E

Posted byon07.23.2013inDIY Projects, Green Building

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5 Things to do for Earth Day

5 Things to do for Earth Day

For over 40 years now, Earth Day has been a day for both celebration and learning, to raise awareness of the issues our planet is facing from pollution, climate change, deforestation and species loss. Recycling, driving less, etc have been classic Earth Day suggestions, but here are 5 new things

Posted byon04.22.2011in@ Green Geek, DIY Projects, Energy, Society

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How to get started with green building

How to get started with green building

As energy prices rise and demand for green buildings increases, how to get started with green building is a question that is being asked more frequently. Today I’ll go over a few tips & resources to get one builder started. I’m a general contractor near Kelowna BC and I’d like to

Posted byon03.12.2011inDIY Projects, Green Building

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How to get started with vermiculture

How to get started with vermiculture

If you live in an apartment or other small space and want to compost your own kitchen scraps, don't despair over your lack of outdoor space for a traditional composter. There are a few options available, but one of the best and cheapest is called vermiculture. Here's how to get started. What

Posted byon03.12.2011inDIY Projects, Simple Living

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