Earthships: Off-grid, self-sufficient homes made from recycled materials

Earthships are innovative, eco-friendly buildings constructed using waste car tyres and other recycled materials. These buildings use the planet’s natural resources to provide all utilities – using the sun’s energy and rain to provide heat, power and water. They are buildings that heat and cool themselves, harvest their own water and use plants to treat their sewage. Pioneered by architect Michael Reynolds, the New Mexico desert was … Continue reading Earthships: Off-grid, self-sufficient homes made from recycled materials

Teenager builds off-grid tiny home from 80% recycled materials

Living off-grid in Maine, USA, Jessie was a teenager when he built his own tiny house. With the help of friends and families, Jessie built his tiny home mostly out of recycled material and used a solar system to power his dwellings. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief @rosamedea Continue reading Teenager builds off-grid tiny home from 80% recycled materials

Benefits of LED lighting [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

LED lighting has become an incredibly popular lighting source over the years due to the huge number of benefits they offer. LED light bulbs are semiconductor devices which efficiently convert electricity into light without the use of fluorescent tubes or filaments. LED light bulbs are incredibly energy efficient, able to convert over 80% of their energy to make light. When compared to incandescent bulbs, which … Continue reading Benefits of LED lighting [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Tiny House UK: Tiny home housing solution gains momentum in the UK

Tiny houses are a popular housing solution in the US, Canada and Australia for those wanting to downsize, live off grid, live more sustainably and cost-effectively. The tiny house movement is not as commonplace in the UK, largely due to challenges such as finding available land, and getting planning permission. However, tiny house projects are starting to pop up in the UK as more people desire … Continue reading Tiny House UK: Tiny home housing solution gains momentum in the UK

Window Coverings & Energy Saving Benefits [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

With the electricity bills skyrocketing, the major concern of the homeowner is energy consumption. But there is a simple way to cut back on the consumption, without having to spare much from your pocket. The solution being blinds, shutters and window coverings. Window coverings give your decor a lovely finish but they also provide many other uses to help keep your costs down throughout the … Continue reading Window Coverings & Energy Saving Benefits [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Christmas Table Centrepiece Ideas

With Christmas days away, you may now be focusing on your dinner table and how to dress it up for your gathering. Bring nature to the table by making use of pine cones, twigs and plants to dress your Christmas table. The below video has some zero waste and nature friendly ways to create a stunning dinner table that is inviting, homely and makes use … Continue reading Christmas Table Centrepiece Ideas

Eco-friendly ideas for your home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

If you are very serious about living in an eco-friendly home, projects such as installing solar panels on your roof and adding insulation to walls will drastically reduce your carbon footprint and greatly boost your home’s value if you decide to sell it further down the line. These are prime examples of how a relatively minor investment now could reap substantial savings in the longer-term. … Continue reading Eco-friendly ideas for your home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Green Ways to Remodel Your Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

As we experience more and more effects of the climate change, more people choose to go eco-friendly in all spheres of their lives. The demand for organic, green and natural products and services is bigger than ever before so many branches of the industry, including construction, are becoming more environmentally conscious. So, if you’re thinking of refreshing your home, think about our planet and go … Continue reading Green Ways to Remodel Your Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Tiny Healthy Homes: Off-grid living in an all-natural tiny house

Tiny Healthy Homes custom design and build tiny houses from all natural products including non-toxic, low electromagnetic frequency, repurposed and salvaged materials. Most recently, the tiny home builds company, led by builder Ben Garratt, created an eco-friendly tiny home, with an exterior made entirely from cedar, for a family of four on Vancouver Island, Canada. Using all natural and non-toxic materials throughout with high-end appliances and finishes, … Continue reading Tiny Healthy Homes: Off-grid living in an all-natural tiny house

Eco-friendly bedroom cleaning and decorating ideas — ecogreenlove

The bedroom is a universal synonym for a safe haven. A place you can unwind and be your truest self, where you can leave the hectic world behind and all worries at the threshold. Then the best thing you can do for yourself and for keeping your sanity is make it as cozy and relaxing as possible. With the countless different stores providing adorable furniture … Continue reading Eco-friendly bedroom cleaning and decorating ideas — ecogreenlove