Bird Brick Houses: Bespoke bricks providing permanent nesting sites and enclosures to nurture wildlife

Bird Brick Houses are an ingenious way to provide permanent nesting sites and wildlife enclosures as an integral part of a building. Suitable for many of the UK’s small to medium size birds, Bird Brick Houses – which look like a regular brick with a hole – have been designed to accomodate house sparrows, swifts and starlings. A single entrance hole allows the entire internal … Continue reading Bird Brick Houses: Bespoke bricks providing permanent nesting sites and enclosures to nurture wildlife

Furniture’s Carbon Footprint [Visual + Upcycling Ideas] — ecogreenlove

Did you know that an average sofa’s estimated average carbon footprint is equivalent to 10.1 gallons of consumed gasoline? Back in 2011, the Furniture Industry Research Association or FIRA for short, took it upon themselves to find out furniture’s carbon footprint, and the results were quite shocking. via Furniture’s Carbon Footprint [Visual + Upcycling Ideas] — ecogreenlove Continue reading Furniture’s Carbon Footprint [Visual + Upcycling Ideas] — ecogreenlove

BloomingTables: Functional living table serves as a raised planter and table for indoors

A home can never have too many plants but if you are short on space to place them, you may want to check out what BloomingTables are creating. BloomingTables is an elegant functional living table that doubles up as both a raised planter and table. This piece of living furniture has been designed for use as a table that fits directly under a window sill, or … Continue reading BloomingTables: Functional living table serves as a raised planter and table for indoors

The anatomy of a Green Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

If you’ve never looked into eco-friendly home improvements, you may not even know where to start. This animated graphic outlines the anatomy of a green home and gives 24 suggestions on how to go green and save green. via The anatomy of a Green Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove Continue reading The anatomy of a Green Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Buffy Breeze: 100% plant-based duvet made from eucalyptus pulp, which is fully biodegradable

Sustainable bedding startup Buffy has launched a comforter made entirely of eucalyptus pulp, which is fully biodegradable.  The Breeze comforter uses the natural eucalyptus wood pulp for its case, stuffing and threading. This 100% plant-based offering also means it uses no animal products, so is vegan-friendly. The duvet, which ranges in price from $170 for a Twin size through to $250 for King size, is designed … Continue reading Buffy Breeze: 100% plant-based duvet made from eucalyptus pulp, which is fully biodegradable

Sustainable Furnishings – How to Reuse, Renovate and Recycle [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Around 22 million pieces of furniture are discarded per year in the UK and fewer than 1 in 10 people consider repairs to extend the lifespan of their furnishings.For the sake of the environment and to avoid perfectly good pieces of furniture going to waste – a change of attitude to becoming more mindful of eco-friendly options is necessary, and it’s crucial that we aren’t … Continue reading Sustainable Furnishings – How to Reuse, Renovate and Recycle [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Green Living: Creating A Cozy, Eco-Friendly Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Believe it or not, there are plenty of things you can do to improve sustainability throughout your home. From your flooring to ceiling lights and even attic insulation, all of these areas and items can be adjusted and improved to contribute to a brighter and greener household. Here are some of the main aspects to focus on. via Green Living: Creating A Cozy, Eco-Friendly Home [Infographic] … Continue reading Green Living: Creating A Cozy, Eco-Friendly Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Reducing Heat loss in your Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Heat loss in the home can result in recurring high utility bills and that is something that no one wants! Running a household is stressful enough without losing money through heating the home only for it to be lost out through non-insulated areas. Furthermore, in an age where we need to be more conscious of our environment, not being energy efficient is irresponsible so it’s … Continue reading Reducing Heat loss in your Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Greenspiration: Home Design for the Eco-Conscious — ecogreenlove

Concerns about climate changes and the general state of our planet are constantly growing. As a result, many industries have started introducing new, green approaches and methods into their business models, trying to contribute to environmental preservation. The same goes for the eco-conscious interior design which has gained popularity recently, and many owners are now implementing sustainable practices when decorating their home. In order to … Continue reading Greenspiration: Home Design for the Eco-Conscious — ecogreenlove