Son builds sustainable tiny house for elderly father

The world’s ageing population is growing, and the number of older persons aged 60 years or over is expected to more than double by 2050. Making adaptable, affordable and sustainable homes for elderly people, while they retain as much independence as possible, is becoming more prevalent now thanks to those creative minds with tiny house ideas. Josh Wynne built a small house on his small farm … Continue reading Son builds sustainable tiny house for elderly father

How to Remove Mold naturally [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Molds are found both indoors and outdoors, and while some molds are harmless, others can cause allergic reactions in you and your family. Symptoms of mold exposure include a cough, asthma symptoms, shortness of breath, hypersensitivity pneumonitis and respiratory illness. Mold is especially dangerous to infants and young children, as prolonged exposure can cause lifelong respiratory issues. In this infographic, you’ll learn about AerIndustries covers … Continue reading How to Remove Mold naturally [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

The Modern Caravan: Renovating Airstreams enabling the pursuit of one couple’s dream to travel

The Modern Caravan-ers Kate Oliver and Ellen Prasse have created a business of renovating old Airstream vehicles into chic tiny homes, while enabling them to pursue and fulfil their dreams. The couple decided to turn their back on “society’s norms and conventions” in 2014, leaving their jobs and their house and moving into a renovated airstream with their daughter. The following year they became full-time travellers, travelling from … Continue reading The Modern Caravan: Renovating Airstreams enabling the pursuit of one couple’s dream to travel

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