Dunkin’ Donuts unveils tiny home powered by recycled coffee grounds

Dunkin’ Donuts has unveiled a tiny home powered by recycled coffee grounds. The 275-square-foot home, Dunkin’ At Home, is powered by a biofuel blend of 80% coffee oil that’s extracted from coffee grounds. Dunkin’ Donuts teamed up with Blue Marble Biomaterials, a sustainable biochemical company, to create the eco-friendly biofuel from about 65,000 pounds of spent Dunkin’ coffee grounds. Every 170 pounds of spent coffee grounds yields about … Continue reading Dunkin’ Donuts unveils tiny home powered by recycled coffee grounds

Home Insulation & Energy Efficiency Guide [Visual] — ecogreenlove

Check out this in-depth online guide about the importance of energy efficiency and insulation in our homes with useful information, such as: • Why energy efficiency is so important, and how it can lessen our impact on the environment. • Practical tips and advice about home insulation and how to ensure your property is well-insulated. • Ways to save energy and reduce costs via smart … Continue reading Home Insulation & Energy Efficiency Guide [Visual] — ecogreenlove

Decorate With Greenery [Visuals] — ecogreenlove

Want to add some life to your home, but don’t know where to start? Here are some tips and tricks for how to decorate every room in your home with greenery. From the moment you step through the door to the second you drift off to sleep, you’ll be surrounded by all the relaxing and rejuvenating effects of plants. via Decorate With Greenery [Visuals] — ecogreenlove Continue reading Decorate With Greenery [Visuals] — ecogreenlove

Feng Shui for the Bedroom: Dos and Donts

Creating a sanctuary in your bedroom can be supported by applying the principles of Feng Shui. Feng Shui means “wind water” in Chinese, and is the art of channeling natural lifeforce energy called “qi” to benefit our health, energy, and wealth. According to feng shui, the proper arrangement of objects in living spaces will deflect bad qi, and beckon the good qi to flow in our lives. Working with … Continue reading Feng Shui for the Bedroom: Dos and Donts

How often should you Clean That? [Infographic] | ecogreenlove — ecogreenlove

Areas like the bathroom are known to be dirty, but did you know your kitchen sink is even dirtier? Given that you cook food in that area it’s incredibly important to make sure you wipe down the surfaces daily. To give you a better idea of what should be cleaned and when, HireAHelper has put together a cleaning checklist. via How often should you Clean That? … Continue reading How often should you Clean That? [Infographic] | ecogreenlove — ecogreenlove

The Eco-Friendly Guide to Cleaning your Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Using eco-friendly cleaning agents within your home can improve air quality, reduce your personal carbon footprint and inspire others to adopt environmentally conscious cleaning practices. To help you do so EP Cleaners have created an extensive resource, which will equip you with everything you need to know in order to clean your home in an efficient, affordable, and eminently eco-friendly manner. via The Eco-Friendly Guide to … Continue reading The Eco-Friendly Guide to Cleaning your Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Enhance Sustainability of your Home with these Eco Upgrades — ecogreenlove

The green movement has taken the world by storm, which is no surprise if we just stop for a second and look at our environment. Our air is polluted with various toxins, our land is littered by every form of garbage we can think of and our oceans and other bodies of water almost contain more waste than they do aquatic creatures. So, it was … Continue reading Enhance Sustainability of your Home with these Eco Upgrades — ecogreenlove

Hempcrete: An eco-friendly building material gaining popularity

Hemp is a versatile and eco-friendly building material that has incredible thermal properties. Known as hempcrete, the building material is breathable and carbon negative. It can be used to create walls or to increase insulation for existing walls. Hempcrete is becoming a building material of choice for many who want an sustainable and affordable option that works in harmony with the environment. The basis of hempcrete is … Continue reading Hempcrete: An eco-friendly building material gaining popularity

UK supermarket Morrisons sells wonky flowers to ensure “heat struck” flowers are not wasted

Wonky vegetables have made a welcome stand on shop floors throughout the UK, and now wonky flowers are making their mark in shops too. Bouquets made up of flowers that wouldn’t usually make the cut because they don’t look completely perfect are now being sold at UK supermarket chain, Morrisons. Wonky bouquets are a more budget-friendly way to get some flowers into your home and … Continue reading UK supermarket Morrisons sells wonky flowers to ensure “heat struck” flowers are not wasted

Save Energy with Home Renovation Projects — ecogreenlove

Most people undertake home renovation projects in order to make their space more functional or to create more space somehow. What some of them fail to recognise is the opportunity to make the house much more energy-efficient through renovation, thus making the investment even more sensible and worthwhile. Here are just some of many ideas that can help you start thinking in this direction if … Continue reading Save Energy with Home Renovation Projects — ecogreenlove