DIY Succulent Garden Wall [Video+Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Succulents are a great way to add freshness to any space. From table centerpieces to suspended terrariums, these small thick-leaved desert plants have made their way onto the home decor scene in more ways than one. If you’re looking to add some color or interest to a wall in your home, a succulent wall garden might be just what you need. Instead of framing a … Continue reading DIY Succulent Garden Wall [Video+Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Simple tips on how to make your home more sustainable

There are a number of simple ways in which you can make your home more sustainable. From fitting LED light bulbs through to keeping your shower time to around 5 minutes in order to conserve energy and resources, Amazing Spaces presenter and architect George Clarke gives his top tips in the video below on making your home sustainable and energy-efficient to help cut your energy bills. … Continue reading Simple tips on how to make your home more sustainable

Natural Light – The Benefits of brightening up your Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

In an easy-to-follow design, the infographic starts by outlining the differences between natural light and artificial light, the effects of using blue light, energy savings if you were to incorporate more natural light, the plethora of health benefits including increased productivity levels and improved sleep. The infographic concludes by outlining exactly how you can increase natural light exposure in your home. This covers features such … Continue reading Natural Light – The Benefits of brightening up your Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

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