How to Save Water with Composting Toilets

If you brought up the subject of  composting toilets with most people in North America, you would very likely be greeted with blank stares or perhaps smirks. Nevertheless, composting toilet systems are a solution to deal with human waste and they have been in use throughout civilizations since the dawn of time. Only in very recent history has modern plumbing displaced the use of this method of managing the waste produced by humans.

Why Drive a Hybrid Car

In the 21st century, there is no doubt about it – it is cool to be green. Kermit the Frog’s infamous line about it not being easy to be green, well, that is outdated. Many Hollywood celebrities are driving around in a hybrid car, talking about organic, whole and slow foods, eating little red meat and going to yoga almost daily. Of course, their houses are ridiculously large and they engage in shameless consumerism, but the appearance of being green is certainly there. However, is this appearance of being green the best thing that hybrid cars have going for them?

How to Buy Products Made From Recycled Materials

Concern for the environment is continuing to grow, and if you want to know how you can do your part, you can start by taking a trip to the grocery store. When you buy products made from recycled materials, you are supporting other environmentalists just like you who believe that we can save the planet by making wise consumer choices.

The Real Effects and Consequences of Global Warming

Despite what you may hear or read, the effects and consequences of global warming are very real and not just a figment of imagination. However, there are many folks out there, who would rather bury their heads in the sand and hope that the problem will go away by itself.

Composting Tips and Tricks for Beginners

By its very nature, compost is extremely dynamic. Constantly transforming, mixing, flourishing and decomposing each of the components to produce exceptional enrichment for the soils of your gardens, fields, shrubs and trees plus much more. While there is no real secret to keeping a compost pile active, dynamic and flourishing, there are several tips and tricks you might find very useful in helping to make sure the compost pile is performing at its absolute best.

Nuclear Power as an Alternative Energy Source

The very idea of using nuclear power as an alternative source of energy is frightening for many folks. Along with its troubled past as well as current issues, it is unlikely that nuclear power could be used to power any country. Nuclear power has numerous problems, but the most obvious and the most noted, are the issues with the safety and cleanliness of the power source.

Solar Power on Cloudy Days

With just about every country in the world looking for creative ways to power our homes and businesses, it is no wonder that the issue of producing solar power would come up frequently. While most people understand the basics of how solar panels work and what can be done with storing the energy, there are still many people who do not understand some of the intricacies of how solar power is produced. Here is some information that will help clear up some of the myths about what can and cannot be accomplished when it comes to the production and use of solar power.