Browsing Category : Sustainability

Living Off-Grid


Going off-grid was a personal decision that our family made and it was not made lightly. You are choosing alternative sources of power and water to lesson your carbon footprint and save money. It takes planning and understanding how the entire system works and know that sometimes it can be a little bit of work. The average person uses about…

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Sustainable Living: To Be or Not to Be


I find sustainable living to be an intriguing topic. To be sustainable is to have the ability to provide yourself with almost anything and everything you need. For example, you can utilize solar panels to collect “energy” from the sun, this “energy” is then stored in batteries which power your lights and electronics. You can also utilize a rain collection…

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Tiny House Living Inspires Upcycling


Tiny house living is about so much more than downsizing. There is this creative group of people in this movement that are motivated, and inspired to make less of a carbon footprint. They are interested in connecting with their environment, protecting it, and realizing the benefits it will give them when they nurture it. They realize that more stuff is…

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DIY Activated Charcoal


Amongst all the wonderful ways that activated charcoal can be used, it’s place for filtering water, is one of its most useful and irreplaceable roles. When living off grid, having a clean source of consumable water, is not just a luxury. Unless you have a natural spring as a water source, you will need a way of filtering the water…

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An Eco-Friendly Way to Wash Your Clothes Without Electricity


Whether you are eco-obssessed, trying to find new ways to use less energy, or finding a solution for your tiny home. We have four ideas on how to get your clothes clean with little to no electricity. The product is out there. With a little research we found four options that are great for your tiny home. Remember you are working…

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