DIY All Natural Purpose Spray Cleaner Without Toxic Chemicals

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Why make your own non-toxic All Purpose Cleaner?  The Environmental Working Group, a non-profit organization focused on environment and public health, recently came out with their Cleaners Hall of Shame list. With products containing carcinogens, asthma instigators, and poisons, some sparkly cleaners might come at a high price to your family’s health: According to the press release: Just 7 percent of cleaning products adequately disclosed their contents. To uncover what’s in common household cleaners, EWG’s … MORE

Wikkel House – A House for You

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A special little house, made out of cardboard. Sustainably built to last. And suit all your needs. Wikkelhouse, a house for you. A one-of-a-kind holiday home, guest house or office space – Wikkelhouse can be whatever you want it to be. With its friendly design and premium finishings, Wikkelhouse brings comfort in many ways. Even its acoustics are unequalled. Modular. Wikkelhouse is made up of 1.2 meter deep segments that can easily be connected and … MORE

10 Reasons Why EarthShips Are Freakin’ Awesome!

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Earthships are 100% sustainable homes that are both cheap to build and awesome to live in. They offer amenities like no other sustainable building style you have come across. For the reasons that follow, I believe Earthships can actually change the world. See for yourself! 1) SUSTAINABLE DOES NOT MEAN PRIMITIVE When people hear about sustainable, off-the-grid living, they usually picture primitive homes divorced from the comforts of the 21st century. And rightfully so, as … MORE

$300 Underground Greenhouse Grows Produce Year-round, Even in Severe Climates

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With staggering food prices and shortages looming, there’s no better time to grow your own produce. Sadly, most greenhouses are expensive to build and impractical to heat during cold, wintery conditions. Thankfully, a solution is found with the Walipini. Developed for South American mountainous regions over twenty years ago, it allows edibles to be grown year-round – even in the most inhospitable weather. As an added bonus, it’s also outrageously inexpensive to construct. Unlimited growing … MORE

Non-Toxic Homemade Liquid Laundry Detergent

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Getting Rid of Toxic Chemicals in Your Home Have you been thinking about getting rid of toxic chemicals in your home?  One of the best places to start is by making your own laundry detergent. It’s actually very simple, takes very little time, works as well, if not better, than store bought detergents, and it also saves you a considerable amount of money. Store bought laundry detergents typically contain hazardous ingredients, including: sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS)/sodium laureth … MORE

Living Tiny….The Pros and Cons

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There is an exciting movement that is taking the country by storm.  Tiny Homes have been popping up all over the country.  Many of them are surprisingly comfortable, and offer most of the amenities you would hope to find in a traditional home. And let’s face it, they are REALLY cute! There are several types of tiny homes, from ones that are mobile, and built on trailer beds, to permanent homes, and then there are … MORE