Monthly Archives: July 2015

25 July 2015 10:55am – Renewables Innovations: Solar Panel-paved Road

Solar panels aren’t just for roofs anymore — the world’s first road paved with solar panels is working better than expected Woohoo!!

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23 July 2015 7:58pm – MYO Natural Exfoliant

8 Natural Exfoliants that Kick Polluting Microbeads to the Curb For anyone interested in choosing skin products that are less harmful to both you and our environment, check some of these out; might have to try honey sometime! (PS the … Continue reading

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23 July 2015 7:24pm – Halo Home

30 Friends Built This Solar-Powered Tiny House With A Sunny Interior This is quite a beautiful little house (LOVE the curved solar panels!) but it’s still fairly large for housing ‘only’ four people. They don’t show the bathroom/toilet either, and I’d also … Continue reading

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14 July 2015 6:02pm – Book: Community-scale Permaculture Farm

For anyone interested in community-scale permaculture and farming, the UK’s Permaculture magazine is advertising Josh Trought’s new book, “The Community-Scale Permaculture Farm“. Looks like good read!

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14 July 2015 5:23pm – Webpage: Naturalhomes.org

OMG! I just found this great little website about natural building! How had I not found this before!? naturalhomes.org

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14 July 2015 11:05am – Junkies Magazine

Great article in Junkies mag about plastic bags and what ‘degradable’, ‘biodegradable’ and ‘compostable’ actually mean. If you’re interested in upcycling and/or sustainability artisans, and aren’t already reading this mag, do :)

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12 July 2015 2:41pm – Atamai Village

Anyone into Eco Villages and communal living? Here’s an article in the UK’s Permaculture Magazine about Atamai Village in New Zealand.

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12 July 2015 12:35pm – Uses for Coffee Grounds

As my work colleagues know, I collect coffee grounds (and tea bags/leaves, paper towel, fruit scraps, etc) for my compost/worms, but here are a stack more uses that you can do yourself at home; never thought to use them in candles!

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12 July 2015 12:01pm – U-shape and Key-hole Gardens

Another great article from OffGridQuest.com: this time, U-shape and key-hole raised garden bed designs.

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12 July 2015 10:42am – Bus Home

Check out this gorgeous bus reno!! Even has a garage in the back!

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