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Low Maintenance, Eco-friendly Materials
Eco Newbie

Low Maintenance, Eco-friendly Materials

Modified on: November 22, 2019

Examples of low maintenance, eco-friendly materials are: Bamboo counter-tops Aluminum  Stainless steel Face brick and naturally coloured roof tiles Imagine a...
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Low Maintenance, Indigenous Garden
Eco Newbie

Low Maintenance, Indigenous Garden

Modified on: November 22, 2019

Many indigenous plants will adapt in their local surroundings and do well in most parts of the country.  Many of...
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Comprehensive Insulation
Eco Intermediate

Comprehensive Insulation

Modified on: November 22, 2019

A well-insulated home can lead to significant savings on monthly electricity costs.  The types of insulation listed here could be...
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Eco-living is Healthy, Really
Eco Newbie

Eco-living is Healthy, Really

Modified on: November 22, 2019

In modern times, we are indoors for most of the day, including the time spent in our cars.  And there’s...
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Eco-living In Comfort, Really
Eco Expert

Eco-living In Comfort, Really

Modified on: November 22, 2019

In a green smart home and eco friendly house, one is able to monitor and control every aspect. At a...
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Composting
Eco Newbie

Composting

Modified on: November 22, 2019

Available resources are made use of in an eco-friendly home.  Recycle food scraps - making compost means we save money...
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Being Frugal to the Nth Degree
Eco Newbie

Being Frugal to the Nth Degree

Modified on: November 22, 2019

Let's look at ways in which we save money. The kitchen and bathroom are the best places to start saving...
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Eco Friendly Living Tips
Eco Newbie

Eco Friendly Living Tips

Modified on: November 22, 2019

Eco-Sabbath:  Once a week, for an hour or other set time period, don't use any man-made resources – no buying,...
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Double-glazing, Windows and External Doors
Eco Intermediate

Double-glazing, Windows and External Doors

Modified on: November 22, 2019

Within the home, dealing with the change in seasons usually involves dusting, washing, storage and hauling items out of cupboards...
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Combo Stove, Gas and Electricity
Eco Newbie

Combo Stove, Gas and Electricity

Modified on: November 22, 2019

A stove which uses a combination of electricity and gas reduces reliance on the grid.  Even when using a photovoltaic...
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