Green Features
Combo Stove, Gas and Electricity

Combo Stove, Gas and Electricity

A stove which uses a combination of electricity and gas reduces reliance on the grid.  Even when using a photovoltaic solar energy system, the weather may be overcast for an extended period. One is able to cook or boil water for tea or coffee even when electricity is unavailable – no hauling out the portable […]

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Green at Heart, Saving the Planet one Plastic Bottle at a Time

Green at Heart, Saving the Planet one Plastic Bottle at a Time

Reusing or repurposing products is cost effective, besides being a green idea.  When buying products, one needs to be choosy.  Those products that are made from recycled material and which are recyclable themselves are preferable. Recycling benefits: Conserves natural resources Reduces greenhouse gas emissions by reducing the waste that goes to landfills and the amount […]

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Using or Making Non-Toxic Household Products

Using or Making Non-Toxic Household Products

Use the following household items: Lemon:  is useful against most household bacteria and leaves a pleasant fragrance. White Vinegar:  cuts through grease and gets rid of mildew and odours. Cornstarch:  is used to clean windows and carpets. Borax:  cleans, deodorises and disinfects. Making Cleaning Solutions: All-purpose cleaner:  Mix a ½ cup of vinegar and 2 […]

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