The hottest “green” toy in Germany isn’t made of organic or recycled materials. That’s so 2010. This one has a solar panel and only runs if kids remember to insert bright red “energy stones” that power the rest of the space station.
Germany, a pioneer in many renewable energy initiatives, is also at the forefront of [...]
With no action beyond what we are already taking, the 2007 Fourth Assessment Report by climate scientists on the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) projects the planet will warm by between 1.1C and 6.4C over the next 100 years.
That doesn’t sound much, but as well as warmer days and nights, rising sea [...]
Bath linens made from organic cotton are not only comfy and soft, but they require less pesticide to produce than regular cotton towels. Manufacturers who make organic cotton also tend to use natural dyes and softeners which are less toxic and gentler on sensitive skin.
Try an All-Natural Approach
Natural bath products cause less harm than [...]
Eskom are doubling our electricity prices over the course of three years and this is going to have a terrible effect on both households as well as businesses. The good news, however, is that the government has introduced the Eskom Solar Water Heating Rebate system which looks to motivate people to go green and make [...]
Solar energy is harnessed by various solar power systems to perform different functions.
If you are interested in ’going green’, i.e. being eco-friendly, you can use any of these solar power systems to reduce electricity consumption:
• Solar water heater: This is a very efficient homemade solar energy system. These heating systems are so effective that your geysers [...]
Cooking and drinking water must be of good quality in order to ensure our health.
Ideally, drinking water must taste good, be clear and odorless, and contain the right amount of mineral salts. It should also be free of harmful substances, such as heavy metals, nitrates, or bacterial or viral agents which may pose an infection [...]