14 Off-Grid Projects to Cut Your Energy and Water Usage - WebEcoist
Whether you're building a cabin in the woods that's disconnected from any power or water sources, or just want to reduce your utility bills, going partially or totally off grid can be done on the cheap with a little creative thinking. There are many small ways to reduce your electricity and water consumption and even
How to Keep Mosquitoes from Breeding in Your Rain Barrel
We live in South Louisiana. I am convinced that sometimes it is humid enough here for mosquitoes to breed in the air! Ok, so it may no...
Rain Barrel DIY | Do's And Don'ts Of Building A Rain Barrel | Survival Life
When you run out of provisions, the rainwater collection is a valuable supply especially if your rain barrel system is well-maintained!
Using And Choosing A Rain Barrel
Do you have a rain barrel? If yes, there are few cautions one needs to keep in mind when collecting rainwater + things to consider when choosing one.
Scare Flies Away With Water With This Chic Version of the Popular Latin American Bug Repellent
If you walk the streets of Latin America, especially rural or crowded places with food where flies love to hang out, you're going to see a lot of transparent bags and plastic bottles
Rain Water Harvesting System
The problem of water scarcity is one that is affecting a great many number of cities and villages around the world. The main reason for this is that even though most regions get adequate amount of rainfall, there is no set pattern for the monsoon rains. This means that if there is adequate amount of rain one year, or even excess, the next year could always prove disastrous because of drought like conditions. Such a problem has only one solution: collection of rain water for future use. This…
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A Collection Of Recent Infographics & Interactives
Here’s a mix of various recent infographics and interactives: This Interactive Map Compares the New York City of 1836 to Today is from Smithsonian Magazine. The Pew Center has a ton of infogr…