What Is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch?

What Is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch?

Water is our most crucial natural resource, and our planet is teeming with it: oceans, seas, rivers, and lakes that make life on Earth possible. But right now, these waterways are also some of the biggest dumping grounds for plastics and other human-generated waste. And in the Pacific Ocean, some of this waste is slowly turning into a single mass called the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Continue Reaading

3 Ways to Eliminate E-Waste and Recycle Electronics

Every year brings smaller, smarter phones and faster, more powerful computers. Our society revolves around upgrades, and electronic purchases are rarely meant to be long-term investments. But what happens to the older models? As you continue to upgrade or replace the computers, phones, and other devices at your home or business, you need a safe… Read more »

3 Alternatives to Grass Yards for Your Property

A healthy, green lawn can really add to the look and enjoyment of any property. But for many owners in Southern California, it is a constant struggle to maintain a natural grass lawn, and the time and cost can be extremely high. The good news is that there are alternatives to the traditional lawn which… Read more »

Follow Their Lead: Three of America’s Greenest Cities

American cities are not exactly famous for their small carbon footprints. If anything, overcrowded urban areas were the first places in the United States to have problems like poor air quality, polluted waterways, and overtaxed energy grids. But today, some cities are challenging their old ways and showing the rest of the country what it… Read more »

How to Easily Prep Your Home for a Sale

A hot housing market can make it easier to sell your home because you’ll have plenty of buyers wanting to get in on a limited supply. But you’ll also be competing against many sellers who decide to put their properties on the market. You can make your residence stand out with these easy prep tips… Read more »

How to Clean Your Outdoor Trash Cans

Taking out the trash is a dirty and stinky job, but you just need to hold your nose and get it done. The one upside is that at least once the garbage is in the trash can and out at the curb, you can forget about it until the next pickup day, right? Wrong. Trash residue in your garbage containers can create not… Read more »

7 Ways to Declutter Your Home

If you spend time searching for items in drawers choc-full of things or you can’t put anything in your closets because they’re jammed with clothes you never wear, then you have too much stuff. Get back your time and space by learning how to declutter your home. Start at the Beginning You may be feeling… Read more »

How to Make Your Home Summer Ready

Winter shuts down fun with its cold and spring can still be gloomy. But the fairer days of summer are knocking at your door to deliver more fun under longer daylight hours. You can ready your home for those welcome days with these tips.

The Best Ways to Avoid Hoarding

Let’s face it. We all have a little too much stuff. Many things you’d find in a regular household might only get used once a year or less! Cleaning up, and freeing up space, can be liberating, stress relieving, and regular decluttering can actually help to prevent you from becoming a hoarder. Unfortunately, many people… Read more »

How to Estimate the Cost of Remodeling Your Bathroom

If you are looking to remodel a bathroom, now is a great time to get started. The weather is cool, and your home may be due for a spring refresh. But if you are planning on remodeling, the first thing you need to do is pin down a budget. Bathroom remodels can vary widely in… Read more »