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Vivienne Westwood wants Britain to switch to renewable energy

Vivienne Westwood Wants Britain to Switch to Renewable Energy

It's an easy online request that could deliver a fatal blow to fossil fuel companies that are subsidized by the UK government.

Electrical outlet under eaves for Christmas lights ~ Why Didn't I Think of That When Building My House? Part 2

Why Didn’t I Think of That When Building My House? Part 2

Have you ever heard people who have just moved into a new home say.....I wish I had thought of that when I was building or I wish my contractor had suggested that to me? I

Alberta is a province rich in so many things: vast nature, kind people and obviously energy resources. But there’s a resource Alberta has largely ignored, despite its immense potential: energy efficiency.

Alberta’s ignored energy resource

Alberta is a province rich in so many things: vast nature, kind people and obviously energy resources. But there’s a resource Alberta has largely ignored, despite its immense potential: energy efficiency.

See the best of Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte, ("Bangui Windmills," Photo Courtesy of via Wikimedia Commons)

When It Comes to Job Creation, Renewable Energy Outshines Fossil Fuels

Shifting from a brown to a green economy could reduce the unemployment rate and create jobs throughout the country, says PERI's Heidi Garrett-Peltier

Learn how a septic system works. Common on site waste management method in rural areas and homes with land acre) We have had City water and Septic for 18 yrs w/o issue ( and the system is 33 yrs old) Works well.

How a Septic System Works

When it doesn't make sense to build an entire sewage collection and treatment system, septic systems are the go-to option. Simple but effective, these combinations of tank and soil remove solids from waste and send wastewater into the ground, where filtration, microbial activity and time eventually render clean water. It all seems a bit miraculous, given what we're working with. But for all the impressive work septic systems do, few people - even some of their users - really know how they…

Tesla announces the completion of a major solar power project. Tesla recently merged with SolarCity, America's largest provider of solar power services, and the new collaboration already has cause to celebrate. Tesla announced earlier this week

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Learn how technology can make life richer and less wasteful through practical applications.

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How to Build a Wind Turbine : If you'd like to generate some free electricity in your own home or backyard, make a wind turbine! Check out these awesome posts that show you how to build a wind turbine.

How to Build a Wind Turbine.

How to Build a Wind Turbine.: Today I am going to show you how to build a functioning wind turbine. For our second year project we were given the task of producing a wind turbine that could power a small motor. Whichever team produced the most power would win the competition and…

"great preparation tips for how to make your home wheelchair accessible before the need ever arises." 'How to Make Your Home Wheelchair Accessible' infographic Handicap Accessible Home, Ada Accessible, Ada Bathroom, Bathroom Storage, Wheelchair Ramp, Aging In Place, House Blueprints, Home Remodeling, Just In Case

How to Make Your Home Wheelchair Accessible

How to make your home wheelchair accessible, including an infographic outlining the necessary steps to prepare every room in the house.

Archimedes Screw Water Irrigation Method The Homestead Survival - Homesteading - David is dying for a water source.

Archimedes Screw Water Irrigation Method | The Homestead Survival

Homesteaders may be interested in learning about Archimedes Screw water irrigation method as a way of delivering water up from a natural running water

If you are close to a water source you could build a wind-powered water pump to move water. You'll need sufficient wind to supply enough power to move water

Wind Powered Water Pump Make It Yourself Project | The Homestead Survival

Instructables shares a great project how to make a wind powered water pump with recycled bicycle parts. The project directions have detailed instructions

DIY compost bins are easy to make for your homestead, so it should be the last thing you have to worry about. Check out these DIY compost bins ideas and choose one that best fits your homestead.

DIY – Compost Tumbler

Living by Faith Blog Make your own compost tumbler This is the easy and quick way to make compost. Compost made in a compost maker like this is ready in about four weeks. All that is required is so…

As a prepper you may want to consider drilling your own water well. Water well drilling isn't just for the pros with huge commercial drilling rigs. Digging a water well…

Yes you can dig your own water well for water.

Off-Grid Water Systems: 8 Viable Solutions to Bring Water to Your Homestead - SHTF Prepping & Homesteading Central

Off-Grid Water Systems: 8 Viable Solutions to Bring Water to Your Homestead

Do you need an off-grid water system that doesn't need electricity or doesn't depend on city water? Well, here are your 8 water source options.