Greenhouse gases are the number one cause of climate change. These are carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide, methane, and synthetic chemicals. These gases trap heat inside the atmosphere of the earth, and the more greenhouse gases are being emitted across the world, the warmer the earth gets.
Now more than ever, it is essential for our well-being that our house is a place where we feel comfortable, secure, happy, and inspired to carry out our day-to-day tasks.
Coming second after the oil industry, the fashion and clothing industry is a huge global polluter. Its carbon footprint is gigantic but it’s also very hard to measure due to the fact that each garment needs to go through a variety of treatments and processes that often include toxic dyes and pesticides. There’s also harvesting, manufacturing, and transport that need to be taken into account as well as the unhealthy working conditions of many workers in developing countries. This is why it’s necessary to emphasize the importance of ethical fashion that uses a sustainable model and insist on educating children about the problems the fashion industry creates.
Water conservation essentials for a large family home. Caring for our environment doesn’t just begin and end with switching to green energy and reducing your home’s electricity consumption. While these are undoubtedly an excellent place to start, there are numerous other things you can do to also lower your household’s carbon footprint. One of […]
How to boost energy efficiency in a large family house? There are a lot of reasons why people decide to boost the energy efficiency of their homes and they become even more apparent if we’re talking about people with large families. Not only does this significantly lower your utility bill, but it will also […]
Why you should train your kids on correct water use? Image by Peter H from Pixabay From birth to adulthood, children love splashing around in water. Who doesn’t have embarrassing naked baby pictures treasured by mom for years of the kids in the bath or paddling pool? Unfortunately this love of water is the cause […]
3 easy ways to start going more green in the home. Photo by Alena Koval from Pexels “Saving the planet” can feel like a daunting task if we try to tackle it all at once. Luckily, that’s not something you have to do. In fact, there are many manageable actions you can do now that will make a […]
Green home improvements that add value to your family home. Since our environment has definitely seen better days, it’s no wonder that green home improvements are gaining so much traction. Families with kids are becoming more conscious of the impact their homes have on our environment, which is why many of them decide to […]
7 easy and surprising ways your can remove plastic from your daily life. As mothers it can often seem that our calendars are so full we can’t possibly take on anything else. So when we hear the plea from environmentalists to go green, it can sound like yet another task we just don’t have time […]
How to reduce your family carbon footprint? It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that the environment is changing. The seasons are becoming harder and harder to tell apart with high temperatures at Christmas and snow storms on Easter. It is becoming increasingly evident to everyone that something must be done. Though large […]