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118 pollutant removal Ideabooks
Hello, Honey: Beekeeping Anywhere for Fun, Food and Good Deeds
"require the removal of the hive. Curious to know if anyone has had luck successfully... would remove your bees or your local arborist or city arborist who could recommend... stinger was removed, it felt fabulous! No one in the family made fun of my fat lip, but... somebody to remove them and the combing and put them in a hive box. They may need to vacuum... necessary to remove the combing and pheromones the bees have left behind or another bee..."
Grow a Beautiful Garden With Ecofriendly Greywater
Reducing home water waste means lower bills and a healthier planet. Here's how to set up a greywater home irrigation system that can help
"on to remove bacteria or viruses from veggies. The safest thing is to keep greywater... discharge any pollutant from a point source into navigable waters ... oceans, rivers that... not to pollute without intense regulation. bboybboy just saw the tree. thanks!... don't pollute . Thank you. I'll check that out. sonerila writes: "I have studied... untested for pollutants. I also know the producers of that grey water do not give a hoot..."
Get a Bird's-Eye View of America's Housing Patterns
See the big picture of how suburban developments are changing the country's landscape, with aerial photos and ideas for the future
"excess pollution. Running water and electricity to skyscrapers (and keeping them... and less polluting than other built environments. What that means is that in terms... nature and polluting aspects of this resource I'm not sure that it can be argued that... goods and remove waste to afford city dwellers that convenience. Earth can heal the... other pollution. The intense resource consumption of city dwelling is not conducive..."
10 Beautifully Simple Ways to Go Greener in the New Year
"homeowner, is remove our address from as many mailing lists as possible! Initially this was... toxic pollution that damages the health of all natural ecosystems. Ultimately, vinyl... groundwater, polluting surrounding air sheds, and harming factory workers with highly toxic... toxic pollutants than any other known source. The toxic legacy of vinyl contaminates... house and remove what's going (cabinets, fixtures, countertops, etc) and take them away..."
Off the Grid: Ready to Pull the Plug on City Power?
What to consider if you want to stop relying on public utilities — or just have a more energy-efficient home
"I am removing two hot water panels from the roof to re-install on the new house... panel removal. #2 is the new house. we have 90 acres of land which is accessible... fossil fuel pollution planet wide. Think of massive populations burning wood, trash, vegetable... harmful pollutants into the air through emissions. Electric car batteries are mass... hazardous pollutants into surrounding soils and water. Electric car batteries are expected..."
My Houzz: Ecofriendly and Salvaged Style in a Montreal Triplex
Repurposed materials, graywater reuse, and no-VOC paints make for a resourcefully earth-friendly home in Quebec
"year (removing nails, sanding, planing, etc) to save as much wood and other materials... process of removing cement render off the walls of 1840's cottage, (here in Australia... work, or remove any residue of paint or plaster, was any work done to the brick walls... lated pollution and costly bridge-building headaches as these people's jobs are still... plaster so removing this was tedious work. It did not, however, damage the cement any..."
10 Ways to Fight Pollen at Home
"dramatically removes the need to dust. Plus its filter never needs replacement. Also... other pollutants into the atmosphere as a car driven at 55 mph for 110 miles. The... Noise pollution is guaranteed in the Constitution, or was it the corporate bill of... Noise pollution is good for America. So keep them leaf blowers coming, otherwise... noise pollution! Pollen is no longer an issue in my house since we now only eat..."
What's LEED All About, Anyway?
If you're looking for a sustainable, energy-efficient home, look into LEED certification. Learn about the program and its rating system here
"their removal of some toxins, it is in no way sufficient to protect consumers in... plasters, removed the grass and have drought tolerant plants, solar lighting, reusing... purifier removed off-gassing of both formaldehyde and toluene from indoor air, having... can be removed by a system NASA discovered which uses plants and friendly microbes... managing pollutants properly.Things to keep in mind: This is another big category, covering..."
How to Make a Stacked Stone Fire Pit
"of air pollution? Well, I can fill up my SUV with with the kids and drive to the cottage... our air pollution is less of a factor!?! no such thing as a clean fire...would you... for the pollutants from a fire. oh. many municipalities are banning fire-pits..... for the pollutants from a fire! Seriously though, the fire pit looks amazing, a beautiful... eventually removed it and it made that task much easier. Tip: When you purchase your stone..."
The Top 5 Ways to Save Water at Home
Get on the fast track to preserving a valuable resource and saving money too with these smart, effective strategies
"anything to remove their resource during our yearly floods. number 2 and 5 are my faves... they're removed, then go back to their bad habits. Why not continue to be responsible... plans to remove the entire front lawn and replace with low water plants. We added two... when I remove my foot the water would start again. I know I'd use far less water and... I have removed 2/3rds of my yard and replaced Bermuda with xeriscaping and plants..."
5 Finishes Pets and Kids Can’t Destroy — and 5 to Avoid
Save your sanity and your decorating budget by choosing materials and surfaces that can stand up to abuse
"process of removing the carpets in our house and putting in end cut pine floors. These... easy to remove and the cats have barely pricked it. Stains wipe away with a damp cloth... has been removed). We have a scratching post for the cat- she uses that regularly and... rubber pollutes water runoff and off gases thus affecting people with allergies.... weeks, we removed it and she won't go near them. My pets always love me much more than..."
Clean-Burning Woodstoves Ignite a Greener Heating Trend
No need to rely on oil or gas to heat your home — new woodstove designs burn cleanly and are beautiful to boot
"finally removed because it looked to dated for me. It's true the family room was really... cold. I removed the insert to see my roaring fire in the FP. Yes, smoke is an issue... and air pollution. @ mgranskou - we looked into those soapstone / masonry wood-burning... their removal, and the assorted by-product debris (and the thin layer of dust that... stoves pollute the air especially on windless days when inversions happen. Especially..."
The Inevitable Future of Drones Around Your Home
As Google joins the push for airborne deliveries, it seems only a matter of time before neighborhoods are buzzing with drones. Is that OK?
"camera now removes my right to privacy that the drone/model does not. When Google drives... that can remove the nests from the second story eves. A drone would be perfect for spraying... spraying and removal. If your worried about privacy...close your darn curtains and stop... and less polluting to deliver small items this way than by truck. Perhaps they could... produce less pollution than the big truck deliveries and provide jobs in the creation and..."
Concrete Driveways: Poring Over the Pros and Cons
Concrete adds smooth polish to driveways and a sleek look to home exteriors, but here are the points to ponder before you re-surface
"water pollution when all those oil stains run off into the sewer. If you use fertilizer... the snow removal easier, and the addition of low maintenance is a desirable bonus.... since pollutants will also wash through. Living in Florida in a coastal city that... needed to remove oil or tire marks.Additional options: Driveways may be stained different... stain removal, which we will touch on later. 2. Temperature control. Because of its..."
To-Dos: Your September Home Checklist
"creates air pollutions that pollutes outdoor and indoor air. Do you have children, gra... blankets or removing the A/C yet, but it's never too early for some fall flowers! It's... because of pollution: please get a life and stop telling the rest of us how to live ours... 1. Remove A/C units. If you use window air conditioning units, now is the time to... either remove them (preferable) or cover them outside with protective insulation.2..."