Building a home requires quite a bit of materials – wood, roofing, windows, doors, hinges, cabinets, flooring, electrical, plumbing, fixtures and more. Some estimates state that a 1,500 square-foot home requires about 24 medium-sized trees, or 100 smaller diameter trees, to build it. That’s quite a bit of material, and that’s just the wood!
Composting is a great way to start living a greener lifestyle. It doesn’t take much extra work and offers a long list of benefits, including minimizing trash, reducing impact on environment and landfills, improving soil, halting erosion, preventing weeds and saving you money. This guide will show you everything you need to know to get started composting your trash and yard waste.
Although most of these cars and trucks don’t actually run like a normal vehicle, you have to admit that an automobile made exclusively from trash is the at least the coolest thing you’ll see online today. Whether the maker’s purpose be to raise awareness of environmental issues, recycling or just for plain old fashioned fun, these innovative works of art show how trash can be turned into some pretty incredible structures.
Renting a dumpster to clean out a house or business is the fastest and most efficient way to get the job done; however, some items are prohibited by law and/or by the dumpster rental company from being tossed. State laws vary regarding the types of material that can enter local landfills as do the list of prohibited items local dumpster rental companies accept.
Mother Nature works in mysterious ways, and that’s a good thing in this case. Near Fort Bragg, California lies MacKerricher State Park nestled along the scenic shoreline. The beach here is known as “Glass Beach” due to the millions upon millions of colorful pieces of glass that line the beach. Through decades of waves washing broken glass onto the shoreline, the water has naturally smoothed the glass to look almost like polished jewels.