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building with recycled shipping pallets
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Building with recycled shipping pallets

...Garden” is their 5th feature garden installation for the annual Canada Blooms Garden Festival. Building with shipping pallets © b Sq. Design Studio With interior and exterior climbable walls, plenty of counter space, a 12 foot roof deck and two door openings, this structure is the ultimate pla...

Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Food production

Grow food at home: 8 great tips for growing food in small spaces

...container garden with color! Container gardens are also extremely space efficient as every ounce of soil in your container will count for fruit and vegetable production - no growing space will be wasted underfoot as you care for and harvest your plants. Container garden also has the added benefit of being a great b...

Urban Farm Unit - Aquaponics, Hydroponics, Pisciculture and Urban Farming
Food production

Growing food in urban cores with the Urban Farm Unit

...garden, they can produce abundent vegetables and fruits in an urban setting . There are some more ingenious solutions to growing food in urban areas, and for those unfamiliar with aquaponics, the term refers to a sustainable food production system that combines traditional aquaculture (raising fish or aquatic anima...

Growing Food Indoors, Vegetables for Homes & Apartments
Food production

Food & Greens can be grown easily indoors - here's how!

...gardening at home to produce food crops! As with any hobby, starting small and making a success of it encourages the whole family to get off the couch and their screens and into the garden. One of the easiest ways to make a succesful vegetable garden at home is by doing something called lasagna gardening , but what hap...

Disposing of old batteries
Kitchens

Waste management: compost and recycling

...Garden composters are a great way to recycle kitchen waste into next years tasty tomato and zucchini crops Some leaves can be added to vegetable compost, but larger quantities can be composted in a pile of their own. As with vegetable compost, occasionally turning leaves over with a garden fork speeds up the decomp...

Lifestyle and environment

50th anniversary Earth day 2020 taking place online

...garden that would otherwise probably sit there doing nothing useful. And for those in apartments and condos without yards, learn how to grow food at home in small spaces . It's probably a safe assumption to say that all of us have at least one window in our home where at least one small container with a seed in it coul...

Climate change impact of diet
Lifestyle and environment

how your diet affects climate change

How does diet affect climate change? Dwindling water is the next big global resource crisis looming over us, and soil depletion isn't far behind. Living in a green home doesn't instantly equate to a low-impact lifestyle, if for example you have a long gas-powered daily commute and you eat a 12 ounce steak every nigh...