Kitchen waste / Guides

Disposing of old batteries
Kitchens

Waste management: compost and recycling

...kitchen waste: If you are designing or remodelling a kitchen, plan in advance how you will sort your compost and recycle bins. Some kitchen design companies o...

A tiny house that looks like a stack of logs
Tiny house

A portable off-grid tiny house that looks like a stack of wood

...kitchen, bathroom, shower and solar panels for off-grid power. With both kitchen and bathroom behind moveable partitions, the uncluttered interior is skillful...

Laminate Kitchen countertops can be beautiful & green too - Counter by Formica
Kitchens

Choosing green kitchen countertops for sustainable homes Including LEED v4 & Passive House PHIUS+ certified

...kitchen counters Yeah, we know that’s a hard one to figure at first; paper is not something you think of when looking for durable kitchen counters, but it wor...

Reduce water consumption with residential gray water recycling systems
Plumbing and water heaters

Gray water recycling

...waste water that is drained from sinks, showers, bathtubs and washing machines. While gray water can be reused, water from kitchen sinks or dishwashers is gener...

Prefab Passive House & LEED Kit Homes for Sale in Ontario & North Eastern US
Concept and design

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of buying a new home?

...wastewater treatment system Chosen Wastewater Treatment System Brand : DBO Expert, wastewater treatment systems Prefab LEED & Passive House Kit Homes fo...

Net Zero Energy Home ZNE in Edmonton Alberta
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Award winning Net Zero house in Edmonton Alberta Leads the Way

...waste management: Prior to demolition of the old home, the following items were salvaged: windows and doors, hardwood floor, trim, kitchen cabinets, appliances ...

MDF Formaldehyde Free Alternatives - Made from Rice Stalks
Healthy indoor air quality

The formaldehyde-free MDF non-toxic alternative made of natural rice-stalks

...waste product that currently has very little value , it can’t even be used as feedstock due to a lack of nutritional value. Anytime organic waste materials are ...

Prefab LEED Passive House Kit Homes the Future of House Building?
Passive House

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of home building?

...wastewater treatment system Chosen Wastewater Treatment System Brand : DBO Expert, wastewater treatment systems Prefab LEED & Passive House Kit Homes fo...

Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum certified home - The Edelweiss House
LEED Homes

Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum house - An EcoHome project checklist

...waste-water treatment system Reclaimed and recycled materials, including a Silestone Cosentino Eco Line quartz countertop made with porcelain plates, bottles,...

Natural Building Insulation Made of Grass - Eco-friendly, Green
Insulation and soundproofing

Non-toxic natural building insulation made of grass

...waste, it would need to be disposed of. In each case, one way or another the carbon in the plant fibers would be returned to the atmosphere. But instead, with G...

Hemp fibreboard and Hemp insulation - the Green Building choice
Wood and organic materials

Hemp building supplies

...waste materials such as sawdust and scraps of wood and is currently used in a wide variety of applications and is often utilized as an inexpensive substitute fo...