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Plastic in landfill
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Turning Waste Plastic Into useable Fuel

...sad reality is that only about 7% of it is commercially viable for recycling, the rest ends up as landfill. Plastic is a petroleum product that until now has been very inconsistent and unstable when returned to an oil form. Recently a North American fuel company called Plastic2Oil, has developed a process that can co...

Cutting a 110 year old dying pine tree.
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

The rise of urban logging

...sad to watch an old and seemingly healthy tree come down. But if it must, it's great to do something useful with it. This 110 year old pine tree in Chelsea, Quebec that was looming over two homes started to show signs of rot. With a new building project slated to go right underneath it, it was time to take it down. ...

Commuting after Lock-down in the new Covid-19 World
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Green commuting - getting back to work after social distancing is relaxed

...sadvantages of cycling though are the requirement of bikes (excepting tricycles or quadracycles) to be balanced by the rider, the reduced protection in crashes in comparison to motor vehicles, often longer travel time (except in densely-populated areas), vulnerability to weather conditions, difficulty in transporting p...

E-bikes and electric scooters- green transportation
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Why you should get an E-bike now

...sad as that sounds... Find more pages about low-emission commuting and green lifestyle choices in these pages : Green commuting - what are the options? Low-emission commuting choices Guides for green lifestyle and environment choices How to reduce climate impact with green food choices F...

Building Green Homes on a Budget is Possible - Our top tips
Planning and Design

Top tips for planning and building a green home on a budget

...sad and miss you!) If you didn't already, Learn more about signing up as an Ecohome member here. Our members will get occasional notice of the latest news and product releases, oftentimes with preferred pricing. So you won’t spend here; you’ll only save. We want homeowners and builders to find the best materials and ...