About solar energy

January 5th, 2012 - 

 

First solar cooker was invented in 1767 by Swiss Horace Saussure and it looked like a box made from wood, painted in black. Solar energy is a free and permanent opportunity to use natural resources. Solar panel generates electricity from photovoltaic cells, it generates heat for buildings and it provides hot water for all seasons. This method can save our planet from global warming because if you use this you don’t need to (more…)

Creative uses for ice cubes

October 12th, 2011 - 

 

I found on Planetgreen some nice advices on how to use ice cubes other than just in your Coke. I am not sure I would want to try the ice cubes on my plants like the following: to arrange some ice cubes on the pots: they will melt and at the end they will be transformed into water for your plants. But for sure I would use the ice cubes before ironing or when waxing. Another creative use is to put the cubes in your soup: No joke. If you put some ice cubes in a metal ladle and skim it over the top of hot soup, the excess fat in the soup actually clings to (more…)

Recycle tea bags

October 10th, 2011 - 

What can you do with old tea bags? Planetgreen suggests you could feed the plants in your garden or pots. The tea bags contain some substances that can enrich the soil and also they feed the earthworms. Apart of this, you can use tea bags to enrich your compost. Or you can boil again and again the tea bag and with the water resulted, you can water your plants. In case you have eye circles, this is already well-known: to put the (more…)