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When a Homeowner Should Have Their Home's Air Quality Tested

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As a homeowner, you may not think much about the quality of the air in your home, assuming that you can always get fresh air just by opening a window or thinking that you would be able to smell or otherwise sense when there is an irritant in the air. However, there may be many dangerous substances in the air around you, and you could be overlooking them because they have no odour or other characteristic that would alert you to their presence. Read More»

Keep it Green: Top Tips for Environment-Conscious Home Improvements

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Nobody enjoys the process of having improvement or construction work completed at their home.  While the end product may be exciting enough to endure the process, having our house as a construction site ā€” in any capacity ā€” can make us feel stressed, unsettled and messy.  However, even if your home looks a little disorganised for your taste during the building period, there are several ways you can ensure that you remain environmentally-conscious the whole time. Read More»

Different types of soil conditioners you can buy from your soil supplier

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When it comes to utilising the soil in your surrounding environment, there are several things you must keep in mind. For instance, does the soil have the right amount of nutrients to support plant growth?  The quality and condition of the soil in your land will significantly affect the purpose of your landscaping idea. However, one way that you can improve the quality and condition of your soil is by purchasing the correct soil conditioner from your soil supplier. Read More»

Going Green: A Look At Two Eco Friendly Fire Extinguishers

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There is a global push toward the conservation of our environment which has affected virtually every area of life. Scientists and companies have developed new and innovative products that are safer for the environment, and fire extinguishers have not been left behind. Fire extinguishers have traditionally contained water or some form of gas. These traditional extinguishers have been improved upon in order to reduce their effect on the environment. Here’s a look at how they work. Read More»

Five Environmentally Friendly Wastewater Treatment Developments

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Whether you are a city manager, a developer, a curious environmentalist or anyone else concerned about making the wastewater systems more sustainable, you may be wondering about new developments in the field. All over the world, everyone from students to activists to wastewater treatment managers are working on new ways to make the treatment of wastewater faster, more environmentally friendly and more efficient. Here are a few of the new developments currently being explored, used and developed: Read More»