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Make Your Own Rain Barrel | ThriftyFun. via Make Your Own Rain Barrel | ThriftyFun. Materials Needed: One 55-gallong or larger barrel Window screen Bungee cords Parts for an outdoor faucet Two o-rings Electrical nut Silicon caulking (optional) Plastic downspout … Continue reading

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    Support the bee population. Toss one of these seed bombs into your garden. Soon, you’ll have a garden full of beneficial flowers that attract bees! Bee Love Seed Bomb ($10 at Amenity Home via Best Green Products – … Continue reading

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Build Your Own Vertical-Axis Wind Turbine | The Good Human

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The Zoetrope is a vertical-axis wind turbine (VAWT) made from materials commonly found at your local hardware store and a few easily purchased online, and Applied Sciences has made the decision to “open source” the turbine for everyone who wants … Continue reading

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Sneaky Ways to Cut Your Fuel Bill

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    Many electronics continue to draw power after you turn them off. You’ll know because you’ll still see a glowing LED (light emitting diode) after you flip the switch. Your TV, cell phone charger, and printer are likely culprits. … Continue reading

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Become self-sufficient in firewood – Telegraph

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    Many of us with largish gardens are already using them for a supply of kindling and firewood for open fires and wood burners. But most gardeners could do a lot more to practise self-sufficiency in home-grown wood. With … Continue reading

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RE: Homemade Thermos Get a small box that is just a bit larger than your soup container. Wrap the soup container with aluminum foil with the shiny side in (facing the container) and place the container inside the box. Add … Continue reading

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    Make Your Own Disinfectant Wipes.