Our Greener Future turns food waste and cardboard into classy home decor

March 24, 2016 by  
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Let’s face it, moving into a custom built eco-home can be very expensive. Most people struggle to afford proper insulation for their homes, never mind trying to live 100% eco-friendly lives. However, UK-based eco-artist, Monika Margrett, decided to prove that it is possible for anyone to turn their home into an eco-heaven using basic tools and on an extremely tight budget. In her latest project, “Eco Living” (created for her environmental charity, Our Greener Future ), Monika transformed an empty attic into a living space filled with eye-catching, hand-crafted eco-furniture and accessories. With the use of only simple tools and on a staggeringly low budget of just £250, Monika’s creativity was put to test to make this project a reality. Read the rest of Our Greener Future turns food waste and cardboard into classy home decor

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Michael Jantzen’s Solar Eco-Aquaponic House is a Self-Sustaining Urban Farm

July 18, 2013 by  
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Michael Jantzen ’s Eco-Aquaponic House is a cylindrical steel structure that creates a self-sustaining environment for growing fish and plants – waste generated by the fish is used to fertilize the crops. The building is equipped with glass and shade screens that rotate to adjust to different weather conditions. During hot weather the shade screens can be pulled around the plants to prevent overheating, while in the winter two insulating sections are positioned to protect the plants and fish from the cold. Read the rest of Michael Jantzen’s Solar Eco-Aquaponic House is a Self-Sustaining Urban Farm Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aquaponic garden , aquaponic gardening , aquaponics , aquaponics tank , Eco-Aquaponic House , eco-friendly gardening , michael jantzen , natural fertilizers , renewable energy , renewable energy sources , solar array , solar design , Solar Power , urban farms        

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