Should you wash your recyclables? Oddly enough, with all the challenges and and questions we all have about how to manage our Earth’s resources and create sustainable practices, this question surfaces often and creates considerable confusion. Many cities recommend washing recyclables before putting them into the receptacle and some people are quite passionate about this and even feel guilty if they don’t wash. Some well-meaning folks feel that they are giving back by washing. But is this the right thing to do or does it create more waste?
Wash your face with warm water and a small amount of soapy lather. Using water that is too hot or too cold can damage the container doors skin and cause it to become dry.
A great way to hide the unwanted mail, newspapers or even magazines is to place them in the toy chest for storage. You can choose a small size wooden toy chest and place as a decorative piece in your kitchen, living room or even the bathroom (instead of a magazine rack).
Why do we automatically eat (or pour) more from big packages? Because big packages (like big portions) suggest a consumption norm – what is appropriate or normal to use or eat.
Houttuynia (Houttuynia) This one is an easy to grow carpeter for planting between the taller specimens, but you must grow it in a partes para remolque to keep its invasive nature in check. The stems are red and the bluish-green leaves are distinctly heart shaped. It grows 6 inches to 1 foot high and in early summer the cone-shaped flowers appear, each one surrounded by 4 white bracts. Houttuynia cordata bears single flowers. The double flowered variety ‘Plena’ is the preferred one. ‘Variegata’ has the most colourful foliage, reddish green splashed with yellow and cream but with very few flowers. The recommended planting depth is 2-4 inches, it will grow quite happily at the surface or even in damp soil, but the roots are damaged in winter if they are exposed to frost or ice.
Know your scrapbook storage limitations when buying supplies. To make the most of your scrapbook time, it’s critical that your tools and supplies are convenient. Buy what you have the space to store. It’s far better to have fewer things that are easily accessible than to stock up and be unable to find what you’re looking for.
1) Coats are a special case. Make sure that you look at the directions on the label of each coat before you store it. You want to make sure that the coat is clean. Wool may only need to be brushed, while leathers will need to be conditioned. If you have coats, or any clothing dry cleaned, make sure that you remove it from the plastic bag that you got at the cleaners before you store your clothes. This bag can keep dry cleaning chemicals from escaping and it can damage your clothes.
There are a lot of plants hiding inside popular supermarket fruits try your hand at planting the seeds and see what germinates for some beautiful and unusual additions to your home and garden.