How to Reuse Empty Soda Cans

Cans are infinitely recyclable – take that plastic! – which means that most new cans are made of old ones. Taking your cans to a recycling center might put a few extra pennies in your pocket. But why not re-purpose aluminum cans (or single-use plastics) instead? Environmental shepherds like yourself know the mantra “Reduce, Reuse,…

Genius Uses of Cotton Balls

Yes they are fluffy and soft and used mostly for cosmetic reasons, but cotton balls have a multitude of uses around the house! Here are some genius uses of cotton balls : Flower Plug For Your Daffodils – For hollow stemmed flowers, cut the bottom of the stem at a 45 degree angle, turn stem…

Non-Toxic Ways of Killing Weeds

Strong chemical herbicides, pesticides, and fungicides can end up polluting our drinking water, our groundwater, and surface water, so it’s important to consider the longer term effects of using them, and to instead make the choice to use a gentler herbicide, which won’t contribute to the larger issue of water contamination. Here are some non toxic…

Tips to Polish Silverware

The goal when polishing is to remove the tarnish from your silver pieces, so that they can again have that beautiful almost rosy lustrous glow clean silver has. Tarnish is a naturally occurring chemical reaction on all types of silver, where the silver on the surface has a chemical reaction turning it from the pure…