Posts tagged: Do it yourself

UNplug solar controller aims to help you take your fridge off the grid

By: Derek Markham Where’s the middle ground between having a small solar charger for your gadgets, and having a rooftop solar array capable of powering your entire house? The UNplug might know. Solar energy is rapidly becoming a viable option for many homes and businesses, and every week seems to bring news of another new […]

Plug-In Solar Panel Kit That Is Truly DIY

Plug-In Solar Panel Kit That Is Truly DIY (via Clean Technica) DIY: Three letters that have the power to send either titillations of excitement or bolts of pure terror down your spine. Myself, I fall into the second group. To me, “Do-It-Yourself” sounds more like a threat than an exciting proposition. DIY solar… Tweet

Resolve to Be Green This New Year

It’s here, a brand new year. Time to reflect on the year behind us and plan for the year ahead. With all we try to resolve to do in the new year, one that many struggle with is how to incorporate more green practices into their lives. So we’ve compiled some simple ways you can […]

Green Halloween Tips 2013

When it comes to the holidays the majority of people aren’t really concerned about the costs and they don’t mind spending on items that they will never use again. However, if you would like to make sure that you will have a green Halloween, there are some tips that you could try. Costumes It is […]

4 Ways to Use Solar Power at Home

Much of our country’s electric grid runs on coal. Even with carbon capture technology, coal is far from clean. As we burn through the world’s coal supply, coal companies resort to more drastic measures to extract it from the ground. A common industry practice, mountaintop removal mining, involves literally blasting the tops off of mountains, […]