Shopping bags are an ecological nightmare, so many modern shoppers use eco-friendly reusable shopping bags. If you have a stash of eco-friendly bags and want to store them more easily, watch this video to learn a novel way to fold these bags that turns them into a tiny pouch, which you could even still use to hold things if you wanted.
Street performers don't get a lot of respect from the establishment, it is a great way to hone your skills at magic and other performing arts. This video will give you tips on working a crowd and other aspects of street performing, as well as teaching you a puzzle you can use in your act.
Do you find the drive-thru dining experience at the modern American fast-food restaurant frustrating? Do you want to get back at the drive-thru establishment and have some fun at the same time? This video will show you some hilarious pranks that you can perform when ordering at the drive-thru window, creating a laugh riot for yourself, your passengers, and, hopefully, the fast-food employee as well. Prank on!
When customers come to your place of business, you want them to feel welcome and comfortable. In this video tutorial, Dave of Growing Wisdom discusses design principles to keep in mind when you're redoing the entryway to your business. For more and better information, and to get started redoing the entrance to your own business establishment, watch this landscaper's guide.
This video home and garden tutorial explores the financial advantages of making your home energy efficient. Learn how to make an eco-friendly home that will help save money and the environment.
Who wants to inhale pesticides when you flip burgers in the backyard? When creating an eco-friendly garden, it is fairly easy to avoid.
In this episode of GreenerBusiness, we show you how to make seed-embedded environmental-friendly business cards, as seen on www.rccosmos.org/greencard.
Science investigatory projects suck, or at least seem to at first. But you shouldn't let school drag you down. Instead, use your homework assignment as an opportunity to solve a problem you've always been interested in. And it doesn't hurt if the end result is eco-friendly, either.
You don't need to be Michelle Obama to have a house full of jaw-droppingly beautiful Christmas decor. All you need is a little ingenuity and the tips from this Christmas decorating video.
You can make these lovely whimsical charms out of Friendly Plastic - a non toxic plastic that gets soft in hot water or when exposed to heat. You can mold and shape Friendly Plastic using tiny cookie cutters to make fun wine glass charms!
Cockroaches are one of the most durable and and irritating forms of life on Earth. Many turn to toxic chemicals to get rid of them, but that's not very green is it? This video will give you some eco-friendly tips for preventing infestations, trapping insects, and disposing of them once you've caught them. Yes, cockroaches are part of nature. No, that doesn't mean we're not going to kill them.
This video shows how you can make your kitchen environmentally friendly. You can save a lot of energy when heating up food by using the microwave
In this video, Eric Rochow from Real World Green gives us a simple green tip to make doing your laundry more environmentally friendly. The tip is: Don't wash your clothes! Well, actually, don't wash them until they are actually dirty. If you're wearing clothes and they're still clean, you don't need to automatically throw them in the laundry bin. It's something to think about. Also, if you wash your clothes too often, it wears out your clothes. So, next time you're wearing some clothes just t...
Eric Rochow of Real World Green gives us advice on making our computers more environmentally friendly. This video first explains that screensavers are not green. Screensavers require a computer to use its processor. Ideally, when you're not using your computer it should be in sleep mode and your monitor should be in sleep mode as well. This saves a lot of energy. Also, at the end of the day, turn off your computer and monitor. Don't let them run all night. An interesting fact from the Departm...
Eric with Real World Green explains how to make your lawn more environmentally friendly. First, let your grass go dormant in the summer and don't water it as much. When you mow your lawn, consider using a push reel mower. A mower with a gas engine pollutes more than modern cars do. If you are going to use a gas engine mower, keep the blades sharp for a more efficient job. Use a mulching mower, because yard waste takes up a lot of space in landfills. Consider tearing up some of your lawn and p...
There are lots of different ways to make windchimes, but three parts are essential; you will need something to hang it with, something to hang it from, and something to make some noise. This how-to video from a Piece of Craft shows an eco-friendly wind chime made from an old sink strainer, old keys, and colored twine. Watch this video crafting tutorial and learn how to make a windchime out of keys, or whatever other recyclable materials you want.
Get tips on how to make your home more eco-friendly, especially if you plan to renovate it.
In this video, you'll learn how to make your very own bicycle wheel windmill. This completely recyclable creation which can easily be made from that old bike that's just been rusty away. Put it to good use and make this great eco-friendly windmill. Step by step you'll learn exactly what to do to make this windmill spin.
Be green and eco-friendly by learning about compost. This video shows the basics of compost, composting materials, and the different methods of composting.
Learn how to kill bedbugs with heat in this video. * You can kill bedbugs with a new process called Thermapure.
With the advent of Web 2.0 sites and tools, building your own small business marketing website has never been easier. This video SEO tutorial demonstrates a WordPress plugin called SEO Friendly Images. Once installed, all the images on your blog are automatically optimized to be gulped up by search engines. For more, and to get started using SEO Friendly Images for yourself, watch this helpful video guide.
Learn how to build an environmentally friendly directional WiFi antenna with this simple video guide. To follow along at home, you'll need the following things: a copper wedge, an N-type connector, some screws, a clamp-on N plug, a pigtail, and a wireless card. You'll also need a drill, screwdriver, and soldering iron. For comprehensive, step-by-step instructions on hacking your own directional WiFi antenna from a tin can, watch this video tutorial.
In this clip, learn how to save that old egg carton from the trash, and save yourself money at the same time. No need to buy little pots for plants that you are just starting out with, reuse those cartons and grow seedlings inside them! This tutorial will show you how quickly and easily you can be an eco-friendly gardener!
Learn how to wrap your presents in Furoshiki (cloth) to avoid using wrapping paper. Unlike wrapping paper (which usually can't be recycled) Furoshiki can be used again and again. With the economy the way it is, now is a good time to recycle and reuse, instead of wasting throw away goods. Watch this video to learn how to wrap your gifts Furoshiki style this holiday season.
This instructional video demonstrates how to make a doggy doo doo composter. Use a septic enzyme to break things down faster. Add leaves and brush to keep it from smelling. You should not use this soil on your garden, but it is an eco-friendly way of getting rid of dog waste.
RyanIsHungry has put together a nice video of Mikey Sklar and Wendy Tremayne making papercrete at their future hotel Green Acre in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. This is an eco-friendly construction compound made from garbage. This is an insulation compound. It's kind of like industrial grade paper mache.
"Your Mother Should Know" isn't one of the Beatles' most famous songs - it certainly hasn't garnered a sort of cult following like "Hey Jude" or "Yellow Submarine" - but it happens to be a song that's super piano friendly.
Have you ever wondered if there was a surefire way to speed things up from friendly to flirting? This video reveals how to read body language to know when they're interested and how to use body language to take it from just being friends to flirting.
In this how-to video, Angie fries up falafel for a protein rich meal that's wallet friendly. This video is part of Easy Meals, Good Deals show hosted by Angie Ketterman.
This video tutorial is a step by step guide to building an eco-friendly birdhouse. These easy materials are things that you already have sitting around the house. This mini carpentry project is a fun way to spend an afternoon, and will provide more hours of bird-watching fun in the future. Watch this instructional video and learn how to build an ecological birdhouse out of recycled materials.
Properly clean the glass coffee pot part of your coffee maker using environmentally friendly household ingredients. It is a housekeeping trick that everyone will love. Use salt, ice and vinegar as an eco-friendly safe way of cleaning a glass pot.
This video shows you how to make coasters out of old dominoes. If you are wondering how to make Christmas gifts, or gifts for any occasion, this video will show you how. It’s eco-friendly to boot.
Fruit flies suck, but the fruit fly traps you can get from a hardware store can sometimes be environmentally damaging. Here is how you can make a safe fruit fly trap out of a votive glass, plastic wrap and apple cider vinegar.
Keep your Christmas green! Don't resort to environmentally unfriendly wrapping paper. You can put your gifts in cloth bags or use catalog and magazine pages as your wrapping paper. Or, just use plain brown paper bags and decorate them as your wrapping paper!
Your home office is missing something… hmm… maybe something to hold your recycled printer paper, and what better to hold your recycle paper than a recycled paper tray? Nextraker shows you a neat hack involving a few dust-collecting compact discs that will make a eco-friendly paper tray to organize your desk. It's a amazing what you can do with a few old CDs.
Compact fluorescent light bulbs, or CFLs, use about 75% less energy, give off 90% less heat, and last up to ten times longer than old-fashioned incandescents. Changing over is as easy as… well, screwing in a light bulb. This eco-friendly tip will save you some money & save electricity.
Watch this video tutorial to find out how to turn unwanted magazines into practical, creative drink coasters. These coasters last surprisingly long and are easy to make! This crafty project is eco-friendly, and reduces waste in your home. Check out this how-to video and find out a way to recycle old magazines into coasters.
Here is the real answer to the question: Paper or plastic? Join your friendly neighbor for a fireside chat about plastic bags and how Americans consume 380 billion of them a year. If you don't need a bag, don't take one. You can use fabric bags and reuse them over and over again. You can also reuse plastic bags for trash can liners, doggy bags, etc.
You can save money and the environment by building a pet house out of eco-friendly materials. The doghouse in this how to video is built on the same green principles as a human home. Watch and learn how easy it is use recycled materials for your dog's house.
Fans do a pretty good job of cooling you down in the summer but sometimes only an air conditioning can do the job right. In this tutorial, SuChin Pak and Daniel Sieberg demonstrate how to make a homemade air conditioning system with a fan, coil and ice water. Save the environment while staying cool in the summer with this DIY air conditioning.