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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

By Josh Speiss

In an effort to make planet-saving changes, going green is the new norm. Learn about simple ways that you can help reduce your carbon footprint today.

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Not Your Father’s Manufactured House

By LandCentral

If your image of manufactured housing is a cluster of teal and white trailers lined up in a mobile home park, you need to get with the times. Sure, mobile homes are still great for placing on vacant land or …

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Building an Earth-Friendly, Self-Sustaining Home

By Angela Tipton

Becoming Environmentally Aware What if you could build a self-sustaining home from recycled materials, such as old earth-filled tires, recycled bottles, aluminum cans and reclaimed wood? You’d have to consider that pretty earth friendly. Then what about having no utility …

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Benefits of Using a Grey Water Recycling System

By Candice Armstrong

If you are reading this article, you most likely are environmentally conscious, and are looking for ways to save money and help the environment. For starters, let’s first define what grey water actually is. Grey water is all the wastewater …

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What Is Permaculture

By Angela Tipton

Recently, when I asked a potential customer what their plans were for their future property, they said they wanted to use it for Permaculture. Having never heard of this term, I decided to research it. What I discovered was a …

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Canning 101

By LandCentral

  With summer fading and autumn beginning, it’s the perfect time to preserve food through canning. Here are a few tips to get you started. First of all, what does canning mean? Technically, canning is the preservation of food that …

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Simple Ways You Can Help Prevent Wildfires

By LandCentral

With record-high temperatures, severe drought and about 11,600 square-miles of wildfire-ravaged terrain in the nation, is there anything that can be done to prevent these natural disasters? The causes of wildfires include drought, extreme heat and lightning. In 2014, there …

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Shade Balls Should Save Millions

By Josh Speiss

Los Angeles’ latest attempt to preserve its reservoir water from the region’s relentless drought comes in the form of an army of small, plastic balls. The use of Shade Balls could save millions of gallons of water. This relatively new …

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