Elmien Coetser

Elmien Coetser

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Why Everyone Should Care About Rainwater Harvesting Infographic - http://www.custommade.com/blog/rainwater-harvesting/

Learn how to harvest rainwater (rainwater harvesting) with this comprehensive infographic. I am having a lot of luck with passive rainwater harvesting.

This is really cool, my grandpa used to keep them in those white box things...true I don't know much about it because I am deathly afraid of bees and wasps, but I would be willing to have bees if le hubby takes care of them and we have amazing honey! "Mason bee farming"

DIY Beehive in a Jar - Backyard Honey with this easy project. Honey with comb, already made inside of a mason jar! Fat Bee Man videos are also educational

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Cost of shipping a dimensional object ~5m wide makes this something to make 'on site'. A roll bender, 2" steel pipe and 6" pvc pipe are the main materials. The larger the diameter the higher the yield in the area.

Cost of shipping a dimensional object wide makes this something to make 'on site'. A roll bender, steel pipe and pvc pipe are the main materials. The larger the diameter the higher the yield in the area.

# Week 9: In order to make a city more sustainable, the city itself has to be as self dependent as possible. One way to achieve that goal is through vertical and rooftop farming in high density areas. Using hydroponic technology, the cost of agriculture is less than traditional methods and provides food and natural atmosphere to severely urban areas.

Ever thought about Rooftop farming? And how about Hydroponics? Here's a handy guide on the benefits on combining the two.

Benefits of Green roofs

Sources: Green roofs for Healthy Cities, Huffington Post, and Pictures: Environmental Benefits & Improved Air Quality

Guide To Green Building Materials (although my LEED teacher has cautioned there are not many "true" "green" materials).

What are green building materials? How to you really know that the product you buy is green? Read this post about how to judge sustainable building materials.