1: Historic Downtown Loveland has a rich history as a town that blossomed in the 1850s along with Ohio’s booming railroad industry. The city’s downtown quarter still features many historic buildings that have been beautifully renovated and now features unique shops and gourmet eating. The Little Miami Bike Trail runs right through downtown, which makes [...]
Posted on 15. May, 2013 by Thomas Swanson.
Municipal water treatment plants turn wastewater into potable water for millions of residents in the United States, under the watchful eye of the Environmental Protection Agency. But more than 15 million homes depend on private wells for their water – and the EPA has no oversight of these water sources. So if your home relies [...]
Remember the “8-by-8” maxim: For optimal health, drink eight, 8-ounce glasses of water a day? Well, we know now that advice isn’t supported by science, but it’s not bad advice, either. What medical professionals will say these days is that 64 ounces of fluid – not water alone – can keep you hydrated. However, there are [...]
If your home is connected to a municipal water system, you may assume that your tap water is free of contaminants, chemicals and bacteria. You might be surprised to learn that your tap water can contain countless bacteria, even after being treated at city facilities. But while it may seem counterintuitive, some of these [...]
Global warming, huge landfills and the massive quantities of fossil fuels being consumed around the world seem like huge problems you’ll never be able to solve; however, this way of thinking may be holding you back from doing your part to save the planet. If everyone made a few small changes, these efforts would [...]
You’ve probably heard of “hard water,” but do you know what that term means and why it’s a nuisance for homeowners? Water naturally picks up minerals in the environment, and when it absorbs excessive amounts of dissolved rock and minerals, it becomes hard water. Some minerals found in hard water are calcium, magnesium and iron, [...]
Posted on 18. Apr, 2013 by Thomas Swanson.
Many people choose to live in an apartment because it’s more affordable than buying a home. Apartment-dwellers don’t have to cover the cost of maintenance or worry about lawn care. Utility costs may be more affordable, too, because most apartments aren’t built to include windows all around, and therefore an apartment unit loses less [...]
Priorities for businesses have changed dramatically in the past decade, with environmental efficiency coming out on top as one of the most important elements in making any business decision. Aside from simply being a responsible citizen, going green serves a very practical purpose for business owners especially because it often comes with substantial savings. We’ve [...]
For your family, life happens in the kitchen. Homework assignments are completed on the kitchen table. Dinners are crafted on the stove. The refrigerator is opened at least once an hour, and family meals occur in the midst of it all. With so much time being spent in the kitchen, consider what can be done [...]
Thailand is one travel destination most ideal for an eco adventure. With its vast natural resources still intact, it is understandable why the country continues to attract tourists from around the globe in the millions each year. While the capital Bangkok is a popular area to visit with all its historical and cultural landmarks, the [...]