Archive for July, 2006
EcoPin is the new biodegradable landscape anchor pin …great for gardening projects, landscaping, and horticultural projects. One “green” factor is that the pins weigh much less than their steel counterparts and can be shipped with much less energy and more affordably. Available for purchase in 2007 but samples can be requested.
Switching to a low flow shower head can save loads of money and sometimes you can’t tell the difference. This model promises to give the quality and experience of a full head shower while saving 60% to 70% of shower water usage. It also has a built in on/off trickle bar.
$12.95 at Shower Buddy.
A simple shower cut off valve can save you money and save water …and help save the planet, too! Turn the valve when you are shaving or letting the conditioner sink in …the water slows to a trickle but no drastic temperature change when you turn it back on. Sometimes it’s the little things in life….
$9.99 at Accent Shopping.
This solar powered wonder charges 3 sizes and 2 types of Ni-MH rechargeable hearing aid batteries. Has no operating costs. This company, Godisa, is the only manufacturer of hearing aids on the African continent which meet international standards. More importantly, it is the only manufacturer of hearing aids in the world to have the training and empowering of hearing disabled women as part of its mission.