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LAST UPDATE May 06, 2014
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To get rid of ants in an environmentally friendly and fast manner, doesn't matter what kind of ant, pour boiling water on the nest if you can find it.
Ultimate way to clean windows and mirrors using a microfibre cleaning cloth and water,
that's it ... and using no chemicals or vinegar.
www.okanaganlakebc.ca recommends using the dollar store versions if you are not worried about bacteria as much. When using the all-purpose cloth for cleaning windows, wet with water the one cloth to wash with, and then use a second dry cloth to polish up. This makes the job of doing windows much easier than doing the job the old way using paper towel and glass cleaners or newspaper and vinegar! You will have no paper towel lint on your window when you are done and you won't have to scrub as much. You'll be amazed at how well these cloths work! You will be done your windows in no time.
Kira is a durable, high-performance fabric that is made entirely from
corn, a 100 percent renewable source. Kira can be composted, and it contains
no petroleum products. A proprietary Herman Miller fabric, Kira is available in
six colors and can be used on systems panels and Ethospace tiles, as well as
flipper doors, tackboards, and screens.
Seaweed Cotton Blend Fabrics
WARNING about Bamboo! Don't be bamboozled!
There are two ways to process bamboo into a fabric: mechanically or chemically. While the mechanical method involves crushing the woody parts of the plant, and using natural enzymes to extract the fibres, most bamboo fabric is chemically manufactured by "cooking" the bamboo in strong solvents, the same process used to make rayon from wood or cotton waste byproducts. The dominant chemical manufacturing method, hydrolysis alkalization and multi-phase bleaching, is generally referred to in marketing materials as a rather benign process utilizing caustic soda and bleach. However, the chemicals used are known to create a variety of health problems and to be hazardous for fibre workers. If not properly managed, these chemicals can also be a serious source of pollution to the environment immediately surrounding manufacturing facilities.
is manufactured without any textile agents or other chemicals. It is a pure
grown and manual-mechanically
Environmentally friendly way to help get rid of rats and moles. Plug all holes in the ground that you can find by stomping on the mounds or stick something in the hole that they can't get out. Stick a garden hose in the only hole left open and fill up their tunnels. Be ready to either jump on a chair and scream if they come out of the hole your putting the water in or club them if you can handle that. As well the vermin may also find their way out other holes you did not find at first.
Another way to get moles is to get a long handle and attach a fork to the end. When you see the dirt move, jab the fork in there and hopefully you don't miss.
How to quit drinking alcohol
Have you heard alcoholics say they like the taste of their drink. Well how about non-alcoholic drinks that taste the same at a bar?
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