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Solar Food Drying: Using the Sun to Dry Foods

dried fruits

The harvest of summer’s fruits and vegetables is in full swing, and it’s a perfect time to think of drying the abundance of these foods. Drying food is a great way to make fresh foods last longer. Harnessing the power of the sun to aid in drying food is not only a planet-friendly method of food preservation, but also a time-honored tradition that has been used for centuries.

Eco-Friendly Home Decor

Choose Sustainable Surroundings

Deciding to make your home more eco-friendly can seem like an obvious choice, but many homeowners get stuck on where to start or what it even means. To be eco-friendly means that you make choices within your day-to-day life to create a more sustainable world. It is a commitment to cause less waste and less pollution wherever you go. Integrating this concept within your home should be the first place you start. By adding in more eco-friendly decor, you will set a great example for your family and guests who will be inspired by your dedication.

modern eco-friendly room

Via Modernize

The 30 Best DIY Blogs of 2015

Best DIY Blog Award

PlushBeds Awards the Most Outstanding DIY Bloggers

 

Top 30 DIY Bloggers

DIY projects are an important part of green living. You choose the materials. You choose the method of construction. You determine just how green you want your project to be. It can even be upcycled or repurposed. At the end of the project, you have a nice craft, piece of furniture, or decorative piece for your home, inside or out, to enjoy for yourself or give as a gift to someone you love. You may even discover that you can get items that are just as nice as designer products for a fraction of the price when you make them yourself. It’s a win for everyone — but the biggest winner is the planet.

We’ve scoured the Web to bring you 30 of the best DIY blogs for 2015. View them at your own peril. We’re sure you’re about to become addicted to a new way of going green 🙂 .