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How to dye fabrics at home
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How to dye fabrics at home

How to dye fabrics at home: a guide that will show you how to use natural dyes for dyeing yarns and fabrics. How to color fabrics at home. Dyeing fabrics at home is possible thanks to the pigmentation obtained from natural ingredients such as plants, flowers and in some cases even insects.

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Mexico, a delicious dish for photovoltaics

Mexico, thanks to its geographical position, is a greedy territory for the photovoltaic sector. Thanks to a high average annual solar radiation, Mexico stands out in the list of 15 countries with the highest installed capacity of photovoltaic energy worldwide. Together with the optimal geographic location, competitive costs help the spread of photovoltaics in Mexico: according to the Solarplaza report, photovoltaic prices in Mexico fell by 30 percent in just one year (from 2011 to 2012) and, to hear an industry expert, Arture Herrero, Chief Marketing Officer at Jinko Solar, the demand for photovoltaics in 2013 is still rising.
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Social Farm

That of the Social Farm is a work and life model that brings benefits to the community in two respects: the social and work integration of disadvantaged people and the protection of the agricultural heritage of fragile areas with organic farming. In the last three years there has been a notable increase in the number of social farms in all Italian regions, but numerous problems remain to be solved.
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Slow Tourism, the right way to travel

According to a recent survey, the future of “slow tourism” shows a growing trend. It is above all young couples, between 30 and 45 years old, who prefer the so-called Slow Tourism. The "hit-and-run tourism" is for vacationers from overwork, for vacationers who want to discover the authentic value of a prestigious tourist resort, there is Slow Tourism.
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Save money with gas hobs

There are certain calculations that, to make them, one is amazed. One case is that of the consumption of gas cooker hobs, an argument for saving and energy efficiency. Until recently, the best gas burners in hobs had an average efficiency of 55 (slightly higher than the European standards EN 30.
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Aquarium maintenance

An aquarium must always act in the interest of nature conservation and the protection of the animals it hosts. This is why it is necessary to maintain the habitat with all the chemical-physical characteristics of the water where the fish live. In a marine aquarium, maintenance is mainly based on monitoring the equipment installed.
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Eco-friendly cars on display at EOS

An & 39; X-ray & 39; of the Peugeot 3008 with the world's first hybrid diesel If you think that the ecological car is a niche thing or an eco-chic habit, take a trip to the EOS - Exposition of Sustainanility, scheduled in Udine from 17 to 19 May. You realize that sustainable mobility is a lively market in which innovation pushes an offer that is ever wider and closer to the needs of customers-consumers.
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Solar radiation

The setting up of a photovoltaic system requires a certain initial investment and, to ensure an economic return within a reasonable time, it is necessary to evaluate the solar radiation of the area in which you intend to proceed with the installation so as to estimate, with a certain precision, what will be the energy performance of the photovoltaic panels.
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Waste and separate collection

What do you waste? Reduce, reuse and recycle are the three keywords in terms of waste and separate collection. But what is the waste? Also on this it is good to have clear ideas and Adiconsum helps us to do it in a simple-simple way with the Ambientiamoci project, an initiative promoted in collaboration with the Presidency of the Council of Ministers.
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Energy saving in museums

Requirements for air conditioning, lighting, communication, security and monitoring make museums among the buildings with the highest environmental impact: their energy bill fluctuates on average from 780 to 1280 GW per year, a considerable expense even for those widely visited structures from a paying audience.
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Cloud computing doesn't save energy

What has finally been understood about cloud computing is that this system does not save energy starting from what enables it: wireless connections. Without prejudice to the other advantages of the 'cloud', the energy waste of wireless Internet networks used to access cloud services from cellular networks is up to 10 times higher than that of common data centers.
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DIY soap bars

Is it possible to make soap at home? Of course, soaps are easy to make and allow us to make a contribution to protecting the environment. DIY soaps are a green gesture in the context of daily actions. In fact, the soaps on the market (just read the labels carefully to confirm this) contain non-natural ingredients and above all harmful to the skin.
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Learn to recognize trees

Those who love to travel in an ethical way, in close contact with nature, will certainly be curious to observe local vegetation and fauna, perhaps learning to recognize the characteristic species of the area explored. Just like a tourist, before diving into birdwatching can take a short course in ornithology, even those who want to recognize the trees can read up properly.
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Eternit removal, how to proceed

The removal of eternity is a very delicate operation. With law number 257 of March 1992, the use of eternity in all its forms was prohibited. 75 percent of the asbestos used in Italy was used in the construction sector and today, decades later, many families and companies are faced with removal and remediation.
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Prune the lavender

Pruning lavender: tips on lavender pruning, branches to cut and bush management. Care and advice for growing lavender Lavender, thanks to its healing properties and its enchanting scent, is one of the most popular plants in the garden. To make it grow lush it is important to prune it in the right way.
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How to make good compost

In this article we will explain how to make compost in 5 simple steps. All gardens can benefit from compost, especially if it is produced on site. Compost is compost free! Plants love compost, and it significantly reduces the production of organic waste. Making compost will help you preserve the well-being of the vegetable garden and your garden.
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Furnish with recycled furniture

Furnishing your home with recycled furniture could be a winning idea in terms of saving and respecting the environment. With a little creativity and a few small tricks, you can recycle furniture that we no longer use and make it more current or more in line with the rest of the furniture in the house.
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Organic cultivation on the terrace

Organic cultivation on the terrace gives us the opportunity to always have fresh fruit and vegetables in the kitchen, of sure origin and of undoubted quality. We should start with our organic waste, which we find ourselves throwing away every day, to obtain a compost, capable of supporting the growth and maturation of plants and making them tastier once on the table.
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Rome hosts the Energy Festival

The Energy Festival has chosen Rome and the headquarters of LUISS Guido Carli for the sixth edition (24-25 May) and has also changed its skin, renewing the format, language and methods of interaction. Among the novelties, the collaboration with ItaliaCamp (the association that unites universities, institutions and businesses) among the promoters of the event alongside Aris (Information and Society Research Agency).
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Infinity Cell Kinetic Charger to charge the iPhone

Infinity Cell Kinetic Charger is an iPhone charger capable of exploiting kinetic energy to produce electricity. The Infinity Cell Kinetic Charger incorporates a high-efficiency generator capable of producing electricity with the slightest movement, the result? The iPhone can be recharged simply by shaking it!
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Eco Hotels, what they are and what they offer

Eco hotel: what it is and how to recognize each other. Information to ask at the reception and environmental standards ranging from Ecolabel and LEED certification. People who want to travel the world but are aware of the great environmental impact that a trip can have, for their stay, can choose the so-called "eco hotels".
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