How often should you replace your bedding? The standard answer is you should replace your bedding whenever it becomes stained, thin, or frayed, but you already knew that. What you really want to know is how long you can expect your bedding to last before it starts to deteriorate.
The answer to this question depends primarily on the material of your bedding. Different fabrics have widely different ranges of durability. Some can only last a couple of years while others can last decades.
To help you discover how long your bedding will last, we’ve listed the top three materials used for bedding below. Continue reading
When you think about reducing your family’s carbon footprint, you might feel overwhelmed. Most of us assume that we need to spend thousands of dollars on solar panels or build our own wind turbine to help the environment. Yet, you don’t have to go to the extremes to be green. There are simple and easy ways for your family to reduce your carbon footprint, ways that you can implement today! Continue reading
We’ve all heard that bamboo is the fastest growing plant in the world, but exactly how fast does it grow? According to Guinness World Records, some species of bamboo can grow up to 2.91 feet in a single day. That means it grows almost 1.5 inches every hour!
So, how does this incredibly fast-growing plant grow anyway? Continue reading
Are you redecorating your house and wondering how you can give the space a new look with an environmentally friendly design? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Below are a few tips and tricks on how you can create the “green” design you’re looking for. Continue reading
Bamboo has long been a source of inspiration. Bruce Lee drew on the imagery of bamboo when he offered this advice: “Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.”
This advice not only applies to martial arts, but to life. If Bruce Lee hadn’t been as strong and flexible as a bamboo reed, he wouldn’t have radically changed the world of martial arts and become the national hero that he is today.
So, how does bamboo’s strength and flexibility inspire us to excellence? Continue reading