Top green living videos: modifiable apartment, green cleaning and Furoshiki for your groceries
Wednesday 09 February 2011
World's Greenest Homes: Hong Kong Space Saver
Hidden among Hong Kong's crowded streets is this 30.65 square meter (330 square foot) apartment which has been modified by architect Gary Chang to include a sliding wall system which allows for up to 24 different room combinations. The tiny, multi-functional space illustrates the green principle of using less space. Planet Green: total views 5,39,555
How to clean a stainless steel sink
A step-by-step tutorial on how to create a natural non-toxic cleaning solution using lime wedges, baking soda and a white cotton towel. 5min.com: total views 30,092
How to carry groceries with a square of cloth
This video provides a step-by-step guide on making an environmentally friendly alternative to plastic carrier bags which are now banned in several parts of the world. The video demonstrates the strength of the Japanese Furoshiki wrapping technique by using it to carry a 16-pound (7.2 kg) bowling ball. Videojug.com: total views1,73,256.
How to reduce your carbon footprint
This video provides a basic overview on how to reduce your carbon footprint. The video recommends taking simple steps to a more environmentally friendly life such as unplugging electronics when they are not in use, insulating windows, eating local and reducing bottled water consumption. Howcast.com: total views 15,949.
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