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Monthly archives for April, 2011

Michael Reynolds’ Waste Vegetable Oil Mercedes – WVO

 

mercedes waste vegetable oil

Michael Reynolds, creator of the Earthship concept, runs his ‘old Mercedes’ on Waste Vegetable Oil, WVO, obtained from local restaurants.

 

Watch the video of Michael Reynolds explaining what he does below.

 

 

 

 

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Top Ten Indoor Plants to Reduce Pollution

Indoor plants like an mini air conditioners and filters to adjust and clean the air around us. They are working hard to absorb carbon dioxide at night and release oxygen on days to incessantly providing humans with natural oxygen.

Adiantum Absorbs Radiation from Computer and Printer.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adiantum
Adiantum absorbs 20 micrograms of formaldehyde per hour, it is considered the most effective natural cleaner. If you work with paints or having smokers around you, you should have some of them in your workplace. Besides, it can contain Xylene and Toluene released by monitors and printers.

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Plants to Oxygenate the Air

“Michael Reynolds wasn’t kidding when he said indoor food production helps to oxygenate the air.
The following video supports the idea…”

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"Why Everyone Should Consider Living in an Earthship"

New blog post on Expanded Consciousness explains why you should consider living in an Earthship. [read more]
Breve biografía de Michael Reynolds

Breve biografía de Michael Reynolds

Michael Reynolds es un líder mundial en energías renovables y arquitectura sostenible desde hace 45 [read more]