Due to energy usage for
temperature control purposes and the materials used in home furnishings,
households can have considerable negative environmental impact. With the
severity of global warming’s effect on weather conditions, there is an urgent
need for all to reduce their home’s carbon footprint. It takes both dedication
and awareness to create a green home, however, environmentally responsible
consumers have only to visit home decor online stores to find the support they
need with a wide selection of home decor items produced from sustainable
Tips for sustainable home
1. Salvaging, reusing, reclaiming
and repurposing: Waste reduction is a green initiative to support a healthier
environment and results in a decreased demand for goods which, in turn, reduces
the amount of natural resources and energy manufacturers need to produce new
items. Instead of being discarded in the trash bin, many old household items
can be freshened up with a new coat of paint or find other uses after being
repurposed. When items made from recycled materials are produced and purchased
it also keeps trash out of landfills and reduces the consumer’s carbon
2. Choose renewable and natural
materials: Rapidly renewable materials such as bamboo, cork and wheat are the
best resources for use in the home. With a daily growth rate of as much as 100
cm, once harvested, bamboo in particular has the ability to renew itself in
less than a year. Although bamboo can last a very long time it can completely
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A century ago, homeschooling was
the only way to give children a healthy education, but today, it is a choice
among many methods of educating children to the level needed. Parents choose
homeschooling for their children for several reasons. It could be parents’
attitudes toward public or private schools in the area, children’s
disabilities, motivation to achieve goals greater than those set at school,
In order for home schooling to be
as effective as the education given to a child in a school environment, it is
important for parents / tutors to get appropriate homeschooling material.
National law states that every child must be given the same opportunity, thus,
not giving children the right age according to lessons, activities and material
will not only deprive children of their basic rights, but also violate the law.
The number one material that
teachers must have is the home education curriculum (goals, objectives, and
time frame for achievement according to the age and requirements of the child).
For example, a child must develop certain mathematical or language skills
within a certain age limit, unless he is diagnosed with learning disabilities.
To know this, the curriculum must be referred.
The next important material is
the textbook. Once again, relevant textbooks / work books / reading materials
used at school must be provided for children. These textbooks and related
material such as lessons recorded with audio, video, worksheets, etc., will
make the teaching process also easier for tutors. We must pay special attention
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