Category Archives: Misc

How to remove gum on pants

” Damn gum! ” Is what comes to mind when discovering gum stuck on the pants of your child returns from school or play outside. If the gum is not impregnated board to board of trousers, all is not lost. Do … Continue reading

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Ecological ice remover

Situated in Quebec, in Sorel-Tracy, the Centre de transfert technologique en écologie industrielle (CTTEI) manage different study projects and try to develop the expertise of Quebecer businesses in the industrial ecology field. On of these projects, on of the most … Continue reading

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Buy an artificial or natural Christmas tree ?

Buy an artificial or natural Christmas tree… That is the question ! Is it preferable to buy an artificial or natural Christmas tree ? What is for sure is that a natural Christmas tree smells really nice in our home … Continue reading

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Thermostat allocation

In order to save energy, it is important to install digital thermostats everywhere you can in the house. It is known… old thermostats “mechanical” don’t allow maintaining a constant temperature and they are more expensive in heating. The results are … Continue reading

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How to save on hot water

When you wash your hands, reduce the water flow… Start by opening the cold water. Then, when you will rinse your hands, open the hot water. When you take your shower, stop the water with a switch while you soap … Continue reading

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Installation of a time-switch

In order to save energy and money, get yourself and install time-switches anywhere you can, inside or outside your house. In the summer, as soon as you start up your pool, the installation of a time-switch is a must. Pool … Continue reading

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Boutique La Gaillarde

The respect of the ecology and the environment is everywhere nowadays. Either in the Medias, at work or in our homes… The ecological trend is even in our wardrobe. Indeed, after the ecological shoes of Gisele Bundchen, here is the … Continue reading

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Ikea car

In a time where we need to diminish what we consummate, Ikea offers an interesting solution… With the Ikea car, you can contribute to reduce the global warming. Indeed, the Ikea car, that you assemble at home, with his reduced … Continue reading

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Why change the shower-head

Changing the shower-head for a shower-head with a reduce debit will reduce the quantity of hot water used. And hot water is pricy ! So why so many people delay or refuse to do so ? It is pretty easy … Continue reading

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Recycling rip off

Citizens, those poor consumers, are called, with the help of brainwashing type publicities, to take the responsibility for recycling. Either, citizens are asking for it… People want to be very responsible towards their planet. They want their government to be … Continue reading

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