Tag Archives: sustainable

My Dehumidifier Does the Laundry

Use the water from your dehumidifier for your laundry machine

“The Plant Washer” by Kennie DeLoatch (Video)

“The plant washer” is a video from Kennie D’s “How to do it Yourself”  series of video’s. These videos are produced in the hopes of promoting and enhancing our understanding of the intimate relationship, between us and the environment. The projects are beneficial to plants and fun to do.  The road between us and our […]

The Submersible Dome (Video) by Kennie DeLoatch

The Submersible Dome is a fun and exciting way to introduce live insects to your aquaponic system without them escaping into your living environment. In this video, using recycled materials I will show you how to make a Live Insect Fish Feeder for your fish tank or aquarium. The Submersible Dome VIDEO

Urban Survival Machines

A Pagan Chant: “Earth My Body, Water My Blood, Air My Breath, and Fire My Spirit”  Imagine there will come a time when you experience a sense of harmony with these elements every day of your life. Harmony with the earth, the water, the air and the fire that burns within. Imagine in this state, […]

Fuel: A Review of the Movie on Biofuels

This film, Fuel (2009), was recommended by a friend and new father (M.J.). I just watched it online here. Very well done, inspiring. Great history of fossil fuels, discussion of peak oil, the relationship between oil and our entire economy, our political system, and our way of life…and then, it goes beyond that to a […]

Be here, now, Canary

How absurd would it be if the coal miner, who brings a canary with him to warn of poisonous methane gas in the mine, then died because he ignored the canary’s warning?! This little musical story is a modern version of that (see below, but there’s a visual version of the same point that isn’t […]

Sustainable Well-being Retreats: Version 2.0

For the beginning of our third year of Swabi retreats, we started to explore transitioning the group to another phase. These videos explain this transition while also providing some idea of what the retreats are about. Part I, New Ways of Living, shows examples of cohousing and permaculture-inspired ecovillages as potential models for living sustainably. […]