Sandia Area Blog
Helpful articles covering finances, security, and permaculture.
Christmas Trees: Are Real or Artificial Better for the Environment?
Nearly 96 million U.S. households displayed a Christmas tree in their home in 2019. With numbers seemingly increasingly annually, this brings the question of are real or artificial Christmas trees more environmentally friendly?Read More
The Dos and Dont's of Recycling
Everyone has a recycling bin but are you utilizing it properly?Read More
The 7 Principles of Leave No Trace
Following the ethics of Leave No Trace empowers us to make a positive impact on our environment, sustaining our wild spaces for future generations.Read More
What’s All the Buzz About?
World Honey Bee Day is a day for awareness and to celebrate the honey bee (and beekeepers).Read More
Biodegradable vs. Compostable
There are two natural ways that a material can be decomposed – biodegrading and composting. While they are similar there are differences between the two processes.Read More
Permaculture in Sandia Area
Practicing financial permaculture leads to sustainability and growth, and it is the premise on which we base “Better Banking Without the Bank”.Read More
As stay-at-home orders across the nation continue, homesteading has seen a resurgence as people look for ways to save money, make the best of periodic shortages of food and supplies, or fill their new free time.Read More