Fun Reuse! 10 Bookends You Don’t Have to Buy

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You needn’t buy expensive bookends to hold your tomes together on the shelf. Instead, rummage around the house for items that are weighty and attractive. You’re bound to come up with something more unusual than those brass numbers you see in catalogs and department stores. Here are 10 ideas! Small …

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Disadvantages of Solar Energy

There’s a lot of talk about the advantages of solar energy and little is said of the disadvantages. The primary disadvantage of solar power is the expense. However cost is a disadvantage that is being minimized annually by subsidy programs and cutting edge research. There is also an environmental disadvantage …

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The Lead Acid Battery Disadvantage of Solar Energy

Is the eventual need to replace Lead Acid Batteries If your solar power system is off grid, chances are you have a bank of deep cycle lead acid batteries. Batteries are the one component of an off grid system that require fairly frequent replacement. How frequent depends on several factors …

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The Cadmium Disadvantage of Solar Energy

The future disposal of exhausted solar panels may be a Disadvantage of Solar Energy. That you weren't even aware of Currently many PV panels contain cadmium. Cadmium is a metal that resembles zinc on many levels but lacks zinc’s beneficial properties. Occurring naturally in only small amounts on the earth …

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