Photo Credit: Sessions.edu We all know that plastic bottles are bad for the environment, but if you do use them, you recycle them. Right? But what about the plastic bottle..
If you celebrate Easter and have some last-minute shopping to do, here are some tips for keeping your Easter basket eco-friendly! Make sure you choose your Easter chocolate wisely! For..
Happy Valentine’s Day to those who celebrate it! In honor of Valentine’s Day, here are some links for you! 5 Tips for a Green Valentine’s Day Singing Cards Bad for..
How do you celebrate Thanksgiving? It probably involves some combination of family, travel, and food. What can you do to have an eco-friendly Thanksgiving dinner without sacrificing your favorite traditions?..
It’s almost Halloween and we all know what that means—costumes, candy, and pumpkins galore. So how can you have a fun, eco-friendly Halloween? Make your Halloween costume out of items..
How are you celebrating Labor Day? If you’re from the US, there’s a good chance you’re having some kind of barbecue. Why not reduce your carbon footprint and make it..
We all have an environmental compromise or two. I start almost every day with a cup of coffee—even though I know there are greener options out there. And I’m not..
Every couple of days, I journey to my mailbox—inconveniently located on the opposite side of the apartment complex—and empty my junk mail straight into the recycling bin. I do pretty..
Image Credit: istockphoto.com Can you sort out fact from fiction when it comes to the green industry? Let us know your thoughts about these eco-myths: Myth: Renewable energy receives more..
Photo Credit: Earth911.com: Amanda_Wills In an effort to stop using plastic bags, I’ve accumulated 9 billion reusable ones. Does that sound familiar? When I learned exactly how bad plastic bags..
Would you live in Florida, Southern California, Texas, Arizona, Georgia, or New Mexico if there was no air conditioner? All of these areas have experienced above average growth in the..
Photo Credit: Epic Fireworks (Flickr) It’s almost the 4th of July and we all know what that means—barbecues, fireworks, and red, white, and blue galore. Here are a few tips..
Credit: PBWorks.com Summer has only been here for a week and people are already wondering, “How do I stay cool without the air conditioner?” Although you might need to resort..
Happy summer! Today is the first day of summer, and we all know that summer comes with heat, popsicles, and keeping cool. So how does an eco-conscious person go green..
To put a large, controversial topic in simple terms: Pesticides are bad. Organic food doesn’t have pesticides, so it’s good for you. Right? Even though it’s more complicated than that,..
Photo Credit: Sessions.edu Do you recycle your plastic water bottles? If so, you’re in the minority. Surprising, right? Earth 911 claims that only 27 percent of plastic water bottles in..
Photo Credit: wnsr.parsons.edu If you read eco-news or participate in green communities, you’ve probably heard of the term “greenwashing.” But do you know what it is? What is Greenwashing? Greenwashing..
Image Credit: FamiliesAndSchools.org It’s a common myth that making green choices is difficult and expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are five things that you can do right..
I strongly believe that when it comes to helping the environment, every little bit counts. Going green sounds like it will be, but it doesn’t have to be. This infographic..
Photo Credit: Wikipedia Commons Grocery shopping can be difficult. How do you make the best choice for yourself, your wallet, your ethics, and the environment? Here is a quick rundown..
Image Credit: FamiliesAndSchools.org Have you ever wondered how much of a difference all of those little green habits make? Are you really saving energy by switching light bulbs? Do those..
Does green marketing encourage people to make eco-friendly choices? A recent study by OgilvyEarth says that it often has the opposite effect. The study called “Mainstream Green: Moving Sustainability from..
I recently came across “Recycle This,” a blog with interesting reuse and recycle options for a variety of common household items. Although the site is based out of the UK,..
Many recycling facilities instruct you to clean out food and beverage containers before putting them in the recycle bin. But how clean do they really have to be? Is it..
We all know that Valentine’s Day isn’t one of the greenest holidays around. There are all of those cards, candies, flowers… Are you trying to find a last-minute, eco-friendly Valentine’s..