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How to Recycle Electronics

By |March 7th, 2009|

Newer, faster, lighter, more stylish gadgets come out all the time and of course, we want them. We think we need them and […]

Green Stocking Stuffer Ideas

By |December 23rd, 2008|

Many of you out there are still shopping and scrambling for last-minute gift ideas. If you want to make sure the items are […]

Green Your Holiday Traditions

By |December 10th, 2008|

When thinking about the holiday season, the word “green” doesn’t quickly come to mind. Unless, that is, you’re talking about trees or holiday sweaters. […]

Turning Leaves Into Compost

By |December 1st, 2008|

As fall turns to winter, the last leaves are dropping from the trees. If you are lucky enough to have a yard full of […]

How to Recycle Electronics

By |November 23rd, 2008|

Newer, faster, lighter, more stylish gadgets come out all the time and of course, we want them. We think we need them and sometimes […]

Staying Green Through Tough Economic Times

By |November 15th, 2008|

A hard economy is no excuse for backsliding on green efforts. The current world economic situation is indeed serious. Food, water andpower are more […]

Gifts that Give Back

By |November 15th, 2008|

There are few gifts out there that have close to a zero environmental impact, are sustainable and benefit more than the recipient.  These gift ideas are […]

Top Green Holiday Gifts for Green Parents

By |November 15th, 2008|

The holiday season is usually about indulgence, breaking everyday rules, and ignoring what’s good for you. It might also mean forgetting about what is […]

Gifts that Give Back for Green Parenting

By |November 6th, 2008|

There are few gifts out there that have close to a zero environmental impact, are sustainable and benefit more than the receipient.  These gift ideas are […]

Using the Whole Pumpkin this Halloween

By |October 28th, 2008|

Going green is all about reducing waste. Whether you are carving a jack-o-lantern this week or if you just want to […]

Green and Economical Family Fall Excursions

By |October 19th, 2008|

Crisp, cool air and vibrant foliage make fall excursions the perfect prescription for a heated political atmosphere and a seemingly never-ending plunge into […]

Top Green Holiday Gifts for Green Parents

By |October 12th, 2008|

The holiday season is usually about indulgence, breaking everyday rules, and ignoring what’s good for you. It might also mean forgetting about what is […]

Heirloom Candles Soy Candle Review

By |October 4th, 2008|

I was delighted when I opened the package containing my Heirloom Candle. The packaging is beautiful, so from the start it felt like a […]

VerTerra Biodegradable Dinnerware Review

By |September 27th, 2008|

VerTerra is a different breed of disposable dinnerware. I am generally not a fan of disposables for the obvious reason. Most disposable dinnerware out […]

Organic Non Toxic Baby Bedding

By |September 24th, 2008|

Newborns spend sixteen hours asleep each day. In fact, until your child is two years old, they will likely spend up to eleven […]

Value of Cork as Green Flooring

By |September 16th, 2008|

In the never-ending process of updating and renovating our new house on a budget and as environmentally responsible as possible, my next big […]

Getting the Most Nutrition From Your Organic Vegetables

By |September 1st, 2008|

Once you spend the extra bucks on organic vegetables you want to make sure you get the most out of them. Certain vegetables pack […]

Choosing the Best Organic Produce

By |August 24th, 2008|

If given a choice, I bet most people would choose organic products when food shopping. But with organics costing sometimes up to double […]

Nontoxic and Zero VOC Paints for the Nursery

By |August 16th, 2008|

When my husband and I moved into our first new house, the first thing I wanted to do was to paint, every room. With […]

Reducing Plastic Consumption and Waste

By |August 7th, 2008|

Since the 1960s plastic has become a staple in our lives. Without a doubt, plastic has its benefits. It is lightweight, virtually unbreakable, squeezable, […]

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