Green Lunches for your Kids and Spouse – Guest Post

A lot of the solution to going green at lunch has to do with reduce – reducing the waste. There are a few different types of waste at lunchtime. The key point is – bring your own. By packing a lunch you are often eating healthier and it’s usually better for the planet too – […]

Does It Benefit the Earth to Buy Organic Coffee? – Guest Post

image by tonx If you are a regular coffee drinker, like so many Americans, you may be wondering if it benefits Mother Earth to buy organic coffee. Yes, we are all aware that organic coffee may be slightly more expensive, but it actually works to minimize our impact on the environment in growing healthier coffee […]

Easy Steps You Can Take Today To Help Save The World – Guest Post

Help save the environment and save money at the same time! Heating and Cooling Hang clothes outside to dry- one statistic I found stated that it costs between 30 to 40 cents to dry a load of laundry in an electric dryer, and approximately 15 to 20 cents in a gas dryer. Image by erix! […]

Green Eyes: How To Be Green With Your Glasses – Guest Post By Kelly Gannon

Did you know that almost all eyeglasses are made in China and shipped tens of thousands of miles to the US before being bought by consumers here? In addition to the environmental hazards that come from the carbon footprint of overseas shipping, most glasses made in China are also made of plastic and sent to […]

Green Spring Cleaning and Recycling – Guest Post

image by tamdolloriginal Spring fever has hit after a long winter and spring cleaning is just behind. If you are trying to be more Earth friendly, cleaning out your home and getting rid of clothing, knickknacks, and even small remodeling jobs can make you think about how your possessions may affect the Earth. Luckily, with […]

Grow things! – Guest Post

My first garden, in a tiny plot at the edge of our married college housing, was a disaster. I got one measly, green tomato. I gave up for a few years after that. I don’t know why, but I decided to give it another go. Only problem: we had moved to a new state, new […]

Eco-friendly Furniture Options For Everyday Green Living – Guest Post

 Photo by AndyRob / CC BY 2.0 To be kind to the environment while redecorating your home, you should try wherever possible to reuse furniture that already exists. Repurposing furniture could be as simple as looking around your home, or you could go to a local flea market or antique store. Not only will you […]