Category Archives: Family

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Tip of the Week – Pack A Waste-Free Lunch

Did you know that the average American school-age child throws away 67 pounds of food packaging a year? This includes plastic water bottles, sandwich baggies, and juice boxes. That equates to 18,760 pounds of lunch waste for just one average-size elementary school. That’s a lot of trash! Next week start reducing those numbers by packing… Read More »

Chicago’s Top 3 Eco-Fashion Boutiques

Looking for hot fashion without all the guilt? Look no further Chicago, as we’re quickly catching up to the LA & New York eco-fashion senses for men, woman & even baby. Here are the Top 3 Eco-Fashion Boutiques in Chicago: Pivot Boutique – Founded by Jessa Brinkmeyer in 2007 as the first eco-fashion shop in… Read More »

Tip of the Week – Just Say No To Bug Zappers

Just say no to those electric mosquito zappers. Several studies have shown that they are inefficient at killing the pesky biting insects, but great at turning beneficial ecologically important bugs into charred insects. Part of the problem is that traditional zappers merely emit UV light as an attractant, however mosquitoes could care less about the… Read More »