Ever wonder what the variation is between different alternative fuel cars like a plug in hybrid, a flex fuel or an electric car? Here’s a breakdown of all the different types of green vehicles that are currently available and also in development. Hybrids Hybrids combine two or more different propulsion systems, typically a gasoline engine… Read More »
Earthship is a radically sustainable green building made of recycled materials and powered by the sun & the wind, catching water, treating sewage, heating and cooling through thermal dynamics and growing food. It’s extreme Green living at it’s best by architect Michael Reynolds. Here’s a detailed look inside an Earthship:
Cinco de Mayo is all about good company, music, the best food & margaritas. Celebrate this fifth of May with this killer organic Margarita recipe: Margarita Ingredients: 3oz of 4 Copas 100% Agave Organic Tequila (or a similar organic tequila) 2oz of freshly squeezed organic lime juice 1oz of simple agave syrup Topped with some… Read More »
Mother’s Day is almost here. Show your mom & mother earth how much you care with these eco-fabulous gift ideas from Eco Maniac.
Happy 41st Earth Day! Let’s show the Earth how much we care by going green with these top 5 tips for conserving energy, water and waste. 1- Change lights to CFL bulbs 2- Install a low-flow showerhead 3- Use reusable shopping bags 4- Fix all leaky water fixtures 5- Stop using disposable items
There are tons of skins, covers and pouches out there to protect your mobile phone from scuffs, scratches and dings but what protects you from the bacteria just lingering on your phone? Introducing the ecoskin! An eco-friendly smart phone cover with antibacterial protection. The ecoskin is the only recycled mobile phone cover to be infused… Read More »
Next Friday, April 22nd is Earth Day! Start celebrating now with these easy eco-friendly tips to reduce your water usage and CO2 emissions.
Who’s dying Easter eggs with their kids this weekend? Need some DIY eco-friendly tips to avoid the toxic store bought dye kits? Try dying your eggs with vegetables, spices and everyday items found in your kitchen. Supplies Needed: Free-range eggs Alum powder (available at the supermarket in the spice aisle) White Vinegar Vegetables & spices… Read More »
Chicago is quickly becoming one of the greenest cities in the US, however, it still has a little ways to go when it comes to being one of the most bike friendly cities in the US. Even though Chicago has more than 110 miles of on-street bike lanes, more than 30 miles of marked shared… Read More »
Tomorrow is Earth Hour! Y’all ready to turn off the lights (TV too) at 8:30pm for an hour? What is Earth Hour? Earth Hour began in Sydney in 2007 as a global climate change initiative, calling individuals and businesses around the world, to switch off their lights for one hour. In 2007 – The inaugural… Read More »