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 »
Learn how to celebrate this St. Paddy’s Day with GristTV’s 5 tips to Get Wasted and Waste Less. Green Drinking Tips: Drink Organic Get Corked Kag or Bottle Don’t Drive & Drink Home Brew
New Year’s eve is this Friday! Bring in the new year with this eco-friendly upcycled soda can noisemaker. It’s a simple DIY project that can even be done with the kids. Supplies Needed: Fun image printed on lightweight or medium weight photo paper. Empty pull-top, 12 oz., aluminum soda can. Wood dowel, 1/4″ diameter, about… Read More »
Help count down the days to Christmas with a DIY reusable advent calendar made from old matchboxes and odds & ends just laying around the house. Supplies Needed: 25 empty matchbox Metal baking tray (or something similar) Magnets Glue Paint, markers, glitter, scrap paper, gems, etc. for decorating Ribbon Organic chocolate treats Let’s Get Started:… Read More »
Sending holiday cards this holiday season? Consider using an ecard instead to save paper & postage money. If you would like to send printed paper cards consider a card which is from 100% post consumer recycled paper and is printed with soy inks.
Thanksgiving is a time when we all think of the harvest and a table full of food. However, we should remember not to get carried away. We should only cook enough food to feed our family, guests and have a few leftovers. Because nothing is worse than food going to waste.
Light up your porch this holiday weekend with some super fun DIY recycled tin can Halloween lanterns. Supplies Needed: Recycled tin cans Soy or beeswax tea light candles Pencil, crayon or permanent marker Paper and scissors (optional) Coat hanger or sturdy wire for hanging (optional) Towel and firm work surface Hammer Large nail Freezer Water… Read More »
Halloween is coming up fast! Do you have your costume ready? If not, no worries we’re here to help. Here are the top 4 eco-friendly Halloween costume tips: 1- Homemade Face Paint Instead of purchasing overpriced plastic and rubber masks, or using toxic makeup, make your own face paint by combining cornstarch, solid shortening, and… Read More »
Snail’s Pace is a socially and environmentally responsible stationery brand that features a collection of beautiful nature designs all printed with soy-based inks on paper that is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council and packaged in plant-based, compostable bags. The unique part of Snail’s Pace is, the product line comes from the monks of Abbey… Read More »
Kick off the summer this Memorial Day Weekend by greenifying your BBQ Party. Here are the top 5 ways to make your Memorial Day shindig a little more sustainable. Grill – A solar powered grill is the most eco-friendly way to grill these days, but if that’s not an option for you opt for a… Read More »