Surely we shouldn't be cutting down a tree? As a child, these pangs of guilt were short lived and immediately washed away by the warmth and glitter of decorating day. As an adult, though, the environmental impact of my choices is important to me.
Who said Halloween has to be all orange and black? With a little do-it-yourself work and imagination, All Hallows' Eve can go green, too.
While we often focus on sources of outdoor air pollution, there are many concrete things we can do to make sure the air we breathe inside our homes is as healthy as possible, especially around the holidays. What follows are some holiday tips for helping keep your indoor air safe.
Despite the down economy, Americans are still buying, buying, buying: This past Cyber Monday was the heaviest online shopping day of all time, with $1.25 billion spent. And as a result, our garbage cans are fuller than ever.
America may be the land of plenty but we don't have enough to squander. And yet, we're brilliant at it.
by guest blogger Jeroen Koeman, of EcoTulips I grew up in Holland on a tulip farm. My father and six of his brothers are tulip farmers. They are from...
"You should always eat before because you never know what's going to be served. You should try to avoid sauces because they usually have cream and butter. You should also avoid doughy items like pretzels."
It's now easier than ever for consumers to find home design and décor products made with recycled materials -- from furniture to insulation to a planter that grows vegetables up the side of a family room wall.
In creating healthier ways of living, a new village movement based upon the sanity of simplicity, a strong ecological consciousness and respect for children and family, will play a vital role in building a future of sustainable prosperity.
I'm listing my Top 10 Green New Year's Resolutions for the New Year, but really for any year. Remember, it's all about taking baby steps.
However you choose to celebrate the holidays, do your best to be nice to the earth while you're at it. Here are just a few tips to help you green your holiday celebrations.
Even if you're not necessarily a top-notch gifter, this holiday you can make even the smallest packages look smashing while also honoring Mother Nature. Here are a few eco-friendly ideas.
Every purchase comes with its price for the planet, whether it's the natural resources used to create it, the energy expended to manufacture it, the fuel used to ship it, or the waste created when disposing of it (not everything can be recycled forever).
A few years ago my brother and his wife gave me a Christmas gift that came in the form of a donation to the Heifer International. While it was an inc...
Consider these 13 green gifts that are good for the environment and give back to local economies around the globe.
By guest blogger Anna Hackman. Anna is a sustainable consultant, helping businesses to green their profits, and holds a LEED (Leadership in Environmen...