6 Ways to Repurpose Furniture

There’s always that worn-out piece of furniture hanging out in the corner of your house, collecting dust. It’s old and an eyesore. Should you throw it away or keep it? Before you decide to throw it out, have you looked into how to repurpose furniture? Outdated items can be transformed [...]

2020-01-27T12:41:46-05:00February 12th, 2020|

Ethical Jewelry Brands to Consider

When we think of jewelry, we often think about the physical attributes—color, type of stone, size, and how it might complement a person and his or her style. We don’t often think about how jewelry is made or where it comes from. As 90 million carats of rough diamonds and [...]

2020-01-27T12:10:12-05:00February 5th, 2020|

Forget Red, Go “Green” This Valentine’s Day

It’s so easy to see red when it comes to Valentine’s Day (for a lot of reasons), but this year treat yourself and your loved ones and sweethearts to a “green” Valentine’s Day. It’s not hard at all -- here are 15 ideas to choose from! 1. Eco-Undies Yep, even [...]

2020-01-31T13:55:18-05:00January 29th, 2020|

All You Need to Know about Wind Energy Technologies

Wind energy technologies are used as a form of renewable energy production and can help reduce the amount of air pollution caused by the use of fossil fuels. Wind power can be used to provide electricity for homes, schools, businesses, and even for a specific task, such as pumping water, [...]

2020-01-07T15:46:19-05:00January 22nd, 2020|

Who Made My Clothes: The Slow Fashion Revolution

The frenetic pace at which society currently races is quite possibly one of the leading factors of so much stress and anxiety felt by people today. Fortunately, the need to regain some peace and sanity has resulted in the SLOW movement - Sustainable, Local, Organic, and Whole: slow living, slow [...]

2020-01-07T15:34:51-05:00January 15th, 2020|

Most Eco-Friendly Cars for 2020

If you’re on the lookout for an eco-friendly car for your commute, you may be pleasantly surprised to learn that there are a lot more options available today than in years past. Electric cars have come a long way in development, popularity, and usability. You can choose from fully electric [...]

2020-01-07T13:56:42-05:00January 8th, 2020|

How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Christmas trees are the hallmark of the holiday season. In 2018, 32.8 million real trees and 23.6 million artificial trees were purchased in the U.S. So what should happen to all these trees when the season is over? Though many might be tempted to throw their tree in the trash [...]

2019-12-27T15:08:31-05:00January 2nd, 2020|

No Waste Wrapping Paper

One of the many joys of Christmas and birthdays is the beautifully-wrapped gifts, adorned with curly ribbons, over-sized bows, and elaborate wrapping paper. But wait: Would you have ever thought that this delightful packaging may actually be hurting the environment? According to a study conducted by Earth911, an estimated 2.3 [...]

2019-12-10T12:05:57-05:00December 23rd, 2019|

Bringing in the New Year with Green in Mind

Are you interested in “going green” for the new year? If so, you may want to add a few green New Year's resolution ideas to your list. Maybe you already have resolutions about your health and about your wealth. Why not add one more to improve the environment? To make [...]

2020-01-31T13:25:08-05:00December 18th, 2019|

What Are Fossil Fuels?

You might hear the term “fossil fuels” thrown around on the news a lot. The term can sound strange, as if we’re discussing fossilized, solid chunks of fuel. What are fossil fuels? The name comes from the fact that these fuels are from ancient sources and that we find them [...]

2019-12-10T15:43:12-05:00December 11th, 2019|