Drink Responsibly: Eco-Friendly Water Use

The majority of plastic bottles used throughout the world are for drinking water. According to the Guardian, a million plastic bottles are bought around the globe every minute. This figure is expected to increase an additional 20% by 2021, creating an environmental crisis that experts fear could be as serious [...]

2020-05-19T16:51:48-04:00May 27th, 2020|

Best Solar Path Lights for Your Garden

Light Your Garden with the Sun: Solar-Powered Lights for Your Garden Have you ever stopped to think about how much electricity you’re spending just to keep things lit up at night while most people, including ourselves, are asleep? According to the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO), poorly-aimed and unshielded outdoor [...]

2020-05-12T17:47:27-04:00May 20th, 2020|

The Best Vegetables You Can Grow In Pots

No Room for a Garden? Here Are the Best Fruits & Vegetables to Grow In Pots Gardening your own fruits and vegetables isn’t just a great opportunity for you to start eating healthier and live more sustainably, but it can also help you alleviate some stress. In fact, it’s actually [...]

2020-05-05T19:26:20-04:00May 13th, 2020|

The Best Solar Flashlights to Reduce Energy Waste

When you’re outside at night, camping, or the electricity has gone out, one of the most valuable tools at hand—a flashlight. The invention of the flashlight made doing anything in the dark easier and much more accessible. Now, solar powered flashlights maintain the functions of regular flashlights, but are better [...]

2020-05-05T19:28:04-04:00May 13th, 2020|

How to Become a Zero-Waste Chef

The Center for EcoTechnology describes zero-waste as “a movement to reduce the amount one consumes and consequently throws away.” It’s widely believed that adopting a zero-waste lifestyle is one of the most sustainable ways of living. By preventing resource extraction, reducing the amount of materials sent to the landfill or [...]

2020-04-28T19:10:59-04:00May 6th, 2020|

The Fastest-Growing Vegetables for Your Garden

Planting a garden is something everyone should consider for a number of reasons. You will be able to enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables without a trip to the grocery store and without chemicals. You can also save some of your produce for the future, in jars or through canning, which [...]

2020-04-17T13:33:47-04:00April 29th, 2020|

Green Activities for Kids During Quarantine

Being stuck at home with kids can be a challenge for everyone, especially when the boredom kicks in. Fortunately, there are abundant resources on the internet you can use for inspiration, and many of them are even educational and eco-friendly! Instead of spending hours rounding them all up on your [...]

2020-04-17T13:20:31-04:00April 22nd, 2020|

Ways to Reduce Your Energy Bill During Quarantine

Spending more time at home during a period of quarantine or social distancing doesn’t have to mean that your energy bills will get higher from added electricity use. Sure, you’re watching more TV, playing more video games, and cooking at home more. However, you can be proactive without a significant [...]

2020-04-13T16:35:52-04:00April 15th, 2020|

How to Go Green at Home While Social Distancing

If you find yourself spending significantly more time at home, particularly during a period of social distancing, you’re probably using quite a bit more energy and producing more waste. While you discover creative ways to pass the time and keep the family entertained, you should also consider implementing some simple [...]

2020-04-13T11:20:24-04:00April 8th, 2020|

The Truth About Organic Products

Essentially, everything you eat is “organic,” because it is related to or derived from living matter. It is commonly accepted that “organic farming,” as we define it today, is a cleaner, more wholesome and sustainable process that was started by J.J. Rodale in the 1940s. As people continue to become [...]

2020-02-25T16:26:19-05:00April 1st, 2020|