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 [...]

2020-06-04T17:00:28-04:00April 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 [...]

2020-07-02T10:41:18-04:00April 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 [...]

2020-06-04T17:04:52-04:00April 1st, 2020|

Benefits of Energy Star vs. Regular Appliances

Most of us are looking for ways to save money and reduce our carbon footprint. Using energy-efficient appliances vs. regular appliances can help you achieve that goal. By using Energy Star Certified appliances, you can ensure that you are getting an energy-efficient fridge, energy-efficient dryer, energy-efficient water heater, and many [...]

2020-06-05T11:47:34-04:00March 25th, 2020|

Go Green(er) with Eco-Friendly Gardening

You are trying to eat healthier by growing your own food, but if you are using pesticides, herbicides, and insecticides, not only are you negating your efforts, you can be contaminating your region as a whole. Eco-friendly gardening is actually quite simple, and many times it is less expensive than [...]

2020-06-05T11:18:26-04:00March 18th, 2020|

Eco-Friendly Car Wash

According to the newsroom at AAA, altogether Americans spend about 70 billion hours behind the wheel in a year. It’s no wonder we as a public tend to treat our cars better than ourselves. Of course, we love to have our vehicles looking shiny and new, and keeping a car [...]

2020-07-02T10:17:59-04:00March 11th, 2020|

Effects of Fossil Fuels on Human Health

Fossil fuels supply about 80% of the world’s energy. They provide us with electricity, gas, and transportation. Even though these are vital components of our lives, fossil fuels emit carbon dioxide and greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming and climate change. Not to mention, these toxic chemicals are released [...]

2020-07-02T10:48:28-04:00March 4th, 2020|

How to Increase Your Own Home Air Quality

When we think about air pollution, we don’t usually think about the air running through our home. As we spend a good amount of time indoors, taking steps to improve and maintain home air quality is fundamental to our well-being. In a 2007 report, 9 out of 10 American homes [...]

2020-07-02T10:24:55-04:00February 26th, 2020|