eco-friendly back to school

10 Eco-Friendly Tips for Kids Going Back to School

It’s back to school time. Yes, believe it or not, summer is almost over…at least for a lot of kids. No more sleeping in or hanging around. Outdoor adventures will have to wait until the late afternoon hours or the weekend. It’s time to shop for new clothes, gather up the kids’ school supplies and […]

Eco-Friendly Cities: Biking Your Way Around Town

Riding a bicycle is one of the most eco-friendly forms of transportation. Bike riding is not only a good way to get some exercise, it is also a fun activity to do outdoors. In addition, countless cities around the world are working to be bike-friendly. Many are creating bike paths or bicycle-friendly roads so bicyclists […]

Eco-Friendly St. Patrick’s Day Activities

Green is the color most often associated with St. Patrick’s Day. You have green clovers and Shamrocks, leprechauns wear green, people eat green foods and drinks, they decorate their parties and celebrations with green banners and lights, and sometimes cities like Chicago go all out to dye its river green in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. While […]

Resolving to Be Eco-Friendly Throughout the Year

Many of the actions we take each and every day will have an impact on the environment around us. To minimize our environmental footprint, it is important we adopt more eco-friendly actions into our daily routines.

20 Eco-Friendly Activities For When Time Falls Back

While sleeping in will likely top the list of things most people want to do when Daylight Savings Times comes to an end this Sunday morning (November 6th, 2016), we wanted to give you a few other options. Gaining an extra hour means you can start your day off bright and early. Yes, you could do a […]

Eco-Friendly Tips for Parents of School-Age Kids

With most school-age kids back in their classrooms, you (as a parent) may be interested in a few tips designed to help you save money, stay green and be eco-friendly. Of course you know the school supplies, new clothes and lunch boxes you bought at the beginning of the new school year are not all you’re going to have […]

26 Ecofriendly Habits You Should Incorporate Into Your Weekly Routine

Each of us have habits we’ve developed over time, some that hinder us to the point we’d rather do without and others which aid in our survival.  Getting rid of bad habits is not always simple but, lucky for us, forming habits can be done quite easily. Many times a habit is developed with little or […]

What the World’s Greenest Building Would Look Like

Seattle Bullitt Center image by Joe Mabel, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wiki Creative Commons license The first thing you see when approaching my house is not the house.  It’s the twin solar panel arrays, pivoting toward the sun. You might momentarily be fooled into thinking that my century-old farm house is also a green house.  Sadly, […]

10 Eco-Friendly, Cold Weather Driving Tips

Driving in cold weather conditions is not always a simple task. Although some individuals may be more adept than others at driving while the rain is coming down hard, wind is blowing strong or snow is blanketing the roads, not everyone knows how to keep themselves and others safe in these conditions. It is for this […]

5 Eco-Friendly Actions You Can Take to Protect the Environment

Taking steps to protect the environment is something everyone should do. It is our planet and our responsibility to do what we can to prolong it’s longevity. Whether you are believer in climate change and global warming or not, the actions you take do have consequences. As our children and their children will be inhabiting this world […]