Green Is More Than Just a Color: St. Patrick’s Day Edition

Green is much more than just a color. It’s a commitment to protecting the environment. It is conducting yourself in an eco-friendly manner as much as possible. It is a celebration of life. It’s thinking about the future, not just the present. It’s focusing on sustainability what that means in your day-to-day activities. On St. […]

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Time to Green Your Summer in More Ways Than One

Living an eco-friendly life and “going green” as often as you can is a good way to help the environment. It can also save you quite a bit of money. Keep in mind, being green is more about establishing certain routines and adopting sustainable practices. It’s not difficult and not usually costly either. It is […]

Green Father’s Day in 3 Easy Steps

Celebrating dad doesn’t have to be difficult. You can always go traditional with a store-bought card, maybe a new shirt or tie, a fine cigar or something along those lines. Our suggestion is you go a little greener. Do something different. Make a true day of it. Fortunately, greening your Father’s Day couldn’t be easier. […]

15 Green Activities For You and Your Family This Summer

Summer is definitely a green time of the year. Generally speaking, it’s the time when kids are out of school and people like to take time off from work, as they should. The sun in shining, flowers are in bloom and outdoor activities are all the rage. Simply put, nobody wants to be cooped up when […]

Earth Day: What Is Your Act of Green?

Each year, on April 22nd, people all across the globe join together to celebrate Earth Day. The day itself is actually the anniversary of what many consider to be the modern-day environmental movement. This year marks the 47th anniversary of Earth Day and in it’s honor, millions of people around the world are being asked […]

Green Your Spring Cleaning in 4 Easy Steps

If you’re like a lot of people, you’ve probably already started on your spring cleaning and that’s great. Making an effort to thoroughly clean your home (at least once a year) is something we all should strive to do. No matter how far you’ve come along, we wanted to give you some tips on how to […]

Green Your Valentine’s Day in 5 Simple Steps

Want to green your Valentine’s Day? Excellent! We’ve got a way for you to do just that in five simple steps. Even those who may not realize it could benefit from greening their Valentine’s Day (or birthday, anniversary or any other celebratory-day). Fortunately it doesn’t take much, but it is good for the environment and for […]

Green Ways to Wrap Up Your Holiday Shopping

Whether you took advantage of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday or not, it’s likely you still need a few more gifts for various family and friends. Fortunately, we have some green ways for you to wrap up your holiday shopping without breaking the bank. No reason to spend a lot of money, especially when […]

Green Your Fourth of July in 4 Easy Steps

While red, white and blue are the traditional colors for Independence Day celebrations, we thought now would be a good time to help you green your 4th of July in four easy steps. Of course we don’t mean green in color necessarily, but in how you plan and execute your holiday plans. Greening your activities […]

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, […]