Deciding to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

When you start at the beginning, such as reducing what you purchase, then you will generate less waste and have less that needs to be reused or recycled.

Recycle Your Way Through the New Year

We’re almost through the first month of the new year and hopefully you’ve been hot and heavy working on your eco-New Year’s resolutions. Maybe you’ve even been working on making some biofriendly changes in the way you live. Or maybe you started off with the best of intentions, but haven’t really gotten anywhere yet. Whatever […]

What to Recycle on America Recycles Day

When it comes to recycling, not everyone has the same point of view. Some people are die-hard recyclers and recycle everything from bottles and cans to glass and newspapers to e-waste. They are even dedicated enough to refurbish or donate their used furniture and home appliances rather than let them find their way to the […]

Biofriendly Tire Recycling

  Image by vagawi  Whenever you have tires that just don’t have any tread left on them it’s time to get rid of them.  But what happens to tires that are worn down or no longer able to be used effectively?  Is there a biofriendly way to recycle them?  What kinds of things can be made by recycling tires? First of all, before I […]

Are Home Energy Costs Getting You Down?

  Image by biofriendly  I’m not sure what your weather has been like, but where I am, we’ve been hitting temperatures in the 90-100+ range. (It was 105 a few weeks ago, with the inside temperature already at 82 before 7am.)  So obviously, one of the things I worry about is our energy/electric bill.  I need to […]

Biofriendly Cleaning Tips For Your Car

  Image by VirtualErn One of the things I always see are articles covering biofriendly cleaning tips for around the home.  What I haven’t seen much of are tips for cleaning your car.  Since most people spend hours a day in their car, you’d think they’d want to ensure their car was clean, smelled fresh […]

Ziploc Evolving For The Environment

  Image from Pricegrabber.com  Ziploc recently launched their Ziploc® evolve™ Sandwich and Storage Bags which are designed to be better for the environment. Great news, right?! But, why did they make a new line of bags instead of just making their existing bags more environmentally-friendly?  Well, according to their website, the new bags “are an […]

Can I recycle that?

  Image by CSatch The other day I was flipping through Woman’s Day magazine and I saw this great little article titled “the best way to recycle it”.  It basically said how to recycle old outdoor equipment.  Of course that got me thinking, what other odds and ends (or even every-day use items) can you […]

Do Your Part For The Environment By Drinking Your Tea Or Coffee

  Image by Robert Brook Some people may wonder what they can do to help the environment.  Maybe they recycle, maybe they have a hybrid car or use a fuel additive to lower their harmful emissions, maybe they grow their own vegetables…but they know they can do something more.  Did you know that with just […]

Mother Nature’s take on Global Warming

  Image by biofriendly Have you ever wondered what Mother Nature thinks about Global Warming?  There’s always talk about how humans have caused global warming or the various different factors that contribute to global warming, but what does Mother Nature think? If people cut down the rainforests, is she kind and forgiving or does she strike […]