Holiday giving the biofriendly way

  Image by daleonsouth If you have kids, like me, you probably have made a list with them of all the things they want for the holidays.  But have you made a list of all the things they can give?  That’s what our family is doing this year.  Since we don’t have a lot of money […]

Is online shopping good for the environment or is it wasteful?

  Image by biofriendly Online shopping is becoming more and more popular, especially since people are trying to save money on gas, looking for better and bigger discounts and are trying to avoid the holiday crowds.  Online shopping has become so popular, it even has its own version of “Black Friday” – “Cyber Monday“.  But […]

Creative ways to go green for the holidays

  Image by nightthree Most people are becoming more aware of what effect they are having on the environment, especially in their day to day activities.  You probably can’t go online right now without finding numerous creative ways to go green during the holidays, but here are some that you may not have heard of: […]

Environmentally Friendly Communication

Mobile phones are turning a friendlier shade of “green”, thanks to two new phone release later this month from Samsung.   Samsung announced the release of the W510 for the Korean market and the F268 for the Chinese market at the World IT Show in Seoul. According to this techradar article, the W510 is made from […]

A Biofriendly Education

Here’s something nice and light from TreeHugger to start the week off… The Mary Collins Charter School at Cherry Valley Elementary in Petaluma, California have implemented an environmental education program, which has earned them the title of Go Green Initiative’s school of the week. The school has created a garden that is large enough to […]

Sensibly Green

Well, nothing has really grabbed my attention today on the environmental front – but something did make me have a bit of a chuckle… This Ethical Corporation article broaches the ides that some things aren’t as “Green” as they claim to be.  Recycling is good, but how much energy was consumed and how much pollution […]

A Downside to Biofriendly Light Bulbs

You know those squiggly light bulbs that have been getting so much green press for cleaning the environment? The ones that last ten times longer than conventional light bulbs and use one third of the energy? They’re called compact fluorescent light bulbs or CFL’s. I have some in my house and have found that they work […]