Green Your 4th of July Celebration in 4 Easy Steps

As you, your family and your friends prepare to celebrate Independence Day, we wanted to give you some simple ways to green your 4th of July celebrations. These steps aren’t difficult. They don’t require a lot of money, but they will help you be a little more biofriendly when it comes to your celebratory activities. […]

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4 Eco-Friendly Plastic Alternatives For Your Summer Picnics

With the 4th of July right around the corner, as well as the “Plastic Free July” campaign going full blast, I thought I’d give you some eco-friendly plastic alternatives you can use for your holiday celebrations or on any of your summer picnics. Why? Well, as you know, plastics are extremely harmful to the environment. […]

How to Create a Biofriendly Picnic or Outdoor Party

Summer is a great time for picnics, outdoor parties and barbecues. You can celebrate Independence Day (aka the 4th of July), a birthday, a wedding or have a family get-together. Each of these is a perfect opportunity to get outdoors. I mean, you might as well enjoy being outside while the weather is nice. Of […]

Let Nature Take the Cake This Father’s Day

If you are unsure of what to do for your dad this Father’s Day, or tired of doing the same thing year after year, why not let nature take the cake this year? Get away from the norm and do something different with your dad. I’m not saying you need to skip the card, or ditch […]

5 Eco-Friendly Tips for Your Fourth of July (and Canada Day)

Image by Joel Mann Fourth of July (and Canada Day) are almost upon us. Millions of people will be enjoying their weekend by spending some time at local parks, beaches, lakes and even enjoying the great outdoors found right in their own backyards. BBQing and grilling are both a Fourth of July and Canada Day […]

20 Green ‘Mom-Approved’ Summer Tips

Image by Horia Varlan Remember when mom used to tell you…”Put on your sunblock.” “Don’t ride your bike in the street.” “Don’t eat the sand at the beach”. and more? Well, Summer is officially here, so it would probably be a good idea to get a refresher on some of those mom-approved green rules of […]

Solar Powered Gadgets For the Solar-Minded

Image by gr33n3gg (via Flickr) When someone starts talking to you about solar, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Well, if you’re like most people, you probably think of the solar panels that are installed on homes and businesses around the world.  But, solar panels aren’t just for homes anymore. These days there […]