California Spreading Its Hazardous Waste Problem Across the Nation

A few weeks ago I wrote about California’s Hazardous Waste Problem and gave you a little insight into how California seems to be unable to keep up with its own hazardous waste generation. The situation is so bad, in fact, that California has been shipping out toxic and hazardous waste to 31 different states. That’s […]

Green Ways to Spring Clean Your Life

As I sit here looking around, I realize that the time has come to dive into some spring cleaning. Of course, to many people, spring cleaning means doing a little dusting, maybe straightening out a bit and leaving it at that. We, however, have managed to amass a number of items that we no longer […]

5 Foods That Make Eco-Friendly Cleaners

Image by Richard Molpus / Creative Commons It is interesting that over the years the idea of cleaning house has become getting rid of dust and grime by using chemicals and other toxins. How that is cleaning I’m not really sure. What happened to using some vinegar, lemon, maybe a newspaper and old t-shirt turned […]

8 Biofriendly Moving Tips

Image by Jason Burrows Well, the family and I finally got moved! Took quite a bit of determination and dedication but it’s actually done. We already spent a few nights in the new place. Oh, don’t kid yourself, we’ve still got boxes in every single room that haven’t been unpacked yet. That’s okay though. All […]

10 Eco-Friendly Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring is already here and if you haven’t already done your round of Spring cleaning, now is the time. Remember, Spring cleaning is more than just dusting or straightening up. It is a whole process. A process which, if done right, can help lighten, brighten and freshen up your home more than you might imagine. […]

The Biofriendly Idea Behind Earth Hour

Earth Hour 2011 is being held, Saturday March 26th at 8:30pm. Millions of people across the globe will be turning off their lights for an hour to show their support in making a stand against climate change. But is there really a biofriendly reason behind Earth Hour or is it simply a gimmick to get […]

Do’s and Don’ts of Biofriendly New Year’s Resolutions

Image by medmoiselle If you are planning on making some biofriendly or green New Year’s Resolutions at the beginning of the year, you’d best be smart about it. There are times when people try to make environmentally-friendly changes but end up harming the environment instead. Now while we don’t want you in a panic about […]

Weekly Greens – August 27th

Image by allspice1 This week went by fairly quickly, even with the triple digit temperatures that we had here in Southern California. Luckily I was able to get a short mid-week break from the heat when we took our kids to a beautiful green park by the coast. Amazingly enough there was a 40+ degree […]

Weekly Greens – August 13th

Image by Viola Aragon It’s that time of the week again. Time to do a simple recap of some of the green or environmentally-oriented articles I found of particular interest during the past week. As usual, this is not even close to everything I discovered or learned about this week, but it is a few […]

Weekly Greens – July 16th

Image by las – initially There are so many awesome green articles and blogs out there, that I decided I’d like to share just a few of the ones I found useful, creative and/or informative. Therefore I’m doing a ‘weekly greens’ post for you in the hopes that you might read something new, find a […]