24 Eco-Friendly Habits Worth Adopting

Although we may not always want to admit it, many of us can very easily become creatures of habit. Whether your particular habit relates to how you get ready in the morning, how you get to work, what you eat, how you perform work-related tasks, how you relate to others, what materials you use to […]

Teaching Sustainability in Schools and to Our Children

To preserve this planet’s existing, natural resources it is essential that we take measures to improve our ability to conserve energy, reduce waste and increase our overall sustainability. When we talk about sustainability, we are referring to the ability to sustain our own needs without putting the needs of our children, grandchildren and future generations […]

Reduce: The Importance of Cutting Down Waste

Image by Alex Proimos / Creative Commons One of the most important steps, albeit one of the most simple, that any one person can take to curb their environmental impact is to reduce. The importance of cutting down waste, which starts with reducing consumption, is something people often overlook. Now the minimalist takes this to […]

Understanding the Importance of Water

Image by Jaine / Creative Commons In honor of World Water Day 2012, I thought I would take a quick look at the importance of water in our society, in our lives and in our future. We’ve all heard the saying, “Water, water, everywhere and not a drop to drink”. Although water is a somewhat […]

4 Eco-Friendly Things We Could Learn From Our Parents and Grandparents

Image by Lori Greig We are always taught to listen to our elders. Well, when it comes to being eco-friendly or green, there are many things we could and should learn from them as well. Whether they took these steps simply out of necessity or they were born from a true concern about nature and […]