dog and cat

How to Care for Your Pet in an Environmentally-Friendly Way

We love our pets and their undeniable ability to calm us, make us laugh and feel generally well. But what is their impact on the planet? Like humans, they too have an impact on the environment. Small changes by many pet parents can make a huge impact on reducing the carbon footprint of pets. In […]

green living

How to Help Save Earth: 7 Books on Green Living

The world keeps changing and so does people’s consciousness. Today, we hear more and more discussions about healthy eating, personal and spiritual development, the responsibility we have in relation to how our actions impact the environment, and how sustainable attitudes can change our lives for the better. Sustainability, in particular, is a new, multidisciplinary field […]

furniture and air quality

Indoor Air Quality: Update your Essentials for a Healthier Home

Throughout your home, there are many opportunities to update your essential items with more earth-friendly, sustainable and healthy options. What many homeowners and renters don’t realize is the impact the products they bring in can have on the indoor air quality and level of wellness inside your home. Here is a room by room guide […]

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 […]

Biofriendly Tips to Help You Extend the Life of Your Vehicle

The kids are out of school, summer is here and despite rising gas prices many families are planning to hit the road at some point this summer. In fact millions of people are expected to be making a trek to their favorite vacation destinations this year. Some will be traveling by plane, some by train, […]

Weekly Greens: Earth Day Edition

Image by llee_wu Happy Earth Day! It is estimated that over a billion people in 190+ countries around the world are participating in Earth Day events and activities every year. Some are attending city-wide or local events while others are working on a more personal level to contribute their small part to A Billion Acts […]