Fuel Economy Tips for the Holidays

Traveling for the holidays has become somewhat of a tradition for many families here in the United States and around the world. Some of our travels will only take us a few miles down the road, while others may lead us across the country. If you plan on driving at all over the holidays, you’re […]

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, […]

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 […]

New Year’s Resolutions for the Environmentally-Minded

The new year is upon us and while many people have set their sights on New Year’s resolutions that simply give them a new chance to get back into old habits, many others are looking for a way to become more environmentally-minded in the new year. For those of you who are either already incorporating […]

10 Eco Holiday Gift Ideas

Image by Andy Noren / Creative Commons The holidays are here, and although many people have probably completed their holiday shopping and are ready, I’m not in that category. If you aren’t either, here are 10 eco holiday gift ideas that might put a dent in your holiday shopping or maybe even help wrap it […]

Solar Progress Being Made in Leaps and Bounds

Image by gr33n3gg / Creative Commons Solar energy is one of the largest and most widespread alternative energy solutions in the world today. While wind energy probably comes in a close second in the personal energy market, the solar energy movement continues to make progress in leaps and bounds. Here are just a few of […]

10 Money-Saving Transportation Tips

According to reports, the average American travels in their vehicle an estimated 37 miles each and every day. That is over 13,000 miles per person, per year, which is double the amount we drove 30 odd years ago. Needless to say, such transportation habits can and are having a negative impact on the environment, the […]

Green Comes in All Shapes and Sizes

Image by dorena-wm / Creative Commons Going green isn’t just a saying, it is a way of life. Many people incorporate green actions into their daily routines, often without even realizing it. While some may think you are not being truly “green” unless you have solar panels on your roof, a wind turbine in your […]

21 Eco-Friendly Summer Tips That Are Worth Repeating

Image by Per Ola Wiberg / Creative Commons I don’t know about where you live, but it has been getting pretty hot around here. Temperatures have been closing in on 100°F and I’d say it is about time for some eco-friendly summer tips. Last year I covered this topic as well, and I figured it […]

10 Simple, Green New Year’s Resolutions Anyone Can Make

Image by Creativity103 / Creative Commons The year is coming to a close and while some people may be fearful of making New Year’s resolutions, because they rarely keep them, here are 10 resolutions you’ll probably find pretty easy to keep. The key is to keep this in mind: go small and go simple. I […]