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South Falls

This waterfall in Silver Falls State Park, near Silverton, Oregon, earns today’s Image of the Day. Not only is the waterfall itself quite stunning, but the surrounding area is amazingly beautiful in its own right. In our opinion, this waterfall is a great reminder we need to get outdoors and enjoy nature more often. I […]

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Ecofriendly Gifts and Activities Mom Is Sure to Enjoy

Mother’s Day is just one day out of the year, but it’s a great time to celebrate your mom, grandmother or other woman who’s had a significant impact on your life.  So, we wanted to take a few minutes to give you some ideas of ecofriendly gifts and activities your mom is sure to enjoy. It […]

Bike Sharing: Green Transportation Option to Get You Around Town

When it comes to getting around town with ease, not all cities have the most environmentally-friendly options. Fortunately, more and more cities are beginning to support the use of green transportation. Providing public transportation is key, of course, as is the use of electric and hybrid vehicles. One of our favorite types of green transportation […]

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10 Eco-Friendly Tips for Kids Going Back to School

It’s back to school time. Yes, believe it or not, summer is almost over…at least for a lot of kids. No more sleeping in or hanging around. Outdoor adventures will have to wait until the late afternoon hours or the weekend. It’s time to shop for new clothes, gather up the kids’ school supplies and […]

Green Father’s Day in 3 Easy Steps

Celebrating dad doesn’t have to be difficult. You can always go traditional with a store-bought card, maybe a new shirt or tie, a fine cigar or something along those lines. Our suggestion is you go a little greener. Do something different. Make a true day of it. Fortunately, greening your Father’s Day couldn’t be easier. […]

15 Green Activities For You and Your Family This Summer

Summer is definitely a green time of the year. Generally speaking, it’s the time when kids are out of school and people like to take time off from work, as they should. The sun in shining, flowers are in bloom and outdoor activities are all the rage. Simply put, nobody wants to be cooped up when […]

Biofriendly Ways to Help You Spring Forward

It’s that time of year again…daylight saving time. Although not everyone is familiar with daylight saving time, those who are often dread the day we move our clocks ahead one hour. Losing an hour of sleep is not exactly an event worth celebrating. One of the benefits, however, is we do “gain” an extra hour […]