Bringing Your Kids into the Eco-Friendly Fold

Image courtesy of Leslie Quigley aka LaMamaNaturale Unbelievable as it may seem, the kids are heading back to school for another year of learning. Since they are going to be learning all kinds of new things to help their minds grow and futures unfold, now is a great time to bring your kids into the […]

Earth Hour 2012: Joining the “I Will If You Will” Challenge

Image by Craig Mayhew and Robert Simmon, NASA GSFC / Creative Commons Saturday, March 31st at 8:30pm marks Earth Hour 2012. Will you be there? Will you be joining in? Will you be going dark for an hour to show that when we, as individuals, ban together we can make a difference? Well…I will if […]

Biofriendly Wishes to You and Yours

Image by Stella Blu / Creative Commons The holidays are here and as we all scramble to finish up our shopping or finalize those last minute plans, I wanted to take a moment to wish each of you a happy holiday. Here are my biofriendly wishes to you and yours: 1. May your days be […]

11 Biofriendly Ways to Reconnect With Nature Before Summer is Over

Although fall doesn’t officially start until near the end of September, kids are going to be heading back to school soon, officially ending their enjoyable summer break. Rather than spending the rest of summer connected to their computer, video games or the television (yes, this goes for you too), here are some biofriendly ways to […]

8 Environmentally-Friendly Actions Your Kids Can Take

One of the things even the most environmentally-conscious parents sometimes forget is to include their kids in on their “green” actions. I learned early on that my kids were very interested in doing things that helped save energy, prevent waste and protect the earth. My daughter, for example, doesn’t let anyone in the family leave […]

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 […]

5 Smart Uses for Wind-Powered Energy

Wind is one of those resources we find all around us in nature. It’s one of the more environmentally-friendly alternative energies around and has been tapped into for thousands of years. It has a wide variety of uses, some you may be familiar with and others not so much. So, let’s take a look at […]

A Quick Environmental End of the Week Round-Up

Image by dorena-wm Unbelievable as it may seem, the end of the week is already here. Therefore I figured I’d do a quick environmental round-up. These are just a few of the environmental or eco-stories I came across this week that I thought you might be interested in. 1) Emissions: Why Focus on the Supply […]

Kids Setting Their Sights on an Eco-Friendly Future (w/Videos)

One of the greatest things about kids is they aren’t loaded down with reasons why things can’t be done. They have positive attitudes and are interested in making the world more eco-friendly just because it makes sense to do so.