Eco-Friendly Tips for Parents of School-Age Kids

With most school-age kids back in their classrooms, you (as a parent) may be interested in a few tips designed to help you save money, stay green and be eco-friendly. Of course you know the school supplies, new clothes and lunch boxes you bought at the beginning of the new school year are not all you’re going to have […]

Why You Should Be Upcycling, Not Just Recycling

A lot of people work hard to live a green and sustainable life. If you are trying to be as green and eco-friendly as you can, it is important you make yourself aware of the benefits of upcycling. While deciding to reduce, reuse and recycle is good and should be done whenever possible, upcycling lets people take old or […]

4 Creative Ways to Have Eco-Friendly Fun This Summer

Summer’s just around the corner, and soon families around the country will be celebrating the warm weather by hitting the pools, going on bike rides, and embarking on family vacations. This year, though, why not try to incorporate some eco-friendliness into your summer activities? It’s easy to do, and it will be good for both […]

Earth Day Historical Facts and Figures

With 192 countries, countless organizations, thousands of schools and over a billion individuals celebrating Earth Day last year, this year is bound to be even better. Why? Because more and more people are wanting to involve themselves with biofriendly actions and activities that make this planet we live on just a little bit better. I […]

Earth Day: How to Get Your Kids Involved

This year Earth Day is all about educating people on climate change and the effect it is having on people all around the world. It goes way beyond that, however, as this Earth Day strives to highlight the exceptional acts being taken by people, like you and me, to combat climate change and do what […]

Environmentally-Friendly Projects Brought to Life by Today’s Youth

Having an environmentally-friendly project or idea come to life is something that numerous people, from all around the world, hope to accomplish at some point in their lives. These particular projects, however, have been brought to life by today’s youth. These are not people who have gone through college, or spent years on end doing […]

Going Biofriendly With a National Day of Unplugging

The world, as a whole, has become so connected to technology that we sometimes forget to unplug now and again to really experience life itself. Being plugged in 24/7 isn’t good for anyone; it is not good for you or your health, not good for your family, and it is definitely not biofriendly. Remember, life […]

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 […]

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 […]