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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 […]

Biofriendly Road Trip Tips for Summer

Since the unofficial start of summer (Memorial day weekend) has come and gone, and school is either wrapped up or almost wrapped for the year, now is a good time to begin finalizing your summer travel plans. According to AP, America is going to see the return of the classic road trip this summer. This means more […]

Environmentally-Friendly Camping: Minimizing Your Impact

Camping is one of those family-friendly activities which can be enjoyed almost any time of year, especially here in Southern California. With the weather beginning to warm in many places and spring flowers now in bloom, it is a good time to begin making plans for your next camping trip. Even if you only expect to have […]

7 Biofriendly Ways to Jump-Start Your Spring Cleaning

Although many people consider spring to be the one time of year when they do a complete and thorough cleaning of either a couple rooms in their homes or their entire house, spring cleaning can be done at any time. But, as spring is just around the corner, we thought we’d share a few helpful tips […]

Tips on Enjoying a Green and Environmentally-Friendly Vacation

  Whenever the term ‘eco-tourism’ or ‘green travel’ is mentioned many people get a picture in their minds of people camping in the middle of dense rain forests of the Amazon, or rafting down the cascades of Himalayan Rivers sacrificing every possible comfort to minimize their impact on the environment. However, you really don’t have […]

Protecting the Environment: International Coastal Cleanup Day

Protecting the environment is important to every person’s survival, regardless of his or her beliefs about climate change and global warming. You, as an individual, may have various ways you go about conserving energy, reducing waste and lowering your overall environmental footprint. Keeping the ocean clean and free of waste may or may not be […]

Drought or No Drought: Water Conservation Choices You Should Be Making

As World Water Week comes to a close, I thought it would be good to provide a little more information and tips about water conservation choices you should be making…regardless of whether your area is afflicted by drought or not. Here in California, we are experiencing a severe drought. With 2013/2014 state rainfall totals estimated […]

Green Tips to Help You Start the Summer Off Right

Summer is fast approaching. In no time at all the sun will be beating down and you will be looking for a way to find a little relief from the blazing hot temperatures. Of course you could always stay indoors and crank up the air conditioner or you could spend your entire day relaxing in […]

Water and Energy Conservation Tips in Honor of #WorldWaterDay

World Water Day is a time when people can not only bring up the topic of water, its scarcity and how it relates to our energy sources, but it is a time when people can ban together to do something about it. Water plays an intrinsic role in our world. Not only do we need water […]

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 […]