The Compost Breakdown: Digging Into Composting Issues

What You Can and Can’t Compost As a first time composter, few things are as frustrating as turning up your initial mound of fresh compost and finding a perfectly intact “compostable” fork glaring back at you. Why didn’t it break down? For that matter, Why does the compost pile stink to high heaven? Why is […]

Earth-Embracing Paints and Sealants

When you’re looking to engulf yourself in more eco-friendly surroundings, start by using greener paint on your surrounding walls – and by that, I don’t mean you should paint a “green” room (unless that’s the look you’re going for, in which case, by all means). The greener paint at the center of today’s discussion is […]

10 Eco-Friendly Water Tips to Help You Through Your Day

Water is one of the earth’s most valuable resources, it is also one that is intrinsic to life itself. Therefore, in honor of World Water Day 2013, which this year is focusing on water cooperation, I thought it would be good to share 10 eco-friendly water tips that can help you through your day. To […]

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 […]

A Few Environmentally-Friendly Tips For The Big Game

Image by Triple Tri / Creative Commons The big game is almost here and if you are any kind of football fan you’ve probably already figured out who you are watching the game with, where you are going to watch it, what you are eating and most importantly which team you want to win. With […]

20 Eco Holiday Tips and Suggestions

Image by Kristin Sig / Creative Commons The year is moving along so quickly. Although it may not seem like it, the holidays will be upon us before we know it. Of course, when it comes to holiday planning, now is the time to get started. Waiting until the last minute simply means you’ll be […]

21 Simple Eco-Friendly Summer Tips

Image by Adam Campbell Summer is here and although most of us will be working or will be on our computers most of the time, I figured I’d give you a few tips to help make your summer a little more eco-friendly. Not every tip will relate to everyone, but there is bound to be […]

5 Eco-Friendly Tips for Your Fourth of July (and Canada Day)

Image by Joel Mann Fourth of July (and Canada Day) are almost upon us. Millions of people will be enjoying their weekend by spending some time at local parks, beaches, lakes and even enjoying the great outdoors found right in their own backyards. BBQing and grilling are both a Fourth of July and Canada Day […]

7 Smart Tips for a Biofriendly Summer

Well, it’s official. Summer is here! And let me tell you, the summer weather did not delay its arrival at all. With temperatures close to 100 degrees, we are feeling the summer heat. So, now that schools are out and families are getting ready for summer activities, I thought it would be a good time […]

8 Biofriendly Moving Tips

Image by Jason Burrows Well, the family and I finally got moved! Took quite a bit of determination and dedication but it’s actually done. We already spent a few nights in the new place. Oh, don’t kid yourself, we’ve still got boxes in every single room that haven’t been unpacked yet. That’s okay though. All […]