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Gift ideas straight from the kitchen

Gift ideas straight from the kitchen

Feel like getting a little crafty in the kitchen this holiday season? Consider creating some gifts from the kitchen for a few of the folks on your list. Here are our favorite – and easy! – gifts for everyone on your Christmas list. Sea Salt Caramels Makes 8 dozen 1...

Green Gift Guide, Part 1: Eco-Charities

Green Gift Guide, Part 1: Eco-Charities

For the person who has everything, don’t turn to giftcards or useless gifts to give to them this holiday season. Instead, consider donating on behalf of them to an eco-charity instead. Here are our top six eco-charities to consider for your holiday gift giving this...

Living life off the grid

Living life off the grid

Living off the grid is becoming increasingly popular, and for good reason: it brings you to a world of simplicity and survival, but in a way of comfort that those who live off-grid absolutely love. Off-grid living basically means being, well, pretty disconnected from...

Sustainable Valentine’s Day ideas

Sustainable Valentine’s Day ideas

Giving sweet surprises this Valentine’s Day to your loved one is inevitable, but making it sustainable just makes it, well, that much better.  There are plenty of ways to have a greener Valentine’s Day. You can keep it simple, using same Valentine’s Day celebratory...

Green gift guide III: the greenest giving

Green gift guide III: the greenest giving

Now’s the time to finish up that Christmas shopping. With just ten days left until the big day, you want to make sure you get everyone done on your list and wrap up the final pieces. Thankfully, our friends at the Rainforest Alliance have put together their annual...

Environment connected to human evolution

Environment connected to human evolution

According to researchers at Penn State and Rutgers University, environmental changes in East Africa that occurred approximately 2 million years ago might be what is responsible for human evolution. Penn State professor of Geosciences Katherine Freeman, believes that...

Have an eco-friendly Valentine’s Day

Have an eco-friendly Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day seems to be a marketing ploy, loading up on gifts, chocolate, and flowers — all designed to spend more and create more waste. With that in mind, this consumer-driven holiday tends to also be pretty bad for the planet. Lots of money is spent on wasteful...

An eco-friendly Easter: recipes, tips, and more

An eco-friendly Easter: recipes, tips, and more

With Easter around the corner, there are plenty of ways to celebrate while keeping it friendly to our planet. From decorating to basket making to recipes, here are our top eco-Easter tips. The Candy-Free Easter Basket There are plenty of ways to give your kids an...

Homemade vegetable and fruit washes

Homemade vegetable and fruit washes

You might be tempted to snack on some vegetables and fruit fresh out of the garden, but dirty food can harbor a fair amount of harmful bacteria.In fact, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, this is the cause of 46 percent of  bacteria-related...