Tag Archives: Eco-friendly

29 Ways to Green Your Kids Lunch

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School is back in session, and that means it’s time to pack school lunches. Waste-free lunches are a “must” for green living. Every school age child that uses a disposable lunch generates nearly 70 pounds of waste per school year on average, estimates the Environmental Protection Agency.

How to be a Responsibly Green Boater

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As a leisure activity, boating is incredibly popular. Recreational use of man-powered boats, powerboats, and sailboats is attractive to individuals who enjoy the great outdoors. However, to be a responsibly green boater, it is necessary to follow sound boating practices.

Top 15 Eco-Friendly Apps

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Recycling, reusing, reducing emissions… being “green” is so important in today’s day and age. If being “green” is your mission, achieving your goal has never been easier, thanks to eco-friendly apps – and not just a few apps, but tons of them.

How to Plan an Environmentally-Friendly Easter

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Spring keeps sending nice teasing days of warmth and sunshine as small teasers of what’s to come. One of the things to come as spring approaches, though, is Easter. For those of us making the commitment to live greener lives, Easter can present a few moments of unease. There are so many unknowns when it comes to Easter and just how green it is. These green ideas will help you stay true to the traditions of Easter, without causing unintentional harm to your family or the planet.

How to Plan a Green Thanksgiving

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It’s the time of year when family and friends come from near and far to celebrate and give thanks together. It’s also a time when even the staunchest advocates for green living can struggle with ways to keep things green and planet-friendly. These tips will help.

Eco-Friendly Driving Tips

 

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The United States is home to more than 300 million people, and a great number of those people over the age of 16 (in most states) drive at some point during an average day. These high numbers leave a lot of potential harm for the planet riding our roads each and every day.

But there are things you can do as a driver that can help to scale back the harm you do on the road.

Eco-Friendly Bathrooms

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It may be a small room, but its impact on the planet can be mighty. The bathroom is one of the most important rooms of the house when it comes to making changes for the sake of the planet.

If you’re ready to take the plunge and make your bathroom over in a manner that’s much more planet-friendly, these are some of the changes you’ll want to keep in mind.

Eco-Friendly Gadgets for the Bedroom

We all are striving for small steps we can take to protect the planet. Many of us are looking for ways to do that without giving up on some of the creature comforts we’ve grown to know and love along the way. These eco-friendly gadgets allow us to have our environmentally-friendly cake and enjoy it too!

Beware of Mattress Industry Greenwashing

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Many consumers today go out of their way to make planet-friendly purchasing decisions. They make efforts to conserve resources, recycle when possible, reduce waste, and reuse items that would otherwise go into landfills. With that in mind, many consumers are taking an interest in buying items that are “green” or earth-friendly —  including mattresses. Unfortunately, at times and through no fault of their own, what they purchased isn’t always as eco-friendly as what they intended it to be because of greenwashing.

What is a Latex Mattress?

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Many people today are looking for a comfortable mattress that is organic and earth-friendly and is not filled with harmful chemicals. Sadly, many of these people haven’t heard of latex mattresses, which meet all these criteria and more.