How to Plan a Green Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving turkey dinner

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.

Announcing PlushBeds New Pillow Collection

shredded latex pillow

Another “just-in-time” gift idea for the upcoming holidays! PlushBeds is committed to offering quality products that meet the highest standards for accommodating and aiding sleep. We continue this tradition with our new pillow collection. These pillows are designed to help you enjoy deeper, more restorative sleep night after night. Pick your pillow from the selection below, and see what a difference our pillows can make for your night’s sleep! Anyone on the receiving end of a gift like this will thank you for such a thoughtful present.

Announcing PlushBeds New Bed Sheets Collection

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New Bed Linens Just in Time for the Holiday Shopping Season

Just in time for holiday season shopping, PlushBeds is thrilled to announce one of our exciting new offerings designed to provide you with the tools you need for a better night’s sleep, in the form of our new sheets collection! These sumptuous sheets make great gifts for your loved ones or for yourself, to bump your winter sleep comfort up a notch.

Green Savings Calculator: How You Can Save Thousands!

How a Calculator can Help Motivate You to $ave Big Money…

Green Living and Frugality Go Hand in Hand

Going green doesn’t have to be expensive. It can actually save you money! Because being conservative and preserving natural resources creates less want and less waste, you can actually have your cake and eat it too. Be green, save green. It’s a pretty simple concept.

Just How Much Will You Save by Going Green?

Going green can save you a bundle. It all depends on how far you are willing to go to reduce your carbon footprint. What shade of green you are in large measure determines what you can shave off of your budget. Whether you need to take it slowly, or rush into it headlong, it’s all up to you. Use the calculator below to come up with some scenarios to demonstrate to yourself what you could be saving were you to commit to a greener lifestyle. It’s actually quite motivating!

Take the Challenge:

Can You Come Up With a Combination of Green Actions from the Green Savings Calculator that You and Your Family are Willing to Commit to in Order to Save $1,000 or More During the Coming Year?

Now, that was EASY, wasn’t it? Were you able to save yourself enough over the course of a year to be able invest in healthy sleep by purchasing a natural latex mattress? If you did, congratulations! If not, see what figures you can change to reach that mark. Trust us, you’ll thank yourself later with the new lease on life that truly restorative sleep can bring you. And, you can do it knowing that your new bed is going to last you decades, be certified organic, and cost you only pennies per night as opposed to what you’re sleeping on now.

Embed the Green Savings Calculator on Your Site (Simply Copy and Paste the Following into your Text Editor):

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Understanding the Sustainable Forestry Initiative SFI label

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Battle of the Batteries: Disposable vs. Rechargeable

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As the world becomes more gadget oriented, batteries are a fact of life for many people in the U.S. Individuals and families interested in leading greener lives will eventually ask the question of whether or not rechargeable batteries are really a better choice for the planet than traditional disposable batteries.

Recycling Wood

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Recycling wood is a great way to keep wood products out of landfills, breathe new life into old items, and help reduce deforestation rates around the world. All of these things add up to big benefits for the planet. More importantly, they can help families feel better about their own building projects as they are doing their part to reduce, reuse, and recycle wood, a resource that is precious for this planet.

How to Know if Produce in Your Supermarket is Really Organic

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The problem with produce, at least when it comes to ensuring the product is truly organic, is that it often comes unpackaged and open. In supermarkets it is easily placed into the wrong bin. Since an apple looks like an apple, whether it’s organic or not, it can be a little difficult to determine which apple is organic and which one was grown conventionally – meaning that pesticides were used in the growing of the apple or which apples are genetically modified.

Shopping Without Plastic Bags 

plastic bag in ocean

Plastic bags. They’re unsightly and they’re everywhere. And, when it comes to the planet, they can be downright deadly. The University of Florida reports that “Nearly 200 different species of sea life including whales, dolphins, seals, and turtles die due to plastic bags.” Many from ingesting them as food. Sadly, by 2050, nearly every seabird will be ingesting plastic.

Technology that’s Good for the Planet

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Technology is an amazing thing. For the most part, it makes our lives easier and even improves our health and the quality of our lives. But, some new technology is taking things one step further by going out of its way to benefit the planet.

The following technology is technology that is changing the world, literally, for the better. This is the perfect opportunity to explore these new innovations to see which ones are good fits for your lifestyle and interests.