Tag Archives: Eco-friendly

Shopping: Online or at Brick and Mortar Stores – Which is More Eco-Friendly?

shopping

The holiday shopping season is here, and when it comes to shopping, there are some very mixed messages out there about which is greener: shopping online or at an actual, physical brick and mortar store.

What Makes a Product or Material Green?

cork tree bark

cork tree bark

When thinking of what makes a product or material green, there are so many aspects to take into consideration. In terms of construction, sustainable building is a concept that integrates and incorporates various strategies through each step of the designs, construction, and later, operation of building projects. The utilization of green products and building materials is an incredibly important strategy in the design of a green building.

Do You Own an Eco-Friendly Shower Curtain?

shower curtain

They’re probably not many of us who pay much heed to our shower curtain, apart from making sure they look good and fit in nicely with our bathroom. However, it’s known that polyvinyl chloride (PVC) shower curtains aren’t the healthiest for you or your surrounding environment.

14 Ideas for an Eco-Friendly Halloween

Halloween costumes

Halloween is one of the most fun holidays of the year. Dating back to Celtic times, it’s the one time of the year that you can get out there, let your hair down, and have an amazing time.

Eco-Friendly Wine

wine

Most of us love a glass of good wine with our dinner. There’s nothing better than unwinding at the end of the day with a nice red, white, or rose. However, how often do you spend time thinking about whether or not your favorite vino is 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

green boating

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

green apps

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

colored Easter eggs

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

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.