Spring sends us days of warmth and sunshine for a glimpse of what’s to come. One of the things to come as spring approaches is Easter. For those 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.
There are many small changes you can make in your home, that can truly make an impact on our planet. As an added bonus, these changes will help keep your family healthy, and they will save you money as well.
Is It Important To Clean Your Mattress?
You spend one-third of your lifetime sleeping on your mattress, so it’s important to keep it clean and fresh. Cleaning your mattress, in the best eco-friendly way, may seem complicated. However, it’s actually a lot easier than you might think.
Leading an eco-friendly lifestyle is something that used to be somewhat of a challenge. However, with so much of an emphasis on being more environmentally aware nowadays, being green in the nursery is far easier than you might have thought.
If you’re looking for some natural and chemical-free ways of decorating your little one’s nursery, there are so many ways you can make their room both appealing and safe. Take a look at these awesome ideas to get you started.
Eco-friendly cleaning might be considered to be a trend or a fad; however, for many of us, green cleaning is an extension of how we live our lives. All too often we’re living fast-paced and busy lifestyles that are stressful and incredibly busy. Because of this, when we’re cleaning our homes, we might feel tempted to choose quick fix chemical-laden products from the store. However, these instant cleaning products are filled with harmful toxins that in turn create a very unhealthy environment.
Most of us tend to accumulate lots of “things” over time. But when these “things” take over, it’s often termed as “clutter”. When your home is full of clutter, it can make you feel stressed, not to mention it can cause you to lose important stuff. Think about all the minutes you spend looking for things because of clutter. Clutter makes it more difficult to clean, too, and can even impact your ability to get a good night’s sleep.
When you’re environmentally-aware, you’re used to recycling, minimizing your carbon footprint, composting, and more. You’re probably only too aware of what you’re putting into your body, and you eat well, and are aware of where your food comes from.
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.
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.
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.