5 ways to start over

The New Year brings new opportunities to set new goals, strive for new things, and to start fresh with a clean slate. Starting over can be difficult, old habits are hard to break. So, to help you get started, here are five things you can...

January 18 Questions with Jan Creamer

What is your name? Jan Creamer   What is your occupation? President, Animal Defenders International   Do you have a "green" memory growing up? I read a lot about the protection of animals and the environment as I grew up, especially. At a young age, I was very...

Eco-Friendly Energy

Energy is not something we really think about. It’s there, it’s all around us and we take it for granted. Just step into your kitchen - see that coffee pot that you turn on every morning? Energy. See the fridge that holds the milk for...

Going #WasteFree for a Week

The average American produces around 4.3 pounds of trash every single day, 1.6 pounds more than each American produced in 1960. With 365 days in a year that amounts to over 1,500 pounds of trash created by a single person...

Weird Remedies for NYE Hangovers

Happy New Year….ouch. Did the New Year bring along a throbbing headache, dehydration and a sensitive stomach for you? Us too. While our go-to hangover remedy would rely on: carbs, greasy food and an electrolyte filled (probably artificially colored) beverage, that’s not everyone’s cup of...

Eco-Resolutions: Make the Commitment

New Year’s Eve is right around the corner, and instead of focusing on ourselves when it comes to making resolutions, let’s focus on our planet by making and committing to “eco resolutions” in 2017.   We all know resolutions are rarely followed through, so let’s begin with...

When the Holidays Aren’t Happy

Happy Holidays, may the calendar keep bringing….Happy Holidays to you!   The holidays are here and the streets and stores are filled with Christmas trees, jingle bells, and signs and billboards filled with sales, deals and steals from shops near and far.   But, are sales and shopping all...

Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping

There’s nothing more satisfying during the holidays than giving someone the perfect gift. Seeing their face light up as they discover what’s inside that package is priceless. But, gift wrapping can come with a high price tag – both for your wallet and the environment. Have...

Vegan Baking 101: Holiday Cookies

The holidays are full of yummy treats! I mean if there was ever a reason to wear those elastic waist pants outside of your own home, holiday treats are it. Cakes, pies, and Santa’s personal favorite (trust us, he told us himself): cookies. Unfortunately, those cookies...