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National Bike to Work Day

If you are considering making your commute a two-wheeler affair, you might want to check out some tips from Gale Bernhardt. In preparation for this article, I did actually try out City Bikes in New York City yesterday. The bike ride was no problem, actually trying...

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May 18 Questions: Kari Warberg Block from Earthkind

Each month we ask a new eco-maven 18 questions about his or her life, occupation, and advice for other like-minded people. This month we connected with Kari Warberg Block, Founder & CEO of Earth-Kind, Inc. 1.What is your name? Kari Warberg Block ( age:52)   2.What is your occupation? Founder...

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Healthy Salads for Memorial Day Get Togethers!

It’s the start of the outdoor season, so while it’s great to celebrate with friends and family, maybe the salads are a good way to sneak in some extra healthy and satisfying ingredients.   Kamut® Wheat Berry Tangerine and Arugula Salad   Super easy and really deliciously fresh and...

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CUT DOWN ON FOOD WASTE

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) estimates that the US throws away nearly 40% of its food. And a recent book, The Waste-free Kitchen, says that food waste in the US is up 50% since 1970. These numbers are staggering, especially when you think of how...

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PECAN, PEAR & ROQUEFORT SALAD

6 servings 
1 head leaf lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces 
3 pears - peeled, cored and chopped 
5 oz Roquefort cheese, crumbled 
2 avocado - peeled, pitted, and diced ½ cup thinly sliced green onions ¼ cup white sugar ½ cup pecans 
⅓ cup olive oil 
3 Tbs red wine vinegar 
1 ½ tps white...

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GREEN FESTIVAL EXPO, NYC – Roundup

Happy Earth Day!   This past weekend the Eco18 team attended the annual NYC’s Green Festival which took place at the Javits Convention Center. The event is always a great place to talk with companies, brands, services and non-profits that came together to continue to educate about “Green...

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GARLIC …THE MANY HEALTH BENEFITS

We’ve all heard about the multitude of health benefits of garlic, but something I certainly didn’t know is that chopping or crushing garlic and letting it rest before cooking may enhance its cancer-fighting properties. And also, the garlic you buy in jars, already chopped, may be...

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April 18 Questions with Corinne Morley of Trilogy

Each month we ask a new eco-maven 18 questions about his or her life, occupation, and advice for other like-minded people. This month we connected with Corinne Morley, Brand Ambassador and beauty expert at Trilogy Skincare!     1. What is your name? Corinne Morley   2.What is your occupation?                                                             Brand...

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Butter Pecan Cookies

This is one of the most deliciously, melt in your mouth cookies recipes we have ever tried! Makes 12 cookies ¾cup                         pecans ½cup                         (one stick) unsalted butter, room temperature ⅓cup                         sugar, plus more for coating 1tsp...

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5 Easy Eco-Habits

We are always looking for easy ways to be more eco-friendly. With these simple changes you can start being kind to the environment right away.   1.Think about the heat NOT FRIENDLY: Running appliances like the dishwasher and clothes dryer during the day produces heat and humidity, so your air conditioning...