How You Can Save Water in Your Home

The earth holds fresh water beneath its surface, but it is being used faster than it is being replenished. Society lives off groundwater, which is our main source of drinking water. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that the average American family of four uses...

Waste Not, Want Not!

About one-third of all food produced for human consumption goes to waste. Between consumers, manufacturers, grocery stores and restaurants, approximately 72 billion pounds of food is wasted each year that could be feeding a family facing hunger.   Various organizations partner with non-profits in order to do...

Eco-Green Labeling – What You Need to Know

The movement toward more sustainable, eco-friendly packaging has made big strides in recent years, but with tons of labels now on every package – it’s hard to understand exactly what means what. There are reportedly over 400 different environmental labels used worldwide – which I...

2018: The Year of Going Straw-Less

Over the past month American Airlines, Starbucks and the state of Seattle have announced they’re going straw-free for very important reasons. On a daily basis, over 500 million straws are used. Straws are the main single-use plastic item that ends up harming our planet, by...

How to Shop Online While Still Being Green

Most of us love shopping online.  The selection is often better than at brick and mortar stores, and you have the added convenience of having your purchases delivered right to your mailbox or front door. If you’re trying to live a green – or greener...

10 Ways Climate Change Is Affecting Our Lives

  Agriculture: Defined as the science of farming, including the cultivation of soil and the rearing of animals to provide food, wool, etc., agriculture relies solely on a dependable and healthy ecosystem. And with climate change, comes unreliability. Agriculture is greatly impacted by the rising temperatures...

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...

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...