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...

Why Is Composting Important?

Do you remember science class in grade school and how it touched on this topic? We sure didn't! Even though composting has become more of a "trend" in the past few years, it's been something we were already taught at an early age but may...