Resolving to be greener in 2016

If you feel the need for a fresh start in your life, making a New Year's resolution this year might give you a little boost. Here at eco18 we want to encourage everyone to resolve to lead a greener lifestyle in the year of 2016, including...

Favorite Christmas Memory

Holidays always fill us with a wave of nostalgia (and far too many pieces of pie if we're being honest.) What's your favorite Christmas memory? Patty [caption id="attachment_20150" align="aligncenter" width="572"] That’s me on that Christmas cheesin’ in a poinsettia dress with my aunt’s dog Princess[/caption] My favorite Christmas...

Weekly Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers

Stumped for eco-friendly stocking stuffers?  Here are a few of our top picks. 1. Swell Reusable Water Bottle Keep your drinks cold for 24 hours or hot for up to 12.  What’s not to love? 2.  Reusable Food Films These are completely washable and reduce the need for plastic...

7 Christmas Trees From Around the World

  Germany gets the credit for starting the Christmas tree tradition as we now know it, when, in the 16th century, devout Christians brought decorated trees into their homes. However, most 19th-century Americans found Christmas trees a bit odd, and the first record of one being...

Weekly Gift Guide: Tech & Gadget

Everyone has a techie on their list.  Here are a few of the hottest picks of the year for them - no selfie sticks here! 1. Emoji Keyboard They already speak in emojis…make it easier for them with this keyboard. 2. iPhone LuMee Case Up your selfie game with...

Eco-Friendly Christmas Tree Alternatives

Living in a city like NY is amazing.  For me it means a lot of things are conveniently at your fingertips.  A drawback, however, is that sometimes space is at a minimum.  This is my first year in a Manhattan apartment during Christmas and I...

Favorite Christmas Movies

Dennis: White Christmas/Love Actually My favorite Christmas movie is Love Actually because it depicts different scenarios in peoples’ lives during Christmas, but at the end they all come together to show that love is the main ingredient for this holiday season. My second favorite Christmas movie is...

Weekly Gift Guide: Home

Coming up with gift ideas is hard, especially when you have those friends and family that seem to have absolutely everything! Eco18 wants to try and make it a little easier for you by posting weekly gift guides. This week's guide is home based:       1.To-Go Ware Have...

Eco-Friendly Table Settings for Thanksgiving

I love the holidays. There’s nothing more satisfying than getting a group of family members and friends together, cooking some favorite foods and enjoying the moment! I even love the prep work. I can get totally engrossed in the planning, cleaning, chopping, cooking and decorating....