Chemical Run-Off: A Recipe for Disaster

Imagine a river filled to the brim with all the toxic materials and waste your city creates. Don’t forget to include the herbicides from farms, the metals from roofs, and the petroleum from cars. Now imagine the rain comes and mixes all of these materials...

Alternative Lawn Care: The New American Dream

Turfgrass -- the narrow-leaved grass species that gives suburban neighbourhoods that American Dream quality -- covers more of the US than corn, wheat, and orchards combined. Over 40 million acres of land in the US is covered in turf. A 2005 NASA study derived from...

How to Conserve Energy in the Summer

Summer is officially here, and while soaking up the sun is great - soaking up too much energy in your household isn’t. Not only is this extremely damaging to our environment, but it’s also costly. Here are some eco-friendly tips and tricks to help conserve...

Eco Your Morning and Nighttime Routine

While living in a world that seems to be full of excess plastic and rising sea levels there are simple changes you can make to your routine that have the power to make a big difference. Although at first glance they may seem small, by making these changes regular...

Happy Holidays from us to you!

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas from the team here at eco18!   I love this time of year! Christmas is very special to me as I have such fond memories of growing up in England and how we celebrated. I’ve never grown out of the anticipation,...

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....

What’s the Importance of Eco-Friendly Garage Doors?

When you think of eco-friendly practices in your home, you may think of energy-efficient kitchen appliances or insulated windows before your thoughts turn to the garage door. But you shouldn’t leave garage doors out! Eco-friendly practices in choosing garage doors are as important as they...

The Best Books to Make You More Mindful

The idea of being able to step away from reality and reexamine our lives from a different perspective is alluring in so many ways—but all too often we are faced with the big question of “How?”   There are so many techniques and tips on manifesting a...