By Guest Contributor on December 4, 2012
While in theory wood is a renewable and environmentally-friendly resource, in practice it is often harvested unsustainably – with impacts on both people and the planet.
By Guest Contributor on November 29, 2012
As the polar ice caps diminish and our climate becomes ever-more erratic, it should be a priority for every household to try to become as eco-friendly as possible. In these cash-straightened days, even climate change skeptics might be interested to know that becoming more eco-friendly almost always means spending less money into the bargain. Here are 10 ways you can make your home more eco-friendly and save some money at the same time.
By Becky Striepe on November 9, 2012
Winterizing your home doesn’t have to be expensive! Did you know that you can lower your heating bill just by getting your windows ready for winter?
By Becky Striepe on November 7, 2012
They don’t call this season “fall” for nothin’! If your neighborhood is anything like mine, chances are downed leaves and branches are covering the streets and sidewalks. You can wait for the city to take care of that fall debris, or you can gather up some of those sticks and twigs and get crafty!
By Becky Striepe on October 8, 2012
Did you know that you can make durable fabric from used plastic grocery bags? Obviously, the greenest thing to do is skip that single-use plastic all together, but somehow plastic bags always seem to make their way into my life no matter how hard I try. Rather than send them to the landfill or the bin, you can give that flimsy plastic a new life with just a few simple tools.