Be Freegan to Help the Planet - and Save Money!

December 31, 2008

Filed under: Food, TipsA freegan is a person who eats found food and it’s an interesting profile of environmentalism (or frugality). There are lots of things that I do in the name of being green that other humans might not consider. I compost, garden, labor by cutting and splitting wood and stacking…

Upcycle Champagne Cork Holders Into Tiny Chairs

December 31, 2008

Filed under: Food, Home, TipsSo, many of us will be popping some champagne corks that evening to celebrate the arrival of 2009. whether you save the small wire contraption that holds the cork in, you can make a tiny chair out of it. You don’t need any materials other than the cork holder and you can…

What’s Your Eco-Resolution for 2009?

December 31, 2008


The countdown to 2009 is literally hours away.  that is the moment to reflect on the year past and think about all of the cool things we can all do to compose 2009 the greenest year ever?  Check out these eco-resolutions from greenies all by the country:

“My Eco-Resolution(s) for 2009 are…

More Uses for Old Greeting Cards

December 31, 2008

Filed under: Home, TipsI already suggested turning your old greeting cards into gift tags, but how about boxes, stars, animals and bookmarks too?Over at Crafting a Green World there is a round-up of all kinds of good craft projects for old greeting cards. Simple things like a bookmark to much more c…

What’s Your Eco-Resolution?

December 31, 2008


The countdown to 2009 is literally hours away.  that is the day to reflect on the year past and think about all of the cool things we can all do to invent 2009 the greenest year ever?  Check out these eco-resolutions from greenies all by the country:

“My Eco-Resolution(s) for 2009 are to…

Tips For a Green New Year’s Eve

December 30, 2008

Filed under: Home, TipsIt’s hard sometimes to come up with ideas to green traditional things that we do every year and New Year’s Eve is not exception. You can try buying organic food and liquor and using eco-friendly dishes but that is the kind of thing you do every day (or you should be trying to …

Clean Up Book Clutter With Paperback Swap

December 29, 2008

Filed under: Home, TipsI have a degree in English, I have been an English teacher and a journalist - words are my thing - and so are books. There are shelves and boxes and stacks of books all by my office. Most have been read, some have not but all of them take up a lot of room. The problem with mos…

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