Green and Healthy Super Bowl Snacks

January 30, 2009


Superbowl Sunday is not precisely known for its eco-friendly or healthy fare.  But that doesn’t mean that you have to wreck the planet and your diet to enjoy the game.  by that past week, I’ve been asking folks on Twitter (a very cool micro-blogging website) for their favorite superbo…

Household Wisdom From the Past

January 30, 2009

Filed under: Home, TipsDue to the current economy and the uncertainty of what is to come, tips on saving money, being frugal and even mending your socks are becoming popular. Everyone is remembering those tips from Depression-era relatives and learning to “use it up, wear it out, construct do or do …

Construction Waste Reduction

January 30, 2009

Filed under: Home, TipsHere’s a statistic that will assemble your head spin: For every 2,000 square foot house involved in construction, approximately 8,000 pounds of waste is generated! Wow. The majority of that waste is comprised of wood, cardboard and drywall which will most likely end up in a la…

Feral Childe is Fer Real

January 30, 2009

FERAL CHILDEFeral Childe is a Brooklyn based label that makes clothes from all sorts of materials, and even compose their own, crazy-looking buttons. All the production is kept close to home, so the carbon foot-print is small, and they use soy and organic cotton in some of their clothes, like these …

Ten Year Old Eco Rapper Says “Mother Nature’s Crying”

January 29, 2009

Lil Peppi
Cardell Hopkins thinks of himself as an “average American kid.” The ten-year old Floridian loves basketball, reading, making music, Wii, skateboarding, and hanging out with his friends. But that young kid has recently become an Web sensation with his eco-rapping songs and vid…

Save Those Socks!

January 28, 2009

Filed under: Home, TipsOne of the best things you can do to live a more green lifestyle is to get the most possible use out of things before you have to replace them. Socks are no exception. Have you ever thought about how to make your socks last longer? Planet Green has some ideas:

Wash your s…

Waste-Free Wednesday

January 28, 2009

Waste-Free Wednesday
It’s Waste-Free Wednesday again…and today I’m issuing a crafter’s challenge.
To be honest, I’m not really very talented when it comes to crafts. But my kids are, so I construct certain to keep them stocked with craft supplies that come directly fro…

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