Is Brewing Your Own Beer Eco-Friendly?

February 28, 2009

Filed under: Food, TipsThis is my own, non-scientific opinion, but I think brewing your own beer can be eco-friendly. Let’s think about the process. You can gather glass beer bottles at home and from friends, or even pick up a few at the recycling center, sterilize them and reuse them by and by, get…

Terracycle Adding New Recycling Options

February 28, 2009

Filed under: Home, TipsWondering what to do with pet food bags, caulking tubes and used paintbrushes? Terracycle wants you to recycle them. The company will be adding recycling bins to Home Depot and Petco locations to gather all sorts of things you didn’t think you could recycle. Home Depot locatio…

What’s Green Behind The Scenes At Disney World

February 27, 2009

Thirty years ago when Walt Disney was planning  his Florida theme park, he set aside more than one-third of the park property to be committed conservation habitat. That adds up to 10,000 acres of conservation area that is integrated all through Walt Disney World property.  And I found the the Mous…

Eco-Fun In Disney World

February 26, 2009

If you’re looking for Disney World attractions that teach your kids about conservation, thereupon you are headed to Animal Kingdom.  At by 500 acres, Animal Kingdom is the largest of all of Disney’s “kingdoms.”  In fact, all of the other parks combined could fit in to Anima…

Green Your Prom Video Contest

February 26, 2009

Filed under: Kids and Parenting, Local, TipsBeginning on March 1 teens are invited to send in a video to Project Green Prom detailing how they would green their own high school prom. The contest, and campaign, is sponsored by Whole Foods and is designed to get teens thinking about what they can do p…

Reuse Your Coffee Grounds - and Not Just For Compost

February 25, 2009

Filed under: Food, TipsBy now, most citizens have figured out that you can compost your used coffee grounds. But, did you know you can additionally use them for pest control, carrot fertilizer and an odor trap along with several other things? How To Do Things has a list of 10 alternate uses for used…

Eco-Unfriendly Sports

February 25, 2009

Filed under: Home, Kids and Parenting, TipsMany sports, while good for our bodies, are not so great for the planet considering they involve fields of green grass, gymnasiums in buildings and lots of plastic based gear. Running is probably the most eco-friendly sport since all you need are some decen…

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