Paint it Green: Eco-Friendly Home

About once a year, we get a jones to paint the living room, but we rarely follow through on my terra cotta-tinged dreams because, frankly, the smell of paint makes us want to vomit. And it’s hard to justify picking up a gallon of something that, when it’s tossed, can pollute 250,000 gallons of water. […]

San Antonio Sewage: Go Green

The good people of San Antonio are showing up their friends in Houston yet again with their new plan to utilize their citizen’s poop for cash and environmental gain. According to CNN, The San Antonio Water System is already sells some of the “biosolids” from the plant to use in compost in yards and gardens […]

Pantyhose & Stockings: Recycle This

We know all about recycling our plastic bottles, metal cans, batteries, CDs, and much more, but there are more synthetic products where those came from! Pantyhose, made out of not-so-natural nylon, rips and wears down easily, and most of us toss them in the trash and buy more cheap ones. The most eco-conscious among us […]

Recycled Bike Clock: Go Green

In this digital age, regular old circular clocks have all but disappeared from American homes. Just like with handmade envelopes, Etsy has helped resurrect the past. This handmade, upcycled clock seems to have come from an industrial age, what with its hard metallic edges. It seems mean and spunky, but it’s actually made from a […]

Planting Garlic: Budget Gardening Tip

When the weather begins to cool and you start thinking about planting spring blooming bulbs, don’t forget to plant your garlic. Not the most savory combination, right? But when it comes down to it, garlic’s not cheap when bought in the supermarket – at least not compared to growing it yourself. Our local grocery store […]

Making Your Yard Eco-Friendly: Green Video

If you thought that avoiding harmful pesticides was all you can do to make your yard green, you’ve been wrong. And so have we. This video by Howcast enlightens us on how to transform your yard into an eco-friendly, carbon footprint-shrinking paradise just by using trees, flowers, and your coffee grounds (!). By making a […]

Planting Fall Bulbs: Budget Gardening Tip

While it’s hard to think spring as we’re anticipating all that raking, just after the first hard frost is the ideal time to plant bulbs for spring blooms. A little planning in the fall will produce glorious bursts of color in the spring, so here’s the lowdown on how to create a show-stopping spring scene: […]

Solar Sunrooves: Green News

Treehugger.com mentioned this neat innovation, and we pounced. Sunrise Solar recently introduced the creation of a solar sunroof for cars. The sunroof will create energy to charge the car’s battery, plus help keep the car cool when parked in warm weather and keep it warm in cold weather. Instead of having sun-soaked leather seats when […]