Fall Blooming Annuals: Budget Gardening Tip

As cooler fall temperatures begin to set in in many parts of the country, summer-blooming annuals and perennials may begin to lose their luster — and even their blossoms. While it is the time to catch up on many gardening tasks before winter comes (including planting spring-blooming bulbs, it’s also a good time to fill […]

Go Green with Shea Terra Organics

When eco-friendly gals pamper themselves, they consider the products they use just as carefully as they peruse the day’s green news. That’s why we’re raving about Shea Terra Organics, a company that offers all natural face and bath products. The Budget Fashionista is giving away FIVE Shea Terra Organics gift sets. They include the Bourbon […]

Biodegradable Houseware: Go Green

Wheatware’s mission? “Save virgin forests and reduce oil dependency.” They’re ambitious goals for a company that sells flatware, hangers, drumsticks, golf tees and more sundry items but seeing as all their ordinary household items are made of wheat and biodegradable resin, Wheatware has a fighting chance. Purchase their flatware for a party instead of plastic […]

Traffic Fines for Idling Cars: Environment News

Leaving your car idling while dashing into Blockbuster to return some DVDs or waiting to pick up children from school has long been illegal in 15 states, but only now, according to one of our favorite green blogs, Treehugger, is the law being actively enforced. The law was designed to reduce emissions and oil pollutions, […]

Philips Eco TV: If Captain Planet Watched TV, He’d Watch This TV

That hulking behemoth of a cathode ray tube television taking up space in your living room is not doing you or Mother Earth any favors. I’m sure we all know that watching TV is not the best way to save the planet, but even Mother Earth can’t deny that at least a few hours of […]

How to Fly to Paris (or Pittsburgh) Without Destroying the Earth

Let’s face it: Travel isn’t the best way to minimize your carbon footprint, especially if you go by air. But that doesn’t mean you’ve got to skip your vacation to save the world. It’s possible to travel with a minimum of environmental impact. BEFORE YOU GO * Book a direct flight. Landing and taking off […]

Bubble Calendar: Recycle This

What with this interweb thing sweeping the nation, we’ve been doing a lot of looking at other options for our underutilized mailroom supplies. And as we start taking in the last days of 2008 (What? You’re not panicked about the holidays holidays yet?) we’re thinking these Bubble Calendars are a genius combo of a super […]

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 […]