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 […]

FedEx Envelope as Lunch Bag: Recycle This

The innovative bloggers on Make have wowed us just as we were re-committing to taking our lunch to work. Who says you have to carry an aluminum lunch box (unless your construction environment requires it) or kill multiple forests with paper lunch bags? This young lady made her boyfriend a re-usable lunch bag out of […]

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: […]

Leaky Sinks, Green Goods, and Bamboo Laptops: Web Round-Up

The Budget Ecoist links you to the best eco buzz from around the web: — Green Daily lets us in on the little-known but logical fact that leaky sinks waste a lot of water in the long run. Berkeley, CA is instituting a program to catch leaks all across the city. Engineers are set to […]

Solar Sunrooves: Green News 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 […]

Reuse Two-Liter Bottles: Green Video

We’ve already shown you how to save water and money by leaving a plastic bottle in your toilet tank, but check out seven other ways to re-use your two-liter soda bottle. Don’t throw the empty bottles from that Labor Day party you had into the recycling bin just yet — most of these projects are […]