If you want comfort outdoors you could buy these lovely Pottery Barn, striped pillows for $29 each. Or, you could make your own using a repurposed vinyl tablecloth such as this one from Target’s Whim line by Cynthia Rowley for only $3.95 in stores.
Here’s another major source of non-biodegradable landfill waste: baby diapers. Just think: the plastic diapers we used as babies are probably still buried in some landfill today, and will continue to be there long after we are gone. Factor in that each baby uses about six thousand before toilet training is complete, and that’s a […]
With the cost of energy skyrocketing, many people are turning to things like solar to shave their power bills. But you don’t have to spend thousands of dollars to make a difference. Money Talks News reporter Stacy Johnson explains how little things can make a big difference.
Here’s a recipe, a budget-friendly tip and a plug for local food all wrapped up in one delicious summer drink: strawberry lemonade. Ever get a craving for strawberries when they’re no longer in season? Sure you do…we all do! There’s no need to buy frozen (with all that excess packaging and what not) and there’s […]
Sometimes your fancy friends come over and it’s time to put away the tumblers and PBR, clean off the good china and pour a Pinot. Why not spend your hard-earned home entertainment dollars on sustaining practices of elegant craftsmanship that you can pass down to your grandchildren? Green Glass is a group of adventurers who […]
Planet Green, the first all-green television network, launched on June 4. 24-hour programming on everything green: DIY projects, reality shows, food and more. Get a quick idea about the great shows that are going to be featured on this new, progressive channel! We’re looking forward to the Ludacris and Tommy Lee reality show, Battleground Earth, […]
There’s nothing better than a crisp glass of wine with that barbecue on a hot summer’s eve. Here’s a list of some of our favorite wines with an eco-bent. All wines are under twenty dollars a bottle. Enjoy a glass for us! 2006 Parducci Chardonnay – This chardonnay has bright flavors of pear and ripe […]
Garden slugs feed on both living plants as well as on decaying plant matter. On plants’ leaves and flowers, they chew irregular holes, and can clip succulent plant parts. Because they prefer succulent foliage or flowers, they can be damaging to seedlings and herbaceous plants, as well as ripening fruits such as strawberries, artichokes, and […]
You may have a fabulous home, but your neighbors probably don’t. Or they park their RV in the alley, or there is that fabulous neighbor you call the freeway…In any case, no matter where you live an outdoor privacy screen may not be such a bad idea. We found these two easy DIY outdoor privacy […]
Getting from Point A to Point B isn’t quite as cheap as it used to be, eh? Consider these transportation and maintenance tips for commuting and general travel: 1. Get some excercise. Add a basket (or two) to your bike and head for the grocery store. Try walking to your dinner destination…bonus, you’re earning that […]