Four Great Sites to Swap Your Clothing Online

Aided by an ailing economy and a not-feeling-so-well-either environment, clothes swapping has become the rage of fashionistas everywhere. . Now the Budget Ecoist brings you a review the latest and greatest in current clothing swap websites and gives you feedback on how these swaps are shaping up. Four Great Clothing Swap Sites 1. Dig N […]

What to Do with Your Tree After the Holidays

The holidays are over and if you’ve purchased a fresh Christmas tree, you are probably left with an abundance of needles sprinkled about your floor, and a burning desire to get your furniture moved back into place. Christmas Tree Disposal and Recycling Tips Getting your tree out of the house as soon as possible may […]

10 Things You Can Do with Gift Wrapping, When the Holidays are Over

So we gave you some great tips on things that could be recycled into gift wrapping, but what do you do with all the wrapping you’ve received from others? Most wrapping paper isn’t able to be recycled because of dyes and various fibers added to the paper. Rather than tossing it out, you might be […]

10 Free, Eco-Friendly Things to do While You’re Off Work for the Holidays

Biking via Shutterstock The halls have been decked, the shopping’s completed, and the year seems to be coming to a mellow close. Perhaps your company has shut down during the holidays. Maybe you’ve decided to stay home since the kids are off school. Or possibly you work for yourself and find that all your customers […]

Limit Your Electrical Bill During The Holidays

The holidays are expensive, no matter how you slice that fruitcake. We try dutifully to keep to a budget, we don’t travel to Hawaii just because we have the time off, and we don’t over-indulge people with gifts. But still, at the end of the day, we can keep to a budget, but little things […]

Five Green Tech Products Under $50

Think that green technology products cost a fortune? Think again. Here are five great green tech products for under $50. 1. iGo Power Smart Wall – Reduce standby vampire power by up to 85% with this 4-outlet, power-saving surge protector that automatically shuts down outlets when not in use. This nifty product has 2 always-on […]

Recycle This: Plastic Milk Containers

Photo credit: Shutterstock Plastic milk jugs are usually coded as a number 2 plastic, which means they are highly recyclable. Most curbside recyclers take plastic milk containers and will later recycle them into laundry detergent bottles, pens, floor tiles, fencing and more. But if you’d prefer to be a bit more creativity you can recycle […]

Great Green Gadgets from CES

The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) made its way to Las Vegas, once again, occurring January 7-10, 2010. As the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow, we’ve been excited to see the green tech presence grow over the last several years. Here’s a rundown of some of the cool, green gadgets featured at this year’s show: […]

Ten Tips for Greening Your Life on a Budget

If you’re ready to start living green but thought you couldn’t afford it, we’re here to help. Start here‚Ķwith our ten tips for greening your life on a budget: 1. Join a CSA or shop at Farmer’s Markets: If you plan in advance what you will need for the week, Farmer’s Markets can save you […]