How to Start a Compost Heap

If your new year’s resolution includes getting started composting, we’re here to help! Composting not only turns organic trash into organism-rich soil, it also saves you money (no need to purchase that soil – or sell it to your lazier neighbors) and chores (we bet you can get down to putting out the trash every […]

Our Resolutions for Green Living for 2010

A New Year is upon us…which means, of course, time for resolutions. We’ve put a lot of thought into our lovely Earth this past year, and how making changes to our lifestyles can have a grander effect on the Earth’s health, our budget, and the simplicity of life that comes as a result. When thinking […]

How to Make a Natural All Purpose Cleaner

The desire to jump into making your own cleaners always starts with a moment: you’re cleaning the kitchen with your environmentally-friendly spray cleaner when you *gasp* reach the last spray. The kitchen is half cleaned and you have a perfectly good spray bottle ready to be recycled. You start to wonder if you could make […]

How to Reuse Old CD's

Remember when 8-tracks were all the rage? No? Us neither. But wondering where all those 8-tracks went has kept us up a night or two. At least we know where the records went. And someday, CD’s will be a thing of the past as well (can’t we just all agree to stop with the musical substitutions? […]

Five Things You Should Always Recycle

November 15 is America Recycles Day. You didn’t know there was a day for that? Oh, young recycler, we have so much knowledge to share with you! 2009 represents the 12th year of the nationally recognized day dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and buy recycled. In celebration, RecycleBank, a recycling rewards program currently servicing 24 states […]

How To Go Green on Thanksgiving

One of the wonderful things about being eco-conscious is the constant opportunity to do the right thing and save money! Talk about being thankful! The last thing we need after a hard fought year is to cut back on our holiday celebrations in order to save some cash. So this year we’re doing it up right! […]

How to Reuse an Old Ice Cream Container

One of the best things about recycling is you never have to say good bye.  Take ice cream, for instance.  Who wants to say good bye to ice cream?!?!  Instead of looking down into an empty carton streaked with brown and green sweetness, look forward to a sweet recycling opportunity. Here’s How: Clean the empty […]