Everyone Loves a Bootcut Pant: Organic Fashion

Boot cut pants are great this time of year  what with all the boots and all . . . This pair from Gaiam is made from 86% organic cotton and 14% spandex. This flattering pant gives good tummy and backside support. Yeah!  This particular pant comes in sizes small, medium, large and extra large, and […]

Reuse Old Book Pages, Make Fridge Magnets: Green Tip

Reuse your old newspapers and book pages (like the ones you have leftover from the make-a-book-post from earlier today) to make clever magnets. You might have seen those fridge magnets in bookstores that let you create you own poems—basically, they give you a box full of nouns, adjectives, and verbs that you can use to […]

Community Supported Agriculture: Organic Food

As more and more people turn to organic food, it’s important to take a step back and ask where your food comes from and how it’s obtained. Let’s start with produce, shall we? Large grocery stores are beginning to sell more organic produce; natural and organic high-end markets such as Whole Foods Market offer a […]

Remodeling Uses for Old Newspaper: Green Tip

Starting another remodeling project? Then you’ve got a great opportunity to reuse your old newspapers. Rather than just throwing them away, use your old newspapers to cover your windows before painting to make sure that you don’t get any paint in any unwanted areas. Also, use the newspaper to cover floors, carpet, and even electrical […]

Organic Super Sash Skirt: Organic Fashion

Usually when I hear about a clothing item that can serve multiple purposes, I’m not impressed—a rectangular piece of fabric does not count as a tie skirt/sari wrap/clever headpiece all in one. It just doesn’t, no matter how hard we want to believe. But then, this little dress (or is it a skirt?) stepped into […]

eCycle’s Printer Cartidge Recycling Program: Recycle This

You might have thought to just throw away your old printer cartridge, thinking that once the ink runs out, the card is no good. eCycle has created recycle programs for recyling your empty printer cartidges in order to reduce landfills, and also save us money by reusing cartridges we already have. eCycle’s Campus Collection Program […]

Make Homemade Labels from Christmas Cards: Green Tip

Every year I receive mountains of Christmas cards only to get thrown away, and you’ve probably got your own pile right now. Rather than throwing those Christmas cards away, try using them as homemade labels that you can use to put on next year’s Christmas gifts. Christmas cards usually contain snowmen, santas, and nice angel […]

Greening Your Gaming System: Green Tips

Now that the holidays are over, and kids of all ages are enjoying that gaming system they had to have, let’s take a moment to chat about how you can make that must-have electronic accessory a bit more green. The following tips have been provided courtesy of PriceGrabber.com: How to Green Your Gaming Gear: 1. […]