A Better Cup of Joe: Go Green

We were recently perusing the Good Earth Coffee website, after reading about their “Brew at Home” pledge. According to Good Earth Coffee, coffee drinkers toss away 28 billion disposable coffee cups each year. Consequently, they are challenging people to “brew more and toss less.” There’s an additional reason to take the pledge: for every pledge […]

Green Jobs, Bees, and more: Web Round-Up

California’s Green Jobs Training Program via Mother Nature Network – Melissa Hincha-Ownby, MNN’s business guru, blogs about the new California Green Corps, announced by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in a press conference on Wednesday. The program will be part of CaliforniaVolunteers and is designed to train at risk individuals, aged 16-24, for a new, green […]

Paper-Free Schools, DIY Spring Bags, and more: Web Round-Up

School offers paper-free handouts via Mother Nature Network – Jenn Savedge, author of green parenting books, blogs about schools that are using their environmentally-friendly know how to address budget crunches. For example, a school in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is going paperless with their lunch menus, schedules, fundraising information and announcements. The cost-savings to the school? Over […]

Prepping for Easter: Go Green

The Easter Bunny is coming to town! Yippee! It’s time to come up with creative ways to color this Easter green (rather than those pastel yellows and pinks – so passé!). Here are some tips for making your Easter a bit greener, a bit less expensive, and a whole lot more creative! 1. Reuse Easter […]