Batteries: Recycle This

There are several strategies for how to deal with batteries. The smartest strategy, from both an environmental as well as a budget perspective, is to use rechargeable batteries. If you’re not using rechargeable batteries already, you should consider doing so. What’s really nice, is you’ll never have to steal the batteries from the remote control, […]

Easy, Eco, Inexpensive Ways to Clean Your Bathroom: Go Green

Cleaning the bathroom used to require one to open the windows and doors, lest we be strangled by the poisonous gasses emanating from the poisonous cleaners. But no more! No more suspicious cleaners with their mile-long ingredient list of unpronounceable words. No more $9.99 cleaners that can cut through steel – suspicious, eh? No more […]

Grow-Your-Own Seasonal Salad: Go Green

Grow Green, Save Green, Go Green…. Salad is a wonderful thing. It really is – no, really. Personally, we at The Budget Ecoist have never trusted when a person claims not to like salad. It’s like when someone says, “I don’t like spaghetti.” Who doesn’t like spaghetti? As for salad, there are so many variations, […]

Eco laundry Options: Go Green

You don’t need to pull out the washboard to be budget-friendly and environmentally friendly (though, we admit, it doesn’t hurt…but who has the time, really?). There are plenty of ways to save money, save a little damage to the environment, and get your clothes clean. Try out these simple tips: 1. Dryerballs instead of laundry […]

EBAY’s World of Good: A World of Good Valentine’s Gifts

WorldofGood.com by eBay is the world’s first online marketplace where thousands of sellers and products all in one place, empowering you to shop in ways that align with your personal values. Respected, independent organizations verify the positive impact every product has on people and the planet. Their stated goal is to ensure that every choice […]

Eco Beauty: Go Green

The Budget Ecoist links you to the best of the beauty eco buzz from around the web: A-list haircare with a natural twist via Greenmystyle.com: Frederic Fekkai goes Au Naturel with plant-extracts like peppermint leaf, linden blossom and Peruvian bark, conditioning and strengthening the hair and scalp. 10 Beauty Tips for Under $5 via Sprig.com: […]

Beauty Product Swap: Go Green

Raise your hand if you have loads of beauty products, hair products, nail polishes, etc. clogging up your cabinets. And you never intend to use a one of them. Why? Maybe it’s not your color. Maybe it sounded like a great idea when you read that magazine article telling you which products you had to […]