Presidential Green: Web round-Up

The Budget Ecoist links you to the best of the new administration eco buzz from around the web: This week marks a new presidential administration for our fair country, and it is an administration that environmentalists are welcoming and pinning high expectations to. In a nod to our new administration, we’ve gathered some of the […]

Cans Plus All That Junk in Your Junk Drawer: Recycle This

We all have that drawer (usually in the kitchen) where miscellaneous things gather: keys we no longer remember what they unlock, screws, tacks, cabinet pulls we’ve replaced but couldn’t bring ourselves to part with. Now The Budget Ecoist has a way for you to have fun with your kids and make use of some of […]

Do Your Own Eco Manicure: Go Green

Manicures have always been a fun past time to partake in with our girlfriends. They’re not terribly expensive, and you can sit there chatting while your toes and nails are getting all prettied up! And then all that information about toxic ingredients, cancer-causing, birth defects…ugh. What’s a green girl to do when she wants to […]

Santa Suits: Recycle This

We will fully admit to searching for organic Santa suits online. And being disappointed… Maybe the green movement hasn’t quite reached the North Pole (although, hello, polar bears!) but it certainly should already. In the meantime we’ll have to buy our St. Nick suit used and hope the former Santa didn’t sweat a lot. But […]

Christmas Cookies: Go Green

Looking to impress friends, family and neighbors this year with your home baked treats? Sure you can buy Rice Krispies and Jet-Puffs, after all, who doesn’t love a freaking krispie treat? But if you want to stay green, it’s time to re-commit to buying your food locally and in season. Luckily, Harvest Eating features recipes […]

Your Christmas Tree: Go Green

It might seem obvious that a Christmas tree will be green (although maybe you haven’t seen these aluminum babies – above) but there are better ways to deck the halls this season and they may not be quite what you think. Before you make your final tree decision, take a look at all the alternatives […]

Talking About: Going Green

Salon is the online go-to for politics, pop culture and social phenomena, so learning a major green lesson was not the usual concurrence while browsing during the lunch hour. However, Almost Green by James Glave, diligently explores the all-important issue of proselytizing (or rather, not proselytizing) to your friends and neighbors about environmental issues, and […]