A Trio of Companies That Take Your Junk: Recycle This!

The already Earth-conscious, animal-friendly Aveda line of haircare products recycles water bottle caps (which can’t be recycled using the usual plastic-bottle-recycling process) for an upcoming line of their limited edition retro-style Clove shampoo, in stores this September. Send caps to: Aveda Re-Cap Program ACA Waste Services 40 EADS Street Babylon, NY 11704 When you’re sending […]

Cheap & Easy: Green Home

We love big ideas here at The Budget Ecoist but sometimes it’s all we can do to separate our paper and plastic, much less sort through eco-friendly and non when taking care of our daily home business. So how is a busy guy or gal supposed to keep green, awesome and affordable living simple? Here […]

Ribbon Topiary: DIY

Back in March, we showed you how to make a candy topiary, but what are you going to do when the candy is all eaten? We reclaimed our edible topiary to make a ribbon topiary that is perfect for wedding or wedding shower decorations. We are using ours for a wedding shower. Our inspiration came […]

The Spin Dryer: Green Home

If you’re like us and that hour-long dryer cycle makes you feel like a prisoner in your own home (and an energy irresponsible inmate), we’ve found another option – and it isn’t the clothesline. The Laundry Alternative recently introduced the Spin Dryer, a compact machine that does its job between the washing and drying, and […]