Five Ways to Reuse Chopsticks: Recycle This!

At first, “disposable” chopsticks that come with Chinese takeout or sushi may appear wasteful, and the matter has actually become a hot topic in China recently. But many pairs are made from ultra-renewable fast-growing bamboo, and others are made from other fast-growing woods like birch. However, there’s some debate as to how safe it is […]

Urban Homesteading: Green Home

You know there’s a trend afoot when you’ve heard a new phrase more than once in a 48-hour period. The latest words getting trend-dropped? Urban Homesteading. Part response to toxins in our food, homes and toys and part eff you to corporate control, Urban Homesteaders are growing their own vegetables and finding their own renewable […]

The Flock Browser Eco Edition: Go Green

What’s blue and white and green all over? The Flock Browser Eco-Edition, of course! People use the Web today in extremely different ways than they did a decade ago. Flock was founded on the vision that the web browser can and should enable individuals to customize their own unique preference for favorite sites, utilities, media […]

Ribbon Napkin Rings: DIY

Just like the little black dress can take on multiple personalities with different accessories, so can the simple white napkin. By changing up the “jewelry” creative rings give napkins many different looks. Instead of Grandma’s formal silver rings (save them for Thanksgiving), try a variety of cookie cutters for the shiny effect at the table. […]

Reduce Water Use at Home: Go Green

Did you know that only 3 percent of the earth’s water is fresh water? It’s a vital yet limited natural resource. Consider this: turning on the faucet isn’t just about water usage; it takes energy to collect, purify and pump the water that makes its way to our homes. In addition, any water that goes […]