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  • Fashion + Style

    GreenDimes: Do Good

    We can safely say that about 75% of the mail we receive each day is unwanted junk mail.  We recycle every bit of it, some of it we can even compost.  But you know what chaps our hide? The fact that we have to do this at all. Why is it our responsibility to ensure [...] Read More

    January 27, 2008 by Catherine

  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    Reducing Packaging: Reader Tips

    At The Budget Ecoist, we’re always looking for ways to reduce our carbon footprint.  Today’s obsession?  Excess packaging. Little things wrapped in bigger things and then shrink-wrapped for the fun of it, is NOT our idea of a good time! In fact we make it a point to make that point to the management of [...] Read More

    January 27, 2008 by Catherine

  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    Coffee for a Cause: Organic Food

    Green Mountain Coffee has teamed up with the National Wildlife Federation to produce Fair Trade Organic coffee. Sales of this coffee help provide habitat for songbirds and other wildlife. The National Wildlife Blend is comprised of Fair Trade and Organic Central and South American coffees from family-owned farms that raise shade-grown coffees. These shaded farms [...] Read More

    January 27, 2008 by Catherine

  • Fashion + Style

    Pendant Lampshade $30 off at WestElm.com:  Daily Deal

    The Deal:  Printed Pendant Lampshade now only $29.99, reduced from $59.99 at WestElm.com The Lowdown: Add a romantic touch to the dining room or lounge with this whimsical printed lamp. It’s made with a near-transparent white fabric decorated with printed flowers.  This lampshade is a light touch for any dark corner, and a 60W bulb [...] Read More

    January 27, 2008 by Sabah

  • Reviews

    Sally Hershberger Supreme Head Shagg Spray: Product Review

    What: Robin puts Sally Hershberger Shagg Spray, $12.50, to the test. The Lowdown: Want a haircut with celebrity hair stylist Sally Hershberger and it’ll cost you $800—and that’s if you already live in NYC. But if you just want to try her products, you’re in luck. Hershberger has recently pulled a Mizrahi and created Supreme [...] Read More

    January 27, 2008 by Catherine