How much water are you wasting at home?

How much water are you wasting at home?

It’s easy to waste a lot of resources at home. Fortunately, most of that waste is just a result of not knowing you’re actually wasting that energy or water  and/or being unaware of how easy it can be to NOT waste those resources. Last week I showed you 4 simple ways to vanquish energy vampires […]

SXCycles: An awesome SXSW bike share program

sxsw bike share

SXSW is an epic film, music, and tech weekend festival that happens in Austin, TX every year. However, the descent of so many uber-geeks on the small-ish city creates a notoriously horrid transportation issue every year. Enter SXCycles. This is a sweet bike-sharing program sponsored by a revolutionary new brand of folding bicycles.

Make stylish tea light holders from nothing but wire

DIY tea light holder

Want to add some style to an indoor or outdoor living space on the cheap? All you need is a roll of wire and some pliers. I stumbled across this DIY tea light holder idea from Remodelista via Pinterest the other day. It reminds me a lot of this very chic (and popular) hanging candle […]

Hank D and the Bee: Gay Skies?

Hank D and the Bee: Gay Skies?

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Happy National [Organic] Margarita Day

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You don’t have to wait until Cinco de Mayo to enjoy your favorite Mexican libation. According to Punchbowl.com, it’s National Margarita Day. Of course all you have to do is use some tasty organic tequila in one of these margarita recipes and boom, National Margarita Day has become National Organic Margarita Day. On another note, […]

4 simple ways to slay energy vampires at home

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Vampire energy — or phantom load — is the energy that is used by appliances that have a standby function (like microwaves and TV’s) or are designed to draw no-load power (consuming power without offering any features — like a toaster). These energy vampires are sucking the life out of your electric bill too. Fortunately, […]

Four factors to consider before seed shopping

Things to consider before buying seeds

Who’s drooling over seed catalogs already? If you’re thinking about getting a head start on your garden this spring, now is the time to be starting your seeds indoors. But the next question is will you use organic or non-genetically modified seeds? And if so, where do you find them? These 4 tips are sure to get you headed down the right path.

Hank D and the Bee: Bee, the Reluctant Canary

Hank D and the Bee: Bee, the Reluctant Canary

More on the declining health of bees: Have Bees Become Canaries In the Coal Mine? Why Massive Bee Dieoffs May Be a Warning About Our Own Health (AlterNet). From the article: One class of pesticides, neonicotinoids in particular has received a lot of attention for harming bees. In late 2010, the EPA came under fire […]

Follow Eco-Snobbery Sucks on Pinterest

Eco-Snobbery Sucks on Pinterest

You love Pinterest. We love Pinterest. We’ve been on Pinterest for a few months now, and have really revved up our pinning in the last month or so. There’s not a huge greener living presence on Pinterest yet, so follow us, tag us in your pins, or even ask to contribute to any of our […]

Tasty Valentine’s Day recipe: Cacao heart tart

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We love chocolate just as much as anyone, and it’s a good idea to buy organic and fair trade certified chocolate, but that can be challenging to find at times. No worries, homemade chocolate treats taste so much better than the store bought, pre-packaged, and processed kind anyway. Check out this VERY clever and tasty recipe for Valentine’s Day.