Win a pair of eco-friendly Swiftwick SUSTAIN socks

Swiftwick sustain sock

If you’re a runner, cyclist, golfer, or enjoyer of any athletic activity, you’re already aware of the importance of quality footwear. Before you even begin to talk about shoes, you’ve got to talk about socks. That’s where U.S. based Swiftwick comes in. And with their new Sustain socks, performance footwear is more eco-friendly than ever!

Epicstoke: Wallets & bags from upcycled highway signs

epicstoke gentleman wallet

Ever wonder what happens to all of those highway billboard signs that you seem to see every half-mile on U.S. interstates? Well, as it turns out, that vinyl translates into pretty epic products to get stoked about. Enter Epicstoke. After a successful Kickstarter campaign, Epicstoke has launched an Indiegogo campaign to fund a website where […]

5 apps for a healthy lawn and garden


A multitude of lawn and garden apps now exist to educate and assist homeowners in tending to the lawn or growing a garden. Toss the gardening books this year and get the growing done with these horticultural apps. Turfgrass Management $19.99 a year for iPhone & Android Developed by University of Georgia, Turfgrass Management is […]

Geek chic: DIY R2D2 high heels

R2D2 high heels

Geeks can be fashionistas too. These R2D2 shoes are the hottest thing this side of Tatooine and they’re cooler than Hoth. An R2D2 toy covers the heel bolt, and the toes have been decorated with lenses, blue accents, and a blinking red LED to let everyone know just how this droid rolls.”

The best eco-friendlier holiday gifts for 2012

monkeylectric m232 monkey light

Sometimes buying Christmas presents just sucks. The stress of the holidays and finding that perfect gift can often wear on your very last nerve. No worries, we’ve got a list almost 20 different items that are sure to dazzle nearly anyone on your Christmas shopping list — whether they be a fashionista or a lumberjack.

Old warehouse becomes green living community in UK

The Greenhouse community in Leeds, UK

Leeds, United Kingdom is a vibrant city with much to offer the young professional. But it is easy to imagine that the green living trend can easily be remiss in such a bustling place. Make no mistake, however, because sustainable living developments are beginning to spring up. The Greenhouse in Leeds is one such recent […]

5 hidden natural getaways on the U.S. east coast

Great Falls of the Potomac River, Washington DC

Yosemite. Yellowstone. The Everglades. When it comes to natural places where we can escape on vacation, we all know about the big boys. National Parks get the attention of glossy magazines, while state parks are generally for locals “in the know.” Even then, most state parks can become crowded with family cookouts and RVs during […]

How to turn a milk crate into a container garden

milk crate container garden

It’s not too late to start your fall garden. But if you are getting a late start on it, you probably don’t want to spend a lot of time or money in actually setting up your container or raised beds. If you’re trying to save space and construct a simple square foot type garden, milk crates can be the perfect solution.

Does a reusable cup or mug make an eco-impact?

Why a Reusable Cup?

Most of us don’t think twice when we order a coffee and later toss the cup in the trash. Where does that cup end up? Most likely a landfill or our water ways. The thing is that most of these paper disposable cups are lined with plastic and are not easily recyclable. That means most […]

Does this bottle help track your impact or rub it in?

999 Bottle with counter

By now it would seem that just about everyone knows how much waste that disposable plastic water bottles are responsible for. But here’s the question: Does a water bottle rocking a counter that displays how many times you’ve refilled it actually make your environmental impact more tangible or does it just rub everyone’s nose in your eco-snobbery?