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 […]

How to use an old computer to stream media and files

free NAS computer streaming

It’s a great day. You’ve just upgraded to a shiny new computer. But wait, now you have this not too terribly slow computer, with a huge hard drive full of files, pictures, and videos just sitting in the corner collecting dust. Isn’t there something you could do with that aging computer (that is now suffering from abandonment issues)? Yes there is!

Hank D and the Bee: The Newt on my Boot Asked me not to Pollute

Hank D and the Bee: The Newt on my Boot Asked me not to Pollute

Ready to take action? 49 Simple Things You Can Do to Save the Earth. Follow the rest of the Hank D and the Bee series at For cartoon updates and other green goings-on, follow Joe on Twitter @GreenCartoons.big truck car seat coversпосуду купитьhookah bestотзывы полигонооо полигон киев24option review 2013дебет 60 кредит 91 означаеткредиты для […]

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 […]

Never leave home without a “zero-waste” goodie bag


Have you ever thought about the amount of trash you create? Five months ago, my husband and I pledged to attempt to create zero waste for one full year- Project Green Foot. Crazy, right? We don’t think so. We have one small garbage pale of trash which consist mostly of veggie/fruit stickers, receipts, plastic from Kombucha […]

New Belgium Tour de Fat: The best party on 2 wheels

New Belgium Tour de Fat

Bicycles + beer + crazy costumes = one hell of a party. And that’s exactly what you get when you attend a New Belgium Tour de Fat. Add to that the fact that Tour de Fat events benefit local charities and promote bike awareness and it’s a party you do NOT want to miss. As a matter of fact, it’s one of the few pro-bike cause that isn’t also anti-car.

New material is remodeling the home decor industry

Eco-friendly CompoClay pots

Every step matters, but we ultimately need to better our manufacturing methods and how we utilize and refine raw materials. That is a big picture battle and it will not be easy. Oddly enough, one of the first places where this is happening is with home decor products…and it’s happening with a revolutionary new material called CompoClay.

Laundry time: Simple solution to solo socks


No matter how hard you try, somehow the dryer always seems to eat at least one sock per load of laundry. Check out this effort to match up these sad singles: Try dedicating a decorative basket to temporarily house the loners and then go through the basket each week (or month) and reunite the pair.

Wasteful weddings suck: My green wedding mission

We love nature. (And each other.)

When my fiance and I finally get hitched, we think it should be a big deal. Hopefully, though, “big” doesn’t have to mean extravagant, expensive, and eco-irresponsible. I strive to make earth-friendly choices every day, and I want my wedding day to be no exception. Join me as I plan a beautiful green wedding.

Diaper change: Making the switch to cloth diapers

sprout change reusable diapers

Do you want to vomit at the very thought of cloth diapers? They may not actually be as gross as you think. SproutChange diapers claim to combine all of the best things about other popular cloth diaper brands, and do so at a lower price point.
What do you think? To reuse or not to reuse the poop pack?