Shopping Green This Holiday Season

For the 2022 holiday season, going green doesn’t refer to that nasty Grinch, it means shopping green. Most all consumers seek added value from ecologically-friendly products, but this is especially true for Gen Z. Savvy shoppers don’t fall for green-washing and dedicated environmentalists do a quick eye-roll when brands advertise their “eco-friendly” line of burgers, … Read more

Electric Cars: An Analysis of the Pros & Cons

It’s incredible to think that the movie Who Killed The Electric Car? debuted as recently as 2006. At that time, do you know how many highway-capable electric cars were available to the general public in the United States? Zero.  That’s not to say there weren’t a few efforts, of course. The Ford Ranger EV was … Read more

The Keys to Building a Sustainable Home

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If the old American dream was homeownership, the new dream is owning a sustainable home. Whether you are considering building from the ground up or want to retrofit your existing home to be more eco-friendly, the options for green building continue to grow and improve. While it is true that there was a time in … Read more

How Hard Flooring Helps You Have a Healthier Home

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These days everyone is focused on being healthier. We’re spending much more time at home, so it only makes sense you want a healthier home. Did you know that replacing carpets with hard flooring is one of the best ways to improve the health of your home? Carpet traps food, allergens, dust mites, and more … Read more

How Your Floor Can Impact Your Health & Happiness

While the process of choosing the right floor alone probably isn’t going to elevate you into some monk-like realm of enlightenment, it can certainly be a positive step towards a healthier and happier lifestyle. In fact, numerous scientific studies have shown that aspects of green living can make a positive impact on our lives. “Life, … Read more

How to Compost Your Kitchen Trash into Rich Gardening Soil

Hand holing Soil created from Home Composting kitchen scraps or vegetables and fruit along with fall leaves and grass clippings. Final product dark brown earth rich with nutrients and worms to spread around the garden.

When deciding what to recycle and what must go to the landfill, you can’t help but start to wonder about the kitchen scraps. If you’ve ever felt weird about dumping out vegetable stems and leftovers, you’re not alone. Our ancestors survived by figuring out how to make the most of every possible resource and why … Read more

8 Tips for Going Green in the Workplace

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Living a green lifestyle doesn’t stop at your front door or the edge of your property or when you get into the car. Being eco-responsible and reducing waste is something you can do in every aspect of your life, even in the workplace. While it would be great if you could convince your employer to … Read more

11 Ways to Turn Your Travel Plans Green

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Traveling is something that happens to everyone eventually, whether you’re visiting relatives on family holidays, traveling for business, or going on a well-earned vacation. Of course, for the frugal and environmentally conscious, you can’t help but notice that things like road trips, airports, and hotels tend to bring out the worst in us. Everything is … Read more

What Can You Do With Your Dryer Lint Instead of Throwing It Away?

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Last Updated: 10/19/2021 As a responsible homeowner, you know that it’s important to clean the dryer’s lint trap before or after every load to ensure that it doesn’t build up too thick. Most of us had this rule drilled into our parents’ minds as we became old enough to do our laundry, though some people … Read more

Go Green While Living Large

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Look around and it’s easy to see that tiny houses are the next big thing. Does that mean that lovers of living large should feel guilty about the carbon footprint their more spacious homes create? Do big families have to choose between an eco-friendly lifestyle or comfort? Are claustrophobic people relegated to green living purgatory, … Read more