Design a Fundred Dollar Bill for Earth Day

An amazing amount of children and teens are all about fixing the world they're being handed... and there are some incredibly fun tools to help them do just that. For teenagers, the new site Inconvenient Youth is a one-stop shop for everything regarding living green and fighting climate change. For not-quite-teenagers, why not get involved in  the Fundred Dollar Bill Project?   … [Read more...]

Watch Out, It Might Be Easy To Miss Your Local Earth Day Festivities


The 40th anniversary of Earth Day is next week, April 22nd, but did you know that your local Earth Day festivities are most likely THIS weekend? Not only is the couple-day early timing working against  you, but the lack of a central hub for discovering local activities and festivals might cause you to miss out on them too. Consider us your hub...   … [Read more...]

Discounts, Freebies, and Eco-Swag for Earth Day

W00t! It's Earth Day again!Hopefully that means you're living as green as you do every other day...But if living green is to Earth Day as church-going is to Easter in your life, welcome to that one day a year you give yourself a chance to learn to live greener.That said, there are all kinds of eco-friendly goodies, deals, and specials you can get your hands on today.Don't miss out...some of them are time sensitive! … [Read more...]

WE ADD UP: Clever Organic T-Shirts With a Purpose


Don't let anyone EVER tell you that you're not doing "enough". Every little green step you take counts...big time! Why? Because small steps taken by a lot of people REALLY add up. That's what WE ADD UP is all about...and that's why I like them. WE ADD UP is mostly known for their incredibly awesome 100% U.S. grown organic cotton t-shirts. At the time of this writing, they have 30 different "actions" you can display on the shirt of your choice. I like the "Shower Together" one … [Read more...]

5 Fun & Cheap Earth Day DIY Ideas

Looking for a fun way to celebrate Earth Day this year? What could be better than getting your hands a little dirty and greening your own home? Yeah, I think that'd be a little more productive than simply screwing Earth Day. Following are my 5 favorite eco-friendly DIY ideas from Instructables' Earth Day list. Clearly, any of these would make great projects for Earth Day!   … [Read more...]

Screw Earth Day!

Green giant Grist has an idea for this April 22nd... SCREW EARTH DAY! Why would such a gigantic source for all things green be so anti-Earth Day? It might shock you, but they actually have some good reasons that might leave you asking yourself, "Should I screw Earth Day too?" I think I would start by first asking, "Why might you consider screwing Earth Day?" Grist says, "Screw Earth Day was born from mixed emotions about a day that we purists think doesn’t do enough to get the … [Read more...]

4 Fun Ways To Celebrate Earth Month

Earth Hour awesomely closed out the month of March and unofficially ushered in April -- which is known as Earth Month. Why is April called Earth Month? As Lighter Footsteps says, it's because April contains 3 uber-eco-holidays: World Heritage Day Earth Day Arbor Day That's an awful lot of green for one month, eh (for our Canadian readers)? What are some FUN ways to celebrate and enjoy living green in Earth Month? Let us show you... … [Read more...]

Calling All Kids: Guilt Your Parents Into Earth Hour With These Fun Activities!

Ok kids, stick out that bottom lip, turn on the puppy eyes, and  guilt  encourage your parents to get your family involved in Earth Hour! As I mentioned before, in my warning about the steel chair weilding panda bears, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has an awesome Earth Hour Kids website! I recently got to sit down with the man behind the Earth Hour Kids theme song (the one you hear playing on the Earth Hour Kids site), and he's got some great ideas to make Earth Hour FUN for the whole … [Read more...]

Go Flock Yourself, Eco Style

Having a hard time finding fun and easy information on living green? Mozilla's social media browser, Flock, rolled out it's Eco Edition yesterday on Earth Day. I downloaded it and have been exploring it's features today and my official analysis is WOW! What makes this browser so great for you and the Earth? Let's find out... … [Read more...]