Green Lunches: 4 Simple Ways To Enjoy Eco-Friendly Meals On The Go

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When noon comes rolling around, lunchtime has come a-calling for me.I’ve heard about green lunches and all, but until lately am not sure I’ve been the most environmentally friendly fast food luncher.I’m the self-professed American prince of the fast food restaurant; I’m sure there’s got to be a fast food king somewhere, but I’ve not been to the West Coast yet, so I’ve not had the chance to try all of the drive-thru restaurants in the U.S. yet.  Hello, In-N-Out Burger and Jack in the … [Read more...]

Seaweed Fertilizer: A Great DIY Natural Fertilizer For Your Garden

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I’ve been gardening for many years -- both in vegetable beds and using containers on balconies.Whatever the situation has been, one of my annual keys to success is seaweed.It’s true, most other things called ‘weeds’ we’d rather keep out of the yard, but when seaweed is available it’s one of the best kinds of organic fertilizers nature provides.Not only does seaweed supply important nutritional value to soil, it also helps stimulate growth in plants, enhances the dietary value of … [Read more...]

Edible Cups Made With Natural Ingredients & Flavors… And They’re Litter-Friendly!

Littering is cool.So, if you haven’t gone and reported me to the “green” police by now, I’ll explain what I mean.A company by the name of The Way We See The World has designed a line of Jelloware cups that are edible, as well biodegradable.As if that wasn’t cool enough, if you end up throwing the cup in the grass after use, it will actually provide added nutrients to the grass!So who thinks this might be the perfect cup for all those outside spring and summer cocktail parties? … [Read more...]

10 Ways To Green Your Evening Routine

If you look at the 3 articles in this series (8 Ways to Green Your Morning Routine, 5 Ways to Green Your Daytime Routine, and this one), I think one thing clearly stands out.While “greening your transport” or “greening your diet” may look like individual green actions on the surface (i.e. the same as “greening your wardrobe”), these cover actions that you do not only once a year, not only once a month, not only everyday even, but a few times a day.So, the point is, they add up to a lot. … [Read more...]

7 Fun & Green New Year’s Resolutions

A new year is so refreshing.It's like hitting the reset button and feeling like you have a fresh start again.If you've been trying (or maybe even failing) to live green, the new year gives you a good opportunity to find some new and fun ways to live greener.Here are a few such ideas... … [Read more...]

7 Last-Minute Green Gifts

OK, if you didn’t get anything on our Green Gifts for Guys list or our Green Gifts for Girls list and you put off buying a Christmas gift for someone (or more than one person) altogether up until now, here are 7 green gift ideas that you can create or purchase to save your ass. … [Read more...]

Behind On Thanksgiving Cooking? Crock Pot to the Rescue!

I'm busier this year than I've ever been. How about you? With spare time becoming more sparse by the day, it's easy to get behind...especially during the holidays.If you find yourself scampering about trying to put together a delicious Thanksgiving meal, but still running short of time, drag our your crock pot.What?Yep, cooking some of those favorite Thanksgiving staples in a crock pot can not only save you time and energy, but can also take your staple side dishes to new heights of flavor. … [Read more...]

8 Ways To Green Your Morning Routine

We often focus on things, products, or stuff when we write about going green -- disconnecting them from people’s daily lives a bit.I think this limits the degree to which people incorporate green practices or green products into their lives.So, rather than just randomly create a list of some things you can do or buy to go green, I thought I’d focus such a list around the story of your day a bit. … [Read more...]

Want To Live Green? Start With Your Food… Eat Greener Today!

Alright so you’re looking for a way to live a little greener, eh?Well why not start with the stuff that allows us to keep living in the first place?That’s right, I’m talking about food.It seems like sometimes we search and search for new, unique ways to live green and we forget about the most obvious way.You might be asking, “what does it mean to eat greener?”.What I mean by eating “greener” is to eat food that is organic.But why is that important? … [Read more...]