Can You Install Solar Panels for Free with Government Rebates?


Solar power refers to the production of electricity by utilizing sunlight. Solar power has 2 main advantages: It produces electricity in a renewable way that doesn’t damage the earth; And once the installation has been completed, power is generated free of charge. Its main disadvantage is that the initial installation can be very costly. … [Read more...]

Buy Used Books and Get Fairtrade Chocolate Free

Got a love for books and a sweet tooth to match? Well you’re in luck because Better World Books, an eco-friendly online bookseller, is teaming up with Divine Chocolate for the month of November to provide free delectable chocolates in each package of books ordered.Sound too good to be true? It's not. Here's how to get your free chocolates... … [Read more...]

Free and Easy Ideas to Build a Reclaimed Trellis

Vining plants are some of the cheapest and easiest ways to add some beauty and interest to any outdoor space. ...but what do you grow them on? Lots of trellises you can buy at big box stores are ridiculously expensive and really not all that interesting either. What you CAN do is find some discarded junk that can be salvaged and reused as a trellis on which to grow beautiful flowering vines. A piece of chain link fencing, like the one pictured, fits the bill PERFECTLY! … [Read more...]

7 FREE & Amazing Cardboard DIY Projects That Will Save You $100’s


Laptops really aren't made for our laps anymore are they? Instead of going out and spending $100's on a fancy-schmancy laptop stand or docking station, why not make your own FOR FREE?? GreenUpgrader came up with the original plans for this eco-friendly computer stand, and they'll walk you through how to build it, too. After I saw this awesome idea at GreenUpgrader, I got to wondering, "What other cool stuff can you make for FREE from cardboard? As it turns out, there are all kinds of … [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...]

Green Living Expo In Nashville: Videos And Highlights


Last Friday I got to hang out at the Green Living Business Summit and Expo here in Nashville. After successfully ducking out of some horribly boring panel discussions, I ran into some great green friends (and made some new ones)...and got them on camera to share with you! First up is a video with Sam Davidson & Stephen Moseley, co-founders of Cool People Care and Andy from Friendly Arctic Printing and Design. Don't miss the quick instructions on how you can receive a FREE non-toxic, … [Read more...]

Buy a Solar Powered Flashlight and Someone Else Gets One Free!

Everyone loves a good BoGo (buy one, get one) deal. SunNight Solar takes the BoGo one step further. You buy a SWEET solar powered flashlight and someone in need of some light (usually in a developing part of the world) gets one for free!Actually, you might say this deal is a Buy One, GIVE One program. Oh and these aren't just nifty solar powered flashlights either. Check out the cool features and specs after the demonstration video! … [Read more...]

Best Free Christmas eCards…and How To Make Your Own

'Tis the season for sending Christmas cards to all the people you love...and the ones you haven't interacted with since this time last year.Instead of spending ALL that time and money shopping for, addressing, and sending paper Christmas cards, send an eCard and save a little green......$840 million to be exact.Check out our favorite sites to send free (no, really!) eCards from...and how to wow your friends by easily creating your own Christmas slideshow! … [Read more...]

3 Free Ways To Get Better Gas Mileage Right Away!

Will gas prices ever cease their steep ascent into the stratosphere? I wish we had the problem of the "high gas prices" in the picture to the right. Sheesh. I barely even remember $1.93/gallon!! Luckily, there are an almost infinite number of ways to get more miles out of each gallon of gas we rellunctantly buy. Even better, is that many of them are absolutely free! What more can you ask for than to SAVE money without spending it?   … [Read more...]

How To Make a Free Christmas eCard Slideshow

Now that we've all decided to live green and simultaneously earn mega cool points by creating a nifty, free, Christmas eCard slideshow AND learned what the environmental benefits are of creating said eCard, let me show you how to go about doing so. *Note: This is part 3 in the Christmas eCard Slideshow series* … [Read more...]