Latest Stories in Green Home - Page 14

  • Klean Kanteen

    January 3, 12:41 PM by Celine Ruben in Green Home

    A few years ago college kids started to use colored hard-plastic bottles to carry water as a more eco-friendly alternative to bottled water. The plastic in deli water bottles is

  • Plant a Tree with Tree Greetings

    December 20, 11:04 AM by Kara DiCamillo in Green Home

    Are you behind on your holiday cards? Consider sending a Tree Greeting! Even better, consider giving it as a holiday gift as well. Here’s how it works: purchase an e-card, a tree will be planted in the recipients name, a certificate will be sent to

  • Be Green Now Offers To Plant Trees as Gifts

    December 18, 4:00 PM by Leonora Oppenheim in Green Home

    Here’s a great gift to add to the TH Gift Guide, probably under the Feel Good and Gardner sections. Be Green Now is an carbon offsetting company set up by Green Mountain Energy to help educate people about Global Warming. They are offering you the

  • Gifts of Compassion from ABC Home and Planet

    December 18, 3:33 PM by Kyeann Sayer in Green Home

    Our gift guide provides lots of ways to give back. So does the ABC Home and Planet Foundation. Givers can choose among sixteen specialized gift packages priced from $40 to $1000, supporting efforts ranging from Dr. Wangari Maathai's Green Belt Movement

  • TreeHugger's Green Gift Guide 2006

    December 12, 11:00 AM by Kara DiCamillo in Green Home

    We've Added On!

  • Lemur Toy Made With Soy Silk

    December 11, 3:13 PM by Justin Thomas in Green Home

    From Xeko, the company that brought you eco-trading cards, comes this "Hairy Eared Dwarf Lemur" toy made with soy silk. This silk is made from the waste produced during the manufacture of tofu. Endemic to Madagascar, this lemur is only the size of a

  • Core77's 77 Design Gifts Under $77

    December 5, 8:24 AM by Collin Dunn in Green Home

    Core77 has put together a clever list for the holidays: 77 Design Gifts Under $77. Among the design-y must-haves and cool curiosities are some things that any TreeHugger would be proud to find (or place) under the tree. Two must-haves for TreeHuggers

  • NPR's Living on Earth Features TreeHugger's Kara DiCamillo and the TH Gift Guide

    December 4, 10:30 PM by Kyeann Sayer in Green Home

    Last weekend, you may have heard our own Kara DiCamillo on NPR's Living on Earth, talking up our Holiday Gift Guide: the list that keeps on growing! If you didn't get to listen, visit the Living on Earth site and hear it all. Don't forget to check out

  • TreeHugger's Green Gift Guide 2006

    December 1, 9:00 AM by Kara DiCamillo in Green Home

    What's All the Talk?

  • Eco-friendly gift boxes from Saul Good Gift Co.

    November 17, 3:45 PM by Brittany Jacobs in Green Home

    With the holidays right around the corner, you might be stressed about finding the perfect gift for both your business associates as well as your loved ones. Saul Good Gift Co., a Vancouver, BC-based business, might be your one-stop-shop this season.

  • Litegreen: Another Resource for the Ethical Consumer

    November 10, 1:13 PM by Collin Dunn in Green Home

    Litegreen is a new online consumer information and shopping directory aimed at making conscious consumerism quick and pain-free. Based on their own ratings criteria, Litegreen reviews the "world's leading brands to assess their impact on the planet and

  • PUR BÉBÉ Makes a Difference

    November 7, 3:19 PM by Kara DiCamillo in Green Home

    While searching the web for a perfect baby shower gift we came across PUR BÉBÉ, an online store with a wide selection of the cutest earth and people friendly products. Their clothes are made from 100% organic cotton and recycled fabrics and fibers while

  • DIY Your Own Eco Wallpaper Paste

    October 31, 2:14 PM by Mairi Beautyman in Green Home

    Nowadays, wall paper paste comes with a slew of toxic ingredients. Not only does it smell terrible while you are applying it, chances are it will emit harmful VOCs (volatile organic compound) for years to come.

  • Vacavaliente's Bonded Leather Gadgets

    October 23, 7:15 AM by Paula Alvarado in Green Home

    The minute we saw these we thought in those times when you have to make a present and you have no idea what to get. Well, here's a really cool and green choice: Argentinean firm Vacavaliente (which means "brave cow") produces these cute animals

  • Ten Thousand Villages- Fair Trade Stores

    August 4, 7:58 AM by Lloyd Alter in Green Home

    Droning on as we do about the virtues of Fair Trade, we were surprised to learn that there were two stores in our own city devoted to selling fair trade goods under the banner Ten Thousand Villages. We found that they are a non-profit program of the

  • Global Warming Mug Heats up the Topic

    June 27, 7:45 AM by Petz Scholtus in Green Home

    Here’s a wacky gift idea that guarantees to be a topic of conservation; the Global Warming Mug! This ceramic mug shows you the consequences of global warming as you sip your coffee in the morning, changing the world back to normal just as you finish it.

  • Father's Day Gifts For All Shades of Green

    June 14, 11:21 AM by Erin Courtenay in Green Home

    Our instant survey on green 'rents tells us that fathers of TreeHuggers come in all shades of green. So as a follow-up to the Dad's day suggestions, we're going to give you some ideas for three levels of green-ness: brown, light green and

  • Green Guide's Gifts for Dad

    June 13, 9:39 AM by Erin Courtenay in Green Home

    Father's Day is one occasion during which I welcome the "Hallmark hype," as I have been known to be a bit remiss when it comes to this daughterly duty (sorry Dad!). Fortunately the Green Guide is on top of things and has put together a helpful guide