These days everything says eco-friendly, natural, biodegradable, and compostable (not to mention a myriad of other mysterious environmental words. Sounds good, right? But is it worth spending the extra couple of bucks if the item
Okay, I hate cleaning. But I like things clean. Also, I like stuff to last, so I don’t have to buy more, since I hate shopping, too. Yesterday, I wrote about eco-efficient household tips from Haley’s Hints Green Edition. Those old-fashioned ways of
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DIY Worm Composting Explained - Hilarious Video
I've been pretty public about my obsessions with compost - from my experimenting with high fiber composting to composting my house move. Heck, my wife and I have
Today we came across these funky house slippers called UNCUT, made from 100% natural felt and designed by Ernest Perera.It has been a while since we wrote about Amor de Madre, mother love in Spanish, who design and distribute unconventional and mostly
Yep, biodegradable bed pans are just one thing that hospitals can add to their repertoire to not only green the building but keep you healthy when you're feeling less than stellar. Okay so biodegradable bed pans are neither here
If you shop at Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, Safeway or a few similar places, you'll notice that the produce is unnecessarily packaged. Turns out that an eeeensy bit of the frustration felt at that fact can be shaved away by another fact. Many of those
I don't have pets anymore; I have children instead, and they generate even more of a carbon footprint than cats' carbon paw print. But back in the days when I was a cat-lover, I would have loved a hilarious and practical cat toy like Kit-A-Loons.
Last year we were approached by a designer wanting to develop a line of sustainable swimwear. We observed that one very tricky element would be doing away with the stretch element: elastane or spandex, what most of us more
The Home Project, a design studio based between Berlin and Portugal, have surprised us before with their curious choice for materials; egg cups made from salt, and speakers made from cork. Wonderfully simple, fully biodegradable and renewable is what we
Since 2004, the Mexico City government has been trying to convince residents to separate their trash for recycling and composting purposes. An ambitious solid waste law requires residents and businesses to separate organic waste from inorganic trash.
With cold season in full swing it would be nice to be able to squirt some sanitizer on your hands and avoid a cold for the whole year. Well, that's just not possible. But in a pinch, parents love to use this stuff to prevent the
Yoga mats may seem like a dime a dozen these days, and even more so with all of the eco-friendly mats out there. We're not saying eco mats are a bad thing, we're just offering another way to make your yoga mat sustainable - offer
Photo: Dmodzelewski via FlickrLet's confess: Sometimes, say a pack a week, I smoke. And when I've finished the dirty deed -- well aware of the health and environmental consequences -- I'm left with my hands full. Between my fingers is the smelly,
We're addicted to suds. That was one of my conclusions over the last few months after trying to move to more natural forms of shampoo, body wash, dishwashing soap (non-machine) and especially, effective but gentle washing