Category Archives: Going green!

Do your employers recycle?


Mine don’t. Not well anyway-we have an aluminum can recycling bin next to the vending machine, which is certainly better than nothing, but there is nowhere to recycle plastic. So I rinse out my plastic and bring it home with … Continue reading

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Save the environment-drink beer!


Okay, that might be a sensationalized headline to make you read my post, but I hear that’s an acceptable journalism tool. Regardless…while drinking beer might not save the environment, I did find this post on thedailygreen.com about some of the … Continue reading

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Born in the USA


When it comes to living green, one thing I freely admit Tim is better at than I am is buying food and products made in the USA. Over the summer I’m great at it when it comes to produce because … Continue reading

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Some new ideas…and a few old ones!


Here are some new ideas for going green that I got from goinggreen.com! I know I’ve mentioned the reusable water bottle at least once before, but I really think it’s one of the easiest and most important things we can … Continue reading

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Bike sharing-why can’t I think of these things??


As a healthy living enthusiast who happens to be a borderline tree hugger, I think I got tears in my eyes the first time I saw a bicycle sharing station. I was in the DC area, and there was a … Continue reading

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A greener way to wax?


If this doesn’t prove to Mother Earth that I am truly committed to bettering her health, I don’t know what will. I found this blog post on how to make your own sugar wax for hair removal. (Sorry boys, probably … Continue reading

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What exactly is the greenhouse effect?


I have never really understood it before, but I found an article that does a pretty good job of dummying it down to my level. Basically, the sun heats the Earth, and the Earth radiates some of that heat back … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!


Although I like to think that we attempt to celebrate and appreciate Mother Earth every day, I do love Earth Day for several reasons. One, so many clever ideas on how to be a little greener pop up. Two, it … Continue reading

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Ramping up for Earth Day!


I don’t know if anyone else is a Groupon subscriber, but they are doing an Earth Day special with great deals on some eco-friendly products and trips! If you are a subscriber, maybe they have some different offers for your … Continue reading

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Still getting greener…


Here are a couple of quick tips for reducing your footprint from your electronics. First, recycle your old cell phones! Admit it…you have at least one old one lying around! Less than 1% of cell phones are currently recycled. There … Continue reading

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