Almost every family has a pet. They have many benefits: they’re loyal, loveable, and a great way to teach children responsibility. But what is your pet’s carbon footprint? Is there a way to make it smaller? Here are some tips on staying green while having pets. Get your pets from a shelter.There are so many animals out there that need loving homes; there is no need to get a pet from a breeder or pet store. Your local shelter will have tons of dogs and cats in need of good homes. ... Continue Reading
You can practice green living by saving on a small budget or living large.
It is a very common question and I’m here to answer it. Guess what? It can be either one. Living healthier and ‘greener’ is adjustable to your income. You can have it all or do with very little, it is possible to live green on both a $30,000 and a $300,000 income. If you think you can’t afford a healthy lifestyle - I’ll be blunt, that’s just a bad excuse. Simple green living can save you money both in short and long term spending. Of course if money grows on trees for you, you can ... Continue Reading
Learn eco-friendly ways to green up your kitchen – including organic food and buying in bulk.
Eco-Friendly practices have to start somewhere, so why not in the kitchen? Here are a few tips and tricks to greening up your kitchen routine with reusable containers and organic food. Buy in Bulk This one may sound like a money saver, but it can also be a Eco-Friendly practice as well. The University of Florida did a study which found when all packaging is accounted for, it adds up to about one-third of all the trash that's thrown away in the United States. One way to reduce this packaging ... Continue Reading
People get confused about organic food, and no wonder – but organic food keeps the family and the planet healthy and happy.
People get confused about organic food, and no wonder! One day, you’ll read that anything less than the USDA organic seal on your food and you’re practically poisoning yourself. The next day, you’ll hear that organic food isn’t worth the extra green because it isn’t any more nutritious than the conventional stuff. Personally, I’m a big supporter of organic food. Yes, I know, it costs more. It may or may not be more nutritious. And sometimes, the organic produce at the store ... Continue Reading