Whether you're going on vacation or staying close to home this summer, we tend to use a lot of extra energy in the warmer months. Balance your carbon footprint with these tips on staying green this summer.Read Full Story
It’s not hard to believe that diet is one of the major contributors to an individual’s ecological footprint. There are plenty of factors that make an impact, like the amount of fuel that is burned to deliver fresh, exotic produce. Deciding to go green in what you eat can begin by simply increasing the amount of local, plant-based foods in your diet, as fruits and vegetables are generally lower-impact items when compared to animal-derived food items. However, not all fruits and veggies are equal in their eco-impact. The amount of pesticides, fertilizer, water and even energy to store produce should be factored in when determining just how green an item is . Taking these factors into account, try these 10 green fruits and vegetables:Read Full Story
Looking for a tasty way to go green in the kitchen? Try swapping your conventional non-stick cookware for an eco-friendly brand of cookware that is passionately recommended by a celebrity chef! Leading Italian cookware maker Bialetti recently partnered with the fan favorite Top Chef star chef Fabio Viviani to promote their new Aeternum eco-friendly pans. Here’s what chef Viviani has to say about the green cookware and a few of his favorite Italian recipes that you, too, can cook to delicious perfection.Read Full Story
Just in time for Earth Day, get moving with these fabulous eco-friendly fitness finds in exercise wear and gear! Good for you and the planet – SheKnows.com highlights the top planet-friendly picks designed for a fit and active lifestyle this spring.Read Full Story
Wearing green on St. Patrick's Day is somewhat of an outdated concept. Instead of pointing to a chartreuse necklace or emerald-hued scarf if you're about to get pinched, whip out one of these green tech gadgets instead to show your support for the Irish (and the earth) by going green in an eco-friendly way.Read Full Story
Not all of us were born with a green thumb -- and even if you were, growing a vibrant, gorgeous garden can be tricky. A lot of factors go into making your garden grow and when things go wrong (which, as even the best gardeners know, they often do), it’s easy to feel disappointed with a less-than-perfect space. We’ve come up with some simple solutions to some of the most common gardening concerns. So don’t give up; read on to find a way to make your green space thrive.Read Full Story
Gardening season is around the corner, which means it’s almost time to get your hands dirty! But before you start planning your green space there are a few considerations when it comes to what you plant and how you plant it. We'd like to share some of the latest gardening trends to incorporate into your yard this year.Read Full Story
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