Category Archives: Green Tips

Recycling Tip: Plastic Bottle Caps

We all know that plastic bottles are bad for the environment, but if you do use them, you recycle them. Right? But what about the plastic bottle caps? Most plastic bottles are made from PET #1 plastic, but the caps … Continue reading

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5 Tips for a Green Easter Basket

If you celebrate Easter and have some last-minute shopping to do, here are some tips for keeping your Easter basket eco-friendly! Make sure you choose your Easter chocolate wisely! For many, chocolate eggs or bunnies are an essential part of … Continue reading

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4 Tips for a Green Saint Patrick’s Day

  Saint Patrick’s Day is all about the color green—so what better way to celebrate than by doing it in an “All Green” manner? Earth 911 had some great tips on how to keep the day as green as possible: … Continue reading

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6 Of Our Favorite Valentine’s Day Articles

Happy Valentine’s Day to those who celebrate it! In honor of Valentine’s Day, here are some links for you! 5 Tips for a Green Valentine’s Day Singing Cards Bad for Environment Three Hershey Plants Achieve “Zero-Waste-to-Landfill” Status 4 Ways to … Continue reading

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Singing Cards Bad for Environment

Is it just me, or are electronic greeting cards taking over the card aisle at the store? The singing or the lights are cute for half a second, but after that, they are just plain annoying. Not only are these … Continue reading

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10 Items You Can Buy Reusable

Reusable shopping bags and water bottles are standard—but how much thought have you given to other reusable items? This list from Earth911 gives 10 single-use household items and a reusable alternative. Produce and bulk food bags: You might have remembered … Continue reading

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Post-Holiday Recycling

Christmas may be over, but if you’re like me, the remnants of the holiday are still scattered around your house. What can you reuse and what can you recycle? Christmas trees: Make sure you recycle your Christmas tree instead of … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Green Your Thanksgiving Dinner

How do you celebrate Thanksgiving? It probably involves some combination of family, travel, and food. What can you do to have an eco-friendly Thanksgiving dinner without sacrificing your favorite traditions? Plan ahead. Figure out how much food you need and, … Continue reading

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How To Green Your Jeans

Blue jeans are an American staple, but I have some bad news for you: they aren’t so great for the environment. The average pair of blue jeans consumes approximately 919 gallons of water during its lifespan. Not only do we … Continue reading

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5 Tips for an Eco-Friendly Halloween

It’s almost Halloween and we all know what that means—costumes, candy, and pumpkins galore. So how can you have a fun, eco-friendly Halloween? Make your Halloween costume out of items you already own (or borrow from a friend). Even if … Continue reading

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