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Eco-friendly Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

Eco-friendly Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

The classic gifts for Valentine's Day are store-bought flowers, candies, cards and jewelry. Hoping not to sound the killjoy, I'd like to put a green-twist on the holiday giving this season by offering some suggestions for more eco-friendly gift ideas. Give a gift certificate for a home cleaning! Give a gift certificate for a professional massage. Give a gift certificate for a class - art, yoga, music, etc... Cook a special meal (try to use local [...] Continue reading

Composting, Envirocycle Compost Tumbler, Worm Bins & Vermi-composting

Composting, Envirocycle Compost Tumbler, Worm Bins & Vermi-composting

This weekend, more than 2 months after moving into our new house, I finally retrieved our envirocyclefrom our old Manhattan apartment building basement and found its new home in our backyard, so it seems an apt time to revisit the important topic of composting. Most of us now know what a good thing for the earth and our health composting kitchen scraps and yard debris is, but many Americans still don't realize how fun, easy, satisfying, and [...] Continue reading

Green, Eco-friendly New Year's Resolutions & Lifestyle Tips, 2012

Green, Eco-friendly New Year's Resolutions & Lifestyle Tips, 2012

New year's resolutions often lean toward the diet and health related, and ultimately green issues ARE health issues, many even diet-related, so why not create a completely green new year's resolutions list for 2012? There really are countless ways in which we can improve as a society and as individuals when it comes to respecting and preserving our natural environment and resources, so if some of these don't speak to you, do some research and [...] Continue reading