Want to save $5,000 a year (or £3.500) without a lot of hassle, heartache, or sacrifice? I’ve got two words for you: Live. Green. Living green is probably one of the fastest, easiest ways to save money. √ You spend less because you end up buying less, which lets you save more. √ The shifts […]
In a major victory for all of us who believe we have a right to know what is in our food, the Campbell Soup Company has decided to voluntarily disclose the presence of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in its products. Campbell said it supports federal legislation that would require “all foods and beverages regulated by […]
To stay safe, make sure you know what kind of Pyrex you have, where it was made, and whether it can go from the freezer to the oven without shattering. Reprinted with permission from Buy-It-Once.com.
There are lots of practical and “green” reasons for decluttering your home: √ Getting rid of extra stuff allows you to share with others. √ Selling unwanted items earns you extra cash. √ Freeing up useful space allows you to enjoy your home more. √ Giving your excess stuff to others is good for the planet because it saves energy, […]
Here’s a simple resolution to start 2016 with: Switch to non-toxic shampoo. Why does it matter? Here’s the lowdown. Many shampoos contain a potent cocktail of chemicals that include synthetic fragrances, phthalates, antibacterial agents, dyes and colorings. None of these ingredients are good for either you or the planet. Χ – Synthetic fragrances and phthalates […]
It’s great to crank up the heat when winter hits and we need to stay warm. But overly warm, dry air can make you pretty uncomfortable. ♦ Low humidity can dry out the mucous membranes that line the nose and throat, causing irritation that may lead to a bloody nose. ♦ Overly dry air can […]
Looking for a gift for your favorite DIY-er? Here are 7 eco-friendly stocking stuffers that any handy person will appreciate. Glide Lubricant & Protectant – Throw out the WD-40! Glide Lubricant is the green alternative for oiling a squeaky door, bicycle chain, or sticky zipper. In fact, take a look here at all its potential […]
It never makes sense to use more energy than you need. Not only does that cost you more money, but burning fuels pollutes the air. Most people want a white Christmas, not a smoggy one! Here are several ways you can help keep the air you breathe clean and healthy by being smart about how […]