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7 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Pet’s Impact on the Planet

7 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Pet’s Impact on the Planet

By Amber Kingsley, Posted February 21st, 2017

Sustainable pet ownership starts with sustainable choices.

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How to Choose a Simple Water Filter for Your Home

How to Choose a Simple Water Filter for Your Home

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted February 16th, 2017

Though you can’t see them, hundreds of contaminants are likely suspended in your tap water.

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Is Geothermal Energy Right For You?

Is Geothermal Energy Right For You?

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted February 9th, 2017

A home geothermal system could save you money while slashing household carbon emissions.

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Is Your Laundry Detergent Toxic?

Is Your Laundry Detergent Toxic?

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted January 26th, 2017

Unfortunately that “clean” smell you might associate with laundry isn’t always healthy for you or your family.

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Are Natural and Organic Bedding Materials Really Worth It?

Are Natural and Organic Bedding Materials Really Worth It?

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted January 16th, 2017

Why natural bedding choices really do lead to a healthier sleep.

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Why Your Drop in the Bucket Leads to a Powerful Splash

Why Your Drop in the Bucket Leads to a Powerful Splash

By Shannon Cowan, Posted January 10th, 2017

Do individual actions still have the power to make a difference? You bet they do.

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4 Simple Ways to Slow Down for the New Year

4 Simple Ways to Slow Down for the New Year

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted December 28th, 2016

Put aside your ‘to-do’ list and consider your ‘want-to-do’ list.

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LED Christmas Lights and Other Energy Efficient Decorations

LED Christmas Lights and Other Energy Efficient Decorations

By Nicole Price-Morin, Posted December 6th, 2016

How to reduce your energy consumption this holiday season while still enjoying a little bling.

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6 Green Gift Strategies for the Children On Your List

6 Green Gift Strategies for the Children On Your List

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted December 1st, 2016

How can you give kids the gifts they love and stay true to your green values?

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How to Avoid Black Friday Overconsumption

How to Avoid Black Friday Overconsumption

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted November 22nd, 2016

Planning to hit the sales this holiday weekend? Understanding the psychology behind product marketing may help you make wiser decisions and lessen your overall impact.

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The Fixer Movement Makes Old Things New Again

The Fixer Movement Makes Old Things New Again

By T.J. Blackman, Posted November 18th, 2016

Is fixing the new spending? Why the fixer movement is gaining momentum (and how you can join in).

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Why Now is the Best Time to Go Solar

Why Now is the Best Time to Go Solar

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted November 8th, 2016

Solar panels are popping up everywhere, and for good reason. There has never been a better time to add solar electricity to your home.

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The Benefits of Living in a Multi-Generational Household

The Benefits of Living in a Multi-Generational Household

By Shannon Cowan, Posted October 11th, 2016

Tips for living successfully with three generations under one roof.

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Green Countertop Choices for Your Kitchen

Green Countertop Choices for Your Kitchen

By Susannah Shumurak, Posted October 6th, 2016

While aesthetics are important to your kitchen remodel, health and environmental concerns matter even more.

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Sustainable Stuff: Buying Secondhand

Sustainable Stuff: Buying Secondhand

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted September 20th, 2016

Want to save money and help keep waste to a minimum? Try buying more things secondhand.

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How to Start a Neighborhood Tool Share

How to Start a Neighborhood Tool Share

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted September 6th, 2016

Why buy tools you don’t use often? A ‘tool share’ saves you money while reducing your environmental impact.

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Not Back-to-School

Not Back-to-School

By Shannon Cowan, Posted August 25th, 2016

Is homeschooling right for your family?

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The Giftless Birthday Party

The Giftless Birthday Party

By Shannon Cowan, Posted July 26th, 2016

How to sidestep the excesses of childhood birthday parties.

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A Sustainable Mind – Our Interview with Marjorie Alexander

A Sustainable Mind – Our Interview with Marjorie Alexander

By Thalia Blackman, Posted July 12th, 2016

“I wanted to hear stories about everyday people, just like me, taking action on environmental issues in their community, and I got tired of waiting.”

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Edible Landscaping 101

Edible Landscaping 101

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted May 5th, 2016

No place for a big veggie patch? You can still grow tremendous amounts of food by landscaping with edibles.

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