6 Reasons to Buy Organic and Locally Sourced Foods

6 Reasons to Buy #Organic and Locally Sourced Foods #Local @GGirlGGreen
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Where do your fruits and veggies come from? It is amazing to me how today we are “fortunate” enough to have access to any type of food, no matter the time of year. We eat berries and cucumbers in the middle of winter; we can have oranges in the summer. Now…

3 ways to Compost Successfully

Indoor Composting
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I do realize that composting with red wigglers is most definitely not for everyone. However, there are alternatives to setting up a worm composting bin. After my worm composting experience went sour, the thought of having all my food  scraps put in a landfill was unappealing and not an option for…

How to Compost with Red Wigglers

How to Compost with Red Wigglers GoodGirlGoneGreen.com #worms #redwigglers #compost #composting
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Why we should compost with red wigglers Landfills are one of the largest sources of greenhouse gases and other pollution to our atmosphere. The majority of trash is composed of food scraps. How much garbage would you be left with if you were taught how to compost with red wigglers?…

Composting with Red Wigglers

Composting with red wigglers
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I thought composting would be a great project for us; my husband not so much. It took months for me to convince him it was remotely a good idea and when I say convince, I really mean I resorted to using my  pregnancy to my advantage. You see, when I…

Solar Thoughts

American Made Solar Panels
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Last fall President Obama made a promise to have solar panels and solar water heaters installed at the White House by the end of spring. Well, spring has come and gone and I don’t see any solar panels on the roof. Do you? After the announcement in October, I was…

The no-pooing method

No-Pooing day 4
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Day 1 I was recently introduced to the idea of not using shampoo, also known as “no-pooing.” I was fascinated by the concept of never having to use shampoo again. But like many of you most likely are right now, I was worried. However, I told myself that if all…

Who's that Girl?

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When I see garbage cans overflowing with recyclables, it breaks my heart. When I see plastic bags and disposable plastics wash up on the shores of our oceans, rivers and lakes, it makes me sad. When I see cows being force-fed corn, it makes me sick to my stomach. When…