People need to stop littering. Seriously! Whatever happened to “Give a hoot, don’t pollute”? I think most people have thrown that saying out the window along with all their trash. I decided since I don’t live near the ocean or a lake or river right now, that I would take time out of my week […]
You might find it hard to believe that one teeny tinny toothbrush can have such an enormous impact on the environment. But it does! Approximately 50 million pounds of toothbrushes get sent to landfills annually! That seems like a significant amount of waste that can could otherwise be avoided. And, that figure would be considerably […]
Composting is a great way to differ tons of organic waste from landfills. Most people know to compost food scraps, grass and flowers, but did you know there is so much more that can be composted? Take a look at my 10 11 things you never thought to compost:
I was asked by Diana a sweet, crunchy, and witty blogger to write a guest post on “10 ways to go green-simply.” Of course I could not refuse her request, so you will find me over at Hormonal Imbalances today! Please go and take a peek at my crafty work. Have a great week-end everyone!
The government hasn’t stepped up to the plate to implement stronger laws to make our personal care products safer. Companies just keep going on their merry way doing what they do because they are not being forced to make changes to have safer products. So where does that leave us? We can demand change with […]
Whether you are a meat eater or not-there are many products that we use daily containing animal by products. Most companies do not have to disclose on their labels if there are in fact animal ingredients in their products; they leave it very vague. 10 random items that surprisingly contain some form of animal ingredients: […]
Conventional farms apply chemical fertilizers such as nitrogen to promote plant growth, where as organic/sustainable local farms apply natural fertilizers (manure and/or compost). Conventional farms spray insecticides to deter pests and disease where as organic/sustainable local farms use insects and birds or traps to help prevent disease and reduce the amount of pests. Conventional farms […]
Organic. Environmentally responsible. Fair trade. Socially responsible. Sustainability. Minimal packaging. All words I love to hear when I am purchasing anything from food to cosmetics to clothing to yes, even sheets. Most people know that eating organic foods are better for your health and the environment. Nobody ever really thinks past that. If you don’t […]