A Call to Action from Bill McKibben

On October 24, we will stand together as one planet and call for a fair global climate treaty. United by a common call to action, we'll make it clear: the world needs an international plan that meets the latest science and gets us back to safety. This movement has just begun, and it needs your help. Here's the plan: we're asking you, and people in every country on earth, to organize an action in … [Read more...]

How To Recycle Your Electronics

by Jennifer L. DeLeo, PCMag.com Consumer electronics—including TVs, computers, peripherals, audio equipment, and phones—make up almost 2 percent of the municipal solid waste stream, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This percentage may seem small and inconsequential, but the quantity of electronic waste is steadily rising. In fact, the EPA estimates that the number of … [Read more...]

DIY Desk Organizer from Recycled Materials

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Time For A Tune Up?

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Waste-Free “Wiggly Worm” Wednesday

For this week's edition of Waste-Free Wednesday,  I'm getting wiggly...as in wiggly worm composting.  Don't be afraid!  Worm composting is an excellent way to reduce your food waste, create your own all natural fertilizer, and get your kids interested in gardening. Worm composting, or vermicomposting for you gardening geeks, helps kids learn about ecology while turning your food scraps into usable … [Read more...]

Project Green Prom

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Waste-Free Wednesday: Take Note of This

This week for Waste-Free Wednesday, I'm going "paper-free."  Since most of my business is online, it's pretty easy for me to avoid using paper at work.  In fact, my printer is used so infrequently that it has had the "low-ink" light on for three years and it's still going strong! But I have found that my kids and I use a lot of paper just in notes and doodles that we leave for one another.  For … [Read more...]

Win A Divine Chocolate Party

The words chocolate and party may very well be my two favorite words in the English language. I mean seriously...I would pretty much drop anything for either of those things at any given moment. Combine those two together and it is guaranteed that I will be there. This month, Divine Chocolate is offering one lucky family the opportunity to win a Chocolate Party as a way of helping parents … [Read more...]

What's Green Behind The Scenes At Disney

Thirty years ago when Walt Disney was planning his Florida theme park, he set aside more than one-third of the park property to be dedicated conservation habitat. That adds up to 10,000 acres of conservation area that is integrated throughout Walt Disney World property. And I found the the Mouseketeers that work at Walt Disney World take that conservation very seriously. During my stay at Disney, … [Read more...]

The Green Teen: The Eco-Friendly Teen's Guide To Saving The Planet

Get this widget! Do you know a teen who is ready to save the planet? In exactly 100 days, a new book, The Green Teen: The Eco-Friendly Teen's Guide To Saving The Planet, will show them how. (Full disclosure...I'm the author, but what can I say, the book rocks!) Unlike other books on eco-friendly living, The Green Teen is a compilation of information from green teens and experts in the field … [Read more...]