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  • 20 Eco-Friendly Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

    3h By Chrystal Johnson
    Mother’s Day is a wonderful time to celebrate the special women in your life, but wouldn’t it be nice if we could also celebrate Mother Earth in the process too?  This Mother’s Day, why not treat your mother to something special while also remembering…
  • DIY Doubt? 4 Times When Its OK To ‘Just Say No’

    Tue 7:00am By Madeleine Somerville
    The DIY trend has taken over the design world and inspired people across the globe to roll up their sleeves. DIYers spend hours happily getting crafty, painting, and building from scratch — and I count myself among their numbers. But the real question is,…
  • Urban Farming 101: How To Start An Urban Farm

    Mon 7:00am By Lesley Lammers
    Urban farming is a trend that appears to be here to stay, and is even catching on at airports, shipping containers and rooftops. I recently attended a lively session at the Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group Conference in Lexington, Kentucky, where…
  • Waste Reduction: An All Or Nothing Game?

    Fri 7:00am By Madeleine Somerville
    Living an eco friendly lifestyle can be challenging at times. You’d think these difficulties would arise because of the constant composting or the sourcing of environmentally-conscious products; efforts to change the way we live, eat, and get around our…
  • How To Achieve Zero Food Waste

    Thu 7:00am By Anna Dement
    The topic of food waste has gained much-needed attention over the last few years and everyone from food manufacturers to retailers to consumers are guilty of contributing to the overall problem. Statistics show that in the U.S. alone 60 million metric tons of…
  • Does Eco Tech Do More Harm Than Good?

    Apr 27, 2016, 7:00 am By Madeleine Somerville
    Eco tech is a rising industry sector which creates new innovations and inventions every day. There’s no question that the technological leaps provided by eco tech products allow for new ways of measuring and even controlling energy use and emissions, but do…
  • 3 Cool Uses For Repurposed (Or Reclaimed) Wood

    Apr 26, 2016, 7:00 am By Anna Dement
    Whether you are working with repurposed wood or reclaimed wood, one thing will ring clear very early.  Good tools, varied skill and lots of patience will be needed – it will not be a quick and easy job that you can bang out in less than an hour. Before you…
  • Food Waste Fail? Millennials Aim To Eat By Example

    Apr 25, 2016, 7:00 am By Chrystal Johnson
    Food waste is a subject that is finally starting to get the attention it deserves. It’s a huge problem, and it has been swept under the rug for a long time. However, it’s time for us to open our eyes to what’s happening and step up to make a change. Food…
  • Earth Day: 23 Of The Greatest Environmental Quotes

    Apr 22, 2016, 7:00 am By Brian Brassaw
    In honor of Earth Day I’ve put together this list of some of my favorite environmental quotes. Hopefully you’ll find them as inspiring as I do. We have an obligation to take care of this world we all share and Earth Day is a great opportunity to celebrate…
  • Earth Day Every Day: 5 Ways To Actually Make It Happen

    Apr 22, 2016, 7:00 am By Madeleine Somerville
    It shouldn’t surprise anyone that Earth Day began in the 1970’s, the decade of hippies. The day was developed to celebrate mother nature – and in my mind, its founders dreamed it up while wearing tye-dye, flashing the peace sign and emitting guttural…
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