Tag Archives: Sustainability

Green Your Dorm

When living on a college campus, it can feel like you have no control over how environmentally friendly your way of life is. The hallway lights are on all night, you have little say in your food, there are paper … Continue reading

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Book Review: DIY Non-Toxic Cleaning Recipes

Many of you have likely heard of Mommypotamus. She is one of the big dogs with whom I am lucky enough to be part of the community that is Village Green Network. She has a brand new e-book out called … Continue reading

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Think 30 mpg sounds good? Try 80!

That’s right, 80 miles per gallon. Not possible, you say? We must have an electric car, you say? Nope and nope. Will and I discovered that we had achieved 79.8 mpg (as calculated on the adjacent receipt) while riding a … Continue reading

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Wedding Dresses

Ooh! Look! A wedding post! Something I have noticed about weddings, and wedding dresses in particular, is that they have the ability to make most rational women extremely materialistic. It can be so tempting to just go for that dress … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Eco-Innovation Europe and More Environmentally Sustainable Designs

We are taking a break from your regularly scheduled program of listening to me talk about food restrictions to hear from a guest blogger, Sam Marquit from Fair Marquit Value. Sam is an independent green contractor and has written a … Continue reading

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Why You Should Buy Used Jewelry

Here’s the thing I love. Budget friendly jewelry can also be eco-friendly. But they aren’t always, so how do you balance these two very important things and still get jewelry you love? You marry a jeweler, that’s how. But in … Continue reading

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Phase Two: What more can I do?

Okay, so I’ve replaced my shampoo and conditioner with budget friendly, earth friendly options that let me reuse containers. That’s a great start. Now it was time to look around my house and see what other changes I could make. … Continue reading

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How it All Started

I’ve always been aware that I need to take better care of the earth, but I never knew how. My fiance, Will,  has been helping. Both his parents grew up on farms and now live on an acre of land … Continue reading

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