When using your consumer buying power consider our planet, and use your power for the greater good! Although some may be concerned that the current rash of green products is simply a trend, the truth is that it’s never been easier or more affordable to shop organic, natural and green. Read product reviews and learn the best place to spend your money on products that encourage fair trade, environmentally responsible practices, and less packaging and waste.
For the environment, for your budget or for both reasons, you have decided to buy a green car. Government and big business have finally stopped pushing against, and are now pushing for, vehicles that burn less or no gas. Your options are growing, but how do you decide what’s right for your?
At the beginning of the 20th century, electric cars were relatively popular, believe it or not. Find out about the long and bumpy road that the electric vehicle has taken since the battery-powered car was first developed.
Think of all the lunch and snack bags we have used for our kids lunches over the years and their short-term use; most are tossed away in less than 12 hours of use. Those millions of bags in a landfill will take hundreds of years to break down while biodegradable bags will take three to six months.
Edible dinnerware was born out of necessity in Medieval times and has evolved into an art form in modern days. The beauty of edible dinnerware is that once thrown into the garbage it won’t take up space in the landfill for very long. Or you can add it to the compost heap to enrich the soil.
With a plethora of potential cleaners on the market, it is difficult to pick the best biodegradable cleaner for wood floors. They may look green, but unless the shopper is a chemist, the ingredients list is incomprehensible. Here’s a little help in choosing the good “green” cleaner for wood floors.
For over 150 years, Singer has been producing sewing machines. The original design took Issac Merritt Singer less than two weeks and $40 to invent. Did Singer ever make a green sewing machine? For the eco-conscious, Singer treadle machines are making a comeback
Discover the best memory foam toppers to make an eco friendly bedroom. Learn about the materials and manufacturing processes that can hurt or help the environment. Find out where to buy green bedding products for better sleep and health.
While definitely better for the environment and not as toxic, are green household products more effective than conventional? The answer may surprise you. Discover how you can protect the environment while still maintaining your home.
Make eating salads better for both your body and the planet by using compostable salad containers. These containers made of natural, biodegradable materials are easy on the Earth and are a great green alternative to the plastic salad bowl.
Are you interested in throwing away your synthetic and chemical laden lawn care products for a gentler more earth friendly approach? Find out what lawn care products to buy, and where to buy them, as well as the basic needs for maintaining an eco-friendly lawn.
Earth friendly pools are those that use natural products for their construction and maintenance. Aquatic plants and aeration are used to clean the water. A number of pool builders have now adopted these techniques.