Eco-Conscious Shopping

  • Green Chemistry Markets on the Rise

    As consumers and producers become more aware of the environmental impact of their life choices, green chemistry is growing as a way to more safely produce the products we enjoy every day.
    By  Megan Nichols May 17, 2016 

  • How To Buy the Best Green Car for You

    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...
    By Eighty Six March 11, 2015 

  • Carbon Offsetting: Is it Effective?

    Carbon Offset programs have been around for several years, but not all programs are equal, and some have been proven to be scams. How can you be sure the program is effective?
    By Mark Miller September 13, 2013 

  • History of the Electric Car

    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.
    By BStone October 20, 2011 

  • The Eneloop Batteries by Sanyo: Better Sources of Renewable Energy

    If you're engaged in a profession or activity that requires available fresh supplies of battery power all the time, consider Sanyo Eneloop batteries. The advantages of disposable batteries & rechargeable batteries were combined to come up with...
    By ciel s cantoria August 28, 2011 

  • Earth-Friendly Biodegradable Bags

    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...
    By Olivia Emisar August 7, 2011 

  • Keep Green in Your Holiday with Biodegradable Wrapping Paper

    Practice green living during the holiday season by using biodegradable wrapping paper. Several eco-conscious online stores offer recycled paper in a variety of styles and colors. Bring more green to your holiday season with biodegradable paper!
    By Vicki Perry July 29, 2011 

  • Buying and Eating Organic Foods: A Look at the Benefits and Potential Disadvantages

    What are the benefits of eating organic foods? Are there associated hazards? Natural and healthy but expensive, learn about the advantages and disadvantages of going organic.
    By BStone July 26, 2011 

  • Modern Options: Edible and Compostable Dinnerware

    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...
    By Olivia Emisar July 25, 2011 

  • Green Packing Materials or Alternatives

    Learn why using green packing material is a must for an eco-friendly household and green business. Also, learn ways that you can pack items in your home or at work for safe and durable shipping while remaining a friend to the environment!
    By jciotta July 8, 2011 
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