Monthly Archives: October 2011

More Green Halloween Tips

October 31st, 2011 | by Chris Keenan

Alternative trick or treat gifts for Halloween. Instead of giving candy to the kids, there are many other healthier options, for example halloween pencils and stickers, fruit and nuts etc


5 Patio-loving Veggies

October 29th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Patios afford shelter for plants from colder weather, frost and wind making it possible to garden through autumn and even through the winter in many places. Here are 5 patio-loving veggies to try


5 Pumpkin Recipes to Reuse Your Jack-O-Lantern

October 27th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Those cute, carved pumpkins that light the pathways for trick-or-treaters needn't be tossed aside. Full of nourishing vitamins and minerals and tasty potential, it's a shame to just toss them when Halloween is over. As long as your Jack-O-Lantern hasn't begun to rot, you can use it to make some of these pumpkin recipes instead!


5 Eco-Friendly Halloween Treat Choices

October 25th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

With obesity on the rise within our youth, toxic candies the norm and products made at the expense of poorly treated and paid workers, there is a better way to celebrate this autumn affair. This year, bring a little green into this fall favorite with these 5 eco-friendly Halloween treat choices


Scandinavia Leads the Way to Fat Taxing

October 24th, 2011 | by Sonya Kanelstrand

Since the beginning of October, Denmark has become the first country in the world to introduce fat tax in regard to the unhealthily eating part of its population. In the name of reducing cardiovascular disease, obesity, and diabetes, the tax will affect saturated fats found in animal products like butter, cream, and meat, as well as in processed and junk food


Kill a Watt Giveaway Winner

October 22nd, 2011 | by Karen Lee

We have a winner for the Kill a Watt Giveaway! The winner is It’s Kristina from The Greening of Westford!


Eek-O-Friendly Halloween Ideas

October 21st, 2011 | by Lynn Fang

Green your Halloween this year by trying some of these DIY upcycled decor ideas, composting your pumpkin, and making some deliciously vegan spooky Halloween treats


Creative Reuse of Packaging

October 20th, 2011 | by Sonya Kanelstrand

Reducing waste is one of the main concerns of modern society. In a strive to minimize industrial processes and maximize the fun of everyday life a Costa Rica University implements possible creative reuses and implementations of what before went straight to the trash


Fluoride: Friend or Foe?

October 19th, 2011 | by Lynn Fang

Earlier this month, Pinellas County in Florida banned fluoride in their water supply. What's the deal with fluoride? Is it good or bad



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