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Green Baby: Save time, money and the environment!

So you’re pregnant and now everyone is telling you that you need all this stuff. But, in my opinion, that’s all b.s. You actually don’t need anything except your body and the baby (a dad person is a good call too, if you have one around 😉 No need for diaper genies and crib frills. […]

August 26th

Back to School with Lil Green Divas & Dudes

Whether you are sending your wee ones to kindergarten or college, we covered it all on last week’s Green Divas Radio Show. We had Nancy Massotto, founder and executive director of the Holistic Moms Network in the studio with us. Holistic Moms Network is a fast-growing community of parents interested in finding and sharing ways […]

September 10th

Did you Know… Environmental Impact of Video Games!

Many of us think about the environmental impact of the food we eat or the cars we drive. But how often do we think of the environmental impact of our entertainment? This great little infographic details the impact that video game purchases have on our environment. Not only can we decrease our footprint by recycling […]

April 12th

Non-toxic Toys for little Girls and Boys

Today we have another Guest Post from Leigh Saluzzi, a wife, mother and vegan activist. She is the Director of Operations for the Atlanta Veg Fest, she organizes many vegan bake sales for charity, and owns far too many vegan cookbooks. Leigh is on a mission to share recipes and tips to raising a happy, […]

April 3rd

Eco-Friendly Ways to Bundle up your Baby!

Today we have a Guest Post from Leigh Saluzzi, a wife, mother and vegan activist. She is the Director of Operations for the Atlanta Veg Fest, she organizes many vegan bake sales for charity, and owns far too many vegan cookbooks. Leigh is on a mission to share recipes and tips to raising a happy, […]

March 11th

Press Release: TerraCycle Creates Recycling Oppurtunities for Students

Recycling pioneer TerraCycle, Inc. is the newest partner of online fundraising program GoEco! The Ultimate Eco-Fundraiser. Schools and other non-profit organizations, including TerraCycle Brigade members, can earn 15% from the online sale of hundreds of eco-friendly, upcycled TerraCycle products just by signing up for GoEco! Participation with GoEco! is the second way schools and non-profits […]

March 1st

Learning Sustainability Through Play: GBO Hawaii

One of the best ways to learn a new skill is through play- as we’re having fun, we don’t realize that we are learning! If you are looking to learn more (or teach more) about sustainability, there is no better way than sharing the super fun game of GBO Hawaii. Created by Scott Cooney, an […]

February 18th

Ridekick Can be Your New Bicycling Sidekick

For gadget lovers, the bicycle has just entered the digital age. Ridekick International, a Colorado company, is aiming to help parents and cargo riders bicycle more using an electric-powered child trailer. The new Ridekickâ„¢ child trailer incorporates a brushless DC hub motor and a high density lithium battery to remove the strain of pulling kids […]

February 9th

How Exercise Helps the Environment

Exercise is a foundation helping pave the way to great environmental change. It starts small and quietly, but quickly, builds into monumental differences in our lives. While walking, jogging and and cycling are wonderful for heart health and overall fitness, they also have a lasting impact on green living. Here are a few ways exercise helps the Environment.

Teaching Kids to Go Green By Playing Games

Having a hard time explaining to your kids why the family’s going green? If you’re living in a typical neighborhood, kids are glued to their XBox and PC games. Kids love games, and they often don’t mind playing brainy games that teach them new things. Fortunately, there’s a few new games out that serve to […]

April 4th

How to Make Natural Playdough

Remember playing with that nasty smelling stuff – Play-Doh – as a kid? It was fun and colorful, but it certainly stank up the home! I can’t tell you what’s in it, but I don’t think it’s safe enough to eat. There’s another way to play with colorful putty – you can make your own! […]

March 28th

Tell FDA that you don’t want BPA in food packaging!

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical used for over 40 years for the production of food grade containers including baby bottles and linings of food and beverage cans. In 2008, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ruled BPA safe for use in “food-related” materials. However, recent studies conducted with BPA on laboratory animals have brought […]

March 27th

Keep the Vampires Away and Reduce Your Home Energy Use

First of all, we had a special Green Diva in Training, 11-year-old, Zoe Marcus in the studio and she should give us all some hope that the next generation is ON IT when it comes to being aware of the environment and what we need to do to be more sustainable. Check out her Facebook page […]

March 26th

Is Zero-VOC Paint Really Non-Toxic?

Green Diva Lisa was out this week, so EcoKaren, captain of EcoEtsy and editor of this very blog, sat in as guest Green Diva. We had Green Dude Paul in the studio and we all had a pretty good time! Some surprising and disturbing news from green house expert, Chris Murphy of Smart Little House on how zero-VOC (Volatile […]

March 8th