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Harvest Tips, Adventures in Eco-Friendly Maine & Conservation (video)

A fun Green Divas Radio Show last week with a variety of topics, ranging from GD Meg’s adventures in eco-friendly Maine to a new Foodie-Phile segment about apples, and Green Diva Mizar’s DIY segment on what to do with all those great veggies from the garden or farmer’s market this harvest season! On a more serious note, we spoke to Deb Thomas and Cait Kennedy of the Powder River Basin Resources Council, who talked about what oil and natural gas extraction is doing to the heart of our beautiful country.

September 24th

Get your Yoga on at Wanderlust Yoga Festival!

The editors here at Green Living Ideas are super stoked to be headed to the Oahu Wanderlust Festival February 28- March 3 2013. What’s Wanderlust, you might ask? Wanderlust Festival is a global yoga festival, featuring world-renowned teachers, speakers, and music in various magical locations around the globe. This year Wanderlust is starting the festivals […]

February 19th

How to Remove Skunk Spray the Green Way

Summer’s around the corner bringing us into the great outdoors for camp outs and hikes. Each step we take into the woods increases our chances of running into one of Mother Nature’s creatures. It’s always a good idea to make as much noise as possible when hiking to warn creatures of your approach. Skunks are one of those critters to avoid. With the power to tax your olfactory system, a skunk’s spray can bring a walk in the wild to a screaming halt.

When your walk in the wild turns into a stroll through smellyville, here is how to remove skunk spray the green way.

Eco-Vacations: Southwest Airlines Wins Eco-Pioneer of the Year Award

Summer’s around the corner bringing family vacations and much-needed getaways. If you’re flying, are you choosing an environmentally-friendly airline? While air travel does contribute to pollution, there are ways to minimize your carbon footprint. Southwest Airlines recently received the Eco-Pioneer of the Year Aviation Award for its green practices which it pursued long before other companies thought about Earth-friendly business practices. Here’s why you should definitely consider Southwest Airlines for your travel plans.

Eco-Vacations: When You Must Drive, Drive Efficiently

Eco-vacations are all the rage with trips to the rain forest or stays on organic farms. Sometimes the only get away is a road trip to a nearby state or town. The most eco-friendly vacation is one spent at home, but not everyone can enjoy a “staycation” and most can’t afford extravagant “greencations”. So if you need to hit the road to enjoy some down town this summer, there are some tricks to help make your road trip more eco-sound. When you must drive, here are some ways to drive efficiently.

Healthy & Happy: On the Road with Green Diva Lisa

We had a remarkably good time this week, especially since our feature interview was with our favorite Green Reaper, Elizabeth Fournier, green funeral director and author of All Men Are Cremated Equal: My 77 Blind Dates. Seriously. You gotta love a woman who has a book with this title! She introduced us to a new eco-friendly way of […]

April 2nd

Ridekick: The Electric Bicycle Trailer

Bike riding is good choice for the environment, and even better for your health. Since urban sprawl has us further from our workplaces, electric bikes can make the ride a little easier and Ridekick now provides a more economic solution if you’re not quite ready for an e-bike. Ridekick offers the electric bicycle trailer to get you from point A to point B a little faster.

February 23rd

Eco Travel Destinations

It’s coming up to winter, which means we are all planning our warm-weather vacations – or at least I am! Though for the snow bunnies out there, I’ll try and balance between warm weather and cold weather locations . Celestun Special Biosphere Reserve, Yucatan, Mexico The Yucatan is a pristine peninsula, and within that is the […]

December 2nd