The Christmas tree has become one of the staple holiday decorations for most homes but sustainable Christmas trees aren’t always available. Sometimes severe asthma and allergy sensitivities can leave you shunning the evergreen as well. Fear not my festive friends, if you don’t want a real Christmas tree you don’t have to settle for a traditional artificial replica. The following are a list of wonderfully eco-friendly alternatives to live Christmas trees.
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Do you love giving thoughtful gifts but hate holiday waste? Try some of these gift wrapping ideas that are recycled and reusable!
Perhaps candles best represent celebration and the steady procession of festivities marching through the fall and winter seasons. Whatever the reason, now is the perfect time to enjoy the variety of candles made by renewable resources.
On Cyber Monday I will not present you with a list of great deals and online places to spend your hard-earned cash. Instead, I will give you a list of my favorite green DIYs to make with your family for your family. Let’s call it Buy Nothing Cyber Day, shall we? Turn to your loved ones, spend time with them and show them love. Material well-being is great but it cannot buy affection.
It’s easy to go green in your home without sacrificing comfort or looks.
While sitting around the family table, decorations are a focal point and significant detail putting the perfect finish touch on the dining experience. Place settings not only help guests find their seat, they create a welcoming, comforting moment not soon forgotten. Offer guests one of these 5 Earth friendly place settings they can take home and enjoy.
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.
Until recently, nobody suspected there could be anything like indoor air pollution. With the development of technology and the better insulation of buildings in the past decades to save heating costs and to conserve energy, the air indoors gradually grew more stagnant allowing for common household pollutants to accumulate and in turn affect our health.
With some eco-craftiness, turn your house into a fall haven just in time for apple-bobbing and ghostly fun. Here are 4 eco-friendly fall decorations that not only are green, but will save you some of that green in your wallet as well.
What is sustainable furniture? Its a concept that we often overlook when greening our lives. Here is an easy explanation as to why and how you can furnish your home sustainably.
Long before the Green Revolution began, Scandinavian cultures brought neat and tidiness to the forefront. Follow suit with these five simple ideas for Scandinavian simplicity at home.
You spend third to half of your life in your bedroom. Make your bedroom eco-friendly for better sleep and health by following these simple tips.
A new survey conducted by footwear company Timberland, the “2010 Timberland Eco-Love Survey“, shows that men are looking for eco-friendly and adventurous girls. 54% of men would question starting a relationship with a girl who litters, 27% would question doing so if the girl didn’t recycle, 25% if she didn’t turn the lights off when […]
If you are interested in a sustainable hardwood flooring option for your home then you must consider bamboo. It’s easy to clean and has anti-microbial properties so you know it will be around for a long time.
When it comes to choosing energy-efficient light sources for your living space, there is more to consider than what type of bulbs to use. Many elements play a role in the energy efficiency of a room’s lighting. Here’s a set of guidelines to help plan or update the lighting of a room and use existing […]