We love cooking in cast iron pans! Cast iron pans are great for so many reasons. Here we’ll share our favorite tips for how to cook with cast iron pans. First and foremost, cast iron is incredibly energy efficient. According to this article, cast-iron, aluminum and copper pans are the best heat conductors (compared to […]
Eco Friendly Household Goods
LEDs were previously known as the eco-friendly, expensive little diodes that are not overly powerful. Sure, they were not too bright, but they were a good option because they consume little electricity and last a long time right? Well that is not entirely true anymore! LED Lighting has come a long way in the past […]
Green Living Ideas was recently send a super cool BNTO by the makers of Cuppow. The BNTO is a little plastic cup that allows you to turn a wide-mouth canning jar into a to lunchbox! By separating your food jars into two compartments, you can bring liquids and dry foods in one jar! GENIUS! Now […]
This PR article was sent to us by the folks at WallArt, and it was too cool not to share! WallArt makes eco-friendly wall decoration tiles made out of recycled sugarcane bagasse. The WallArt 3D Wall Panels are modern and chic, plus they’re made from a biodegradable substance (we love a bit of righteous decor). […]
The show was all about plastic — the good, the bad, the ugly, and what you can do to upgrade your own plastic habits.
Anyone else feel that at every turn we learn about more things that are going to kill us? The berries from Costco are contaminated, indoor air is polluted, and now we have to wonder if toilet paper is toxic. A few stories prompted me to look into this issue, and I was actually pretty confused […]
After years of planning and months of development, Crafting a Green World officially launches its brand new Share and Swap resource TODAY! The Share and Swap is a free space where crafters can offer up supplies to give away, post for supplies that they need, and list supplies for trade. This is a […]
If you are struggling with last minute gift ideas, why not give someone the gift of sustainability? Gifting family and friends attractive, sustainable goodies will by provide them with reusable items and encourage them to make their lives greener everyday! Clever and gift-able items include everything from reusable bamboo utensil holders, coffee tumblers or travel […]
We had a great time with Ebru Today talking about getting greener in the kitchen. I kept my tips to things that were relatively easy, low or no-cost or in fact saved money.
I’m not the craftiest green diva, but I have been so inspired by some of my creative friends lately. Pinterest has become a visual buffet of craft porn and I’ve been having this urge to stop everything, run to Michael’s for supplies and get creative with so much of the old stuff lying around here.
Next time you go to scrub down your garage door, don’t use chemical filled cleaning supplies. Instead, try using cleaning supply recipes made up from ingredients you have lying around the house.
Teflon is great for keeping burnt food off your pots and pans while saving you time and energy spent on scrubbing or seasoning. But is this convenience truly a convenient? Or is it an additional health hazard in your home? Let’s take a closer look at what Teflon is all about. How toxic is Teflon?
For centuries people have been using vinegar for it’s health benefits. Vinegar is a diverse fluid which can be both used around the house and ingested to help boost your health. Although there are several different types of vinegar available, including plain ol’ white vinegar, apple cider vinegar, white wine vinegar, red wine vinegar, and balsamic vinegar
The appliances that are in our homes – washers, dryers, fridges and stoves – play a major role in our lives. They do a lot for us, from cleaning dishes, clothes, storing food, and more, but what you may not realize is they add to your monthly electric bill and they put increasing power demands […]
As of January 1st, 2012, incandescent light bulbs will be phased out, as per government’s new regulation. The first type of bulbs to go starting this year is the traditional 100-watt bulbs and then, followed by the 75 watt in January 2013 and 40-watt bulbs in January 2014. But the new rule also will require […]
This holiday season take a trip back to some the primitive winter celebration of Yule. Traditionally a Pagan holiday, this celebration has been embraced by many environmental-minded families as a way to honor the earth and the abundance nature brings. Families celebrate the highs and lows of the year making way for exciting things to come.
Here are a few fun activities for honoring Earth with Yule log creations.