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Your Carbon Footprint at the 2016 Green Festival

Green festivals incorporate environmental considerations to minimize their negative impacts through reduction of waste, water, and energy, use of fair trade or organic food, incorporating local suppliers and locally sourced products, and providing education about environmental impacts. A green festival is so much fun! This year’s Green Festival Expo in San Francisco will take place November […]

November 8th

A Responsible Boater’s Guide to Being Green

Most of us have seen the images of the scarred manatees and the oil-covered sea birds, but in truth, regular boating as a hobby usually does more damage to an entire ecosystem than it does to individual wildlife. Everything from boats’ carbon emissions to chemical cleaners can irreparably harm the surrounding environment, killing precious flora […]

May 8th

Top 20 Home Improvement Sites: GreenLivingIdeas Makes The List!

Home improvement comes in many forms. Here at GreenLivingIdeas, we aim to deliver good quality ideas for greening (which we definitely believe means improving!) your home. Greening your home has a plethora of benefits. First, you pay less in utilities. By cutting your carbon footprint, it feels good, but it also means you are a […]

April 12th

The DIY Craze

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” Аlvin Toffler The rise of DIY Have you noticed how much speed DIY-ig has gained lately? Yes, DIY has been steadily securing its place among the green activities you can engage in […]

January 23rd

Forget the Resolutions, Make a Green Manifesto!

But today, in GLI’s first post for the 2012, I would like to inspire you for something greater, bigger and more impressive than the usual list of resolutions. Make a manifesto!

Get creative and after soberly revising your resolutions, start the new year with the most relevant ones written by hand or printed out on a sheet of paper (preferably the back side of an already used one). You can let your imagination roam freely here – use color pencils, water colors, paper cuts, anything that will look good on your wall, because that is the place of a manifesto, right?

January 2nd

30 Cyber Monday Craft Ideas: Don’t Shop, CRAFT!

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.

November 28th