A vacation designed to be close to nature and sustainable can be found in some traditional locations. You just have to choose well.
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We make choices how we travel, and sustainable ecotourism helps economic development, promotes awareness about world heritage, and reinforces global peace.
Sustainability focused last-minute holiday prep ideas for shopping, gifting, and wrapping from TerraCycle!
TerraCycle gives us tips and tricks to for sustainable holiday shopping online, whether you’re shopping for the season or everyday!
Making and baking instead of buying sounds like a great plan this holiday season. Skip the malls and shopping lines, and get started with homemade gifts!
Rather than giving gifts of stuff this holiday season, why not give the gift of a cleaner climate? Oroeco is a California-based startup that allows users to track and share their carbon footprint, and they’ve partnered with Impact Carbon to help you give meaningful gifts for the holiday, relieve climate pressure AND help those in […]
Edible gifts are easy, delicious and super eco-friendly! Give the gift of homemade this holiday season as part of our Green Gift Guide 2014
Tealet falls into the category of companies we love. This awesome startup has a cool business model: they travel the world to source high quality black, green, white and red teas from various regions, working with individual farmers and growers to find the best tea available (#dreamjob). With each delicious purchase, the customer can learn […]
And just like that we find ourselves in the last quarter of the year! ‘Tis the time for Halloween and Thanksgiving and Christmas and each brings its own plethora of delicacies to have your kitchen filled with abundance and tummies with joy. Unlikely as it is that all of the below-mentioned produce is the current […]
Have you heard about The Society for the Prevention of Useless Giving? Well, according to this great article from Treehugger, an awesome group of people got together in 1911 to, “eliminate, by co-operative effort, the custom of giving indiscriminately at Christmas, and to further in every way the true Christian spirit of unselfishness and independent […]
5 delectable vegan holiday pies to tantalize your tongue
Plantable and recycled holiday cards to green your gift-giving this year
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.
2012 Gift Guide for Handmade and Upcycled Gifts
While commercials would have you believe that big box department stores hold the key to happiness the truth is that happiness is found in simplicity. Sometimes a collection of quite common items can become a fabulously indulgent present. Here are some delicious, fun and useful products to go in a health and wellness gift basket your loved ones are sure to enjoy.
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.