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4 Simple Ways To Go Green For Back To School

Students, parents of students, and anyone who was ever either or both of these can relate: Back-to-school season is a time for new beginnings, and this too often means new “stuff.” Now is a prime time to reevaluate your habits, schedule, and routine as they relate to your mission to live your best life with minimal impact on the environment.

July 21st

Teach Kids Sustainable Behaviors and their Parents will Follow

What are the barriers to adoption of sustainable behaviors, and how can we encourage people to reduce their energy consumption at home? Turns out, the solution lies with their children. This report from Oregon State University explains that when kids learned ‘energy-saving’ behavior, the parents followed suit, giving us a great path forward for future […]

July 14th

How to Create a School Garden

An epiphany dawns, warming you to your fingertips while a smile plays at the corner of your lips. Your face begins to glow and a diamond-like sparkle comes into your eyes. Invariably, whether you vocalize it or not, comes the word “Yes!”  This was my experience with my decision to create a school garden. A […]

December 3rd

How to Make Natural Playdough

Remember playing with that nasty smelling stuff – Play-Doh – as a kid? It was fun and colorful, but it certainly stank up the home! I can’t tell you what’s in it, but I don’t think it’s safe enough to eat. There’s another way to play with colorful putty – you can make your own! […]

March 28th

GTR Green Blogger Series: Jill Fehrenbacher of Inhabitat and Inhabitots

GreenTalk Radio host Sean Daily talks with green blogger, publisher, and supermom Jill Fehrenbacher, founder of green design blog Inhabitat.com and its new eco-parenting sister site Inhabitots.com. Click Play Below,or Transcript Sean Daily: Hey everybody.  Welcome to Green Talk radio.  This is Sean Daily. Very excited about today’s episode.  I know I say that a […]

October 21st