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.
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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 […]
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 […]
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! […]
Although most people associate Halloween with ghouls and goblins, did you know that the holiday is actually rooted in a celebration of the harvest season? So why not green your Halloween by paying special homage to the planet?
The success of Club Penguin has spurred a series of new virtual world ideas for children, many of them thankfully address green living. Ecobuddies.com is the latest in eco-oriented online edutainment for kids.
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 […]